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Senate to hold one more vote on Iran nuclear deal

Senate Republicans will try a second time to move ahead on a resolution rejecting the Iran nuclear deal, but the outcome is expected to be the same.


in Entertainment, Sports

Lance Armstrong disgrace revisited as crime movie in ‘The Program’

The rise and fall of Lance Armstrong, from cancer-beating Tour de France champion to admitted drug cheat, gets the crime story treatment.


in Music

Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche to hit the auction block

Janis Joplin may have famously pleaded for a Mercedes-Benz in her 1970 a cappella song but her car of choice was a psychedelic Porsche that now is going to be sold at auction.


in Music, National

Aretha Franklin to welcome the Pope to America

The soul singer will be among those performing during the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia later this month.


in National, World

U.S. airman who disarmed train gunman to receive Purple Heart

A U.S. airman who helped disarm a gunman on a Paris-bound train last month will receive a Purple Heart medal, in an unusual award of the honor to a serviceman wounded while not in a combat zone.


in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Sept. 15.


in National

Hundreds protest Trump as Hillary shrugs off slumping polls

A downtown Dallas rally by presidential hopeful Donald Trump produced some of the sharpest scenes of conflict yet.


in Viral Videos

Bill Nye explains the Internet in emojis

"The Science Guy" explains how our brains process so much information when everything in our world is connected to the Internet, using a language everyone can understand.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 15

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


in Weird

Is that a cookie in your pants?

Police say a repeat shoplifter has been caught with his pants up — but full of raspberry cookies.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 15

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


in Local

Lawsuit Filed Over 2014 CO Leak at North Mac

Lawsuit has been filed against North Mac and contractors.

9-14-15 Mayor Microloans Announcement

in Local

City Announces “Microloan” Program for Small Businesses

Aa microloan program for small businesses that might not otherwise be eligible for loans due to credit and other problems.


in Local

REO Speedwagon’s Richrath Dies, Illinois Mourns

A leader of Downstate Illinois' favorite rock and roll band, REO Speedwagon, has passed away.


in Local

More Springfield Traffic Signals Taken Offline

The city of Springfield is taking some more traffic signals offline.


in Local

Two More Die in Quincy Legionnaires’ Outbreak

That increases the number of recent deaths from the water-borne illness in Quincy to 12.

road construction

in Local

5th Street Downtown Detoured Monday due to Water Main Break

It's unclear what caused the major break.


in Sports

When it comes to NFL cash, Cowboys are the MVP

The average NFL team is now worth $2 billion, the highest value in the 18 years team values have been tracked.


in Entertainment

The ‘Terminator’ takes over for Trump on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the new host of NBC's reality TV show "The Celebrity Apprentice," replacing Donald Trump who quit the show to run for U.S. president.

Gregory Hays

in Local

Christian County Authorities Looking for Escapee

Gregory Hays, 21, of Tower Hill was being arrested on a domestic battery charge when he allegedly escaped

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‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

in Entertainment, Local, Music

2 Illinois Bands Nominated for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Open Hearts Foundation 4th Annual Gala - Arrivals

Featuring: Cheap Trick,Robin Zander,Rick Nielsen,Tom Petersson,Bun E. Carlos
Where: Malibu, California, United States
When: 10 May 2014
Credit: SIPA/

**Only available for publication in Germany**

"Chicago" and Rockford's Cheap Trick are among eight first-time nominees.

in Entertainment

Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.