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Badgers, Blue Devils head to Finals

Wisconsin stunned Kentucky, ending a 38-win streak while Duke easily handled Michigan State.


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PHOTOS: Duke dismantles Spartans to head to Finals

The Blue Devils beat Michigan State 81-61 to reach the Finals.


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PHOTOS: Wisconsin ends Kentucky’s streak to reach Finals

The Badgers bounced the Wildcats out of title contention with a stunning 71-64 win.

Obesity Prevention

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Obesity Down in Illinois’ Third Graders

Numbers down slightly from 10 years ago.

Body Cameras IL Police

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State Lawmaker Wants to Police to Have More and Better Training on Dealing with Mentally Ill

The bill has already passed in the House Human Services Committee

Budget Cuts

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Service Providers Fret About Monday After Rauner Cuts Grants

Governor's office says he would rather make cuts than to increase taxes or borrow.


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13 creepy Easter Bunny photos

We don't know if we'd take candy from these rabbits.


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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

Newborn Screening

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Lawmakers Urged to Add ALD to Newborn Screenings

Disease could be caught early and cured with newborn screenings and stem cell therapy.


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Paint Blamed for Capitol Brick Problem

Paint on the brick ceiling of a pump room is trapping moisture, causing the brick to crumble.


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Illinois’ Economic Index Edges Up

State's number continues to stay around 107.

Road May Flood

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City Installs “Road May Flood” Signs

The Springfield Public Works Department says new signs are up in certain parts of the city that may be prone to flooding.

4-3-15 Sherman Pie Fight

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“Biggest Loser” Star Takes Part in Sherman Pie Fight

You might say there wasn't a "biggest loser" at Sherman Elementary School.


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This week’s top sports shots

West Virginia’s Gary Browne rests his head on coach Bob Huggins after the team’s 78-39 loss to Kentucky in a…


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Rauner: Pass My Agenda Before Passing a Budget

Rauner says changes to worker's compensation, local government consolidation, and "right-to-work" zones must be addressed first

track runner

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Half-Marathon is Coming — And Traffic Delays

There will be a bottleneck of sorts if you're trying to get through downtown Springfield Saturday morning, but that's for a good reason.


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Illinois Gas Prices Up, Though They’re Coming Back Down

The Illinois average is now $2.60, up 15 cents from a month ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge report.

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Vin Diesel as Dom Toretto in a scene from "Furious 7."

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REVIEW: ‘Furious 7′ goes full throttle

So, I went to a car racing movie and the next Avengers broke out. And that's okay.

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Iggy Azalea didn’t want to dance with Britney Spears


The "Fancy" hitmaker directed the upcoming music video for "Pretty Girls," but felt uncomfortable dancing alongside the "Toxic" hitmaker.

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Jason Alexander re-records George Costanza’s classic ‘Seinfeld’ answering machine message


"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings gets a custom voicemail message based on the infamous answering machine song.

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Chris Brown fighting to get his name on daughter’s birth certificate


The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker wants to be named the legal father of his daughter, Royalty.

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Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’


The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

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This weekend in entertainment history


A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.