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3-24-15 Springfield Police Hostage

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Springfield Hostage Taker Identified

Springfield Police have responded to a hostage situation on Seven Pines Road.

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State Unemployment Rate Drops, Still Above National Average

It's now down to 6 percent, a .1 percent drop from January.

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Funding Available Related to Specialty Crop Growing

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has a chance to make a -- pardon the pun -- "growing" industry even bigger.

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Kidzeum Closer to Construction Fundraising Goal

Another $26,000 in donations has put the Kidzeum of Health and Science closer to its $6 million goal so construction can begin on East Adams Street.

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in National, World

U.S. to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through 2015

The specific trajectory of the 2016 troop drawdown will be established later this year.

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in Entertainment

RIP Taco Bell waffle taco; biscuit taco is the new thing

Because the waffle taco is so last year ...

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

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Rauner to Film Studio: Give Illinois Back Its Money

Governor Bruce Rauner wants a television and movie studio to give back the $10 million state grant now-former Governor Pat Quinn gave them to buy property that wasn't for sale.

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UI Labs Works on Urban Infrastructure

Urban infrastructure is the subject of the latest project by a public-private partnership started with the help of the University of Illinois.

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Authorities seek remedy for naked North Carolina neighbor

Authorities say a Charlotte man stands at his front door naked and they don't know if there's anything they can do about it.

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House Passes Plan to Fill State’s $1.6 Billion Budget Hole

The Illinois Legislature is advancing a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Watch Ben Stiller get shot out of a cannon

The "Zoolander" star made quite an entrance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

3-19-15 Mayoral Debate

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More Debating Between Langfelder, Palazzolo

Another day, another debate between the two remaining candidates for Springfield mayor.

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in Music

Adam Levine developing new songwriting reality show

"Songland" will give everyday people the chance to pitch original compositions.

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in Music

Ed Sheeran is a soap star

The "Sing" hitmaker makes a cameo appearance on an Australian drama.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: The Pope orders a pizza

His holiness had a pizza hand-delivered to the Popemobile.

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in Music

Meghan Trainor doesn’t want to be airbrushed

The "All About That Bass" hitmaker insists she does not want to be changed beyond recognition in photographs.

Police

in Weird

Prostitute propositions the wrong guy

Authorities in Hillside, Illinois, say a young woman offered the police chief sex for $20.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate State Sen. Bill Brady speaks during a debate Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Naperville, Ill. The four candidates vying for the 2014 Republican nomination for governor faced off in a debate on the central issue in the campaign _ the state's economy.

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Beware of Overtime, Says Sen. Brady

Staying in Springfield past May 31 does not get you what you want, he warns

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in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed amid cancer concern

The Oscar-winning actress had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to avoid the risk of ovarian cancer, which killed her mother at 56.

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Jennifer Lawrence done with ‘X-Men’ franchise

The Oscar winner has played shapeshifter Mystique in two films.

Recent Headlines

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Promposal FAIL

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A high schooler's prom proposal doesn't go as planned.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Record Store Day celebrates all things indie

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music stores across America.