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4 weeks ago in Local

Iowa Rejects Clean Line Energy Request

The Iowa Utilities Board has dealt another setback to a proposed $2 billion transmission line to ship Iowa wind energy to customers in Illinois.

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4 weeks ago in Local

U of I Extends Hoverboard Ban

The University of Illinois' flagship campus has broadened its ban on hoverboards to cover all of its buildings and other campus facilities.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Scouting report: NFL divisional playoffs

Here's a look at this weekend's matchups.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Schools Reopen After Flooding

Students are back in class at a southern Illinois high school after it was closed for a week due to flooding, taking time to discuss the effect of flooding on their families.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

David Bowie’s best films

We're all familiar with David Bowie's contributions to the field of music as a god among men, but how well do you know him as an actor?

Health

4 weeks ago in Local

Public Health Group: Lack of Budget Takes a Toll

Association executive director: Rauner has good ideas, but why drain our resources?

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Jimmy Fallon conducts Donald Trump’s job interview

What if everyone who wanted to be president had to sit for a job interview — like most of us did when we looked for work?

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Making a Murderer’ case to return to TV

"Front Page: The Steven Avery Story" is expected to air later this month and present crucial testimony and information that addresses many of the questions surrounding the case.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Burglar gives new meaning to ‘hole in the wall’

State police have charged an eastern Pennsylvania man with burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole that linked his basement to the neighbor's.

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4 weeks ago in National

U.S. panel finalizes breast cancer screening recommendations

An influential panel of U.S. experts issued final recommendations reaffirming their controversial position that mammogram screening should start at age 50, but also said some women may benefit from screening starting at age 40.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment, National

Jackpot at $1.5 billion and climbing, Powerball fever grips America

The grand prize in Wednesday's drawing is the world's richest lottery jackpot that could go to a single ticket holder.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Messi wins Ballon d’Or for fifth time

Lionel Messi reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world player of the year on Monday from his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo who had walked off with the award for the previous two years.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Bill Cosby’s lawyers file to dismiss criminal charge

"The Cosby Show" star has been fighting off decades-old accusations from more than 50 women, who have come forward with claims of inappropriate behavior, drugging and rape against the actor.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Stan Lee can’t read the comics he helped create

The 93-year-old, who co-created superheroes including Spider-Man, Iron Man and the Hulk, feels "a thousand years old" because he is losing his hearing and he cannot read anything unless it is printed in an extremely large sized font.

alabama

4 weeks ago in Sports

Tide tames Tigers in thriller

Alabama won a fourth national title in seven years with a thrilling 45-40 victory over Clemson on Monday, the win built on a quartet of long-range scoring plays and the recovery of an onside kick in the fourth quarter.

Alabama players celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. Alabama won 45-40.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

4 weeks ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Bama tops Clemson for national title

Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide rolled on to win a fourth national title in seven years.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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4 weeks ago in Music

Sales soar for David Bowie’s parting gift, his new ‘Blackstar’ album

Sales of Bowie's last album - released two days before his death - soared along with downloads of the greatest hits of his storied career.

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4 weeks ago in National

As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year

As he prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, the President has insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Man orders Kindle, man gets tumor delivered instead

FedEx delivered a big, gross surprise to one customer in the U.K.

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3 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

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Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

3 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

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Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

3 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

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President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

8 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

9 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.