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Jimmy Fallon & Jack Black remake ‘More Than Words’

The 1990 ballad by Extreme gets a shot-by-shot tribute and it's scarily accurate.

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U.S. aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring U.N. sanctions if Tehran breaks the agreement.

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in Weird

Normally cake is served with ice cream – not gasoline

Police say a New Jersey man added more than eggs and flour to a birthday cake and nearly set his house on fire.

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Tractor Driver Killed in Wreck

Other driver refused treatment

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 6

A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

The public gave outgoing Mayor Mike Houston a standing ovation at Tuesday's Springfield City Council meeting.

in Local

Springfield City Council Potentially Saves CWLP from Default

The move is so that another technical default doesn't happen on the utility's bonding, and that the required debt coverage ratio can be met.

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Springfield Diocese Removes Pastor Accused of Abuse

The alleged misconduct occurred in Jacksonville in 1980.

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McFarland Becomes Chairman of “Invest in 186″

Scott McFarland was announced as the new chairman of "Invest in 186"

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in Lifestyle, National

Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Huckabee enters the race, Hillary calls for path to citizenship

Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party's 2016 presidential nomination on Tuesday, while Democrat Hillary Clinton supported a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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in Local

Fallen Corrections Officers Honored

The community of people who work in the state's corrections and juvenile justice systems came together to honor their fallen comrades.

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Illinois Gas Prices Creep Upward

The statewide average stands Tuesday at $2.69

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in Local

Coroner: No Trauma Present in Body Found Behind Shopping Center

A man found dead behind a Springfield shopping center did not die from a traumatic experience.

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in Music

Nikki Sixx swears off Motley Crue songs after retirement

The rocker says once the band calls it quits you won't hear him perform any of their hits.

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in Music

The Who postpone concerts over Daltrey’s health concerns

Roger Daltrey's doctors have told him he needs to postpone upcoming shows to rest his vocal chords.

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in Lifestyle

Amazon Prime members can stream in the sky

Amazon wants to give JetBlue passengers a new option for tuning out that crying baby or talkative seat neighbor.

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in Local

Business Groups, Injured Workers Weigh in on Workers Comp

Illinois Retail Merchants Association CEO Rob Karr says Illinois' system isn't fair to employers and must be changed.

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in Local

Rauner Names New Inspector General

Gov. Bruce Rauner has named a federal prosecutor to serve as Illinois' executive inspector general.

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Gov.’s Survey: Trade Partners Not High on Illinois

A survey Governor Bruce Rauner's office says it's done of the state's ten largest foreign trading partners indicates some less-than-pleasant working conditions.

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WATCH: ‘Star Wars’ LEGO Super Star Destroyer shattered

It took $800 and 16 hours to build this epic "Star Wars" set ... and only a few seconds to smash it.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

Patriotic Music

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.