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Monday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 11

A look back on some of Hollywood's most unforgettable moments.

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Students at 24 Illinois Colleges Object to State Budget Mess

Students at two dozen Illinois colleges have penned an open letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers about the 10-month stalemate on a state budget.

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Concerns Raised At Salvation Army Open House

Residents of the neighborhood near the former Gold's Gym on Clear Lake Avenue continued to express concerns about the Salvation Army's possible move there.

Inductees Robin Zander, left, and Bun E. Carlos from Cheap Trick perform at the 31st Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, April 8, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

4 weeks ago in Music

PHOTOS: 2016 Rock Hall inductions

Some of the biggest names in the music industry gathered to honor the 31st class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Rocker Vince Neil cited for battery in Nevada after scuffle involving Nicolas Cage

Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil was cited for battery after he grabbed a woman by the hair when she sought an autograph of actor Nicolas Cage at a Las Vegas hotel, police said on Friday.

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Rock Hall welcomes 2016 class

Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Steve Miller, and California rappers N.W.A. were all honored during a ceremony in NYC.

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April 29th is Tax Freedom Day for Illinois

Illinoisans will have to work until April 29 to pay off their tax burdens this year, according to a national…

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State Lawmakers Look to Hold the Line on Pension Abuse

Three new bills, all headed for a full vote in the Illinois House of Representatives, would restrict who qualifies for pensions, stop employees from trying to earn two pensions at once and call public attention to spiking the value of a pension right before retirement.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

4 weeks ago in Local

Prosecutors Detail Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Hastert

Prosecutors in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case are seeking up to six months in prison for the former U.S. House speaker.

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Officers of the Polish Army See How Things are Done in Illinois

Officers with the Polish Army have been visiting Illinois, for a “lessons learned” session in Chicago and Springfield.

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Suspect in Murder of former Springfield Dentist Detained in Mexico

Brenda Delgado is facing capitol murder charges pending extradition to the U.S.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Hardcore Henry’ is technically savvy but not much fun

The action is relentless, violent, and eventually tiresome. The film essentially becomes a first person shooter game set to autopilot, much more successful as a technical achievement than resonant narrative.

Villanova players celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

4 weeks ago in Sports

The week’s top sports shots

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

A fishing boat heads out to sea while a pedestrian walks along a jetty as the sun rises, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Bal Harbour, Fla. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in the area will reach the upper 70's. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

4 weeks ago in National

Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘The Boss,’ ‘Hardcore Henry’ highlight box office offerings

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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4 weeks ago in National

Cost of mailing a letter drops to 47 cents beginning Sunday

The cost of mailing a letter is going down.

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Tracing the birth of baseball

Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

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4 weeks ago in Music

Bob Dylan, Paul Simon plan albums

Two music icons will each be releasing albums in the coming months.

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Today in entertainment history: May 4

A Grammy Award statuette is photographed, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 in Chicago.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

16 hours ago in Music

Desert Trip is going to make October a memorable month

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Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and more are set to take California by storm this fall.

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Paul McCartney meets ‘Blackbird’ inspirations

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Paul McCartney met two members of the "Little Rock Nine," who helped inspire the hit Beatles song.