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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, March 10.

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in Entertainment

A ‘Walking Dead’ spinoff is in the works

The network announced yesterday it is ordering two seasons of what it's calling a companion series to "The Walking Dead."

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 10

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

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in National, World

Republicans write open letter to Iran

The White House said the letter was a partisan effort to undermine Obama's foreign policy.

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in National, Sports

Jury in Boston bombing trial hears from victims, sees video

Jurors in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev heard descriptions of horrendous injuries from survivors.

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in Weird

Thief tries to steal woman’s heart, steals car instead

Authorities say a man who allegedly stole a woman's car during their first date last month has been captured.

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in National

Obama aims to clamp down on federal student loan servicers

More than 40 million Americans have student loans, and many are backed by the government.

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in Entertainment

‘The Simpsons’ co-creator loses cancer battle

Nine-time Emmy winner Sam Simon was the animator behind the hit series.

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in Viral Videos

How is daylight saving time still a thing?

We're still struggling to get over the time change, so why do we do this twice a year?

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 10

Remember the time a ventriloquist and her puppet testified before Congress?

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in Local

Leslie Munger Settles In to New Job

One of the new faces around the state Capitol belongs to the comptroller, Leslie Munger.

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in Local

Durbin Criticizes Netanyahu

Senator Dick Durbin says there’s a problem with the statement Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made last week regarding an…

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in Local

Business Groups, Some Republicans Support Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

If there’s to be immigration reform, should it include an opportunity for citizenship for illegal immigrants? Business interests and some…

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in Local

Springfield Police Investigate Two Shootings

Two shootings happened Monday afternoon, within a mile of each other.

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in Entertainment

TWITTER REACTS: Our favorite #AppleWatch tweets

In today's big tech news, Apple officially unveiled the Apple Watch, which is like an iPhone for your wrist, but a lot more expensive.

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in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Will the Apple Watch transform wearable tech?

The watch will launch in April with prices ranging from $349 to a whopping $10,000.

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in Sports

Undefeated Kentucky remains on top of AP poll

Duke and Arizona are also among the top five teams in college basketball, according to the latest AP poll.

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in Sports

Mushers embark on trek across Alaska as Iditarod begins

Mushers began the 1,000-mile trek across Alaska in the unusual start location of Fairbanks.

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in Local

ISBE Urges More State Money for Education

Paying for schools always seems to be a tough nut in Illinois.

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in Local

Accident Closes I-55 Near Springfield

Things are back to normal on Interstate 55 after an accident outside Springfield snarled traffic for hours Monday morning.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

in Entertainment

Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

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Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

in Music

Gene Simmons gets into movie business

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The KISS rocker and WWE Studios will join together to try to scare the bejeezus out of you.