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‘Downton Abbey’ ending after 6 seasons

The period drama, which was first broadcast in 2010, will reportedly draw to a close this year.

Actress Lindsay Lohan addresses reporters during a news conference at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Park City, Utah. Producer Randall Emmett and Lohan announced the forthcoming production of a new film, "Inconceivable," in which Lohan will star and co-produce.

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Not so fast Lindsay: Lohan’s ‘community service’ challenged

Officials are investigating whether the actress claimed a "meet-and-greet" with fans as part of her court-ordered community service.

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Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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‘Zombie’ or miracle, cat claws his way back from the dead

A cat in Florida surfaced five days after he was hit by a car and buried for dead.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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WATCH: How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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War on Poverty: Illinois Scores “Mediocre”

Proportion of income devoted to rent is a problem

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 29

A look at some of the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Illinois Video Gambling Revenue Doubles in Second Year

The state made nearly $165 million in 2014 from video gambling

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Durbin: Consolidate 15 Federal Food Agencies Into One

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes the fifth time’s the charm for legislation to create a new food safety agency.

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A Huge Benefit for a Taylorville Elementary School

"Kids are well fed, happy, smiling and being themselves rather than being in a situation where their stomachs are empty, they have headaches and stomach aches, they may be nauseous."

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Woman convicted of stalking ‘Orange is the New Black’ star

Jeanine Heller, who has been stalking the actress for months, has been sentenced to 45 days behind bars.

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Rockford Facility for Juvenile Wards Closes

A facility that houses wards of the state in Rockford is closing following a newspaper's reports of assault and other issues.

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Banner Year for SPI — Now What?

Springfield's Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport had one of its best years ever for passenger flights last year -- so what's next?

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Rauner Among Nation’s Top Spenders in 2014 Campaign

The Center for Public Integrity says Rauner spent more than $28 million of his own money on his successful bid to become governor and on other races.

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More clues point to an all-girl ‘Ghostbusters’

Director Paul Feig has teased fans with his latest "Ghostbusters" casting coup.

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Star-studded cast bringing back ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, and Paul Rudd will officially reprise their roles from the 2001 cult comedy.

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Jeff Bridges hopes his new album puts fans to sleep

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"The Big Lebowski" star has released "Sleeping Tapes," a project full of spoken word pieces and meditation mantras.

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ZZ Top and Weezer team up for ‘Wee-Z Top’ show

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The odd union will be showcased on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show next month.

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Justin Bieber begs forgiveness in nervous ‘Ellen’ interview

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The pop star said he was leaving behind his "arrogant" and "conceited" attitude.

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Katy Perry promises lions, sharks, and some singing at Super Bowl halftime

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An unnamed "old school" female singer will show up as a surprise performer in addition to Perry and rocker Lenny Kravitz.

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Disney to introduce first Latina princess

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Princess Elena of Avalor will be brought to life in an upcoming episode of "Sofia the First."