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Amazon Comes to Illinois

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NBA welcomes more international players than ever

A record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories are on opening night rosters.

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McCoy leads Redskins past Cowboys in OT

Replacement QB Colt McCoy overcame a limping Tony Romo to lift the Washington Redskins to a 20-17 overtime victory.

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Royals return home for last shot at fairytale ending

The World Series heads back to Kansas City tonight and the Royals hope that familiarity will revive their Cinderella story.

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School shooter invited victims to lunch

A Washington state student who opened fire in his cafeteria before taking his own life had sent texts to the victims asking to meet at lunch.

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Former NBA star Mookie Blaylock sentenced in vehicular homicide

Mookie Blaylock will spend seven years in prison for killing a woman in a head-on traffic crash last year.

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Toyota tops car quality survey

Consumers have ranked Toyota and Lexus among the top car brands and say Chrysler is the worst.

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Costumed-cat rides ‘magic carpet’ Roomba

What would we ever do without you, Internet?

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Fighting Ebola: U.S. isolates troops, Australia implements travel ban

The Army will isolate soldiers returning from West Africa, even if they are not believed to have been exposed to the deadly virus.

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Rauner: I Want to Raise the Minimum Wage

Says Gov. Quinn has had six years to do it and failed

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It Could Be a Late Night Next Tuesday

AG Madigan: Don't touch early, absentee votes until after 7 p.m. election night

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 28

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

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JLaw and Chris Martin have consciously uncoupled

The "American Hustle" star and the Coldplay frontman are apparently no longer an item.

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Springfield Woman Held in DUI Deaths

She has a previous DUI conviction

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Sarah Delano Pavlik Enters Springfield Ward 7 Race

Another new face has emerged in the list of people running for Springfield City Council.

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Farnham Considers Guilty Plea in Child Porn Case

Farnham's lawyer says his client is negotiating a plea deal.

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SJ-R Staffers Demand Contract

Negotiations at standstill

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‘Pay-per-view’ coming to a tablet near you

Dutch start-up Blendle hopes to change the way readers browse online newspapers and magazines.

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Quinn: Illinois Ebola Quarantine “Humane” Alternative to NY, NJ

Gov. Pat Quinn is defending the state’s new quarantine rules for potential Ebola cases.

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The list of places you can checkout with Apple Pay is shrinking

Walmart, Target, Kohl's, and CVS are among the national retailers who are banning Apple's new e-payment service.

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It’s gonna cost more to rent at Redbox

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Prices for renting movies and video games will increase starting next week.

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Channing Tatum going behind the camera to direct

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The "Magic Mike" star is taking on an adaptation of young-adult novel "Forgive Me."

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Justin Bieber recording with Michael Jackson’s son

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The "Baby" hitmaker is reportedly recording in secret with the King of Pop's son, Prince.

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Natalie Dormer wants more nudity in ‘Game of Thrones’

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The "Game of Thrones" star wants more male nudity in the raunchy medieval-fantasy series.

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‘Hunger Games’ tops box office, sets new record

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" tallied $123 million in ticket sales to score the year's biggest U.S. opening.