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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?

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Rauner Among Nation’s Top Spenders in 2014 Campaign

The Center for Public Integrity says Rauner spent more than $28 million of his own money on his successful bid to become governor and on other races.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.

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Star-studded cast bringing back ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Rudd will officially reprise their roles from the 2001 cult comedy.

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J. Cole turns childhood home into safe haven

The rapper is turning the North Carolina house into a safe haven for single mothers living in poverty.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

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How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast

Meteorologists have been getting a lot of grief for their overzealous snow forecasts but they didn't get it all wrong.

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Durbin Tries Again to Help Those Here Illegally

He's urging a Twitter campaign, #DACAWorks

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Police: Man goes out on a limb to hide drugs

Police say a man hid a stash of cocaine inside his prosthetic leg.

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Chris Pratt the favorite to take on ‘Indiana Jones’ remake

The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star is the latest frontrunner to lead a planned Disney remake.

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Snapchat adds news, entertainment to its messaging service

Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and others to compete with Facebook and Twitter.

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Opera hopes to strike a chord with young listeners

National outreach programs hope to turn kids on to an old art form and injecting an aging, shrinking fan base with new life.

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Flooding leaves mess in New England after storm

A massive blizzard hammered New England, leaving lots of damage behind.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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Usher surprises fans as masked street dancer

The "Yeah!" hitmaker drew a large crowd as he donned an all-gold outfit and showed off his dance moves.

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Liam Hemsworth might take over for Will Smith in ‘Independence Day’ sequel

Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman are expected to return in "ID Forever," which is slated for a 2016 release.

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Emma Roberts, Dave Franco to star in film adaptation of ‘Nerve’

The thriller is based on the popular book by Jeanne Ryan.

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Elton John’s musical drama picked up by HBO

The music icon has teamed up with "True Blood" creator Alan Ball, to produce a new show called "Virtuoso."

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of the biggest headlines to ever come out of Hollywood.

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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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It’s a dog-eat-dog world at the 2015 Puppy Bowl

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It's Ruff versus Tuff in the 11th annual football game of puppy power!

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Nickelodeon latest to offer streaming service

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Good news for "SpongeBob SquarePants" fans.