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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 19

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

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As movement to boycott Oscars grows, Academy promises more diversity

Oscar nominees lacked black performers for a second straight year, leading to the revival of the Twitter feed #OscarsSoWhite that emerged in 2015.

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2015 movies in LEGO

A look at some of the year's biggest blockbusters, in building block form.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 19

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Eagles founder Glenn Frey dead at 67

Guitarist Glenn Frey, a founding member of Southern California rock band the Eagles who co-wrote many of their seminal 1970s hits, died on Monday.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Supporters March in Springfield for MLK

They were marching to bring attention to their causes, but also for the person that might have first brought attention to their causes.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Chicago, St. Louis Observe MLK Day

Observers from St. Louis to Chicago are marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events, demonstrations and commemorations.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Elections Officials Could Take Up Case of 3 Illinois Judges

An election official has recommended three St. Clair County judges who opted to run for election instead of retention should stay on the ballot.

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Tired of your team? Jump on the bandwagon

Favorite team out of the playoffs? Just switch sides - it's easy!

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Iraq searching for three U.S. citizens reportedly abducted

Security forces in Baghdad were hunting for three U.S. citizens who Iraqi lawmakers said on Monday had been kidnapped, which, if confirmed, would make them the first Americans abducted in the country since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Golfer Donaldson loses fight with chainsaw

British golfer Jamie Donaldson, who won the point that secured the 2014 Ryder Cup for Europe, faces a couple of weeks out of the sport after cutting his hand in an accident involving a chainsaw.

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3 weeks ago in Local

AED’s Could Arrive At Libraries with Proposed Law

Whether or not reading books is on the rise, the local public library is bound to be a busy place.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Woman Arrested for Stabbing Boyfriend

A Springfield woman is accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the chest during a dispute Sunday morning.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Can Lawmakers Do Work Without a Budget?

There's no budget.

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Fraud Prevention Means Later State Tax Refunds

The state's trying to stay at least one step away from identity fraudsters.

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Federal Transportation Bill May Result in New Illinois Capital Bill

The transportation bill funding passed by Congress may force state lawmakers to consider a new capital construction program.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Judges Go to College

People in Illinois' court system, not just judges, are in for some new learning in the New Year.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Body Found Following Fire in Latham

Authorities in central Illinois are trying to identify a body found in the ruins of a house fire near the small village of Latham in Logan County.

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2 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

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People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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

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Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic

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The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle

16 hours ago in Entertainment

Another ‘Harry Potter’ book in the works

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Fans will have the chance to read another installment in J.K. Rowling's wizard series when her new play is published as a book.