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3 weeks ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Box Office: ‘Ride Along 2,’ ‘The Revenant’ push ‘Star Wars’ from first place

After four weeks atop box office charts, Disney's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has ceded first place.


3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘Star Wars Undercover Boss’

What happens when Kylo Ren goes undercover as Matt, a radar technician, at Starkiller Base?


3 weeks ago in National

PHOTOS: Life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A collection of photos of MLK from the Associate Press archives, some that are well known and others that may be less familiar to wide audiences.


3 weeks ago in National, World

Obama says ‘tireless’ effort led to prisoner release

Three Iranian-Americans left Tehran for a U.S. base in Germany on Sunday under a prisoner swap following the lifting of most international sanctions on Iran under a deal that President Barack Obama said had cut off Tehran's path to a nuclear bomb.


3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, Jan. 18

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


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 18

A look at the news that made Hollywood history.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Flood Waters Wreak Havoc on Southern Illinois Duck Hunting

Duck season in Illinois' South Zone for waterfowl hunting ends Jan. 24.


4 weeks ago in Local

New Illinois Law Seeks Better Data on Heroin Overdoses

The state is working to get a handle on how many heroin overdoses there are in Illinois under the requirements of a new state law.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Patients Push for Medical Marijuana Expansion

A statewide coalition plans to launch a social media campaign to press Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration to expand the medical marijuana pilot program to more patients.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Politicians Sound Off on St. Louis Rams’ Departure for L.A.

The St. Louis Rams may have played in Missouri, but Illinois politicians have their own opinions about the team's departure for Los Angeles.

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4 weeks ago in Local

SOS Jessie White’s Office Closed Monday for MLK Observances

Offices will reopen Tuesday or you can visit the website.


4 weeks ago in Music

TOP 10: Count down the hottest tracks this week

The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending Jan. 16.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Springfield Art Association Successful in Raising Money to Restore Lincoln-Era Piano

The Kickstarter campaign raised 77-hundred dollars to restore the instrument as of Thursday.


4 weeks ago in Local

Three in Custody on Charges of Kidnapping, Robbery

Three Springfield men are being held in the Sangamon County jail after being accused of burglary and kidnapping of a woman.


4 weeks ago in Local

Rauner Calls for Short-Term Funding for Prison Reforms

Rauner said the state must be willing to spend in the short term for long-term benefits.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Secretary of State Holding on to Cash Reserves

The Illinois Secretary of State still owes landlords and utilities millions of dollars, despite getting an influx of cash from a piecemeal budget deal.


4 weeks ago in Local

Groups Advocating Fair Legislative Maps: Goal Is 600,000 Signatures To Get Question On Election Ballot

"Independent Maps" advocates for fair and independent legislative maps and hopes to have 600,000 signatures to get the question on the election ballot.


4 weeks ago in Local

AFSCME Negotiation Impasse: Both Accusing Other For Spreading Misinformation

Governor Rauner and The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees are accusing each other of spreading misinformation, causing an impasse.

Alabama players celebrate after the defeated Clemson 45-40 to win the Playoff Championship NCAA football game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, AZ. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

4 weeks ago in Sports

The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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7 hours ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?


When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic


The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Another ‘Harry Potter’ book in the works


Fans will have the chance to read another installment in J.K. Rowling's wizard series when her new play is published as a book.

11 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Oh mother …


Is it the worst "Family Feud" answer ever? Judge for yourself.

13 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Shkreli has bragged that he had no plans to listen to the album, but bought it to "keep it from the people."