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1 day ago in Lifestyle, National

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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1 day ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

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1 day ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

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1 day ago in Local

District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.

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1 day ago in Local

Bloomington Police Close Probe of 1984 Killing

Police in Bloomington say they are closing the investigation of a 1984 homicide because the man they believe was the most likely suspect has been dead for years.

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2 days ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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2 days ago in Music

Janet Jackson preparing to restart tour

The "No Sleep" hitmaker had to take a break from touring for health reasons but now she is ready to hit the road again.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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2 days ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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2 days ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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2 days ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

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2 days ago in Music

Gwen Stefani to make video history at Grammys

The No Doubt star will make history at the Grammy Awards on Monday when she acts out, films and broadcasts her new video during a commercial break.

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2 days ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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2 days ago in Lifestyle

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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2 days ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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2 days ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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2 days ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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8 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

9 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

9 hours ago in Music

BFFs no more: Kanye West, Taylor Swift feud over his ‘Famous’ song

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Looks like Taylor Swift and Kanye West are never, ever getting back together.

10 hours ago in Music, Entertainment

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in the works

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Organizers of the original Woodstock festival are trying to get something together to mark the golden anniversary of the event in 2019.