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4 weeks ago in Music

Sales soar for David Bowie’s parting gift, his new ‘Blackstar’ album

Sales of Bowie's last album - released two days before his death - soared along with downloads of the greatest hits of his storied career.

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4 weeks ago in National

As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year

As he prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, the President has insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Man orders Kindle, man gets tumor delivered instead

FedEx delivered a big, gross surprise to one customer in the U.K.

Alabama's O.J. Howard heads to the end zone for a touchdown reception during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 12

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

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

This fire is ‘poppin’

Michelle Dobyne gives a hilarious live interview after her neighbor rescued her from a fire.

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4 weeks ago in Lifestyle

Your cell phone is dirty. Really, really dirty

Your touchscreen device has more germs on it than a public toilet. Here's how you should clean it.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Sangamon County Board to Consider Disaster Declaration

Another disaster declaration could be coming for Sangamon County following the flooding rains of weeks ago.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 12

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

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4 weeks ago in Local

Radogno: State Budget Standoff Could Last Several Years

Senator Christine Radogno says it's possible the standoff over the state budget could last for several years.

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4 weeks ago in Local

CWLP Coal Provider Files for Bankruptcy

CWLP, Arch Coal still negotiating.

Health

4 weeks ago in Local

Illinois Medicare Patients’ Needs To Be Coordinated By New Networks

Health officials say Medicare patients in Illinois will have their health care needs coordinated by new networks.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

No drug charges for Lamar Odom

The fallen basketball player was found unconscious at the Love Ranch South brothel on Oct. 13 after suffering a stroke following a drug binge.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Langfelder: I’m “Holding the Line” on Spending in New Budget

The budget for the City of Springfield is officially out, and the public will get the chance to sound off on it starting next week.

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4 weeks ago in Local

SEIU: Happy “Raunerversary”

A year ago Tuesday, Gov. Rauner took the oath of office. State workers unions are pretty sure it has not been a very good year.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Circuit Clerk Adds Passport Photo Services

Regardless of how the status of the Illinois driver's license and Real ID play out ... you might try getting a passport.

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4 weeks ago in National

Conservative U.S. justices prepared to deliver blow to unions

Supreme Court justices voiced support for a legal challenge that could erode organized labor's clout by depriving public-employee unions of millions of dollars in fees that state laws force non-union members to pay.

Film director George Lucas walks through the pit area prior to the Formula One British Grand Prix 2015 in Silverstone, England in this July 5, 2015 file photo.   REUTERS/Paul Childs/Files

4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ fans launch petition to bring back George Lucas

Fans have launched a petition calling for movie bosses to bring back creator George Lucas to direct another installment of the sci-fi franchise.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Pistorius asks top court to hear appeal of murder conviction

The legal team of Oscar Pistorius says it has asked South Africa's Constitutional Court to let the team appeal the double-amputee Olympian's murder conviction for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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4 weeks ago in National

Honda, Volvo take top awards at the Detroit auto show

The Honda Civic has been named North American Car of the Year. The truck of the year is the Volvo XC90.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Mother Nature to Plants: Fooled You!

The November and December mildness fooled some plants and grasses into growth, even with the dandelion here or there.

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11 hours ago in Entertainment

McDonald’s serving up ‘smarter’ Happy Meals

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Ronald McDonald plans to serve up a side of literacy as the fast food giant swaps toys for millions of books.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

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

18 hours ago in Music

Lionel Richie’s book is too hot to handle

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Lionel Richie is desperate to write a "juicy" book about his career but has to wait until the people he wants to include die.