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Study Says Illinois Gets What It Pays For, Mostly, in Building Roads

It's pretty good, says professor, considering winter clime

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Taylor Swift, Metallica to play first U.S. Rock in Rio fest

The annual Brazilian festival is branching out in 2015 with a U.S. version that will boast a wide variety of acts.

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GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Some in the GOP fear that conservative activists would have unrealistic expectations if Republicans run both the House and Senate.

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FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

The air traffic control site was set ablaze by a field technician, causing delays and cancellations.

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‘Equalizer’ tops weekend box office

The Denzel Washington thriller took the top spot over the weekend with $35 million in ticket sales.

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in Lifestyle

Obesity research takes high-tech twist

Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

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Ravens, Texans, Lions show early playoff promise

Baltimore, Houston, and Detroit missed the playoffs last season but on Sunday they looked serious about crashing the next postseason party.

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Jeter closes career with hit against Boston rivals

Derek Jeter fittingly ended his MLB career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single.

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U.S. faces Ryder Cup rot

With top Europeans plying their trade on the U.S. PGA Tour, it is the Americans who arrive at the Ryder Cup hoping to produce an upset.

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PHOTOS: George Clooney’s wedding weekend

The Hollywood heartthrob married his fiancée in lavish, romantic fashion.

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Kelly Rowland wants to play Donna Summer

The singer is getting serious about playing late disco queen Donna Summer in a new biopic after transforming herself to look just like the diva.

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Obama: U.S. intelligence underestimated militants in Syria

U.S. intelligence underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide.

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in Viral Videos

Cute kids debate the weather

This video will poke you right in the heart.

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Durbin: Let’s Prevent Another Aurora from Happening

Perhaps people shouldn't be left alone

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 29

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

In this Aug. 15, 1989 file photo ,Joan Rivers announces that she is starting a new syndicated talk show, "The Joan Rivers Show," in Los Angeles. Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized Aug. 28, after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

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2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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International Buyers: Reverse Trade Mission To Illinois

International Buyers are coming to Illinois for a Grain Tour.

Recent Headlines

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Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

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Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

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The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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En Vogue reuniting for Christmas movie

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The R&B group will play themselves in a made-for-TV movie.

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Stevie Wonder to helm Hollywood Christmas parade

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The "Superstition" hitmaker will lead one of America's largest holiday celebrations on the streets of L.A.

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Anita Baker faces another legal battle

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The star's problems are now mounting after her attorney filed suit claiming she owes him money for a year of work.