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3 weeks ago in Weird

The sandwich struggle

Police say four people were arrested at a California Subway shop after one of them was denied a sandwich.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Kobe heads list of All-Stars

The Los Angeles Lakers forward received a league-high 1.9 million votes as he plays his last season.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Celine Dion greets hundreds of mourners at late husband’s wake

The singer's longtime partner and manager, René Angélil, died last week after a battle with cancer.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Mike Tyson has some advice for Ronda Rousey

This is, surprisingly, pretty sweet and spot-on.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Silence is golden for big Hollywood stars on Oscar boycott

Will Smith and Spike Lee may be shunning the Oscars party next month but while the absence from the contest of actors of color for a second year has sparked hand-wringing in Hollywood, few other celebrities plan to follow their lead.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

Facebook launches real-time sports platform

Facebook is tackling the sports arena with a new platform called Facebook Sports Stadium, which the social media site said will provide real-time updates on games, popular posts from fans, statistics and commentary from experts.

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3 weeks ago in National

There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

SPURS

3 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

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

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘Sorry,’ we’re 40

This parody of the Justin Bieber hit, "Sorry" takes a look at life after 40.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 22

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

jail

3 weeks ago in Local

UIS Helps Get Champaign Man Possible New Trial

A Champaign County man who may have been wrongfully convicted of murder is having his case get another look.

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3 weeks ago in Local

U of I Board Approves Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois trustees have frozen tuition for in-state students even as they learned the school has covered $671 million in expenses because of the lack of a state budget.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Disagreement Continues on Pension Changes

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner says he backs a top Democrat's proposed pension overhaul as long as it includes a union-weakening provision on collective bargaining.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

One Cosby defamation case dismissed

Renita Hill sued the former "The Cosby Show" star in October, claiming he and his lawyers made her appear as a "liar" after vehemently denying allegations he had drugged her drinks and molested her while she was passed out during their stint on the road together in the 1980s.

Family Video

3 weeks ago in Local

Crimestoppers Wants Help with Family Video Robberies

Family Video stores in Springfield, Sherman, and Southern View have been robbed in the last several months, and police need your help figuring out who's done it.

fire

3 weeks ago in Local

Man Burned by Closet Fire

It didn't take much for Springfield Firefighters to put put a midday fire Wednesday in one home not far from Iles Park.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

Hoops Heaven Here

The City Tournament is as much a part of our town as the horseshoe

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3 weeks ago in Local

Fire Destroys E. Allen St. Home

2-story duplex at 104 E. Allen caused a roof collapse.

Recent Headlines

11 hours ago in Local

Illinois Woman Sentenced for Health Care Fraud

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Ann Marie Sheppard of O'Fallon was sentenced this past week. The first six months of her probation will be served in home confinement.

11 hours ago in Local

Bill Seeks to Ban Drones From Flying Near Prisons

FILE - This March 12, 2014 file photo shows a drone landing after flying over the scene of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem in New York. Brian Wilson, the owner, says he uses the aerial drone to document buildings, weddings and news events. The Federal Aviation Administration bars commercial use of drones no matter how seemingly benign. Officials say rules to address the special safety challenges associated with unmanned aircraft need to be in place before they can share the sky with manned aircraft and final regulations could be years away. But tempting technology and an eager marketplace are outrunning the aviation agency's best intentions. Photographers, real estate agents, moviemakers, and others are hurrying to embrace the technology.

The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tim Bivins, seeks to prevent drones from flying over prison yards and dropping packages containing drugs, pornography, razorblades and other contraband, which has happened in other states.

11 hours ago in Local

Officials Delay Decision on Delavan Armory

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Officials met Monday in Delavan and decided to delay a decision on the building's future until June, when they will have more information on various options.

11 hours ago in Local

Water Monitors to Test Quality of Bloomington Lakes

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Stations will be installed in creeks flowing into Lake Bloomington and Evergreen Lake this spring.

11 hours ago in Local

Voter Registration Deadline Ahead for March 15 Primary

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The Illinois primary election is March 15.