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Juveniles Arrested After Shots Fired Call

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A call of shots fired in Springfield last night has led to two juveniles being arrested on weapons charges.

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Corn Planting Slowing Down

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Cold, wet weather is holding down the planting so far in Illinois.

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Frerichs Talks 1st 100 Days

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For this state treasurer, it's about connecting Illinoisans with education.

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Group: Give Professor U of I Job

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A national group representing university professors says a professor offered a job at the University of Illinois should get that job.

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Prison Time for Woman Convicted of Faking Kidnapping

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An Urbana woman is going to prison for at least a year after faking her own kidnapping at a mall in Champaign.

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

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Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 28

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

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Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, death toll climbs

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International aid has finally begun arriving in the Himalayan nation of 28 million people, as experts warn the death toll could top 10,000.

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Baltimore mayor criticized for riot response

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Hundreds were arrested and dozens injured, as looters broke into businesses and set more than 100 fires.

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Divided Supreme Court wrestles with gay marriage

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The ruling, due by the end of June, will determine whether same-sex marriage will be legal nationwide.

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

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Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

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WATCH: The top Kentucky Derby contenders

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Get a look at some of the top horses hoping to cross the finish line at this weekend's race.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, April 28.

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Wimbledon announces 7 percent increase in prize money

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The prize fund will be the highest ever in professional tennis.

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UFC champ Jones booked in connection with hit-and-run crash

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Witnesses say the star fighter ran from a wreck that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab "a large handful of cash" from the car.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Aveggies: Age of Bon Bon’

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A super villain was prepared to destroy all the healthy foods in the world, until some "Sesame Street" heroes stepped up to save the world's vegetables!

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‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Pac-Man’ among finalists for Video Game Hall of Fame

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"Zelda," "Pong," and "Super Mario Bros." are also in the running to be inducted as part of the inaugural Hall of Fame class.

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Jay Z’s attempt to stem ‘Tidal’ wave of criticism backfires

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Jay Z has "99 Problems" and we're guessing his controversial new streaming venture tops the list.

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Viola Davis to play Harriet Tubman

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She will star in a biography about the woman who helped countless slaves escape to freedom.

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Kid Rock makes concert history in native Michigan

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The rocker has shattered a record for ticket sales.

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fans launch petition to bring ‘McDreamy’ back

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One superfan claims she isn't sleeping or eating because she is so distraught over the death of Patrick Dempsey's character.

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3rd Annual COOL Family Picnic

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Join us for the COOL Family Picnic May 25th at Double J Campground!

Darn Near Impossible Trivia

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Movies and Music in the Park

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Get a fill list of music and movies that will be playing at a park near you!

Movers for Moms

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Help us collect items for Contact Ministries! Drop off your donations at Scheels during the month of April.

COOL welcomes Sammy Hagar and The Circle to the IL State Fair!

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Sammy Hagar will be at the Illinois State Fair on August 14!

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