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2 days ago in National

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

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2 days ago in National

Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

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2 days ago in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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2 days ago in National

In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 5

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

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2 days ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl 50 commercials

A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 5

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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2 days ago in Local

Munger Stands By Budget Comparison, Dodges “Turnaround Agenda” Question

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger has been talking with the public about the state's growing debt problem, and is answering her critics about how she's describing the issue.

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2 days ago in Local

Sun-Times Owner Now Has Stake in Tribune

The owner of the Chicago Tribune and 10 other newspapers is receiving a $44 million cash infusion from a Chicago investor with a stake in the rival Sun-Times.

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2 days ago in Local

Rauner Wants I-55 Public-Private Partnership

Rauner has announced a project that would add at least one lane to Interstate 55 in each direction between Interstate 355 and Interstate 90/94.

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2 days ago in Local

Decatur’s Police Chief Fired

Chief Brad Sweeney was "terminated."

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2 days ago in Music

Josh Brolin going country as George Jones

Josh Brolin has confirmed he and Jessica Chastain have signed on to play country couple George Jones and Tammy Wynette in a new biopic.

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2 days ago in Local

City Council Approves Local Tourism Grant — Emergency or Not

The Springfield City Council approved allowing the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau to receive an annual state grant totaling about $800,000.

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2 days ago in National

‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli laughs off questions from lawmakers, calls them ‘imbeciles’

The former drug company executive sparked outrage last year after his company raised the price of a lifesaving medicine by more than 5,000 percent to $750 a pill.

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2 days ago in Local

Crimestoppers Calls for Help with Armed Robbery

An armed robbery occurring a few weeks ago remains unsolved, and local police are asking for the public's help.

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2 days ago in Local

“Food Rescue” Program Still Works

About 10 years ago the Central Illinois Food Bank started a "food rescue" program.

Carolina Panthers Topcat cheerleaders perform during an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

3 days ago in Sports

Cheerleaders of Super Bowl 50: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers cheerleaders hope to cheer Cam Newtown and team on to a Super Bowl 50 victory.

The Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform prior to an NFL preseason football game between against the San Francisco 49ers, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

3 days ago in Sports

Cheerleaders of Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos cheerleaders hope to cheer Peyton Manning and team on to a Super Bowl 50 victory.

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3 days ago in Local

Madigan to Fund Education Funding Task Force

Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is forming a legislative panel to discuss changes to how Illinois funds its schools.

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3 days ago in Local

Early Voting Starts in Sangamon County

Early and absentee voting in Sangamon County for the March 15th Primary Election is now officially underway.

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13 hours ago in Music

This week’s top country tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

14 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

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This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

1 day ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.