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Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

Durbin’s War Chest Swelling

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Senator Dick Durbin’s latest campaign report says he’s got more than $6 million in the bank for his re-election bid this year, including about $771,000 he’s raised since January.

The Democrat from Springfield is being challenged by dairy magnate and state Senator Jim Oberweis. His report hasn’t been made public yet.

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.