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Sportscaster and television host Erin Andrews wipes tears as the verdict is read Monday, March 7, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. A jury has awarded Andrews $55 million in her lawsuit against a stalker who bought a hotel room next to her and secretly recorded a nude video, finding that the hotel companies and the stalker shared in the blame. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool)

5 days ago in Entertainment, Sports

Sportscaster Erin Andrews settles video stalker case

Television personality Erin Andrews has reached a settlement with the owner and operator of the Nashville hotel where a nude video of her that went viral was secretly recorded, according to media reports.

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5 days ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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5 days ago in Local

Protest of OT Rules

Home care workers say their clients resist change

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Pennsylvania court: Cosby sex assault prosecution can move ahead

An appeals court cleared the way for the first and only criminal case against Bill Cosby to proceed, rejecting the comedian's attempt to have the charges thrown out due to a deal he contends was reached with prosecutors a decade ago.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 26

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

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5 days ago in Viral Videos

If video game ads were honest

Because if anyone needs real talk, it's gamers.

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Crimsons It Is

Jacksonville apparently won't change mascot

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Today in entertainment history: April 26

1956: The first Godzilla movie, “Godzilla, King of the Monsters,” premiered in New York. 1977: The New York disco Studio…

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5 days ago in Local

LaHood Hears About Concerns from Gas Station Owner

Congressman Darin LaHood wasn't bringing back the full-service gas pump, but he was helping customers at a local gas station and convenience store.

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5 days ago in Local

New Lab at UIS Helps Train DCFS Child Investigators

Springfield and the University of Illinois campus here now have something that exists in one other place in the nation, but experts believe more attention should be given to.

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

5 days ago in Local

“Individual A” Files Hush Money Suit Against Hastert

A man who alleges he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert decades ago and was later promised $3.5 million to stay quiet has filed a federal lawsuit saying he's only been paid about half the money.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais return to comedy in ‘Special Correspondents’

“The Office” creator and the "Troy" star team up in the Netflix movie about a pair of egotistical journalists.

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6 days ago in Local

Budget Concerns for Schools in the 618

If school doesn't open in the fall, that's going to be a problem.

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SIUC Could Sue Over Racist Video

The leader of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is threatening legal action and condemning an anonymous YouTube video that calls for the lynching and beating of black students.

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U of I Bills Pile Up for AD Search

The University of Illinois has spent more than $20,000 on expenses in its search for a new athletic director.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

6 days ago in Local

AFSCME, Rauner Go to Court

Contract negotiations between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and a union representing Illinois state workers have reached the state labor board.

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Some Schools Could Close if Impasse Carries On

School officials in Illinois are worried that lawmakers' nearly yearlong fight over a state budget could spill into summer and force some districts to close their doors in the fall.

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6 days ago in National

Gas prices up 8 cents over past 2 weeks

The price at the pump has gone up 41 cents over the past nine weeks.

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Appeals court restores Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension

The appeals court ruled that in imposing the suspension, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell properly exercised his discretion under a collective bargaining agreement.

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6 days ago in Entertainment

Michelle Obama to appear on ‘NCIS’

The First Lady will be making a cameo appearance in support of military families on an upcoming episode of the CBS drama.

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New Director Named to ALPLM

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

Governor Rauner announces two new appointees, one to the Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library.

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Qik-N-Ez Robbery Suspect in Arrested

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Cody Desilva was found with two other subjects in a car on 4th Street early Saturday morning. The other two persons were released.

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Multiple Accident Ties Up Traffic: Police Cite Driver With Medical Emergency

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A multiple accident ties up traffic in Springfield during morning rush hour.

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Home Health Care Advocates Beg Governor Rauner To Keep Overtime

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Advocates of Home Health Care push for Governor Rauner to reconsider banning overtime

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.