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Benedictine Enrollment Falls

Enrollment at Benedictine University in Springfield has dropped 32 percent this spring compared to last year.

Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner , center, and his wife Diana attend an interfaith prayer service at First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Ill., on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Rauner will be inaugurated as the 42nd governor of Illinois later in the morning.

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Diana Rauner to Focus on Children’s Initiatives, Executive Mansion

Bruce Rauner completed a furious first week as governor of Illinois. But his high-profile wife is not far behind.

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NBC woos online viewers with 11-hour Super Bowl stream

NBC will stream live, free content on Super Bowl Sunday, including the game and halftime show.

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The Biebs is going to be ‘roasted’

The "Baby" hitmaker will celebrate his 21st birthday by becoming the butt of all jokes.

Beyonce poses with her Video Vanguard Award in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

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BeyoncĂ© is the decade’s ‘most defining’ … so far

The "Drunk In Love" hitmaker's achievements in the first half of the decade helped her outshine her closest competitor, Kanye West.

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’24’ may continue without Kiefer Sutherland

The actor has cast doubt on whether he'll reprise the role of Jack Bauer.

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Boy, 5, gets bill for birthday party ‘no-show’

When little Alex Nash had to miss a friend's birthday party, his parents were sent a bill for a "no-show fee."

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Apocalypse Now?

Big deficits continue, says IGPA

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Income Tax Season Starts Today

Don't get scammed

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New privacy concerns over government’s health care website

When you apply for coverage, dozens of data companies may be able to tell that you are on the site.

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Police to woman: Pull over, I want to propose!

A Texas police officer had his girlfriend stopped so he could propose in an elaborate ruse.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of today's biggest sports stories, Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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Forget texting while driving – now there’s eating while driving

A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.

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Ariana Grande heading back to TV in ‘Scream Queens’

The "Problem" hitmaker has landed a recurring role on the show, alongside Jamie Lee Curtis and Emma Roberts.

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Vanessa Hudgens, Julianne Hough tapped for live TV version of ‘Grease’

"Grease: Live" is due to air on the Fox network in 2016.

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Madonna recruits Mike Tyson for new album

The pop star has an unlikely collaborator on her upcoming album - a former heavyweight champion.

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‘The X-Files’ could be coming back to TV

Studio bosses are in talks to reboot the cult TV drama with stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson set to return.

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Tiger loses a tooth celebrating Vonn victory

Tiger Woods lost a front tooth after being hit in the face by a video camera.

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Islamic State threatens 2 Japanese captives in video

The militant group released a video purporting to show two Japanese captives and threatening to kill them unless it received $200 million.

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Patriots, Seahawks have tools to deliver Super Bowl classic

This year's NFL championship game has the makings of an instant classic.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

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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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Pharrell heading to ‘The Simpsons’

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The "Happy" hitmaker and the famous Vivienne Westwood hat he wore to the Grammys are heading to Springfield.