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15 hours ago in Local

Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

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One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

15 hours ago in Local

President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

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They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

15 hours ago in Local

Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

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Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

18 hours ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

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Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

18 hours ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

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Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

National

18 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

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Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

23 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

1 day ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

1 day ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

1 day ago in National

Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

Sports

19 hours ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

23 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

23 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

24 hours ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

1 day ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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1 day ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

News

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

17 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

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"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

18 hours ago in Music

Springsteen promises to show his mind in autobiography

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Springsteen, 66, has been working on the autobiography, called "Born to Run," for seven years.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

21 hours ago in Music

Ace Frehley to release covers album, records with Paul Stanley

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Frehley will release a covers album, entitled "Origins Vol. 1" in April, and on it he teams up with his former bandmate for "Fire and Water," a track originally recorded in 1970 by the English rock group Free.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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