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School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Dan Aykroyd adapting ‘Blues Brothers’ for animated series

The animated project will also feature the band's original songs, as well as soul and blues classics, and new material recorded specially for the series, which Aykroyd will help to develop alongside "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ fans want Queen Elsa to ‘come out’

Fans are urging movie executives to make the film's snow queen Elsa a lesbian in the sequel.

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2 days ago in Music

Lennon’s lyrics, Cobain’s letter and Gaga’s piano up for auction

John Lennon's handwritten lyrics, Lady Gaga's first piano and an angry note from Kurt Cobain discussing the possibility of disbanding Nirvana after an unflattering magazine article are among the top items being offered at an upcoming auction.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

It’s ‘Star Wars’ Day: May the 4th be with you

It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.

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2 days ago in Local

Change to Redistricting Advances

Senate must vote this week if it's to go onto the balot

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2 days ago in National, World

U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

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2 days ago in Sports

Zika concerns could see MLB cancel Puerto Rico series

A pair of Major League Baseball games scheduled to be played in Puerto Rico later this month could be relocated due to growing concerns over the Zika virus in the area, the MLB Players Association said.

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2 days ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Captain America’

Let's celebrate this weekend's release of "Captain America: Civil War" by looking back on the 1990 never-released movie that gives the Dolph Lundgren "Punisher" film a painfully slow run for its money.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

It’s easier to follow friends on Twitter

A new Connect tab on Twitter Inc's mobile app makes it easier for people to find accounts to follow, the social network said on Tuesday as it launched the new feature to attract more users.

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2 days ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 days ago in Lifestyle

Families struggling with teen phone addiction

Half of teenagers in the United States feel addicted to their mobile phones, with most checking the devices at least every hour and feeling pressured to respond immediately to messages, a survey released on Tuesday found.

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3 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ told by emojis

If the blockbuster movie was told entirely by characters on your cell phone.

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3 days ago in Weird

‘Jesus’ arrested at Philly Apple store

A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 4

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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3 days ago in Local

Army Corps Approves Conducting Hunter Lake Study; Council Approves Simpson Appointment

An environmental impact study on the city’s proposed Hunter Lake as a backup water supply has been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers to be conducted.

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3 days ago in National

Cruz Suspends Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump won Indiana's Republican presidential primary Tuesday and Ted Cruz suspended his campaign.

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3 days ago in Local

31st Annual Police Officer Memorial Day Thursday

Thursday marks the 31st annual Police Officer Memorial Day.

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3 days ago in Local

Springfield Police Department : Slow Down on the MacArthur Extension

Springfield Police say drivers are exceeding the posted speed limit on the MacArthur extension, south of Wabash.

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4 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is finally here

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

10 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

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Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

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Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.