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in Sports

Rose, Stenson v Watson, Simpson in Ryder Cup opener

Europe's Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson will take on Americans Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson in the opening Ryder Cup on Friday.

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in Election 2014, Local

Quinn Favors Marijuana Decriminalization

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington State and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Kids suggest ways to improve ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon reads suggestions for improving the show written by elementary school children.

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in National

Chrysler recalls 350K vehicles over ignition switches

Models including the Dodge Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are affected.

Sherman Village Board

in Local

Sherman, Cop Settle Lawsuit

More than 55-thousand dollars to be paid out in settlement

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in Weird

Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

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in Local

More Traffic Headaches Imminent for I-55 Drivers

Traffic weary Springfield residents have had little reprieve -- first the construction on I-55 southbound, then the bike lanes on Second Street.

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in Local

Veteran WCBS-TV New York, Former WTAX Reporter, Dies of Heart Attack

Vetreran broadcast journalist John Slattery, who started his storied career at Illinois radio stations including WTAX, has died at the age of 63.

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in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Drops

Illinois in August added a fifth consecutive month of across-the-board unemployment declines in its 12 metro areas.

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in National

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down after contentious term

Holder, 63, was the nation's first black attorney general and has made civil rights a cornerstone of his time in office.

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in Local

Illinois Supreme Court to Hear Cigarette Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA.

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in Sports

WATCH: Kevin Durant plays ‘NBA 2K15′ as LeBron James

He might be on the cover of "NBA 2K15," but the Oklahoma City Thunder star plays the video game as LeBron James.

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in Music

T.I. gets key to Jackson, Mississippi

The rapper was given the key to the city — despite critics who feel he's a poor role model.

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in Entertainment

The best Apple #Bendgate tweets

There are no holds barred in Apple's bendable iPhone 6 blunder.

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in National

Apple asks users to reinstall iOS 8 after update glitches

Many iPhone 6 users complained about a drop in cell service and problems with apps.

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in National

9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

The FDNY says three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.

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in Local

South Side Shooting Leaves 17-Year Old Dead

No other information is available as the investigation continues

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in Music

Robin Thicke, Pharrell hit back in Marvin Gaye lawsuit

The pair have been battling Gaye's family since last year over claims they revamped the soul singer's track "Got to Give it Up."

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in Entertainment

Rosamund Pike used dialogue coach for ‘Gone Girl’ role

The star, who plays Ben Affleck's missing wife in the film adaptation of Gillian Flynn's thriller, had help perfecting her American accent.

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in Sports

Groundbreaking set for new Detroit hockey arena

Construction on a new 18,000-seat hockey arena and 45-block entertainment complex is set to start in Detroit.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

Fresh
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A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

in Music

Pitbull hosting American Music Awards again

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The rapper will front the 2014 show on Nov. 23, and says he's thrilled to be back.

in Music, Sports

San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

in Entertainment

Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.