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Chris Brown slammed for new tattoo

R&B star Chris Brown has courted controversy once again after inking an unusual tattoo on the back of his head.

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Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks social media outrage

Retailers selling "Call Me Caitlyn" costumes have sparked a social media firestorm from critics who say the get-up insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.

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Amazon offering ‘Prime’ alcohol

The online retailer is expanding Prime Now, its one- and two-hour service, to Seattle, where the company is headquartered, and offering alcohol deliveries there.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Aug. 26.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Aug. 26

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Locals Want Road Money

Rep. Currie: This is not from general revenue fund

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We spend a lot of time stuck in traffic

A strong economy and cheap gas have put more motorists on U.S. roads, leading to the worst-ever traffic congestion and forcing the average commuter to waste 42 hours a year stuck in traffic jams.

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in Viral Videos

What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."

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House Hears Plea to Restore Child Care Cuts

Most working poor shut out, providers say

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Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking systems in their newest models as they try to make vehicles more connected to the Internet and more automated.

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in Weird

The $1.5-million fall

Having a bad day? Just remember, it could be worse.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 26

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Illinois State Fair Attendance Way Down in 2015

Illinois State Fair officials report fewer than 412,000 people attended this year's fair.

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Davis Bill Would Make VA More Transparent

It would require the VA to set up a system that will allow veterans to track claims and other issues they have with the office.

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Amy Schumer channels ‘American Gothic’ on Twitter

The "Trainwreck" star takes trolling to the next level, with a little help from J.K. Simmons.

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Gas Prices Could Go Down Big

GasBuddy.com says gas prices could end up dropping 50 cents a gallon.

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in Music

Kanye to be honored with MTV’s Video Vanguard Award

Do you think he'll interrupt his own acceptance speech?

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Not so fast, Big Ben

It's among the most recognizable landmarks in the world but the iconic clock has been telling the wrong time.

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Bill Mandating Civics Education in High School Signed

The Robert R. McCormick Foundation is helping front the money for three years' worth of teacher training.

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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Registered

"Harbory" is located in Marion.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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VMA Preview: Bieber’s back, Miley hosts

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Designer Jeremy Scott says to expect the unexpected when comes to the fashion and the music at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.