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Jon Hamm was in rehab

Like his "Mad Men" character, the star has his troubles with booze.

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Crowd-funding campaign launched for ‘Super Troopers’ sequel

Producers need at least $2 million to make a sequel to the 2001 cult comedy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, March 25

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

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Ted Cruz buying insurance via Obamacare

The 2016 presidential hopeful says he is signing up for the Affordable Care Act, a law he has vowed to repeal.

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Your seafood might come from slaves

A year-long investigation reveals that seafood caught by slaves can wind up in the supply chains of some of America's major grocery stores.

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Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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Every Tom Hanks movie in 8 minutes

All of the movies from one of America's most beloved actors, from "Big" to "Toy Story."

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Today in entertainment history: March 25

A look back at Hollywood's headlines from days gone by.

3-24-15 Springfield Police Hostage

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Springfield Hostage Taker Identified

Springfield Police have responded to a hostage situation on Seven Pines Road.

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State Unemployment Rate Drops, Still Above National Average

It's now down to 6 percent, a .1 percent drop from January.

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Funding Available Related to Specialty Crop Growing

The Illinois Department of Agriculture has a chance to make a -- pardon the pun -- "growing" industry even bigger.

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Kidzeum Closer to Construction Fundraising Goal

Another $26,000 in donations has put the Kidzeum of Health and Science closer to its $6 million goal so construction can begin on East Adams Street.

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U.S. to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through 2015

The specific trajectory of the 2016 troop drawdown will be established later this year.

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RIP Taco Bell waffle taco; biscuit taco is the new thing

Because the waffle taco is so last year ...

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Rauner to Film Studio: Give Illinois Back Its Money

Governor Bruce Rauner wants a television and movie studio to give back the $10 million state grant now-former Governor Pat Quinn gave them to buy property that wasn't for sale.

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UI Labs Works on Urban Infrastructure

Urban infrastructure is the subject of the latest project by a public-private partnership started with the help of the University of Illinois.

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Authorities seek remedy for naked North Carolina neighbor

Authorities say a Charlotte man stands at his front door naked and they don't know if there's anything they can do about it.

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House Passes Plan to Fill State’s $1.6 Billion Budget Hole

The Illinois Legislature is advancing a plan introduced by House Speaker Michael Madigan to end weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year's state budget.

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Watch Ben Stiller get shot out of a cannon

The "Zoolander" star made quite an entrance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

3-19-15 Mayoral Debate

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More Debating Between Langfelder, Palazzolo

Another day, another debate between the two remaining candidates for Springfield mayor.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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

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Kanye West buys a fashion label

Kanye West poses as he arrives to attend Dries van Noten's Fall Winter 2015 /2016 Ready to wear fashion collection as part of Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

Kanye West has teamed up with Damon Dash to by Karmaloop.com.

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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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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.