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Aaron Hernandez cousin due back on the stand in murder trial

Prosecutors are "about a week or so" away from resting their case, which is beginning its ninth week.

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Senate up next after House passes bold conservative budget

Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.

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in Weird

Thief uses his own credit card to jimmy door, leaves it behind

A Pennsylvania man left behind an important clue when he broke into a friend's garage — a credit card with his name on it.

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Judge lets ex-NHL players’ lawsuit go on

Former players are seeking unspecified financial damages and medical monitoring for neurological disorders.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, March 26.

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in National, World

Facing resistance, U.S. pushes to meet deadline for Iran deal

The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, March 26

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

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Census: Florida leading nation with fastest-growing cities

The Sunshine State is climbing the ranks of most populous states.

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National Anthem ‘fans’ at Walmart

We all did this as kids ... we just probably didn't get caught on camera doing it in a Walmart.

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U.S.-led coalition, Iraqis pound Islamic State in Tikrit

The decision to give air support to the Tikrit campaign pulls the United States into a messy battle that puts them on the same side of a fight as Iranian-backed militia.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 26

A look back at the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

3-25-15 Sam Cahnman

in Local

Cahnman Wants City Minimum Wage Increase

Springfield Fifth Ward Alderman Sam Cahnman says if the Legislature won't act, the City Council should.

3-25-15 Springfield ICON

in Local

Springfield ICON Endorses Candidates

A Springfield advocacy group for older neighborhoods and a political action committee has done something it's never done before -- endorse candidates.

3-24-15 Sierra Club

in Local

Sierra Club Reiterates: Shut Down Dallman 31, 32

The local Sierra Club chapter hosted a forum to reiterate to the public the myriad concerns it says it still has with City Water Light and Power.

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Lollapalooza Acts Announced

Organizers say Paul McCartney and Metallica are headliners along with pop star Sam Smith.

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Heinz to Buy Kraft Foods

Illinois-based Kraft Foods is being bought out by H.J. Heinz.

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University of Illinois to Help Minority Ph.D. Candidates

The University of Illinois says it's using its share of a $3 million grant to help minority students seeking doctoral degrees.

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You can buy Oprah’s clothes, furniture

The media mogul will sell paintings, furniture, designer clothing, and other items from her Chicago residence next month.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who abandoned post, charged with desertion

Bergdahl, who disappeared in 2009, could face life in prison.

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REVIEW: ‘It Follows’ is the best American horror film in a decade

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In this image released by Brigade Marketing, actress Maika Monroe appears in a scene of It Follows, directed by David Robert Mitchell. “It Follows,” has been arguably the buzziest American film at Cannes next to Bennett Miller’s wrestling drama “Foxcatcher,” which boasts a far more famous cast and a major premiere at the Palais des Festival.

"It Follows" is a horror movie worthy of classic comparisons.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

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Craig T. Nelson bringing ‘Coach’ back to TV

Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson, left, and actor Craig T. Nelson share a moment with Quincy the dog on the set of the television show "Coach", Feb. 10, 1995, in Universal City, Calif. Johnson will appear as himself in an episode in which Quincy ends up swallowing Johnson's Super Bowl ring.

Craig T. Nelson has signed on to revive his hit TV sitcom "Coach" for a new sequel series on NBC.