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    Springfield City Council Waits to Establish Drone Policy

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    The Springfield City Council is apparently willing to wait a little while for further regulations from higher powers in government on drones.

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    Rauner Stands by Refugee Stance

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    Gov. Bruce Rauner is defending his stance on temporarily stopping Syrian refugees from coming into Illinois, but doesn't explain why he believes he has the authority to do so.

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    Morton, Illinois — Pumpkin Capital of the U.S.

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    When you enjoy your Thanksgiving dessert, take a moment to think about Morton, a village between Peoria and Bloomington.

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    Springfield Police Investigate Early Tuesday Shooting


    Police are continuing to investigate a shooting early Tuesday morning that left one man injured.

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    Somewhat Quiet Night in Chicago Following Police Shooting Video Release

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    Most protesters in Chicago seemed to honor pleas for restraint.


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    Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list


    The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion

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    Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting


    The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.

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    Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


    Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.

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    Warriors crush Lakers for best start in NBA history


    The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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    NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl


    The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


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    SPECIAL SECTION: Thanksgiving, Black Friday & more


    Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

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    Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


    Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.

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    Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores


    Retailers are using apps for smartphones to help drive shoppers to their stores, and make shopping easier.

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    De-stress Thanksgiving by simplifying the sides


    Here's two veggie sides that can be prepped ahead of time and popped right in the oven alongside the turkey.

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    WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey


    This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.


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    TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


    With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.


    in Entertainment

    REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’


    "Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.

    in Black Friday, Entertainment

    11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes


    Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

    in Music

    Tony Iommi teases fans with new songs


    The Black Sabbath rocker wants to release five unheard songs by the band just weeks after they scrapped plans for another album.

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    HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


    From classic specials to movies and competitions, this week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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    Patti LaBelle invites sweet potato pie-loving superfan to Thanksgiving


    The soul star is giving thanks to a fan who boosted sales of her pies by inviting him to join her for dinner.

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    Metallica looking forward to baseball season


    The San Francisco Giants will hold Metallica Night for the fourth year on May 6.

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    Ringo Starr is selling copy No. 1 of the ‘White Album’


    Looking for a unique Christmas gift? It'll only cost you a cool $60 grand.

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