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2 days ago in Entertainment

Pitch, please: Julia Robert ‘sells’ sex toys on ‘Ellen’

The "Pretty Woman" star, who plays a host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) in her new movie "Mother's Day," was tasked with gushing about a blind item, which members of the studio audience could see.

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2 days ago in National

Baltimore, MD TV Station Evacuated After Bomb Threat

A man who television station employees say threatened to blow up their workplace is now lying on the ground outside the station following several loud bangs.

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3 days ago in Sports, Weird

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

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3 days ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's 22nd Annual Sports Spectacular at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Century City, California - 03.06.07

Featuring: Shaun Livingston
Where: United States
When: 03 Jun 2007
Credit: Rachel Worth / WENN

3 days ago in Local, Sports

Basketball Star Gives Back to Peoria School

A Peoria school has received a big fundraising boost from former student and professional basketball player Shaun Livingston.

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3 days ago in Local

Mumps Outbreak at EIU

An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Green Room’ is a gory, good time

It's lean, mean, loud and grisly, and a ton of bloody fun.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Appeals court to hear ex-Subway pitchman’s appeal May 20

A federal appeals court in Chicago has set a May hearing for former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's appeal of his more than 15-year sentence in a child sex abuse and pornography case.

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3 days ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

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3 days ago in Music

Family gives blessing for Whitney Houston documentary

"The Whitney Houston project" - the first to be officially authorized by the singer's estate since her death in 2012 - will be helmed by Academy Award-winning Scottish director Kevin Macdonald.

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3 days ago in Music, Olympics

The Band Perry get an Olympic honor

"Live Forever" will be the official song of Team USA.

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3 days ago in Music

Will Ferrell recruits ‘lookalike’ Chili Peppers rocker Chad Smith for charity bash

The Red Hot Benefit Comedy + Music Show & Quinceanera will take place in Los Angeles, and Smith's Red Hot Chili Peppers pals and Devo will also hit the stage, while comics Jim Gaffigan and Nick Offerman will perform.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ returning for 10 year reunion

The 2001 film, featuring Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Bradley Cooper and Amy Poehler, among others, was a box office flop upon its release, but it has become a cult classic over the years.

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3 days ago in Sports

PGA: Zurich Classic of New Orleans preview

Headlining the field is No. 2 in the FedExCup standings, Jason Day, who is looking to capture his third victory of 2016.

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3 days ago in Sports

No Curry, no problem

The Golden State Warriors did not skip a beat without key point guard Stephen Curry, routing the Houston Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday to seal a 4-1 series triumph in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

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3 days ago in Sports

Ducks down and out after Predators win decider

After winning Game 6 of their Western Conference quarter-final series on Monday, the Nashville Predators saw a message in their locker room: "Noon flight to Anaheim. Pack for six days."

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3 days ago in Sports

Quarterbacks expected to rule at NFL Draft

Given the pass-happy state of the most popular U.S. professional sports league, the pressure to find a frontline thrower moved the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles to trade up to the number one and two slots, respectively, for the presumed purpose of snaring a quarterback.

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3 days ago in Local

“Earth Week” Marked at UIS

In honor of Earth Day last week, the University of Illinois Springfield had "Earth Week" this week.

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3 days ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

1 day ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

2 days ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.