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Traffic Goes Up — Again — at SPI

Passenger traffic is up 3.5 percent so far this year.


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Circuit Clerk Launches Upgraded Apps for iPhone and Android

Circuit Clerk apps replace old apps that needed many more upgrades.


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Man Convicted of 1957 Murder Tries Another Appeal

Jack McCullough, 75, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Maria Ridulph of Sycamore, 7.


in Entertainment

The brands behind ‘Bond’

007 is the ultimate film spy and more than a dozen brands are hoping to cash in on the latest James Bond installment, "Spectre."


in Sports

Be it Mets or Royals, a lot has changed since either team won the World Series

The Kansas City Royals host Game 1 of the World Series tonight, facing off against the New York Mets. No matter which team walks away winners of the best-of-seven series, they will be ending a long draught.


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State Lawmaker Concerned About Federal Rail Guidelines

Al Riley is concerned about train lines potentially missing a deadline to implement “positive train control,” a back-up safety system.


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U.S. deaths drop for leading causes

The U.S. death rate for all causes is continuing to decline, aided by drops in fatalities from leading causes like heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and accidents, new research finds.


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Rauner Honors Army Vet Who Saved Children from Attacker

Rauner declared Monday James Vernon Day, and says Vernon is "a true American hero."


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GM, Chrysler issue recalls

Chevrolet, Buick, Jeep, and Ram models from various years are being recalled.


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The world’s highest paid comedians

These 10 funnymen earned a combined $166.5 million thanks to touring, TV, films deals and more.


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Leah Remini breaks her silence on Scientology

The "King of Queens" star opens up about breaking ties with the religion and learning how to start over.


in Lifestyle

What is the Teal Pumpkin Project?

Find out the meaning behind all these teal pumpkins popping up on doorsteps around the country.


in Weird

Oops! Dog named Trigger shoots owner

A dog named Trigger shot his 25-year-old owner in the foot in a bizarre accident that had Indiana officials on Monday reminding hunters to take safety lessons.


in Music

John Legend inspired by fatherhood

The singer famously penned "All of Me" for his then-fiancée in 2013, and now John has been inspired by impending fatherhood to create some new tunes for their baby.


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Jon Stewart opens animal sanctuary

The former "Daily Show" host has launched Bufflehead Farm in New Jersey for mistreated animals.


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Sam Smith hates singing the ‘Bond’ theme live

The "Spectre" theme song may be a hit but Sam Smith says it's hard to hit those high notes - even for him.


in National

Health insurance prices up 7.5 percent for benchmark plans

The federal government says the cost of a benchmark plan on will increase 7.5 percent for 2016 coverage, but most people will still be able to buy a plan for less than $100 a month, after tax credits.


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REI bucks Black Friday shopping, will close stores that day

The outdoor retailer says it will close on the day after Thanksgiving and pay its employees to be outside instead.


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St. Louis gets a chance to make pitch to keep the Rams

Sellouts are rare for the St. Louis Rams, but a public hearing on the team's effort to relocate is drawing a capacity crowd.


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Ravens continue sad slide despite fight

With each excruciating defeat, the Baltimore Ravens find themselves in the unfamiliar position of looking up at the rest of the NFL.

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‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops


The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.

in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Change your Amazon password now


With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years


For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.