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Sanitary District Wants $70m+ in Bonds for Plant Upgrades

The Springfield Metro Sanitary District could need $70 million in bond money to pay for upgrades to the Sugar Creek Treatment Plant

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Police Seek Sangamon Co. Fugitives

Three fugitives who've stolen from a number of Springfield stores are being sought.

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Cornel West Cancels U of I Appearance over Salaita

A prominent civil rights activist and academic has cancelled a speech at the University of Illinois because of the school's decision to rescind a job offer to a Native American studies professor.

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Miley Cyrus isn’t pregnant and she has the ultrasound pic to prove it

The "Wrecking Ball" hitmaker says she is not expecting.

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Supreme Court to hear gay marriage cases in April

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether states can ban gay marriage.

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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Pharrell says he didn’t copy Marvin Gaye in ‘Blurred Lines’

"Blurred Lines" was 2013's biggest hit and earned more than $16 million in profits.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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The elephants are out of the circus

The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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‘Uptown Funk’ sung in cartoon voices

What if the cast of "Family Guy" sung the hit single by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars?

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.

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A-Rod is back with the Yankees

The game was his first in 17 months following a drug suspension for the entire 2014 season.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, March 5.

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MLS, players avoid strike

The MLS season will begin on Friday as scheduled.

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WATCH: Rockets fan sinks half court shot to win $25K

This Houston Rockets fan gets carried off the court after making the shot of a lifetime.

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Different time, same house

What time is it? Depends on which room you're in!

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in Entertainment

Bruce Willis to make Broadway debut

The "Die Hard" star will take the stage adaptation of Stephen King's acclaimed novel "Misery."

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‘Downton Abbey’ star slated to play the Beast

Dan Stevens is set to play the Beast in the live-action adaptation of the fairy tale.

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Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

The justices will gather in private Friday to cast their votes in the case.

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Leonardo DiCaprio is the latest star to partner with Netflix

The outspoken environmentalist will help create non-fiction projects as part of a multi-year deal with his production company.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon’s giant beer pong

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We need this beer pong song at our next barbecue.

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Harrison Ford ‘OK’ after plane crash

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The "Star Wars" star was hurt after his vintage plane crashed shortly after taking off from an L.A. airport.

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Today in entertainment history: March 6

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Want to hear something shocking? It has been more than 20 years since "The Cosby Show" went off the air.

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Fans warned about fake Drake tickets

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A promoter has reportedly been selling bogus tickets for a tour this spring.

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Peeps milk coming to an Easter basket near you

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Because why shouldn't milk taste more like marshmallows?