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April 26, 2014 in Sports

Angels coach breaks leg catching opening pitch

Los Angeles Angels hitting coach Don Baylor broke a bone in his right leg while attempting to catch the ceremonial first pitch.

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April 26, 2014 in Entertainment

Singer/Producer Pharrell Williams joins ‘The Voice’

The R&B singer behind the hit "Happy" will be the latest judge on the NBC reality show.

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April 26, 2014 in National

10 for today: Tuesday, April 1

A look at the news making headlines today, Tuesday, April 1.

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April 26, 2014 in National

GM under harsh spotlight as Congress hearings begin

Congress will try to establish who is to blame for at least 13 auto-related deaths over the past decade.

pokemon

April 26, 2014 in Viral Videos

Google Maps Pokémon challenge

Google has started one heck of an April Fool's Day prank.

jail

April 26, 2014 in Local

Cullerton Calls for Creative Solutions on Prisons

Laws from the 80's put many non-violent offenders in prison

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April 26, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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April 26, 2014 in Local

Didn’t Sign Up for Health Care? Prepare to Open Your Wallet

Enrollment has ended for the Affordable Care Act for those who have not yet begun the process

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April 25, 2014 in Local

Man Found Dead on North End Identified

The man found dead off Denver Drive over the weekend has been identified.

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April 25, 2014 in Local

WIU Hiking Costs

College costs continue to climb

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April 25, 2014 in Local

Illinois to Have Less Corn Acreage, More Beans

The number of acres Illinois farmers devote to corn crops this year is expected to dip slightly amid growers' plans to plant more soybeans statewide.

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April 25, 2014 in Local

U.S. Senator: Caterpillar Avoided Paying Billions in Taxes

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says manufacturing giant Caterpillar Inc. has used an aggressive tax strategy to shift profits overseas in order to avoid paying billions in U.S. taxes.

gun

April 25, 2014 in Local

First Concealed Carry License Revoked

A Chicago man is the first in Illinois to have his permit to carry a concealed weapon revoked.

hockey

April 25, 2014 in Sports

Penguins, Avalanche, Blackhawks join playoff party

The defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins and Colorado Avalanche all qualified for the playoffs.

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April 25, 2014 in Local

Aldermen to Consider Higher Age for New Police Officers

Springfield Police Chief Kenny Winslow is neutral on an idea that would make the maximum age of new patrol officers 45.

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April 25, 2014 in Sports

PHOTOS: MLB Opening Day

Baseball is back and fans everywhere celebrate Opening Day.

robford

April 25, 2014 in Entertainment, World

Fake signs campaign for anyone but Rob Ford

The campaign urges voters to elect anyone else - even fictional candidates - over Rob Ford for Toronto's next mayor.

obamacare

April 25, 2014 in National

Obamacare website stalls as deadline looms

The website, which was plagued by technical problems since it launched, has reportedly handled record consumer demand.

rearview

April 25, 2014 in Lifestyle

U.S. to require rearview cameras by 2018

All new cars will be required to have backup cameras by the year 2018.

denmark

April 25, 2014 in Weird

Travel agency urges vacationers: ‘Do it for Denmark’

Reversing Denmark's 27-year birthrate low could get couples future freebies.

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Baby John Legend is adorable, but we want to know, can he sing?