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Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

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Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

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It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

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Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

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Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

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The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

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The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.

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Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

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Legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is headed back to the House.

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Iran calls Obama’s 10-year nuclear demand ‘unacceptable’

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The aim of the negotiations is to persuade Iran to restrain its nuclear program in exchange for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 3

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

Sports

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Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

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The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 3. NETS BEAT NBA LEADERS The Brooklyn…

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NFL salary cap increases

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Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

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Prosecutors want to ‘open the door’ in Hernandez trial

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They've asked the judge to let them tell the jury about the time Hernandez shot a friend in Florida.

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Mark Cuban taking on ‘Sharknado’

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The Dallas Mavericks owner and star of "Shark Tank" will play the president of the U.S.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Dramatic mid-air rescue

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After jumping out of a plane, a man suffers a seizure at 9,000 feet above the ground.

News

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Today in entertainment: March 4

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

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Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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‘Fifty Shades of Wayne’ replaces Christian Grey with Batman

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We think the Dark Knight should be cast in the sequel.

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Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

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The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.

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Lars Ulrich celebrates final days as a bachelor

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The Metallica rocker celebrated his upcoming wedding with Bradley Cooper, Sir Ian McKellen, and his bandmates.

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Jamie Dornan signs on for war drama amid ‘Fifty Shades’ rumors

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The casting news comes just days after reports he pulled out of plans to appear in the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey."

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Illinois Horse Fair

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You could win tickets to the Illinois Horse Fair on March 6-8 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds!

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Closings & Delays

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