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Quinn and Obama

in Election 2014, Local

Obama Offers Quinn Help; GOP Says Quinn Needs It

Fund-raiser for the governor Thursday

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

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in Local

Springfield Aldermen Want to Keep Pay Flat

The Springfield City Council doesn't think it, or other elected officials, should get pay raises.

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in Local

Rail “Flyover” Planned Between Stanford & I-72, Though Work Still Years Away

The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.

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in Local

Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.

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in National

Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

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in Sports

MLB ready for the ‘second season’

The playoffs start tonight in Kansas City as the Royals play host to the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game.

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in Local

Boys and Girls Club Awarded Grant

Facility was close to shutting its door a few years ago

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in Weird

Man’s overpowering cologne leads to arrest

A man who tried to run from police during a high speed chase was just too smelly to hide.

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in Entertainment

Man’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s largest

Think you're a "Harry Potter" superfan? This man lives in Hogwarts heaven and has the Guinness record to prove it.

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in Sports

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

The Olympic swimmer was reportedly pulled over in Maryland early on Tuesday morning.

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in Local

Man Arrested for Domestic Stabbing

A Springfield man is in jail following a stabbing early Tuesday morning on Stevenson Dr.

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in Election 2014, Local

Ill. U.S. Senate Candidates Disagree on ISIS Strategy

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says no to sending U.S. ground troops back to Iraq, but his Republican opponent in the Senate race says they shouldn’t have left in the first place.

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in Local

2014 Crop Harvest: Great Yields, Low Prices

The 2014 crop year might be best remembered as a year of great yields and short prices.

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in Local

Springfield Man Sentenced to 12 Years for Hiding Gun

A Springfield man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after admitting he tried to hide a gun used in a fatal shooting.

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in National

Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

NFL

in Sports

FCC expected to end sports TV blackout rule

A decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games could soon be a thing of the past.

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in Music

Pharrell Williams and Gwen Stefani recording album together

"The Voice" judges are teaming up in the studio.

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in Entertainment, Sports

Michael Strahan making film debut in ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The former football star turned TV host is set to take on the big screen.

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in Sports

NFL TV ratings rise despite domestic violence fumble

More Americans are watching football than last year, signaling the NFL's handling of domestic violence cases has not dented its popularity.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Britney Spears to get key to Vegas, her own day

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Sin City will celebrate Britney Spears Day on Nov. 5.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

in Music

WATCH: Taylor Swift ‘Shakes’ it off on Hollywood Blvd

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An estimated 15,000 fans took over Hollywood Boulevard to watch the singer perform a free outdoor show.

in Entertainment

‘Breaking Bad’ star: ‘Florida mom messed it up for everyone’

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"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul has blasted bosses at Toys 'R' Us, and started his own petition to get the action figures back on store shelves.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.