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3 days ago in Music

Oklahoma officials win approval for Merle Haggard statue

The late country legend is set to be remembered with a statue of his likeness in Muskogee.

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Just Enough Rain for Most of Illinois

Corn progress best in years

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Jim Beam fills 14 millionth bottle of bourbon

Jim Beam has filled and sealed its 14 millionth barrel of bourbon since the 1933 repeal of Prohibition, achieving a first in the bourbon industry.

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Loretta Lynn hosting motorcycle rally at her ranch

The country music icon has agreed to stage Nashville Bike Week 2017 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch and Camp Grounds in Hurricane Mills.

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Flash Index Is More of a Glimmer

Lowest point since December 2012

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3 days ago in Weird

Oops! School unwittingly distributes yearbook pic of student’s penis

An Arizona student who showed his penis in his football team's photograph was arrested briefly after his high school unwittingly sent the image to hundreds of his Phoenix-area classmates as part of its yearbook.

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3 days ago in Sports

Cavaliers beat Hawks in series opener

A week off did not disrupt the Cleveland Cavaliers' momentum, nor was it enough time to alter the Atlanta Hawks' history against them. The Cavaliers still have never lost to the Hawks in the postseason, but this one was not easy.

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Murray makes his mark as Pens beat Caps

The Pittsburgh Penguins do not have a goal yet in the series from Sidney Crosby. Or a power-play goal. What they do have is a 2-1 lead over the Washington Capitals.

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3 days ago in Sports

British soccer team Leicester celebrates 5,000-1 title success

Leicester City's Premier League title dream became reality on Monday when one of the greatest sporting fairytales reached its conclusion in west London where chasing Tottenham Hotspur were held 2-2 by Chelsea.

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3 days ago in Entertainment, Weird

‘Rock’ your clock

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has an app to help you organize their day.

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3 days ago in National

Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators’ home turf

President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November.

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3 days ago in Entertainment, Sports

Hulk Hogan seeks second slam of Gawker over racist comments leak

Hulk Hogan accused Gawker of leaking his racist remarks in a lawsuit filed in Florida on Monday involving a secretly-recorded sex tape of the wrestling celebrity, who recently won $140 million in damages against the media website in a related case.

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3 days ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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

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3 days ago in National

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Seattle minimum wage law

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move echoed by other locales, in a case focusing on how the ordinance affected local franchises like McDonald's.

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3 days ago in National

Trump hopes to land decisive blow in Indiana showdown with Cruz

New York billionaire Donald Trump hopes that Indiana's nominating contest on Tuesday will make him unstoppable in what originally had seemed to many a quixotic quest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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3 days ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 3

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

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3 days ago in Viral Videos

The cicadas are coming …

Billions of cicadas will soon emerge after spending 17 years underground and they have a lot of catching up to do.

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3 days ago in Weird

The brother-sister DUI

A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

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3 days ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 3

A look back at some of the biggest headlines in Hollywood history.

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3 days ago in Local

Langfelder: Y Block Proposals Going Online, to be Considered in Matter of Months

It won’t be at Tuesday night’s Springfield City Council meeting, but it may not be long before aldermen formally consider the proposals submitted for what to do with the former YWCA block downtown near the Governor’s mansion.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags

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Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

5 mins ago in Entertainment

10 inventions predicted by ‘The Simpsons’

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If the future looks familiar, it's because the hit Fox TV show predicted it years ago.

7 mins ago in Sports

For Derby hopefuls, owning horse like owning team

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For many racehorse owners, it's the experience, more so than making money, that attracted them to the Sport of Kings but they face a tough task to get into the elite field for events like the Kentucky Derby.