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Local

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Illinois Awards $25.8M in Health Outreach Grants

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Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.

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Quinn: No Point in Plan B for Pension Overhaul

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Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.

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Durbin Envious of Scottish Independence Vote Turnout

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Not because it almost separated from the United Kingdom through a vote rather than a war, but because of how many voters turned out.

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SUV Rollover Crash at 11th/Jefferson Causes Injuries

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The crash happened around 12:45 Friday afternoon.

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Man Arrested in Connection With Rochester Body

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Bradley D. Perkins is being held in the Sangamon County Jail on $250,000 bond.

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New Queen album features Michael Jackson collaboration

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The track features vocals from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop.

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Motown Records founder gets ‘Homecoming’ honor

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Berry Gordy has been honored as part of a three-day conference held to call on former Detroiters to help reshape the city's future.

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John Legend meets Lee Ann Womack on ‘Crossroads’

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The R&B hitmaker teams up with a country music legend for the latest edition of musical mashup show "Crossroads."

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Iggy Azalea sues her ex

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The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

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James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

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Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

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Being a couch potato could cause depression

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A new analysis ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression.

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Not so small: World’s population expected to soar

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Higher-than-expected birth rates and longer life spans are expected to cause the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century.

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CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

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The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

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American waistlines still expanding

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The average waistline increased by more than an inch over the past decade.

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Urban Outfitters apologizes for Kent State sweatshirt

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The shirt sparked outrage for its blood-red dye and holes, in a look reminiscent of the infamous 1970 campus shootings.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘The Voice’ vs. Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon is back with another lip sync battle, but this time he faces off against two of music's biggest names.

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It’s been 30 years since ‘The Cosby Show’ debuted

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Here are some of our favorite moments from one of America's favorite TV families.

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Jennifer Garner’s life ‘too boring’ for Instagram

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The "Dallas Buyers Club" actress is adamant she won't join her husband, actor Ben Affleck, on Twitter either.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘The Voice’ vs. Jimmy Fallon

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Jimmy Fallon is back with another lip sync battle, but this time he faces off against two of music's biggest names.

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Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

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Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.

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Fey, Bateman improv in ‘This is Where I Leave You’

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Tina Fey and Jason Bateman co-star as siblings in the drama-infused comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," which opens today.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

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Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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