News

Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

Photo: Newsradio WTAX

Senator Dick Durbin’s latest campaign report says he’s got more than $6 million in the bank for his re-election bid this year, including about $771,000 he’s raised since January.

The Democrat from Springfield is being challenged by dairy magnate and state Senator Jim Oberweis. His report hasn’t been made public yet.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

in Entertainment

If regular people picked the Oscars, ‘American Sniper’ would win

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Kyle Gallner, left, and Bradley Cooper appear in a scene from "American Sniper."

If ordinary Americans voted for the Academy Awards, the portrait of a sharpshooter in the Iraq war, would be the best picture winner.

in Entertainment

Regina Hall almost became a nun

reginahall

The "Think Like a Man" star missed out on becoming a nun because some of her "numbers" were too high.