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in Sports

Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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in National

As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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in Lifestyle

Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

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in Sports

Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

More than 7 million of us will buy new TVs, we'll eat 1 billion chicken wings, and send 25 million tweets during the game.

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in Music

‘Buddy Holly’ to perform in Texas

The rock 'n' roll icon will be brought back to life for a new virtual performance as a hologram.

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in Music

Black Sabbath rocker Geezer Butler arrested in bar brawl

The bassist was arrested on suspicion of battery, vandalism, and disorderly conduct.

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in Sports, World

Americans aren’t the only ones watching the NFL

The NFL is enjoying a significant surge in global interest with Russia and China leading the way.

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in Entertainment

‘Downton Abbey’ ending after 6 seasons

The period drama, which was first broadcast in 2010, will reportedly draw to a close this year.

Actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Producer Randall Emmett and Lohan announced the forthcoming production of a new film, "Inconceivable," in which Lohan will star and co-produce.

in Entertainment

Not so fast Lindsay: Lohan’s ‘community service’ challenged

Officials are investigating whether the actress claimed a "meet-and-greet" with fans as part of her court-ordered community service.

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in Viral Videos

Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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in National

Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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in National

Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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in Weird

‘Zombie’ or miracle, cat claws his way back from the dead

A cat in Florida surfaced five days after he was hit by a car and buried for dead.

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in National

1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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in Sports

WATCH: How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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in Local

War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Local

Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

Recent Headlines

in Local

Extension Sought for Medical Marijuana Program

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Medical marijuana has gotten off to a slow start in Illinois, so one state lawmaker wants to push back the finish line.

in Local

SEIU Rallies to Find Funding for Child Care Program

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The program's money is about to run out, part of the current fiscal year's budget problems.

in Local

U of I Asks Court to Dismiss Professor’s Lawsuit

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University lawyers say Steven Salaita had no "binding contract''.

in Local

U.S. Court Declines to Decide Illinois Benefits Issue

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A federal appeals court in Chicago has declined to resolve a contentious issue over whether Illinois' constitution strictly bars the reduction of retiree benefits.

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Deere & Co. Prepares for Largest Revenue Drop Ever

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Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent this fiscal year from 2014.