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Former NFL player sentenced in mortgage fraud case

Jimmy HItchcock was sentenced in North Carolina to almost four years in prison for being the ringleader of a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.

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GM makes first offers to victims, claims continue

The fund will compensate for deaths or injuries linked to General Motors vehicles with faulty ignition switches.

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Marvel Comics get academic treatment at Baltimore college

The University of Baltimore is making it OK to read comic books in class, and even will give you college credit for it.

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Streisand makes history with 6 decades of No. 1 albums

Barbra Streisand made music history as her latest release "Partners" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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Poll: NFL sponsors should sever ties over scandals

More than half of Americans say brands should drop sponsorship deals with the NFL over its handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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A dog with a job

KLM Airlines uses four paws to reunite lost-and-found items with passengers at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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Ballmer prizes Clippers, a team tested by adversity

The new owner of the L.A. Clippers says the team and its fans are stronger after going through a nasty public fight over racism.

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions again, but the strikes did not halt the fighters' advance in a Kurdish area.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas have the same birthday

PHOTOS: The Hollywood couple share a birthday - September 25 - but they were born 25 years apart. Here's 25 of our favorite pics to celebrate.

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St. John’s Assures Donors Their Gifts Are Safe

Foundation funds off-limits to alleged embezzler

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 25

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Medical Marijuana Fees Top $5 Million

Fees submitted by businesses with their applications to Illinois' new medical marijuana program have topped $5 million.

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State, City Money to Turn 9th/Washington Building Into Homeless Shelter

The homeless problem is not going away, but it’s getting better, according to a longtime Salvation Army professional. “We still…

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“Blue Light Special” on Springfield Gas Prices is Over

While Springfield gas prices continue their habit of spiking between 30 and 40 cents at a time, prices are still lower overall than they were a month ago.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

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The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

Driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Loudon, N.H.

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Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in race car death

NASCAR's Tony Stewart has been cleared of any criminal charges relating to the death of rival Kevin Ward, Jr., who was struck and killed during a sprint car rally.

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Springfield Jimmy John’s Stores Affected in Nationwide Security Breach

South 6th St. and West Iles Ave. locations impacted.

Ed Sheeran poses with the award for Best Male Video in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif.

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Ed Sheeran pens song for cheating friend

Ed Sheeran has written a new tune for One Direction, even after Niall Horan stole his girlfriend.

Model Amber Rose has filed for divorce to end her one-year marriage to rapper Wiz Khalifa.

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Amber Rose files for divorce from Wiz Khalifa

Model Amber Rose has filed for divorce to end her one-year marriage to rapper Wiz Khalifa.

FILE - This Jan. 4, 2014 file photo shows actor Idris Elba at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif. Elba tweeted Friday, April 18, that his son Winston was born Thursday, adding a photo of the baby’s tiny hand gripping his finger. Elba had Winston with his girlfriend, Naiyana Garth.

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Idris Elba recruits Mumford & Sons for Mandela album

The Wire star, Idris Elba, has recruited Mumford & Sons and James Blake to work on an album dedicated to the memory of late civil rights icon Nelson Mandela.

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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.