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marijuana

April 19, 2014 in Local

Med Pot Rules to be Revised

Language to be clarified for FOID card holders who also can use medical marijuana

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

April 19, 2014 in Local

Obama Presidential Museum Subject of Hearing

Illinois lawmakers to discuss using state money to establish Obama museum

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April 19, 2014 in Local

Bogus Twitter Account Leads to Police Raid

Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria’s mayor…

robinwilliams

April 19, 2014 in Entertainment

Could we soon see ‘Mrs. Doubtfire 2?’

This could be the sequel we've been waiting for.

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April 19, 2014 in Local

Treasurer: State I-Cash Program a Success

Millions returned to owners

poehler

April 19, 2014 in Entertainment

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett officially file for divorce

Though they've been separated since 2012, we're sad to see one of Hollywood's funniest couples split.

durant

April 19, 2014 in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

The Thunder secure No. 2 seed, the Cubs' visit to Yankee Stadium doesn't go well, and more.

jobs

April 19, 2014 in National

Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

bucks

April 19, 2014 in Sports

Wall Street fund managers buy Milwaukee Bucks

Hedge fund managers are buying the Milwaukee Bucks for $550 million, becoming the latest Wall Street financiers to own a sports club.

soccer

April 19, 2014 in Sports

Atlanta awarded MLS expansion team

Atlanta has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium.

mikaelbran

April 19, 2014 in Entertainment

‘Hobbit’ star found guilty in drug case

Actor Mikael Persbrandt has been sentenced to five months in jail for buying cocaine.

claw

April 19, 2014 in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

taylor

April 19, 2014 in Music, Viral Videos

Watch Taylor Swift’s video blog of bridal shower surprise

The superstar documented her surprise appearance at an Ohio bride's celebration.

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April 19, 2014 in Music

No cooling down for the hot ‘Frozen’ soundtrack

The soundtrack for Disney's animated film continues to dominate the Billboard music charts.

bryansinger

April 19, 2014 in Entertainment

‘X-Men’ director accused of drugging, raping teen

The lawsuit - filed weeks before the release of "X-Men: Days of Future Past" - alleges the director sexually assaulted a teen boy.

monarch butterfly

April 19, 2014 in Local

Monarch Butterfly Population Is Shrinking

Official state insect needs milkweed

immigration

April 19, 2014 in National

Obama, Republicans feud over immigration

Partisan bickering over immigration reform intensified as each side accused the other of standing in the way of progress.

gun

April 19, 2014 in National

Ex-NYC Mayor Bloomberg to spend $50M on gun control

Michael Bloomberg ramped up efforts to fight gun violence with a $50 million grassroots campaign to organize voters on gun control.

utahmom

April 19, 2014 in National

Police say Utah mom gave birth at home

Police say a mother accused of slaying six of her infant children secretly gave birth at home and then immediately killed them.

Kicked By Train

April 19, 2014 in Viral Videos

Kicked in the head by a train

This man tried to take a selfie while a train passed but was a little too close.

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yesterday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

Video Games Sonic

Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

yesterday in Music

Record Store Day full of reunited bands, special editions

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Record Store Day celebrates thousands of independent music shops around the world.