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billyjoel

3 weeks ago in Music

Billy Joel pledges $1M to save high school for the arts

The "Piano Man" hitmaker is donating a chunk of change to prevent a Long Island school for the arts from closing.

arrest

3 weeks ago in Weird

The sandwich struggle

Police say four people were arrested at a California Subway shop after one of them was denied a sandwich.

kobe

3 weeks ago in Sports

Kobe heads list of All-Stars

The Los Angeles Lakers forward received a league-high 1.9 million votes as he plays his last season.

iggypop

3 weeks ago in Music

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme create new supergroup

The new band, Post Pop Depression, will release a self-titled album in March and plans to tour.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Mike Tyson has some advice for Ronda Rousey

This is, surprisingly, pretty sweet and spot-on.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Silence is golden for big Hollywood stars on Oscar boycott

Will Smith and Spike Lee may be shunning the Oscars party next month but while the absence from the contest of actors of color for a second year has sparked hand-wringing in Hollywood, few other celebrities plan to follow their lead.

islamicstate

3 weeks ago in National, World

Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iran and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

facebook

3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Sports

Facebook launches real-time sports platform

Facebook is tackling the sports arena with a new platform called Facebook Sports Stadium, which the social media site said will provide real-time updates on games, popular posts from fans, statistics and commentary from experts.

tsa

3 weeks ago in National

There were a lot of guns confiscated at American airports last year

Security officials intercepted a record 2,653 firearms - 83 percent of them loaded - from carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints last year.

SPURS

3 weeks ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

snowstorm

3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 22

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

‘Sorry,’ we’re 40

This parody of the Justin Bieber hit, "Sorry" takes a look at life after 40.

Jennifer Lopez

3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 22

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

jail

3 weeks ago in Local

UIS Helps Get Champaign Man Possible New Trial

A Champaign County man who may have been wrongfully convicted of murder is having his case get another look.

university illinois

3 weeks ago in Local

U of I Board Approves Tuition Freeze

University of Illinois trustees have frozen tuition for in-state students even as they learned the school has covered $671 million in expenses because of the lack of a state budget.

pension

3 weeks ago in Local

Disagreement Continues on Pension Changes

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner says he backs a top Democrat's proposed pension overhaul as long as it includes a union-weakening provision on collective bargaining.

cosby

3 weeks ago in Entertainment

One Cosby defamation case dismissed

Renita Hill sued the former "The Cosby Show" star in October, claiming he and his lawyers made her appear as a "liar" after vehemently denying allegations he had drugged her drinks and molested her while she was passed out during their stint on the road together in the 1980s.

Family Video

3 weeks ago in Local

Crimestoppers Wants Help with Family Video Robberies

Family Video stores in Springfield, Sherman, and Southern View have been robbed in the last several months, and police need your help figuring out who's done it.

fire

3 weeks ago in Local

Man Burned by Closet Fire

It didn't take much for Springfield Firefighters to put put a midday fire Wednesday in one home not far from Iles Park.

basketball

3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

Hoops Heaven Here

The City Tournament is as much a part of our town as the horseshoe

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Music

Springsteen promises to show his mind in autobiography

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Springsteen, 66, has been working on the autobiography, called "Born to Run," for seven years.

2 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

4 hours ago in Music

Ace Frehley to release covers album, records with Paul Stanley

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Frehley will release a covers album, entitled "Origins Vol. 1" in April, and on it he teams up with his former bandmate for "Fire and Water," a track originally recorded in 1970 by the English rock group Free.