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Jays’ Sanchez gets three-game ban for bench-clearing brawl

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Aaron Sanchez has been suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one following a bench-clearing confrontation with the Kansas City Royals

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in National, World

Obama: Blocking Iran deal would accelerate path to nuclear weapon

The President spoke at American University amid a furious lobbying effort in Congress to secure the enough support to ensure survival of the deal, which was reached July 14 between Iran and six world powers.

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in Local

Springfield Man Shot in Face, in Stable Condition

A Springfield man is in critical condition after being shot in the face Tuesday on Springfield's east side.

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in Entertainment

Miss Piggy and Kermit ‘break up’ ahead of TV premiere

Yet another Hollywood power couple has bit the dust.

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in National

Poll shows many believe blacks are treated less fairly

Whites, blacks and Hispanics also expressed a new low in their satisfaction with the way blacks are treated in U.S. society, according to the Gallup 2015 Minority Rights and Relations poll.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 5

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

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in Viral Videos

Obama calls Trump

The President tries to give The Donald (played by Jimmy Fallon) some debate advice but the whole thing quickly falls apart into auto-tuned madness.

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in Local

Millions in Renovations Underway at Camp Butler Cemetery

Two major projects are underway at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where about 25,000 military veterans are buried.

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in Lifestyle

Kellogg axing artificial products in cereals, snacks

The 109-year old company, whose cereals have been a popular breakfast choice for decades, will stop using artificial colors and flavors by the end of 2018.

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in Local

Blagojevich Attorney: It’s a Longshot, But We Have to Try

Len Goodman, believes Blagojevich was wrongly imprisoned – and this is step one to further challenge that.

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in Weird

Sheriff’s office asks drug dealers to rat out their rivals

Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton says the post is funny, but the sheriff's department is not joking around.

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in Local

Governor Issues Layoff Notices, Legislature Responds

The bill is crafted like the law that funds the state fair – it says the state museum system shall be funded, which makes it essential spending.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 5

A look back on the headlines that made Hollywood history.

8-4-15 National Night Out

in Local

National Night Out: One Organizer’s Story

The "National Night Out" is a chance for you to meet your neighbors and become friends, in a effort to not only look out for each other, but also to foster friendships.

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in Local

Christian County Authorities Look for Man Wanted in High-Speed Chase

Authorities in Christian County are looking for a man they say led police on a high speed chase before fleeing a car on foot.

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in Local

Schock Spending Continues to be Scrutinized

A new financial report from former Congressman Aaron Schock's political action committee shows campaign money has been spent since he left Congress.

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in Local

Duckworth Lawsuit Enters Senate Race

An ethics lawsuit may factor into next year's U.S. Senate race.

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in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

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Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

in Entertainment

Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

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The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

in Entertainment, Sports

Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

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Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

in Viral Videos

How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

in Music

Akon ordered to pay $245K repo bill

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The "Locked Up" hitmaker has some big time money troubles.