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Monday: We’ll call another Classic Rock Cake winner from Specialty Cakes!  Plus, listen to win tickets to Greater Springfield Day with the Peoria Chiefs, Saturday, May 7th!

Local

4 hours ago in Local

New Director Named to ALPLM

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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.

7 hours ago in Local

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.

22 hours ago in Local

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.

22 hours ago in Local

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

1 day ago in Local

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.

Sports

23 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

24 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

1 day ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

1 day ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

1 day ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

Lifestyle

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

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Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

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1 day ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

1 day ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

1 day ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

1 day ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

1 day ago in Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

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The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

What's Happening

Rock of Ages Adult Prom

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Join us June 10th @ Erin’s Pavilion for a Rock of Ages Adult Prom! Reserve Your tickets NOW!

Peoria Chiefs – Springfield Night

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Catch the fun at Springfield Night on May 7th!

Rotary Flag Service

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Never Forget to Display the Flag Again!

2016 Springfield Mile Calendars

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Get your 2016 Calendars NOW!

WYMG’s Classic Rock Cake

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Win YMG’s Classic Rock Cake from Specialty Cakes!

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