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Police enforce curfew in Baltimore, disperse protesters

Thousands of police in riot gear and National Guard troops dispersed protesters with pepper spray a day after the city was shaken by fires and violence.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 29

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Meat Loaf, the Fray Will Be on the Grandstand

Illinois State Fair is Aug. 13-23

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A Call for Remap Revamp

Proposal: Redistricting commissioners would stay out of elections

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Nursing Homes Are Next in Line to Complain

Cuts are double what were advertised

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Texas A&M professor issues ultimate ‘epic fail’

An entire class is not making the grade.

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Baltimore mom slaps son for rioting

We're guessing he's grounded.

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Today in entertainment history: April 29

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

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Alderman Have Little Discussion on CWLP Funding

There was more discussion about City Water Light and Power's request to rebate money paid in lieu of taxes so that a second technical default on its bonds.

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Union Questions Rauner About “Turnaround Agenda”

Governor Bruce Rauner is again discussing his co-called Turnaround Agenda.

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DCFS to Investigate More Funding

The head of Illinois' child welfare agency says he's headed to Washington D.C. to investigate more potential federal funding sources.

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‘Oregon Trail,’ ‘Pac-Man’ among finalists for Video Game Hall of Fame

"Zelda," "Pong," and "Super Mario Bros." are also in the running to be inducted as part of the inaugural Hall of Fame class.

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Juveniles Arrested After Shots Fired Call

A call of shots fired in Springfield last night has led to two juveniles being arrested on weapons charges.

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Corn Planting Slowing Down

Cold, wet weather is holding down the planting so far in Illinois.

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Frerichs Talks 1st 100 Days

For this state treasurer, it's about connecting Illinoisans with education.

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Group: Give Professor U of I Job

A national group representing university professors says a professor offered a job at the University of Illinois should get that job.

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Prison Time for Woman Convicted of Faking Kidnapping

An Urbana woman is going to prison for at least a year after faking her own kidnapping at a mall in Champaign.

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SIU Prof Accused of Assaulting Student

A professor at Southern Illinois University is under arrest on charges accusing him of assaulting a student.

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Snake Migration Underway at Shawnee

You might want to avoid the Shawnee National Forest for awhile if you're not a fan of reptiles.

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NFL giving up ‘distraction’ of tax-exempt status

Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.

Recent Headlines

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You can be on ‘House of Cards’

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It's your chance to be part of a Washington scandal, and you don't even have to bribe a member of Congress.

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Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota lands modeling contract

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The "Cool Kids" hitmaker has signed a deal with top agency Wilhelmina Models.

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Third Eye Blind ditching traditional format for fifth album

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The "Semi-Charmed Life" hitmakers will release "Dopamine" next month.

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Steven Tyler isn’t playing a farmer’s market

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The Aerosmith frontman didn't book a gig at a small pick-your-own strawberry farm.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: He said what?

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This isn't exactly the answer "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek was looking for.