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It’s Time for Spooky Stories

A Rockford writer has spent years telling spooky stories for a living. “I consider myself to be a folk historian,”…

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72 Is Too Old for Everyone to Retire, Says Durbin

Senator says privatizing Social Security is a bad idea

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Oct. 20.

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Not Often. Just Early.

Requirements are looser now

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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The Royals have established a relationship with their long-suffering fans harkens back to a bygone era.

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Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants has their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their October dominance.

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Seahawks upset again, Cowboys, Packers march on

The defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks suffered a second straight defeat with a 28-26 loss at the St Louis Rams.

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WATCH: ‘Stingtones’

What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

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Manning posts record 509 touchdowns

The Denver QB broke Brett Favre's record, throwing his 509th touchdown on Sunday.

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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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‘Fury’ is all the rage at the box office

Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales.

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This forecast has gone to the dogs

A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.

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Ebola czar aims to reverse government mistakes, step up response

U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role today.

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U.S. drops arms to help defenders resist Islamic State

The arms were dropped near Kobani, which came under Islamic State attack and is now besieged to the east, west and south.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 20

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

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Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Joanne Borgella dead

The singer/model passed away on Saturday, a year she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer.

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Human remains found in search for missing UVa. student

Searchers looking for Hannah Graham found human remains in a rural area, five weeks after she was last seen.

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November Ballot: Many More Referendums And Constitutional Amendments

Voters will be answering many more referendums and constitutional amendments on their ballot this November.

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Illinois Hospital Association: “Vigilantly Preparing” For Ebola

The President of the Illinois Hospital Association says they're working closely with Public Health to prepare for Ebola.

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Chicago Sun-Times endorses Bruce Rauner

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner over Incumbent Pat Quinn.

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Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor to appear at CMAs

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The singers are bringing a little pop to the 48th annual Country Music Awards, performing with Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert.

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Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

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He dressed American first ladies and Hollywood stars, to become one of the most sought-after designers of the last half-century.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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14 photos for Kim K’s 34th birthday

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Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian is a household name.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.