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Health official warns of risks from Ebola quarantines

Quarantines imposed on travelers could discourage health workers from helping fight Ebola.

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Coroner’s Jury: Illinois State Police SWAT Justified In Shooting

A coroner's jury rules that Illinois State Police SWAT team was justified in shooting and killing man in standoff.

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State Farm Requests Federal Approval To Use Drones

State Farm is asking the federal government's approval to test drones to assess damage from natural disasters.

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Pastor Gets 51 Years For Molesting 4-Year-Old

A 76-year-old pastor gets 51 years in prison for molesting a 4-year-old child in 2010.

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SIU: Brighter Nights Thanks To Capital Construction Program

SIU gets improved lighting on its 40 miles of pedestrian walkways, thanks to state's capital construction program.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

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Quinn Campaign: Boost From Women’s Rights Activist

Governor Pat Quinn's campaign gets a boost from Women's Rights Activist Gloria Steinem.

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17 pictures of Katy Perry on her 30th birthday

The pop princess is saying goodbye to her 20s.

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

Quarantine

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world

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Senate Candidates Spar Over Treatment of Veterans

Oberweis OK with veterans having an option to VA facilities

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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This week’s top pop songs

LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Rihanna hopes to design for Puma

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Bosses at the company have offered the "Diamonds" hitmaker over $1 million to become a member of their creative team.

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Quincy Jones receives lifetime achievement award

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The music icon was celebrated for his philanthropic efforts and his six-decade career in music.

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Snoop Dogg is designing scented candles … seriously

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The rapper has launched a line of organic coconut wax candles.

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‘1989’ is proving a good year for Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift's "1989" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday.

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Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

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The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.