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1 month ago in Entertainment

Gawker challenges Florida jury verdict in Hulk Hogan case

Gawker has filed a challenge in Florida court to a jury's recent decision to assess $140 million in damages after finding that the media website had violated a celebrity's privacy rights by posting a 2012 sex tape of wrestling star Hulk Hogan.

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1 month ago in Local

Frustration on Both Sides with Proposed Salvation Army Move — Open Houses Planned

The Springfield City Council sent back to committee a proposal to extend the redevelopment agreement regarding Tax Increment Financing District funds for the Salvation Army.

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1 month ago in Music, Sports

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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1 month ago in Sports

Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

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1 month ago in Weird

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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1 month ago in Lifestyle, National

Last chance for 2015 tax deductions

If you are in the process of preparing your 2015 tax return and find yourself horrified by the amount you owe or disappointed by the paucity of your refund, you have one last chance to cut the bill by paying yourself instead of Uncle Sam.

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1 month ago in National

White House to transfer Ebola funds to combat Zika virus

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Pres WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials say the Obama administration is about to announce it will transfer…

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1 month ago in Sports

LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

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1 month ago in National

Republican Collins urges U.S. Senate hearings on high court pick

A moderate Republican senator heaped praise on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, bucking Senate Republican leaders in calling for confirmation hearings but saying she was not optimistic enough others in her party would agree.

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1 month ago in Sports

Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

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1 month ago in Sports

Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Gyllenhaal, Watts tackle grief with humor in ‘Demolition’

Gyllenhaal plays a New York investment banker coming to grips with his wife's sudden death.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Hugs, tears, respect as ‘American Idol’ looks back

"American Idol," the TV show that searched for a pop star and itself became the biggest force in U.S. television, took a trip down memory lane on Tuesday as it prepares to bring down the curtain after 14 years on the air.

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1 month ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 month ago in National

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin, says party will unite

Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party's nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention.

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1 month ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 6

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

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1 month ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

SPOILER ALERT: The "Force" has awakened!

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1 month ago in Local

For a Third Time …

GOP derides school funding formula proposal as Chicago bailout

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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1 month ago in Local

City Council Approves Revised Coal Contract

The Springfield City Council has approved a contract for coal with Saint Louis-based Arch Coal, but that doesn't mean the city may not continue to try and alter that deal.

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1 hour ago in Local

Another Stopgap College Bill Is in the Works

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House could vote next week

2 hours ago in Local

Rauner Promotes Motorcycle Awareness

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Like him or not, Gov. Bruce Rauner is doing something nobody around Springfield can remember his predecessors doing: ride his own Harley-Davidson motorcycle around the capital city.

2 hours ago in Local

SEIU Healthcare Sues Rauner Over OT

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The union representing home-care workers in Illinois has filed an unfair labor practices charge against Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration.

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U of I Investigates Noose Found on Desk

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University of Illinois officials are investigating discrimination claims by a group of black current and former university employees, including the discovery of a noose on a desk.

2 hours ago in Local

SIUE Approves Job Contracts

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Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville has approved contracts for hiring temporary service employees.