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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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in Music

Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.

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in Music

Phillip Phillips wants to be ‘free’

The "American Idol" winner wants to be released from recording and merchandising deals linked to the TV talent show.

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in Local

Rauner Rails Against State’s Finances

Also wants to overhaul tax system

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in Lifestyle

‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

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in Entertainment

Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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in Entertainment

Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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in Local

Pot Decisions Now Up to Rauner

New governor says he is not in favor of the program during campaign

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in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

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in Lifestyle

‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

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in Weird

San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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in Local

Can Gays Be Converted to Straight?

A bill to ban the therapy could move this year

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in Local

Champaign-Urbana or Bust!

NetScape, PayPal, Tesla have ties

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in Local

Too Many Governments, Says Franks

Mosquito abatement districts, one-building school districts add up

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in National

Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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in Weird

Bodies ‘left behind’ in funeral home finally buried

Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been laid to rest.

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in National

U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.

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in Music

Courtney Love reunites with daughter at Kurt Cobain documentary premiere

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," was produced by his 22-year-old daughter, Frances.

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in Local

All Together Now: Don’t Cut Our Funding

State income tax is already down

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in Local

Rauner Rails Against State’s Finances

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Also wants to overhaul tax system

in Local

Pot Decisions Now Up to Rauner

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New governor says he is not in favor of the program during campaign

in Local

Can Gays Be Converted to Straight?

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A bill to ban the therapy could move this year

in Local

Champaign-Urbana or Bust!

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NetScape, PayPal, Tesla have ties

in Local

Too Many Governments, Says Franks

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Mosquito abatement districts, one-building school districts add up