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African-American Pastors Endorse Rauner

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

More than a dozen pastors of predominantly African-American congregations are endorsing the Republican candidate for governor.

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Ameren Threatens $20 Monthly Fee for No Smart Meters

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Ameren Illinois says customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed on East Side

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A pizza delivery driver was uninjured when he was robbed by three assailants over the weekend.

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Man Charged in Connection With Pipe Bomb; Armed Bank Robbery

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Bradford Moss is charged with Possession of Explosives or an Incendiary Device and Attempt Theft.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

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Census says numbers are stagnant

Sports

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Babe Ruth’s original Yankees contract up for sale

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The baseball legend's first New York Yankees contract is expected to fetch over $1 million when it goes up for auction next month.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

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The owner of the Baltimore Ravens apologized, saying it "never crossed my mind" and he was "deeply sorry."

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Bears strike early to hold off Jets

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The Jets trailed 14-0 early on and while the home side battled hard to come back, getting within five points in the fourth quarter, the Bears were able to hold them out.

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Boxing champ Mike Tyson helped rescue a crash victim

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The former world heavyweight came to the aid of a motorcyclist who crashed on an interstate in Las Vegas last week.

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Would you drink a beer-flavored latte? Starbucks wants to know

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Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks Corp is testing a "dark barrel latte" in a handful of its cafes in Ohio and Florida.

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Home rum? Online booze delivery service is booming

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Less than 10 days after launching, an online beer run and convenience store service says business is so good, it is already considering expansion.

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Detecting jaundice in babies? There could be an app for that

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A new smartphone application still in development may someday help parents and health care providers screen for jaundice in newborns.

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More Americans see influence of religion waning

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Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life, according to a poll released on Monday.

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Being a couch potato could cause depression

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A new analysis ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: High school football player’s inspirational speech

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This Austin, Texas high school football star has words everyone should live by and his post-game speech is going viral.

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Pink Floyd dedicating new album to late keyboardist

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The rockers are dedicating their first new album in 20 years to late band member Richard Wright.

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Boxing champ Mike Tyson helped rescue a crash victim

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The former world heavyweight came to the aid of a motorcyclist who crashed on an interstate in Las Vegas last week.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: High school football player’s inspirational speech

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This Austin, Texas high school football star has words everyone should live by and his post-game speech is going viral.

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You can shop at Alice Cooper’s thrift store

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Alice's Attic will be stocked with pieces from the "Welcome to My Nightmare" hitmaker's personal collection.

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Charlie Sheen wants to return to ‘Two and a Half Men’

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The "Anger Management" star was fired from the sitcom in 2011 following a public feud with the executive producer.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 23

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

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‘The Lion King’ makes history

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

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