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Today in entertainment: March 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Memorial Medical Center Opens New Surgical Center

Springfield's Memorial Medical Center has a new surgical center.

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WATCH: Kelly Clarkson duets with Jimmy Fallon

After saying that singers "avoid" duets with her, the "American Idol" star finally found a partner.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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Carrie Underwood is a mom

The singer welcomed her first child with husband Mike Fisher.

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State Rep. Tim Butler Sworn In

Tim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony.

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Soda Tax Enthusiasts Bring Back Legislation

A bill for a penny-per-ounce tax, with the proceeds to fund public health and anti-obesity efforts, is again in the Illinois General Assembly.

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Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.

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in Lifestyle

Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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Lawmakers Take on Heroin

$25 million plan

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Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 3. NETS BEAT NBA LEADERS The Brooklyn…

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NFL salary cap increases

Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

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in Music, Weird

For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

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Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

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Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

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Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

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The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

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Chaka Khan suffered unwitting drug relapse at Snoop Dogg’s house

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The soul icon jeopardized more than 20 years of sobriety during a wild party at the rapper's home.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.