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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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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.

in Music

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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Springfield Police Seek Diamond Thieves

Springfield Police are looking for help finding two suspects they say stole two diamonds from a jewlery store while it was open.

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 Agrees to Stall Dismissal of IDOT Workers

Nearly five dozen Illinois Department of Transportation employees have been given a temporary reprieve from layoffs.

Arnel Pineda of Journey performing as part of Music Midtown 2013 at Piedmont Park on Friday, September 20, 2013, in Atlanta.

in Music

Journey warn fans about fake concert tickets

Journey's tour may be over, but that hasn't stopped ticket sales from continuing.

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U.S. launches more air strikes in Syria, Iraq

This week's campaign opens a new front in Syria and thrusts Washington into the country's 3-year-old civil war.

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Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

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A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

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Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

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Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.

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Is your favorite artist ‘smart’ or ‘stupid?’

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Can your listening habits actually boost your brain power?

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My Little Pony coming to the big screen

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The tiny ponies are coming to big screen, and are set to make their movie debut in 2017.

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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.