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Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns

The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep turning away from popular diet sodas.

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Coming soon to Netflix

This is the last weekend to binge on these shows and movies. Get a sneak peak at what's leaving Netflix and what will be new in May.

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David Letterman gets star-studded send-off

CBS is giving him 90 minutes of prime-time real estate for a tribute show.

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in Local

Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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in Music

Michael Jackson went to great lengths for strange song sounds

Longtime engineer Matt Forger says he joined the King of Pop on missions to strange places for album tracks.

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.

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Langfelder Announces Full Transition Team

Mayor-Elect Jim Langfelder says he's put together a cross-section of people that will help him transition in to the top city job.

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Judge: Chicago Man Stand Trial for SIU Threats

A Chicago man has been found fit to stand trial on charges accusing him of mailing violent threats to Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus.

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in Entertainment

Robin Williams’ final film heading to theaters

The "Good Will Hunting" star joined the project in January, 2013, and the film debuted at the Tribeca Film festival last year.

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More Pop Music Added to Illinois State Fair Lineup

There are plenty of country music acts lined up for this year's Illinois State Fair, and more pop acts are now being added.

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Lincoln Home Contributes $12.7 Million to Springfield-Area Economy

The Lincoln Home National Historic site is contributing greatly to Springfield in terms of economic impact.

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Sequel planned for Denzel Washington’s ‘The Equalizer’

The big screen adaptation of the hit '80s TV series raked in almost $200 million at the box office.

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ star reveals cancer battle

Cobie Smulders says she was battling ovarian cancer while filming the show's third season.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Police officers get down with dashcam duets

From "Fancy" to "Rude!" these cops know how to bust a move.

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in Weird

Ice cream theft gives new meaning to ‘sleeping on the job’

How exactly do you steal $2,500 worth of ice cream out from under a clerk's nose?

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in Sports

Rose to attend All-Star game

The disgraced former MLB star will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati.

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Vin Diesel as Dom Toretto in a scene from "Furious 7."

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Vin Diesel confirms: ‘Furious 8′ is in the works

The franchise star says No. 8 will hit the big screen in 2017.

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in Music

Bobby Brown recording his last album

The R&B star has hinted that he plans to retire soon.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, April 24.

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Today in entertainment history: April 27

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

in Music

John Mayer to tour with Grateful Dead members

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Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann are reuniting under the official group name this July and rumor has it that Mayer is joining them.

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Iggy Azalea didn’t want to dance with Britney Spears

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The "Fancy" hitmaker directed the upcoming music video for "Pretty Girls," but felt uncomfortable dancing alongside the "Toxic" hitmaker.

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Chris Brown fighting to get his name on daughter’s birth certificate

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The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker wants to be named the legal father of his daughter, Royalty.

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Warhol’s take on Bob Dylan, Lou Reed to be shown in Times Square

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Andy Warhol's short films featuring the music legends will be screened on a big billboard in the Big Apple.