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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 30

A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

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Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.

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Springfield Armed Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera, Police Seek Tips

A man wielding a box cutter tried to hold up a new pet store near downtown Springfield

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Fuel Leak Closes Road Near New Berlin

No one was injured in the crash.

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.

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Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.

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Babies going through tunnels

You have to see these kids react to the magic of underground transportation.

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Springfield Man Shot Near King and Stuart

Another Springfield man has been shot, but is expected to be okay.

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Tom Petty has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Sam Smith

The rocker graciously chalks up the similarities between "I Won't Back Down" and "Stay With Me" to a "musical accident."

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Bill Would Prohibit Legislative Leaders From Holding Outside Employment

If it looks like a conflict, that's bad enough for State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood).

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

Singer Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote her new album "1989" in New York, October 30, 2014.

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Taylor Swift trademarks ‘1989’ phrases

You can't use "This Sick Beat" or "Cause We Never Go Out Of Style" without the pop star's permission.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 30

Fresh
beatles

A look back on some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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Dominos delivery guy crashes Legion of Boom photo shoot

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For a 20-year-old pizza shop employee, this was 10 of the best minutes of his life.

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Tom Petty has ‘no hard feelings’ toward Sam Smith

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The rocker graciously chalks up the similarities between "I Won't Back Down" and "Stay With Me" to a "musical accident."

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.