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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 21:  People, many who have been there for days, wait in line with dozens of others for tickets for the popular Broadway show Hamilton on June 21, 2016 in New York City. The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit has drawn huge crowds to the Richard Rogers theater in tin he hopes of getting increasingly scarce and expensive tickets. Carrying bed rolls, pillows and take-out food containers, many fans of the musical wait days in the heat and rain for a chance to get a cancellation ticket which are offered to the public once they're declined by members of the cast and crew.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton is probably your best shot at 'Hamilton' tickets

If, like most breathing humans, you're having trouble getting seats for "Hamilton," just tell the usher "I'm with her." You read that right: Hillary Clinton is teaming up with the most popular show on Broadway. >> Read more trending stories By donating at least $1 to the campaign, you and ...

Police in Largo, Florida, arrested Daniel Michael Farris, 27, on June 21, 2016, after after authorities said he posed as country singer Jason Aldean and swindled a woman out of cash.

Police: Florida man poses as Jason Aldean to swindle woman

Authorities arrested a Florida man after he allegedly posed as country music star Jason Aldean and swindled a mentally handicapped woman out of cash. He also allegedly convinced her to have sex with him. >> Read more trending stories Largos police arrested Daniel Michael Farris, 27, on Tuesday, according to ...

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 9: Corey Lewandowski, campaign manager for Donald Trump, leaves the Four Seasons Hotel after a meeting with Trump and Republican donors, June 9, 2016 in New York City. Trump previously stated he planned to raise one billion dollars, but has since pulled back on his fundraising goal. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Megyn Kelly rips CNN for hiring Trump's 'threatening' ex-campaign manager

Fox News host Megyn Kelly is no fan of CNN's decision to hire Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski after he found himself on the receiving end of a pink slip Monday following a meeting with Trump and his children. >> Read more trending stories Days later, news broke ...

Cleveland Browns draft pick Johnny Manziel answers questions during a press conference at the Browns training facility on May 9, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. Manziel was selected in the first round with the 22nd pick. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Johnny Manziel's dad tells ESPN: 'My son is a druggie'

Johnny Manziel's father told an ESPN reporter that his family has run out of ideas to help the former Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M; and that they just want to move on with their lives. >> Read more trending stories The quarterback's dad, Paul Manziel, was as blunt as ...

Wittenberg graduate Terry Hermsen, far left, will lead a presentation of the translation of the Chilean poetry book, “The Most Beautiful Cemetery in Chile” at the Springfield Museum of Art at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 26 in the Bosca Gallery. Also pictured from left are Amelia Gramling, Joah Brandon, Sydney Tammarine and Jeremy Llorence. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Chilean poetry inspires Wittenberg grad to produce stage presentation

Terry Hermsen’s love of language and theater inspired the 1972 Wittenberg University graduate to co-translate a Chilean poet’s award-winning book into English, and create a stage version. The book, “The Most Beautiful Cemetery in Chile,” is the work of Christian Formoso. The Springfield Museum of Art’s Bosca Gallery will host ...

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CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Justin K. Jackson, 33, of Cable, receiving stolen property, dismissed, indicted by the grand jury. Melissa S. Sanders, 39, of Xenia, OVI, guilty, 30 days jail, suspended, 12 months driver’s license suspension, fined $375. Amy L. Wollenhaupt, 49, of New Carlisle, assault amended to negligent assault, ...

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Selma Blair attends 'Geezer' Premiere - 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on April 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Selma Blair apologizes for outburst on flight: 'I made a big mistake'

Actress Selma Blair has apologized for her outburst Monday on a Delta flight. >> Read more trending stories   "I made a big mistake yesterday," Blair told Vanity Fair on Tuesday. "After a lovely trip with my son and his dad, I mixed alcohol with medication, and that caused me to black out and ...

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Singer who was with Prince during plane overdose also was with Michael Jackson before he died

Singer-songwriter Judith Hill came forward to the New York Times this week and said she was with Prince on his private jet when it had to make an emergency landing days before he died. >> PHOTOS: Prince through the years Prince suffered an accidental overdose of painkillers while in the air and was later ...

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KFC India is offering a chicken meal box that charges your phone

Ever been eating KFC and wondered why the container the chicken came in didn't give you the ability to charge your phone? We haven't either. But the chain decided to put a phone charger in one of its boxes anyway. >> Click here to watch the video from Newsy It's ...

In this handout image provided by Disney Parks, Tony Award-winning actress and singer Idina Menzel poses on July 28, 2015 with Elsa, Anna and Olaf from Disney's 'Frozen' during 'Frozen Summer Fun' at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Menzel took a break from her world tour to visit Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney's new 'Frozen' attraction warrants 5-hour-long line

"Frozen" fever is taking over Orlando’s Disney World this week, but it may be quicker to visit Norway or watch the movie three times than it is getting on the attraction. >> Read more trending stories   The “Frozen Ever After” attraction opened at the Norway pavilion in Epcot on ...

Michael Jackson prepares to enter the Santa Barbara County Superior Court to hear the verdict read in his child molestation case June 13, 2005 in Santa Maria, California. After seven days of deliberation the jury has reached a not guilty verdict on all 10 counts in the trial against Michael Jackson. Jackson was charged in a 10-count indictment with molesting a boy, plying him with liquor and conspiring to commit child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion. He pleaded innocent. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian-Pool/Getty Images)

Michael Jackson's family on child porn stash: Reports are 'false'

Seven years after Michael Jackson's death, the late singer's family slammed reports of recently surfaced documents that allegedly detail large stashes of disturbing pornography seized by authorities during a raid on Neverland Ranch in 2003. >> Read more trending stories "Michael Jackson's fans, including the executors of his estate, prefer ...

First Lady Michelle Obama joined snapchat on June 21.

Michelle Obama just joined Snapchat

Michelle Obama has had her fair share of fun social media posts over the past few years and now there are bound to be more of them.  The First Lady has joined Snapchat.  And it's a pretty active account thus far. >> Read more trending stories   Since Tuesday, the first lady ...

MEDFORD, NJ - JUNE 17:  Christina Grimmie's parents Bud Grimmie and Tina Grimmie speak at her memorial service on June 17, 2016 in Medford, New Jersey. Christina Grimmie died from a fatal injury after being shot by a fan after a concert in Orlando, Florida on June 10, 2016.  (Photo by Chris Lachell - Pool/Getty Images)

Christina Grimmie's shooter lost weight, got hair plugs to impress her before killing her

On June 9, Kevin James Loibl walked out of the St. Petersburg home he shared with his father and brother, got into a cab and paid the driver $200 for a round-trip ride to Orlando. With him, he brought toiletries in a small backpack, two handguns, a tactical knife and ...

Dairy Queen is now offering “happy-hour” prices on its new iced-coffee drinks, and Dunkin’ Donuts is poised to unveil “cold-brew” coffees. Photo from Dairy Queen Facebook page.

Dairy Queen ‘happy-hour’ spotlights new iced coffees

The iced-coffee market is heating up, both locally and nationally. Dairy Queen has unveiled “happy-hour” pricing from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays on its iced coffee and frappe products that were introduced last month. Jacquie Nelson, franchise owner of Dairy Queen shops in Kettering and Carlisle, said her stores ...

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WATCH: Rihanna brought to tears during emotional Dublin performance

Rihanna is making headlines after giving an emotional performance Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland. >> Read more trending stories According to Entertainment Weekly, the pop and R&B; star was singing "Love the Way You Lie," her 2010 hit song with rapper Eminem, when tears began to stream down her face. The ...

Blink-182 singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge performs at the Red Rock Casino as the band tours in support of the album "Neighborhoods" on Oct. 7, 2011, in Las Vegas.

Tom DeLonge is so convinced that aliens exist that he quit Blink-182 to try to prove it

In 1999, Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 sang a song called "Aliens Exist." >> Click here to watch a news report “Hey mom, there’s something in the backroom. / I hope it’s not the creatures from above. / You used to read me stories, / As if my dreams were boring. / ...

Past festival president looks back

This is the second in a series of stories about people who have been involved in the 50-year history of the Summer Arts Festival.She started as an observer, later became directly involved, moved from the area and couldn’t stay away upon returning.You could say the Springfield Arts Council and Summer ...

Urban Jazz Coalition will bring its distinct sound of smooth jazz, pop and rhythm and blues to the Summer Arts Festival on Friday, June 24. CONTRIBUTED

Summer Arts Festival: Urban Jazz Coalition

The Summer Arts Festival is primed to get jazzed up.Returning Festival performers Urban Jazz Coalition will perform its unique combination of smooth jazz with rhythm and blues and pop when it returns at 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, to the Turner Pavilion in Veteran’s Park.The concert is free.If there’s a ...

The Coteries will play on July 10 at Melvin Miller Park. CONTRIBUTED

Concerts in the Park tunes up 2016 lineup

Champaign County parks will become summer concert venues beginning this weekend.The 24th annual Concerts in the Park series, presented by the Champaign County Arts Council, returns Saturday, June 25, with the Pam Noah Swing Band at 7 p.m. in Urbana’s Melvin Miller Park.The series will present six concerts at various ...

Marlene Steele’s oil on canvas painting “Cen Fab: Summer Heat I” was selected Best of Show at the Springfield Museum of Art’s 70th Juried Members Exhibition. CONTRIBUTED

Art Museum’s juried show turns 70

The Springfield Museum of Art has 70 good reasons to celebrate summer 2016.The 70th Juried Members’ Exhibition embraces community artists and its history. This landmark exhibition will open Saturday, June 25, with an opening reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m.“It’s a great time to celebrate these talented artists and the legacy,” said Deborah ...

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