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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 5

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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4 days ago in Local

Munger Stands By Budget Comparison, Dodges “Turnaround Agenda” Question

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger has been talking with the public about the state's growing debt problem, and is answering her critics about how she's describing the issue.

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4 days ago in Local

Sun-Times Owner Now Has Stake in Tribune

The owner of the Chicago Tribune and 10 other newspapers is receiving a $44 million cash infusion from a Chicago investor with a stake in the rival Sun-Times.

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4 days ago in Local

Rauner Wants I-55 Public-Private Partnership

Rauner has announced a project that would add at least one lane to Interstate 55 in each direction between Interstate 355 and Interstate 90/94.

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4 days ago in Local

Decatur’s Police Chief Fired

Chief Brad Sweeney was "terminated."

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4 days ago in Local

City Council Approves Local Tourism Grant — Emergency or Not

The Springfield City Council approved allowing the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau to receive an annual state grant totaling about $800,000.

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4 days ago in National

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli laughs off questions from lawmakers, calls them ‘imbeciles’

The former drug company executive sparked outrage last year after his company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by more than 5,000 percent to $750 a pill.

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4 days ago in Local

Crimestoppers Calls for Help with Armed Robbery

An armed robbery occurring a few weeks ago remains unsolved, and local police are asking for the public's help.

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4 days ago in Local

“Food Rescue” Program Still Works

About 10 years ago the Central Illinois Food Bank started a "food rescue" program.

Carolina Panthers Topcat cheerleaders perform during an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

4 days ago in Sports

Cheerleaders of Super Bowl 50: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers cheerleaders hope to cheer Cam Newtown and team on to a Super Bowl 50 victory.

The Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL preseason football game between against the San Francisco 49ers, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

4 days ago in Sports

Cheerleaders of Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos cheerleaders hope to cheer Peyton Manning and team on to a Super Bowl 50 victory.

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4 days ago in Local

Madigan to Fund Education Funding Task Force

Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is forming a legislative panel to discuss changes to how Illinois funds its schools.

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4 days ago in Local

Early Voting Starts in Sangamon County

Early and absentee voting in Sangamon County for the March 15th Primary Election is now officially underway.

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4 days ago in Local

Illinois Businesses Now Must Post Human Trafficking Hotline

A new law is requiring many Illinois businesses to post information about a human trafficking hotline in an attempt to curb what officials call "modern-day slavery."

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4 days ago in Local

Jurors to Deliberate in Former Prosecutor’s Murder Trial

Ex-Adams County assistant state's attorney and all-Big Ten football player Curtis Lovelace has pleaded not guilty in Cory Lovelace's death.

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4 days ago in Local

Medical Marijuana Patients Now Top 4,400

Illinois is continuing to approve patients to use medical marijuana, with about 400 more approval letters sent in January.

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4 days ago in Weird

A prank call that will make you smash your own windows

Police in Tucson, Arizona, say pranksters convinced employees at a fast food restaurant to smash windows by pretending to be a fire-suppression company.

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4 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

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4 days ago in Entertainment

Threat targets sheriff’s office at center of ‘Making a Murderer’

Authorities say a caller who phoned in a bomb threat to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the man at the center of the Netflix documentary.

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4 days ago in Sports

If NFL logos were pro wrestlers

The NFL meets the WWE.

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2 hours ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

4 hours ago in Music

After dominating Super Bowl halftime, Beyoncé announces world tour

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The 40-date concert series will mark her first solo headlining tour since her 2013 Mrs. Carter shows.

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No surprise, Adele named world’s top selling artist of 2015

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The British superstar saw off competition from fellow singers Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift to be honored as the global artist of the year.

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Justin Bieber posts cryptic Instagram message, fueling fan fears

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For a while the 21-year-old was better known for his pop brat ways than new music, but Justin seemingly turned his attitude around with the release of his smash hit record "Purpose" at the end of 2015

4 hours ago in Music

Jason Derulo hospitalized in Paris

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The "Talk Dirty" singer hurt himself in a dance floor mishap.