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Superhero ‘Turtles’ back on big screen in new mutation

The teenage mutant heroes in a half shell are battling their way back to movie screens in a franchise reboot for a new generation.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 8

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Local

State Fair Twilight Parade Canceled BUT Preview Night Still A Go

Potential for dangerous weather causes cancellation of Fair Parade

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in Entertainment

James Van Der Beek leads ‘CSI’ spinoff

The former "Dawson's Creek" star has been tapped to join the upcoming CBS spinoff series.

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in Local

Computer Prof: Protect Your PC and Your Phone

Millions, maybe billions of on-line accounts compromised

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in Entertainment

George Clooney a step closer to walking down the aisle

George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have posted legal notice in London of their plan to marry in Italy.

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce stopped short of apologizing for using a sample of audio from the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion in a statement released on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, to ABC. The pop superstar explained the use of the short snippet at the beginning of her song "XO" from her new self-titled album after it brought criticism from the wife of the commander at the helm of the Challenger when it exploded in 1986 and others.

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Beyoncé to perform, be honored at MTV Awards

Beyoncé, who received eight nominations, will be awarded the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

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in National

Many families still under economic stress after recession

A quarter of U.S. families feel they are under economic stress as the aftershock of the Great Recession continues to drag down living standards.

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in Local

Bel-Aire Resolution Passes Unanimously, Mayor Still Opposes

Springfield Aldermen sent a strong message they want the owners of the maligned Bel-Aire Motel slapped with chronic nuisance violations, but the mayor's administration isn't reciprocating.

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in Local

Court: Chicago Bears Owe $4.1 Million in Taxes

An Illinois appeals court says the Chicago Bears owe $4.1 million to Cook County in amusement taxes plus interest.

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in Local

Illinois Consumer Spending Up Dramatically

Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.

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in Sports

Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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in National

U.S. jobless claims fall; four-week average hits 8-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since

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in Election 2014, Local

Cayman Connection: Campaign Issue?

Economist: It's legal but hurts Illinois financially Rauner camp: Quinn does this, too

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in Lifestyle

Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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in Local

Quadruple Fatal Fire Leads to Guilty Plea

Four kids died in southern Illinois

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in National

Obama to sign $16.3B veterans spending bill

President Barack Obama will sign a plan to ease health care delays at VA facilities.

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in Entertainment

Daughter of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore heads to rehab

Tallulah Willis is reportedly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

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in Sports

Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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in Music

Miley Cyrus pays homeless friend’s legal fees

Miley Cyrus arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

Miley Cyrus has offered to pay the legal fees for a homeless young man she took to the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.

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Nude pictures of 5 Seconds of Summer bassist leak online

Australian pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer draws a huge crowd as they perform live on the 'Today' show as part of the 2014 Summer Concert Series.

Nude photos of Calum Hood have leaked after the 5SOS bassist reportedly sent a video of himself via Snapchat.

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‘Hip-Hop Police’ step up surveillance after shooting

Marion 'Suge' Knight at a gas station in Beverly Hills
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An elite police force tasked with monitoring personal appearances by controversial hip-hop stars is stepping up its surveillance in the wake of Marion 'Suge' Knight's shooting.

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Lena Dunham and Kate Mara hit by a falling sign

Lena Dunham, of HBO's "Girls," arrives at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles.

The "Girls" and "House of Cards" actresses saw stars of their own after an accident at a Venice premiere.

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Charges dropped against Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s suspected drug dealer

In this Jan. 19, 2014 photo, Philip Seymour Hoffman poses for a portrait at The GenArt Quaker Good Energy Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Hoffman, who won the Oscar for best actor in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote," was found dead Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in his New York apartment. He was 46.

Drug-selling charges against a friend of late film star Philip Seymour Hoffman have been dropped after officers neglected to read the suspect his Miranda rights.