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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Weird

This cat looks like Adam Driver

This kitty bears a striking resemblance to the actor who played Kylo Ren in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and his doppelganger status helped get him adopted.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Super Bowl winners? Early money is on the Patriots

Las Vegas sports books are already taking bets on the big game, even though we don't know which teams will be playing.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle

U.S. stocks set for a comeback, or another blow?

The deep selling that has been synonymous with Wall Street in the new year became bad enough to start drawing in buyers, but it is still too soon to tell whether they will look brilliant or battered in the weeks ahead.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Bruce Willis is back for next ‘Die Hard’ installment

The action man hopes to offer fans another "Die Hard" film, focusing on his iconic character John McClane's back story.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Production on Elton John biopic stalls

The musical movie, titled "Rocketman," has been in the works since 2011 and production seemed to move forward in 2013 when British actor Tom Hardy was confirmed to play the veteran singer.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Giant, high-heeled church of ‘Cinderella’ under construction in Taiwan

Budai, a township in southwest Taiwan, is building a church in the form of a giant high-heeled shoe, made of metal and blue glass tiles, seeking to attract more tourists to the area.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

San Francisco may seek to renegotiate Super Bowl contract over costs

Legislation will be introduced in San Francisco's City Council next week demanding that the city renegotiate its contact with the National Football League for hosting Super Bowl 50 due to rising costs, a city superintendent said.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

PREVIEW: PGA CareerBuilder Challenge

The 2016PGA Tour makes its mainland debut in La Quinta, California, where Phil Mickelson will join 17 of the 30 top players in the FedExCup standings who are also in the field.

Chicago Public Schools

3 weeks ago in Local

Plenty of Talk about CPS’ Problems

Governor cautions against "inflammatory rhetoric" and "spin"

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3 weeks ago in National

Obama does victory lap for American auto industry

President Barack Obama, facing Republican criticism over the state of the economy, did a Detroit victory lap on Wednesday to showcase the auto companies his administration helped save, but the industry has not turned out the way he hoped in 2009.

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3 weeks ago in National

Much of U.S. prepping for major snowstorm

A blustery weekend storm is expected to slam the East Coast with up to 2 feet of snow.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

Senate Democrats block Syria refugee bill

U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday narrowly blocked legislation that would slow the entry of refugees from Syria and Iraq to the United States in a contentious vote cloaked in presidential election-year politics.

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3 weeks ago in National, World

U.S. immigration case could set limits on presidential power

The U.S. Supreme Court challenge to President Barack Obama's immigration policies could have an impact far beyond determining whether millions of undocumented immigrants can remain in the country.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

We bought a LOT of ‘Star Wars’ toys last year

"Star Wars" toys generated sales of more than $700 million in the United States in 2015, making them the No. 1 property in the toy industry

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Bills break ground with first full-time female coach

The Buffalo Bills are the first NFL team to appoint a full-time female coach when they announced Kathryn Smith as their new head of quality control-special teams.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

Secret Netflix codes

Who knew there were all these super specific "secret categories?"

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Thursday’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: Thursday, Jan. 21

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

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 21

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Man Caught by Police Dog After Tussle in Snow

A Springfield man faces seven felony charges after leading police on a chase following a reported shooting incident early Wednesday.

Recent Headlines

7 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.

7 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.

7 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.

7 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.

7 hours ago in Local

Voter Registration Deadline Ahead for March 15 Primary

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The Illinois primary election is March 15.