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3 weeks ago in Local

U of I Board Approves Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois trustees have frozen tuition for in-state students even as they learned the school has covered $671 million in expenses because of the lack of a state budget.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Disagreement Continues on Pension Changes

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner says he backs a top Democrat's proposed pension overhaul as long as it includes a union-weakening provision on collective bargaining.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

One Cosby defamation case dismissed

Renita Hill sued the former "The Cosby Show" star in October, claiming he and his lawyers made her appear as a "liar" after vehemently denying allegations he had drugged her drinks and molested her while she was passed out during their stint on the road together in the 1980s.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Crimestoppers Wants Help with Family Video Robberies

Family Video stores in Springfield, Sherman, and Southern View have been robbed in the last several months, and police need your help figuring out who's done it.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Man Burned by Closet Fire

It didn't take much for Springfield Firefighters to put put a midday fire Wednesday in one home not far from Iles Park.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

Hoops Heaven Here

The City Tournament is as much a part of our town as the horseshoe

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3 weeks ago in Local

Fire Destroys E. Allen St. Home

2-story duplex at 104 E. Allen caused a roof collapse.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Weird

This cat looks like Adam Driver

This kitty bears a striking resemblance to the actor who played Kylo Ren in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and his doppelganger status helped get him adopted.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Super Bowl winners? Early money is on the Patriots

Las Vegas sports books are already taking bets on the big game, even though we don't know which teams will be playing.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

U.S. stocks set for a comeback, or another blow?

The deep selling that has been synonymous with Wall Street in the new year became bad enough to start drawing in buyers, but it is still too soon to tell whether they will look brilliant or battered in the weeks ahead.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Bruce Willis is back for next ‘Die Hard’ installment

The action man hopes to offer fans another "Die Hard" film, focusing on his iconic character John McClane's back story.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Janet Jackson ‘fueled’ by fans’ love

The 49-year-old singer postponed her Unbreakable World Tour dates due to health problems.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Giant, high-heeled church of ‘Cinderella’ under construction in Taiwan

Budai, a township in southwest Taiwan, is building a church in the form of a giant high-heeled shoe, made of metal and blue glass tiles, seeking to attract more tourists to the area.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

San Francisco may seek to renegotiate Super Bowl contract over costs

Legislation will be introduced in San Francisco's City Council next week demanding that the city renegotiate its contact with the National Football League for hosting Super Bowl 50 due to rising costs, a city superintendent said.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

PREVIEW: PGA CareerBuilder Challenge

The 2016PGA Tour makes its mainland debut in La Quinta, California, where Phil Mickelson will join 17 of the 30 top players in the FedExCup standings who are also in the field.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago in Local

Plenty of Talk about CPS’ Problems

Governor cautions against "inflammatory rhetoric" and "spin"

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3 weeks ago in National

Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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3 weeks ago in National

Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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11 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.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

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.

12 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.

12 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.

13 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.