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in Lifestyle

Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves.

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in National, World

Iran nuclear talks extended; Russia says deal within reach

Major powers and Iran are closer to a preliminary accord on reining in Tehran's nuclear program.

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in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: The all Muppets version of ‘The Humpty Dance’

Stop what you're doin,' 'cause I'm about to ruin the image and the style that you're used to...

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in Weird

Woman charged in salsa stabbing

An Ohio woman has been charged with felonious assault for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend after he ate all of the salsa.

bowie

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

in Local

Springfield City Council Continues Food Truck Debate

The Springfield City Council will continue discussions on whether or not to place more regulations on food trucks, and will do so with Ward Six Alderman Cory Jobe's amendment reducing how far away a truck must be from a brick-and-mortar restaurant down to 500 feet.

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in Local

Springfield Unemployment Continues Decline

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment continues to decline in Springfield and Sangamon County.

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in Local

Durall Named Acting Circuit Clerk

A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.

Tammy Duckworth

in Local

Duckworth Stops in Springfield for Senate Candidacy

More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.

I Voted Stickers

in Local

Should Clearlake Dissolve?

There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.

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in Local

Proposal: No More Frivolous Lawsuits from County Jails

County jail inmates who abuse the court system with lawsuits a judge deems "frivolous" would be penalized with loss of their "good time" credit, under a bill being considered at the Capitol.

Health

in Local

Rauner Encourages Youth Fitness

Governor Bruce Rauner says Illinois is joining a national program looking to reduce childhood obesity.

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in Local

Security Breach at Bradley University

Bradley University in Peoria is the subject of a potential computer breach.

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in Local

Lincoln Funeral Train Car Almost Complete

The train car being built to look like the car that was used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body after he passed away is almost complete.

aprilfools

in Entertainment

Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

genesimmons

in Music

Gene Simmons gets into movie business

The KISS rocker and WWE Studios will join together to try to scare the bejeezus out of you.

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in Music

Willie Nelson announces lineup for July 4 picnic

The legendary musician is bringing his picnic back to Austin, Texas.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

in Entertainment

Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.

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in Music

Music festivals ban ‘selfie sticks’

You'll just have to have long arms if you're taking a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza.

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in Sports

Patriots owner Kraft takes stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand in the murder trial of former star player Aaron Hernandez.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Ringo Starr credits McCartney for upcoming Rock Hall induction

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The drummer will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015 this month.

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Led Zeppelin releases interactive music video

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The video contains archival footage of the band and allows users to go inside the building pictured on the front of the "Physical Graffiti" album.

in Entertainment

The best April Fools’ Day pranks by companies

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Google Panda, the Samsung smart knife, and more: Because even corporate America likes to pull one over on us.