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3 weeks ago in Local

Change to Redistricting Advances

Senate must vote this week if it's to go onto the balot

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3 weeks ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

It’s easier to follow friends on Twitter

A new Connect tab on Twitter Inc's mobile app makes it easier for people to find accounts to follow, the social network said on Tuesday as it launched the new feature to attract more users.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Drake joins the ranks of hip hop’s rich list

The Canadian rapper is among hip-hop's wealthiest artists with a net worth of $60 million.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making news today.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

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3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

‘Jesus’ arrested at Philly Apple store

A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Army Corps Approves Conducting Hunter Lake Study; Council Approves Simpson Appointment

An environmental impact study on the city’s proposed Hunter Lake as a backup water supply has been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers to be conducted.

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3 weeks ago in National

Cruz Suspends Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump won Indiana's Republican presidential primary Tuesday and Ted Cruz suspended his campaign.

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3 weeks ago in Local

31st Annual Police Officer Memorial Day Thursday

Thursday marks the 31st annual Police Officer Memorial Day.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Springfield Police Department : Slow Down on the MacArthur Extension

Springfield Police say drivers are exceeding the posted speed limit on the MacArthur extension, south of Wabash.

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3 weeks ago in Local

No Vote Yet on Graduated Tax Proposal

Maybe Wednesday

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3 weeks ago in Local

More Higher Ed Funding to be Considered

Hundreds of millions of dollars would be going to higher education -- in addition to money they just received -- under an amendment to a spending bill an Illinois Senate committee has approved.

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3 weeks ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

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WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

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This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

2 hours ago in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton finally tries sushi

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Jimmy Fallon takes "The Voice" judge out for a little dinner and a chance to broaden his horizons.

4 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a totally pointless, boring sequel

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Not even Johnny Depp - reliable as ever inside a fright wig and exaggerated make up - can save this sequel.

7 hours ago in Entertainment

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

8 hours ago in Music

Joe Jackson ‘growing stronger by the day’

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The 87-year-old was admitted to a Los Angeles medical centre earlier this month after falling ill during a routine visit to his doctor.