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Apple helps preserve 36,000 acres of American forest

The tech giant also says it's meeting a self-imposed goal of powering all its U.S. operations with renewable energy.

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Stories of love, life in Supreme Court gay marriage fight

Stories of love, parenthood, illness and death are at the heart of the case for same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court.

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in Local

UIS Conducting Another Sangamon Co. Citizens Survey

This year's survey will focus on education, but also will deal with other issues.

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in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Monkey Kingdom’ has potential to entertain, educate

"Monkey Kingdom" compels attention as it shares eco-savvy information kids may even remember.

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in Local

Saturday Deadline Regarding Medical Marijuana Testimony

Those who want medical marijuana to be available to treat more afflictions have until Saturday to sign up.

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Report: Schock Spent Campaign Money at Tiffany & Co. Prior to Resignation

Schock spent $3,100 at Tiffany and Co. for bowls to donors.

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in Music

Ne-Yo plays principal for a day

The "Closer"hitmaker took the job for a day as part of an effort to encourage high school students to seek higher education.

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in Entertainment

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West among ‘most influential’

The reality TV star and her rapper husband are listed as among the world's top trend setters.

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in Local

Judge Says Lawyers Get $1.5M in Retiree Premium Refunds

A state pension law was overturned by the state Supreme Court last summer, because it altered promised benefits.

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in Local

Police Seek Springfield Church Burglars

Springfield Police are looking for people who broke into an east side church.

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in Weird

Buy our undies … or else

You've got two choices: wear our underwear or go commando.

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in Entertainment

#TBT: ‘Casablanca’ premieres

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A look back at a big Thursday in Hollywood history.

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in Lifestyle

‘Model G’ closing the gap in hospital gown fashion

A Detroit-based health system is rolling out a hospital gown that aims to offer more style and fix a lack of rear coverage by other gowns.

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in Music

Lady Antebellum’s tour bus catches fire

Lady A's lead singer Hillary Scott is OK, after the tour bus she was on burst into flames on a Dallas highway.

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in Entertainment

Meow! You can learn to speak ‘cat’

A new book says frisky felines make 16 different meow sounds.

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in Music

‘Glee’ star Lea Michele working on sophomore album

The star released her debut record, "Louder," last year.

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in Sports

New Kentucky Derby suites offer ‘dirty’ view

A year after a dust up, Churchill Downs is opening suites for the owners of Kentucky Derby horses so close to the track they can see the dirt being kicked up.

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in Music

Ed Sheeran wants to be on ‘Game of Thrones’

The "Thinking Out Loud" hitmaker was in talks to take on a small role in 2012, but he could not fit it in with his touring schedule.

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in Sports

Hawks, Habs, Flames open playoffs with wins

The Chicago Blackhawks have the upper hand in their division semifinal series following a marvelous comeback in Nashville.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, April 16.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 21

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A look at the news making Hollywood headlines in years past.

in Entertainment

Roseanne Barr says she’s going blind

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The "Roseanne" star, 62, says her "vision is closing in now."

in Music

Ariana Grande and Big Sean split

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The pop star and the rapper have reportedly broken up after dating for eight months.

in Viral Videos

WATCH: A proposal from the dog’s POV

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Who needs a selfie stick when you've got man's best friend?

in Music

Zayn Malik breaks his silence to thank fans

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The pop star has returned to social media after a month's silence to thank fans for their support following his departure from One Direction.