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in Sports

Cooperstown’s class of 2015 reflects diversity in game

From tallest to shortest, and a hybrid starter/reliever to a versatile regular, the class of 2015 embodies the diversity that is part of baseball's appeal.

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in Entertainment

Cosby’s shows continue as more women allege abuse

Bill Cosby, the subject of more than a dozen sex-abuse allegations, opened three shows this week.

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in National, World

French police officer killed in shoot-out, hunt deepens for terrorists

The manhunt widened for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an apparent Islamist militant strike.

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in National

Sub-zero winds grip much of U.S., closing schools

An Arctic air blast from Canada hit the U.S., with many parts around minus 10 degrees, the National Weather Service said.

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in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ win big at People’s Choice Awards

Actresses Shailene Woodley and Jennifer Lawrence were among the big winners at the 2015 People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday after…

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in Local

Problems and Solutions at DCFS

Hearing into abuse

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in Local

Business Group Pushes for 40-Hour Week

Congressional vote possible today

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in Election 2014, Local

Quinn Is Retiring (Involuntarily) But Not Shy

He spoke truth to power, he has been in power, he will speak truth to power

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in Music

PHOTOS: Elvis through the years

Elvis Presley would have celebrated his 80th birthday today.

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in National, World

U.S.-led air strikes have hit 3,000 Islamic State targets

Strikes against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria have damaged or destroyed more than 3,000 targets since August.

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in Weird

Police: Florida man takes baby to burglary

Police say the suspect set his 5-month-old son down while he pulled a knife on the homeowner.

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in Lifestyle

Send your Valentines to Loveland

Now that we've rounded the new year's corner, Valentine's Day will soon be here.

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in Viral Videos

Panda loves the snow

Video showing Washington DC's panda cub Bao Bao playing in her first snow is melting hearts.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 8

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

Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, talks from the speakers podium in the House chambers Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Springfield Ill. The Illinois Legislature resumes work toward its end of May deadline.

in Local

Madigan, Cullerton Support Special Comptroller Election

House Speaker Michael Madigan says he will support a proposal to establish a 2016 special election to replace late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

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in Entertainment

Bye-bye lunch break: Play vintage ‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Tetris’ for free

Behold the power of the Internet: You can now play thousands of your favorite classic video games online.

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in Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch to be a dad

The British actor is expecting a baby with his new fiancée.

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in Local

Expert: Lincoln Presidential Library Needs Better Governance, Not Split

Experts say making the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a separate state agency would hamper its ability to modernize.

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in Local

OSHA Cites Springfield Company for Pekin Worker Deaths

A federal agency has filed violations against a Springfield agricultural products company after two workers died at its Pekin facility.

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in National

1 dead in police-involved shooting at Columbus airport

Officials say a man was fatally shot after a confrontation involving a vehicle outside of Port Columbus International Airport.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back at some of the biggest headlines to ever come out of Hollywood.

in Entertainment

It’s a dog-eat-dog world at the 2015 Puppy Bowl

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It's Ruff versus Tuff in the 11th annual football game of puppy power!

in Entertainment

Nickelodeon latest to offer streaming service

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Good news for "SpongeBob SquarePants" fans.