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MOVIES: 25 Days of Christmas Films

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive films!


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Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses support

U.S. President Barack Obama urged his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia while stressing U.S. support for its NATO ally's security.


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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines making news, Tuesday, Dec. 1.


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With climate at ‘breaking point’, leaders urge breakthrough in Paris

World leaders launched an ambitious attempt on Monday to hold back rising temperatures, with the United States and China leading calls for the climate summit in Paris to mark a decisive turn in the fight against global warming.


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How holiday shopping mania led to Giving Tuesday

If you end up with a massive money hangover after the five-day holiday shopping mania that stretches from Thanksgiving Day through Black Friday to Cyber Monday, the antidote is Giving Tuesday.


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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Automatic sliding doors are awesome, kid

When you're this young, even a trip to the grocery store can blow your mind.


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this December

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!


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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 1

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


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Police Investigate Shots Fired at Home

Damage reported to a home.


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Springfield Attorney Becomes Judge

It's now Judge Jennifer Ascher.


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Zopp Wants Chicago Police Superintendent to Resign

U.S. Senate hopeful Andrea Zopp says Chicago Police superintendent Garry McCarthy should step down.


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UPDATED: U of Chicago Reopens Today

Suspect Jabari Dean may have wanted to retaliate for Laquan McDonald shooting


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Judge to State: Pay Insurance for Home Health Care Workers

SEIU Healthcare Illinois took legal action against Gov. Bruce Rauner and Comptroller Leslie Munger earlier this month to force the payments.

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Man Dies After Being Trapped in Corn Dryer

A piece of metal fell on the unidentified man as he walked through the Illinois Corn Processing plant and trapped him.


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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week

This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.


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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win

The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.


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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.


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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in December

Get your remotes ready for a new round of binge-worthy movies and TV.

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Renovation of Historic Properties Grows in Springfield

Credit given to low interest rates, federal historic tax credits and more awareness of the significance of historic buildings.

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‘Rambo’ is coming to the small screen


"Rambo: New Blood" will be executive produced by the "Rocky" star, who will also appear in the series.

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Keyshia Cole engaged to mystery man


The "You've Changed" singer surprised fans on Twitter by revealing her new relationship status.

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REMIX: The Marvel universe as a rom-com


Envision a time where the Avengers gave up on the world-saving and just went full romantic comedy on us.

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George Lucas to new ‘Star Wars’ film: I’m your divorced father


"Star Wars" creator George Lucas, who was not involved in making the long-awaited new film, "The Force Awakens," said he is as ambivalent about seeing the movie as a divorced father would be about attending his child's wedding.