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Rauner Unveils Ethics Reform Plan

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Plan for ethics reform contains some new and not-so-new proposals

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Rauner Dodges Question about Football and Domestic Violence

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Criminal allegations against pro football players are finding their way into the Illinois governor's race

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Former Glenwood HS Student Arrested for Twitter Threat

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A non-specific Twitter threat sent Chatham Police and Glenwood High School staff into action Wednesday.

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Police Seek Tips on East Side Arson

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Springfield Police are looking for help finding those responsible for a couple of arson incidents on the city's east side.

Music

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Bobby Womack left behind big debt

In this June 22, 2012 photo, musician Bobby Womack poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. With health and drug problems behind him, Womack makes his return with a new album, "The Bravest Man in the Universe."

The "If You Think You're Lonely Now" hitmaker left behind debts of more than $500,000.

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Toni Braxton wins date on TV game show

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WATCH: The R&B singer plays "The Dating Game" with a little help from her friend Queen Latifah.

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August Alsina in intensive care after suffering seizures

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The singer is hospitalized after falling from a stage during a show on Monday.

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Whitney Houston’s first live album hits stores in November

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"Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" will be available as a CD and DVD package just in time for the holidays.

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Rihanna has a beef with CBS

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A battle between CBS and Rihanna over the use of one of her songs for an NFL broadcast keeps escalating.

Lifestyle

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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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Do you tip the hotel maid?

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Marriott is placing envelopes in its 160,000 hotel rooms to encourage guests to leave gratuity.

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Pope marries couples who have cohabited, had children

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Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the church to be more open.

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Docs, developers want more from Apple’s watch

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The Apple Watch, unveiled this week, is designed to be used alongside the iPhone.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

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Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Taylor Swift leads ‘best dressed’ list

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The annual list of celebrity style icons includes Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, Rihanna, and Blake Shelton.

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

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"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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‘Easy Rider’ chopper on the auction block

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Peter Fonda's iconic "Captain America" Harley-Davidson is set to sell for more than $1 million.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Memorial Women’s Biathlon

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Music and Movies in the Park

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