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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Feb. 5. HAWKS BOUNCE BACK, BEAT WIZARDS…

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in National

Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.

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Colts linebacker Jackson arrested for assault

D'Qwell Jackson, whose interception in the AFC title game triggered the "Deflategate" controversy, was arrested after getting into a fight over a parking space.

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in National

Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.

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in National

FCC reveals latest net neutrality proposal

The proposal would treat Internet service providers more like public utilities.

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in National, World

Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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in Entertainment

Johnny Depp is a married man

The movie star and his now-wife Amber Heard exchanged vows at their home in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Singer Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote her new album "1989" in New York, October 30, 2014.

in Music

Taylor Swift joins elite group as ‘1989’ tops Billboard again

The pop star is only the second woman in history to have two albums hit No. 1 for at least 10 weeks.

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in Lifestyle

Coming soon to a Google search: tweets

Tweets will be visible in Google search results as soon as they are posted.

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in Weird

Florida considers bear hunting after spate of attacks

After a 20-year ban, Florida may bring back bear hunts to control a growing menace in suburban neighborhoods.

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in Local

Crash Kills Boy, 16

Minivan driver lost control

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in Lifestyle, National, Viral Videos

Man’s marathon commute draws national attention

Thousands of strangers have donated money to a factory worker who walks more than 20 miles during his daily commute.

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in Sports

Struggling Woods focused on Masters

Tiger Woods, coming off his worst score as a professional, says he is focused on peaking in time for the Masters.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 5

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in National

Brian Williams apologizes for Iraq story after soldiers protest

Brian Williams apologized for "making a mistake" when he said he was on a helicopter forced down by rocket fire.

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in Local

Illinois Approves 1,000 Medical Marijuana Patients

Illinois has now approved approximately 1,000 patients for the state's medical marijuana program.

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in Local

Gas Prices Start Rising Statewide

The price of gas has stopped going down and has started going up.

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in Music, Viral Videos

Neil Young duets with ‘Neil Young’

Will the real Neil Young please stand up?

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in National

Senate Republican offers compromise to let ‘Dreamers’ stay

The fight raging in Congress over immigration policy has delayed passage of a Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

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Snow Emergency Declared in Springfield; Salt Supplies Plentiful

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The City of Springfield has declared another snow emergency -- it's in effect from 7:00 Saturday night through 7:00 Monday night.

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Quinn’s Back, Suggests Voters Have “Buyer’s Remorse” with Rauner

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Former Gov. Pat Quinn thinks Illinois may be feeling buyer’s remorse after hearing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget plan.

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Schock Repays $40k for Office Renovations

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Congressman Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 for renovations.

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Dead Body Found in Rural Buffalo Identified

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The Sangamon County Sheriff's Department says a dead body was found early Friday morning.

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Judge Won’t Delay Former State Representative’s Sentencing

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A federal judge in Chicago is refusing to delay sentencing for former state Rep. Keith Farnham on a child pornography conviction.