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1 month ago in Sports

PREVIEW: The Final Four

March Madness lived up to its billing, filled with upsets, crazy finishes and memorable performances.

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1 month ago in Local

US Spy Agency Selects St. Louis Location Over Illinois

The preferred location for the project is a blighted north St. Louis area that city leaders hope will see an economic turnaround.

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1 month ago in Sports

Canadian hockey fans mourn as country’s teams miss NHL playoffs

Hockey fans in Canada, where the sport is followed with religious fervor, mourned after learning that for the first time in 46 years no Canadian NHL team will make the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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1 month ago in Music

Stars gather for musical tribute to David Bowie

The event honoring Bowie was originally planned to take place before his death, from cancer, on Jan. 10.

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1 month ago in Sports

Self, Valentine honored as coach, player of the year

Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year.

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1 month ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

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

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1 month ago in National

FCC advances privacy proposal for U.S. internet users

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday advanced a proposal to ensure the privacy of broadband Internet users by barring providers from collecting user data without consent.

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1 month ago in National, World

U.S., Japan, South Korea warn North Korea over ‘provocations’

U.S. President Barack Obama joined South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday, vowing to ramp up pressure on North Korea in response to its recent nuclear and missile tests.

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1 month ago in National, World

Republicans alarmed at talk U.S. may ease Iran trade

U.S. Republican lawmakers voiced deep concern on Thursday about reports that the Obama administration might allow Iran to use the dollar in some business transactions, although no such plans have been announced.

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1 month ago in Weird

Painted olives, tainted sugar top world’s worst menu

Italian olives painted with copper sulphate solution, Sudanese sugar tainted with fertilizer, and hundreds of thousands of gallons of bogus alcoholic drinks top Interpol's annual tally of toxic and counterfeit food seized by police agencies across the world.

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1 month ago in Viral Videos

‘Game of Thrones’ sword or ’80s metal band?

What's in a name? Heart Eater ... Crimson Death ... Dark Sister ... can you answer correctly.

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1 month ago in Local

IHPA to Hold Events this Weekend to Commemorate Civil War Era

Events happen Saturday and Sunday at the Old State Capitol.

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1 month ago in Local

New Gasoline Tax Takes Effect in Decatur on Friday

A new gas tax taking effect in the central Illinois city of Decatur on Friday will fund street repairs. Owners…

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1 month ago in Local

IDES Releases February Employment Numbers

IDES says many of those looking were simply unsuccessful, partly because Illinois lags behind the rest of the nation in job creation.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

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10 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

2 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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

2 days ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.