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in Music

Amy Winehouse honored with hometown statue

The unveiling of the life-sized, brass sculpture fell on what would have been the "Back to Black" hitmaker's 31st birthday.

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in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ attraction set for Disney World

The new attraction will offer fans the chance to meet Princess Anna and Queen Elsa.

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in Music

Kanye West demands wheelchair-bound concertgoer stand up

The rapper stopped his show to single out a fan for not getting to his feet for the track "Good Life."

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in National

Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

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in Sports

SEC dominates top 15

The SEC has an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15, although none are ranked in the top two.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 15.

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in Local

Lifeline Connects People

4 percent of Illinoisans have no phone

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in Local

Micro-government Is a Popular Target

But people like local control!

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in National

Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive tomorrow

The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.

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in Lifestyle

Pope marries couples who have cohabited, had children

Pope Francis married 20 couples on Sunday in the latest sign that the Argentine pontiff wants the church to be more open.

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in Sports

Depth and unselfish nature carry Team USA

The sharp-shooting NBA regulars produced a 129-92 victory over Serbia to underline the depth the U.S. have at their disposal.

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in Sports

Ray Rice expected to appeal suspension

Ray Rice is expected to appeal his indefinite NFL suspension that followed the release of a video showing him punching his fiancée during an argument.

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in Local

Learn about Clyde Choate

Medal of Honor recipient was a popular politician from Southern Illinois

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in Sports

Criticism clouds Sunday football amid anger at NFL’s Goodell

The stadiums were packed and the fans cheered, but overhanging Sunday's match-ups were outrage over the handling of players accused of domestic violence.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Rory McIlroy’s amazing tee shot

The golfer's tee shot goes left into the trees and somehow lands in the pocket of a spectator!

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in Viral Videos

Kmart’s ‘Not a Christmas’ commercial

The retailer is back with another funny commercial, this time focusing on the fact that it's not even Halloween yet - so it's too early for Christmas!

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in Entertainment

PHOTOS: 2015 Miss America Pageant

The 2015 Miss America was crowned Sunday in the 94th annual beauty pageant.

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in National, World

France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight against ISIS

French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.

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in Entertainment

New Yorker ‘Happy’ to be crowned Miss America

Kira Kazantsev won the coveted 2015 Miss America crown on Sunday, a "three-peat" for contenders from the Big Apple.

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in Election 2014, Local

Callis’ Residency Is Questioned

Report: Signed documents as a Missourian while a sitting judge in Illinois

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

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Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Entertainment

Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

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A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

in Music

Iggy Azalea sues her ex

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The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

in Music

James Brown’s kids allege abuse, murder

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Grisly new books detail Brown's reputation as an abusive husband and suggest the singer was murdered.

in Entertainment

Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.