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Today in entertainment history: March 5

Remember the time Martha Stewart was convicted in federal court? That was 11 years ago!

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

Rauner Task Force

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Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

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Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

SNAP 3-4-15

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SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

GAS PUMP

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Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.

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Kearbey, Foster to Leave WICS

Two more WICS personalities are set to leave the station.

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Medical Marijuana Participants Increase

Another 600 people in Illinois have been approved to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.

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Iconic movie soundtracks being reissued on vinyl

"Clueless," "Jaws," "The Godfather," "Pulp Fiction," and "Animal House" are among the 26 film soundtracks being released on wax.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is not dating Rihanna

The "Titanic" star has been the focus of growing gossip after he was spotted at several events with the pop singer, including her birthday.

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in Lifestyle

McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.

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in National

Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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in National

Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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in Weird

Misleading sign welcomes/prohibits visitors

A malfunctioning city signs sends mixed messages.

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in Local

Legislation Surfaces to “Fix” This Year’s State Budget

A bill for fund sweeps to fix the state budget now is in play in the legislature.

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in Viral Videos

Watch Gordon Ramsay give Jimmy Kimmel a blind taste test

The "Hell's Kitchen" star tests the comedian's palate with a blind taste test.

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in Weird

Ohio man busted after responding to sheriff’s Facebook post

STUPID CRIMINAL FILES: After the sheriff asked Facebook to help find a wanted man, the suspect himself struck up a conversation with law enforcement.

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in Music

Chrissie Hynde penning autobiography

The Pretenders star is hoping her life story will make people dance and maybe reach for a guitar.

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Shania Twain announces first tour in 11 years

The "Still The One" hitmaker plans to rock this country!

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Joe Jonas, Ciara sign on for new variety show

The show, titled "I Can Do That!," will debut this summer.

Recent Headlines

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Court Monitor Says IDOT Should Clean House on Hiring Rules

road construction

A federal court-appointed monitor has recommended that the Illinois Department of Transportation clean up its hiring rules.

in Local

Rauner Wants “Voter Empowerment”

Rauner Task Force

Gov. Bruce Rauner is using some new rhetoric as he brings his agenda to the public. What was once known…

in Local

Lawmaker Wants AG Opinion on Right to Work Zones

labor_union

The drive to dilute union influence in Illinois could hit a snag.

in Local

SNAP Wants Springfield Diocese to Out Pedophile Priests

SNAP 3-4-15

The Chicago-based Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests is accusing the Springfield Catholic Diocese of not being open when it comes to two alleged pedophile priests who spent time in the diocese.

in Local

Gas Still Cheap, But Cost Increases

GAS PUMP

Statewide, the average price is now $2.44.