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billieholiday

in Music

Apollo to mark Billie Holiday’s birthday

The legendary jazz and blues singer will be inducted into the Apollo Walk of Fame on April 6.

heroin

in Local

Lawmakers Take on Heroin

$25 million plan

leopold

in Sports

Daughter gets her wish: Daddy is traded to the Wild

The Blue Jackets have dealt veteran defenseman Jordan Leopold to the Minnesota Wild after a plea from his daughter goes viral.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports news making headlines today, Tuesday, March 3. NETS BEAT NBA LEADERS The Brooklyn…

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in Sports

NFL salary cap increases

Adding in benefits, the league says the projected player costs will be $180.775 million per team.

katyperry

in Music, Weird

For $129 you can dress like Katy Perry’s #LeftShark

The "Roar" singer is cashing in on the dancing shark phenomenon from her Super Bowl half-time show.

dornan

in Entertainment

Jamie Dornan signs on for war drama amid ‘Fifty Shades’ rumors

The casting news comes just days after reports he pulled out of plans to appear in the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey."

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in Entertainment, Weird

Stop defacing money in honor of Leonard Nimoy

Canadian currency is getting the "Star Trek" treatment and bank officials are not happy.

homeland

in National

Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

Legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is headed back to the House.

hernandez

in Sports

Prosecutors want to ‘open the door’ in Hernandez trial

They've asked the judge to let them tell the jury about the time Hernandez shot a friend in Florida.

markcuban

in Entertainment, Sports

Mark Cuban taking on ‘Sharknado’

The Dallas Mavericks owner and star of "Shark Tank" will play the president of the U.S.

IRAN

in National, World

Iran calls Obama’s 10-year nuclear demand ‘unacceptable’

The aim of the negotiations is to persuade Iran to restrain its nuclear program in exchange for relief from sanctions that have crippled its economy.

judgejudy

in Entertainment

Court is still in session for ‘Judge Judy’

The sharp-tongued TV judge has signed a deal to keep her on the air into 2020.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 3

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

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in Viral Videos

Dramatic mid-air rescue

After jumping out of a plane, a man suffers a seizure at 9,000 feet above the ground.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 3

A look at today in entertainment history.

economy

in Local

Flash Index: Illinois Economic Growth Consistent

By the numbers, some of them, anyway, Illinois' economic growth is consistent.

lisa madigan

in Local

Debt, ID Theft Top Complaints Received by AG’s Office

Those have sat at numbers 1 and 2 on the list of most common complaints from Illinois consumers for seven straight years.

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in Local

WICS Personalities Fight; Disappear From Website

Employment status of Vince DeMentri, Garret Brnger, unclear.

Governor Pat Quinn State of State

in Local

Quinn’s Pension: $137k Annually

Former Gov. Pat Quinn receives a state pension of just less than $11,400 a month

Recent Headlines

in Local

Manar, Tumulty Formally Support Hawkins

3-30-15 Rianne Hawkins Andy Manar Cecilia Tumulty

A former mayor and county and village official is backing a Springfield woman's bid to take the top job in the Springfield City Clerk's office in next week's election.

in Local

Congressman: Don’t Trust Obama Admin or Iran

rodney davis

Iran's possible reversal of a promise to ship out its atomic fuel is more proof that the Obama administration and its foreign policy are failures.

in Local

Duckworth Announces Senate Run

Tammy Duckworth

An Illinois Congresswoman is the first to say she wants Mark Kirk's seat in the U.S. Senate.

in Local

Anti-Vehicle Theft Money Cut from Budget

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Groups that help fund the prevention of motor vehicle thefts in Illinios are among those that are sounding the alarm on some of Governor Bruce Rauner's budget cuts.

in Local

Lawmakers Consider Requiring Paid Sick Days

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The choice of going to work sick or staying home and not getting paid would no longer be the choice – under a bill discussed in an Illinois Senate committee.