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If soda commercials were honest

Enjoy some sugary acid water today!

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

5 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 3

A look back at some of the biggest stories in Hollywood history.

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5 days ago in National

Yahoo to say it is exploring ‘strategic alternatives’

Yahoo Inc is expected to announce on Tuesday that it is exploring "strategic alternatives".

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5 days ago in Local

Rauner: Change Procurement Policies

Governor Bruce Rauner says he still intends to veto a measure to provide MAP grant and community college funding since the state can't afford it, but says he would sign it if the way the state gets business changed.

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5 days ago in Local

Details Released About Accident That Closed I-72 Exit Ramp

An accident that closed an exit ramp into Springfield for more than six hours and caused a driver to be pinned in his vehicle, is now cleaned up, and the driver escaped serious injury.

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, school students enter the "White House" as a life-size Abraham Lincoln replica stands outside, while touring the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. The chairman of the foundation behind the Library and Museum says fundraising is drying up because of tensions between library directors and the state agency that oversees it.

5 days ago in Local

Historic Site, Lincoln Museum Attendance Down

Trips to Illinois' state-administered historic sites, including the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, fell 7 percent last year.

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5 days ago in Local

Munger: State Under More Debt

Comptroller Leslie Munger says Illinois is on track to fall $6.2 billion further into debt amid ongoing state budget gridlock.

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5 days ago in Local

Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Increase

Medical marijuana sales in Illinois picked up in January as more dispensaries opened around the state.

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5 days ago in Local

Madigan Requests Stay on Charity Care Ruling

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office is asking a state appellate court to hold back enforcement of its ruling on a part of a state law that lets hospitals avoid taxes.

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5 days ago in Local

Children Testify in Former Prosecutor’s Murder Trial

Two children of a former Illinois prosecutor accused of killing his wife in 2006 have testified they saw their mother alive when forensic evidence suggests she was dead.

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5 days ago in Local

Parts of Historic Moline Train Depot Saved

Preservationists have salvaged the clock and decorative stones from Moline's historic train depot before it was to be razed.

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5 days ago in Local

Economic Growth Continues in Illinois, Slightly

It’s more of the same slow growth for Illinois, according to the latest Flash Index from the University of Illinois’ Institute of Government and Public Affairs.

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6 days ago in World

WHO says on watch for spread of Zika virus to Africa, Asia

The Zika virus linked to a microcephaly outbreak in Latin America could spread to Africa and Asia.

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6 days ago in Weird

Google buys ‘Google’ for just over $6,000

A Massachusetts graduate student who pointed out a glitch that allowed him to briefly "own" the world's most heavily trafficked website has been rewarded by Google.

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6 days ago in Local

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Set to Open in Springfield

A new medical marijuana dispensary is set to open up in downtown Springfield.

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6 days ago in Local

Dems Will Wait to Send Rauner College Funding Bill

Illinois Democratic Senate President John Cullerton says he's delaying sending a funding bill for colleges to Gov. Bruce Rauner in the hopes he'll reconsider his threat to veto it.

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6 days ago in Local, Sports

Baseball Added to Springfield Middle School Schedule

Baseball will soon be coming to another Springfield middle school.

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6 days ago in Local

No New Horse Virus Cases reported in IL

Illinois Department of Agriculture officials say they haven't received any new reports of equine herpes virus which sickened eight horses last week at Bartlett's Sunset Hill Farm.

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6 days ago in Sports

Survey: NFL players question teams’ attitudes on health

An Associated Press survey of 100 NFL players finds that fewer than half think the league's clubs, coaches and team doctors have the athletes' best interests at heart when it comes to health and safety.

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6 days ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

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60 mins ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 8

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A look back on some of Hollywoods memorable milestones.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Doritos, Esurance early ad winners on social media during Super Bowl

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From the cute and trendy to the downright creepy, Super Bowl 50 was full of ads to remember - and a few that we'd like to forget.

6 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

TWITTER REACTS: Super Bowl 50 halftime show

Coldplay singer Chris Martin sings during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Coldplay has a lot of fans ... but most of them were not on Twitter on Sunday night.