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

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

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

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4 hours ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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

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4 hours ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

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

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5 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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5 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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

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6 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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

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8 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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

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8 hours ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

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

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7 hours ago in Local

Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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7 hours ago in Local

McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.

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9 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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.

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11 hours ago in Entertainment

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

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.

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12 hours ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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12 hours ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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

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12 hours ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

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.

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11 hours ago in National

Dad: Man Shot at TV Station Thought World Was Ending

The father of a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal costume and a fake bomb says his son believed the world was ending and might have been trying to get the message out.

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11 hours ago in Local

Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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12 hours ago in Entertainment

Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

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

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5 hours 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.

6 hours 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.

8 hours 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.