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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

More than 7 million of us will buy new TVs, we'll eat 1 billion chicken wings, and send 25 million tweets during the game.

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‘Buddy Holly’ to perform in Texas

The rock 'n' roll icon will be brought back to life for a new virtual performance as a hologram.

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Black Sabbath rocker Geezer Butler arrested in bar brawl

The bassist was arrested on suspicion of battery, vandalism, and disorderly conduct.

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Americans aren’t the only ones watching the NFL

The NFL is enjoying a significant surge in global interest with Russia and China leading the way.

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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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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 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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Fitzpatrick To Be Resentenced

Christopher Fitzpatrick is currently serving a 45-year prison term for his role in the fatal beating of another man...

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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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Fitzpatrick To Be Resentenced

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Christopher Fitzpatrick is currently serving a 45-year prison term for his role in the fatal beating of another man...

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Rod Carew Coming To Spencer

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–A Hall of Famer will be coming to Spencer this Summer as a part of the Parker Historical…

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Law Enforcement Reports

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A Sheldon man has been arrested on a charge of assault with intent to commit sexual abuse...

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Spencer TLC Grant Plans

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The district will use the grant to put 42 of their current teachers into teacher leadership roles.

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Officials Back Iowa Natural Resources Trust Fund

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The first phase of engineer recommended improvements at Silver Lake has a price tag of $1 million...