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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

The Avengers enter ‘Civil War’ with supersized premiere

Hollywood Boulevard hosted a supersized premiere for "Captain America: Civil War," which sees the superhero come to loggerheads with Iron Man.

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3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 13

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

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3 weeks ago in Weird

70 years on the same job

Talk about a loyal employee: Elena Griffing has started her 71st year working for the same San Francisco Bay Area hospital.

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3 weeks ago in Local

CWLP Tries to Sell Change in Surcharges

City Water Light and Power is trying to make its case again for what aldermen say is taking promised savings away from customers.

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3 weeks ago in Local

House Spending Bill Unlikely to Pass

Not enough votes to override a veto

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 13

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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.

3 weeks ago in Local

“His Plan from the Very Beginning”

Madigan launches on Rauner

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3 weeks ago in Local

Illinoisan Dies from Bacterial Infection

A death in Illinois has been linked to the same strain of bacteria that has caused an unprecedented outbreak of infection in Wisconsin and one case in Michigan.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Home Sales Increase

After a sluggish start to the year, Springfield-area home sales are starting to pick back up.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Health Care Workers Say They Need Raise

Lawmakers and advocates say workers who care for developmentally disabled residents should get a pay raise to comply with a federal court order.

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3 weeks ago in Local

It’s Big News When They Meet

Governor and four leaders at 2:30 p.m.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Facebook’s next frontier: Chatbots, live video

Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it will begin allowing developers to build chatbots inside its Messsenger app that will enable users to communicate with businesses one-on-one in its latest efforts to dominate enterprise transactions and customer service.

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3 weeks ago in National

Senate Judiciary chairman Grassley tells Garland no hearings

Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court selection, failed to persuade Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley during a private meeting on Tuesday to hold confirmation hearings on his nomination.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Star Trek Beyond’ to pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy

The latest installment of the sci-fi franchise will include a tribute to legendary actor who portrayed Dr. Spock.

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3 weeks ago in Local

The Future for Taxpayers

Just what kind of new taxes could be in Illinois taxpayers’ future?

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3 weeks ago in Local

Gov Releases Education Funding Breakdown

Gov. Bruce Rauner has released figures breaking down how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education funding plan.

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3 weeks ago in Local, Sports

U of I Reaches Athletic-Related Settlements

The University of Illinois has announced a pair of settlements involving former female basketball players who sued the school and its former football coach, Tim Beckman.

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3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A ‘Captain America: Civil War’ version of the presidential election

There are some interesting parallels between the presidential election and the highly-anticipated comic book movie.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Hearing Held on Vaccine Exemptions

llinois health officials have proposed new rules requiring parents who oppose vaccinating their children based on religious reasons to provide a special document to schools and child care facilities each year.

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3 weeks ago in Local

ISU Planetarium Gets Upgrate

The planetarium at Illinois State University has upgraded its decades-old video projection system.

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7 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

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"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

10 hours ago in Music

Roger Daltrey gets his own bubbly

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The Who frontman is releasing his own brand of champagne.

14 hours ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

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The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.