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in Sports

Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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in National, World

Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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in Sports

Vikings reverse course, suspend Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have suspended the star running back from all team activities until his child-abuse case is resolved.

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in Viral Videos

Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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in Sports

Rice files appeal against NFL’s indefinite suspension

The NFL continues to grapple with domestic violence issues as some of its top players are under scrutiny both by the league and the public.

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in Weird

Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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in National

Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.

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in National

Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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in Local

CWLP Mulls $12 Monthly Increase for Residential Electric Customers

Customer charges would go up, but electricity rates would go down in 2015.

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in Local

Southeast Student Faces Weapons Charges as Juvenile

A student accused of bringing an unloaded gun to school on Friday has been charged as a juvenile.

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in Local

Competing Springfield Outlet Mall Proprietors Join Forces

Two competing interests both looking to build outlet malls have reportedly joined forces.

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in Local

North Mac Intermediate School Closed Again Wednesday

The district recreated the carbon monoxide leak that sent nearly 150 people to area hospitals

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in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Medical Marijuana Program “Ripe for Corruption”

Bruce Rauner wants the application process changed for companies vying for dispensary and cultivator licenses.

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in Election 2014, Local

New Subpoena Issued in NRI Probe

Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program.

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in Sports

Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

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in Music

Rihanna has a beef with CBS

A battle between CBS and Rihanna over the use of one of her songs for an NFL broadcast keeps escalating.

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in Entertainment

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

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in Local

JCAR Wants More Time to Consider Fracking Rules

A legislative panel said Tuesday that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 23

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A look back at the headlines that went down in Hollywood history.

in Entertainment

‘The Lion King’ makes history

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"The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.

in Entertainment

‘Fashion Police’ to go on without Joan Rivers

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Bosses at the E! network have confirmed they plan to revive the series in January.

in Music

Broke Maxine Jones wants En Vogue name back

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Jones is seeking the right to perform under the name En Vogue so she can pay off a reported $250,000 in debt.

in Entertainment

Samuel L. Jackson plans Christmas charity single

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The "Pulp Fiction" star is rounding up his celebrity friends to raise money for the cancer charity One For The Boys.