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Billboard suggests Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in the line of fire for ‘Rush Hour 4′

Is this a prank or is Puff Daddy replacing Chris Tucker in the fourth installment of the franchise?

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in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look back on some of the best plays and biggest shots of the week.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

The problem was found through customer complaints.

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in Lifestyle

Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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Coming soon to Netflix

This is the last weekend to binge on these shows and movies. Get a sneak peak at what's leaving Netflix and what will be new in May.

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in Entertainment

David Letterman gets star-studded send-off

CBS is giving him 90 minutes of prime-time real estate for a tribute show.

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in Local

Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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in Music

Michael Jackson went to great lengths for strange song sounds

Longtime engineer Matt Forger says he joined the King of Pop on missions to strange places for album tracks.

Budget Cuts

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.

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Langfelder Announces Full Transition Team

Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder says he's put together a cross-section of people that will help him transition in to the top city job.

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Judge: Chicago Man Stand Trial for SIU Threats

A Chicago man has been found fit to stand trial on charges accusing him of mailing violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.

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in Entertainment

Robin Williams’ final film heading to theaters

The "Good Will Hunting" star joined the project in January, 2013, and the film debuted at the Tribeca Film festival last year.

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More Pop Music Added to Illinois State Fair Lineup

There are plenty of country music acts lined up for this year's Illinois State Fair, and more pop acts are now being added.

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Lincoln Home Contributes $12.7 Million to Springfield-Area Economy

The Lincoln Home National Historic site is contributing greatly to Springfield in terms of economic impact.

Recent Headlines

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

high speed rail

An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

medicaid

Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

Budget Cuts

State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.