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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Facebook expands live video, challenging TV and web rivals

Facebook expanded its live video product, Facebook Live, giving the feature prominent placement on the app and rolling out features to make it easier for users to search and comment in real time.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Lawmakers Considering Limiting Public Access to Police Dashboard and Body Camera Footage

The House Judiciary Criminal Committee will hear a plan by Art Turner on limiting public access of police dashboard and body camera footage.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Pleads Not Guilty: Melodie Gliniewicz Claims No Conspiracy

Fox Lake Lt. Charles Joesph Gliniewicz widow denies role in money-siphoning scheme.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Country icon Merle Haggard dies on his birthday

The Hall of Famer has died at the age of 79.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Gawker challenges Florida jury verdict in Hulk Hogan case

Gawker has filed a challenge in Florida court to a jury's recent decision to assess $140 million in damages after finding that the media website had violated a celebrity's privacy rights by posting a 2012 sex tape of wrestling star Hulk Hogan.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Bill Wyman battling his way through cancer

The former Rolling Stones bassist announced in March he was undergoing treatment to tackle the disease, and it had been caught early so he was expected to make a full recovery.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Frustration on Both Sides with Proposed Salvation Army Move — Open Houses Planned

The Springfield City Council sent back to committee a proposal to extend the redevelopment agreement regarding Tax Increment Financing District funds for the Salvation Army.

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3 weeks ago in Music, Sports

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle, National

Last chance for 2015 tax deductions

If you are in the process of preparing your 2015 tax return and find yourself horrified by the amount you owe or disappointed by the paucity of your refund, you have one last chance to cut the bill by paying yourself instead of Uncle Sam.

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3 weeks ago in National

White House to transfer Ebola funds to combat Zika virus

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Pres WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials say the Obama administration is about to announce it will transfer…

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3 weeks ago in Sports

LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

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3 weeks ago in National

Republican Collins urges U.S. Senate hearings on high court pick

A moderate Republican senator heaped praise on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, bucking Senate Republican leaders in calling for confirmation hearings but saying she was not optimistic enough others in her party would agree.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Gyllenhaal, Watts tackle grief with humor in ‘Demolition’

Gyllenhaal plays a New York investment banker coming to grips with his wife's sudden death.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Hugs, tears, respect as ‘American Idol’ looks back

"American Idol," the TV show that searched for a pop star and itself became the biggest force in U.S. television, took a trip down memory lane on Tuesday as it prepares to bring down the curtain after 14 years on the air.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago in National

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin, says party will unite

Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party's nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention.

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2 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.