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in National, World

After Netanyahu warnings, U.S. and Iran resume talks

The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers are beginning a third day of talks over Iran's nuclear program.

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in Viral Videos

‘Fifty Shades of Wayne’

What if we replaced Christian Grey with the Dark Knight?

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment: March 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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in Local

Springfield Public Schools Look at Financing Options

Springfield Public Schools is putting a plan in place if state budget cuts end up meaning cutting at least two state aid payments.

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Springfield CVB Nabs National “G.I. Joe” Convention

It's not unusual for Springfield to host conventions for collectors of certain types of memorabilia, but this is a first.

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Sangamon Co. Authorities Investigate Jury Duty Scam

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office is warning of a jury duty scam that's so far affected several people.

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Poe Returns to House Chamber to Thunderous Applause

Poe is back in the saddle after being sidelined for months due to a blood disorder.

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Meteorological Winter Ends; Illinois Was About Average

Winter is over -- at least for the people who study the weather.

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Memorial Medical Center Opens New Surgical Center

Springfield's Memorial Medical Center has a new surgical center.

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in Music

WATCH: Kelly Clarkson duets with Jimmy Fallon

After saying that singers "avoid" duets with her, the "American Idol" star finally found a partner.

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in Viral Videos, Weird

Police issue tickets for pizza, French fries

Police in one New Hampshire town are rewarding residents for doing the right thing.

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in National, World

Netanyahu says Iran is threat to Israel, world

The Israeli Prime Minister called for action over Iran's nuclear program.

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in Local

State Rep. Tim Butler Sworn In

Tim Butler of Springfield took the oath of office in a ceremony.

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in Local

Soda Tax Enthusiasts Bring Back Legislation

A bill for a penny-per-ounce tax, with the proceeds to fund public health and anti-obesity efforts, is again in the Illinois General Assembly.

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in National

Supreme Court set to hear second major Obamacare challenge

The court will consider a conservative challenge to tax subsidies critical to the measure's implementation.

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in Lifestyle

Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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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.

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in Local

Lawmakers Take on Heroin

$25 million plan

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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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City Council Candidates Propose Pillsbury Solution

4-1-15 Pillsbury

The two candidates for Ward Four alderman in Springfield disagree on how important it is to do something with the former Pillsbury plant.

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Springfield Aldermen Avoid Pension Fix

3-31-15 Springfield City Council

The Springfield City Council has essentially punted on eliminating a city retirement incentive that allows unused vacation and sick time to be counted toward their pension contribution.

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Girl Found, Jail Escapee Still Wanted

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A 15-year-old girl who was thought to be with a man who escaped from a Kankakee jail Wednesday morning after allegedly beating a jailer has been found.

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Davis Visits Clinton Power Plant, Talks Gifford Tornado

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The nuclear power plant at Clinton is an important economic engine for Downstate Illinois, says U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis.

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Illinois: 2,000 Legal for Medical Marijuana

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There are now officially 2,000 people in Illinois who will be allowed to use medical marijuana when it becomes available.