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Super Bowl gets LED lighting upgrade

When the big game kicks off next year it will be played under new lighting.

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WATCH: Skateboarding in 5,001 balloons

These skateboarders have skills!

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American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.

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U.S., Arab allies launch first strikes in Syria

The U.S. and Arab allies opened a new front against militants by joining Syria's three-year-old civil war.

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CDC: Ebola cases could hit 1.4M by early next year

Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the virus by 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday.

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Bin Laden son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

A son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.

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Experts Predict Vibrant Fall Colors in Illinois

Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather.

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed on South 6th Street

A man is dead following an accident on south 6th street near Stevenson Drive early Tuesday morning.

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Rauner: I’m Better Than Quinn for Black Business

Says he hired many African-Americans when he ran GTCR

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Weather Conditions Help Advance Crops

Vast majority in good or excellent condition

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in Entertainment

Jada Pinkett Smith signs on to ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

The star says she has been cast in a role that was initially intended for a man.

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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

The government's own watchdogs say they tried to hack into the site and found a critical vulnerability.

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in Lifestyle

Starbucks testing beer-flavored lattes

Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks' "dark barrel latte" could be coming to a coffee shop near you.

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in Lifestyle

Home rum? Online booze delivery service is booming

Less than 10 days after launching, an online beer run and convenience store service says business is so good, it is already considering expansion.

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in Sports

Babe Ruth’s original Yankees contract up for sale

The baseball legend's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million when it goes up for auction next month.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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in Local

The Case Builds for Locks and Dams

Business, political interests meet on Chicago River

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Train Hits Car in Taylorville

Kathleen Rhodes, 66, is victim

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in Local

Public Meetings Will Address Pipeline Concerns

Litchfield Wednesday, Jacksonville Thursday

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

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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.

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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.

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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.