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Plane Crashes East of Bloomington, Seven Killed

Emergency crews are on the scene of a plane crash about 2 miles East of Bloomington.


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Rauner: “Rip the Economic Guts Out of Indiana”

Governor Bruce Rauner has some choice words for Illinois' neighbor to the east.

road construction

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Officials to Protect Archaeological Site Near Carpenter St. Underpass Project

The site will be covered to protect it from weather conditions.

Weekend Newswatch

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Official: 30-60 Days for Eagle Creek Resort Report

The Superintendent of Eagle Creek State Park says an assessment of what needs to be done to possibly reopen the troubled Eagle Creek Resort should be done in the next month or two.


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Aunt Held on Bond In Connection with Kankakee Jail Break

The aunt of a convicted murderer caught in Chicago last Friday after breaking out of jail in Kankakee is being held in jail herself on $50,000 bond.


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Satellite TV Industry: Don’t Tax Us

Representatives of the satellite television industry are trying to head off at the pass any new proposal to increase the state's satellite TV tax.


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SIU Terror Threat Trial Delayed Again

The federal trial for a Chicago man accused of mailing violent threats to Southern Illniois University's Carbondale campus has been postponed once again.

4-7-15 Palazzolo

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Palazzolo Confident Heading in to Home Stretch

Springfield Mayoral Candidate Paul Palazzolo says now that the campaigning is pretty much done, he feels good about the work he did.

Morning Newswatch

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Election Night Coverage on WTAX

Joey McLaughlin and Ray Lytle will anchor the evening's coverage.


in Entertainment

Sculptor will replace ‘Scary Lucy’ statue that haunts star’s hometown

A much-maligned tribute to Lucille Ball will be replaced after the depiction of the beloved '50s sitcom star drew worldwide attention.


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‘Game of Thrones’ writer George R.R. Martin working on new TV series

The writer has inked a two-year development deal with HBO, and his first project will be "Captain Cosmos."


in Music

Skid Row has a new lead singer

After 15 years, Johnny Solinger has quit the band.


in Entertainment

Consumer groups say YouTube Kids app is deceiving

Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore videos because it was restricted to "family-focused content."


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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star James Best dead at 88

The star played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the hit TV series.


in Lifestyle, Weird

Forget ‘friend’ requests, Facebook is in the divorce business

A judge has given an NYC woman permission to file for divorce via a Facebook message.


in Weird

The 2,000 mile trip to the drive-thru

Two men from Canada who took their sons on a journey to the original home of Kentucky Fried Chicken say it's a trip they'll never forget.


in Music

R.E.M. church steeple gets restoration work

The old Georgia church where the band played its first show will get a makeover.


in Entertainment, National

Postal Service issuing stamp to honor late poet Maya Angelou

Angelou rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page.


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Toto and Yes plan joint summer tour

Classic rock super powers Toto and Yes are hitting the road together for a 26-date North American summer tour. Toto…


in Sports, Viral Videos

MLB Opening Day: The Easter Bunny attacks!

The Easter Bunny does more than deliver baskets during the Washington Nationals' Opening Day mascot race.

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Today in entertainment history: May 6


A look at some of the entertainment headlines that made history.

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Nikki Sixx swears off Motley Crue songs after retirement


The rocker says once the band calls it quits you won't hear him perform any of their hits.

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The Who postpone concerts over Daltrey’s health concerns


Roger Daltrey's doctors have told him he needs to postpone upcoming shows to rest his vocal chords.