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in Election 2014, Local

Lisa Madigan Wins Reelection as Attorney General

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has been re-elected to a fourth term over Republican candidate Paul Schimpf.

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in Election 2014, Local

Durbin Defeats Oberweis in U.S. Senate Race

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has defeated Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis to win a fourth term.

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in Election 2014, Local

Bogus Robocalls Dissuade Chicago Election Judges from Showing Up

At least 2,000 judges out of more than 10,000 scheduled to work were no-shows.

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in Local

Gas Prices Continue to Fall

Should remain steady through rest of the year

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in Local

Springfield Building Demolition Doesn’t Go As Planned

A busy intersection in Springfield was shut down early this afternoon

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in Election 2014, Local

Durbin Just Focusing on Election Day For Now

Senior senator says he doesn't anything for granted

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in Election 2014, Local

Voter Turn-Out Expected To Be Above 50%

Things running smoothly at the polls

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in Entertainment

‘Big Hero 6′ shapes superheroes from robotics, anime

The newest Marvel superhero doesn't have the rugged good looks of Iron Man, the physique of Captain America or a hammer like Thor.

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in Viral Videos

Parents ‘eat’ kids’ Halloween candy

Children discover their parents haven "eaten" all of the Halloween candy in another Jimmy Kimmel video challenge.

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in Entertainment

Rivera, Gosselin among ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ rivals

Sixteen stars will compete when the reality show returns on Jan. 4.

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in Weird

Man arrested for allegedly trying to eat evidence

A man is facing multiple charges after police say he tried to eat his DWI test results.

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in National

Republicans expect gains, many races remain tight

The midterm elections could serve as a public referendum on President Barack Obama's job performance.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

WATCH: Collegiate bball player scores emotional first points

After freshman forward Lauren Hill was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, her school petitioned the NCAA to move up the start of the season.

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in National

Ford issues 5 recalls covering 202K vehicles

Ford is recalling several models to fix gas leaks, air bag sensors, stalling, and other issues.

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in Entertainment

Actor Tom Hanks to publish story collection

Actor Tom Hanks will publish a book of stories linked to his collection of typewriters, publisher Alfred A. Knopf.

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in National

U.S. home prices cooling

Home prices are rising at an ever-slowing pace.

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle

We’re ‘adding to cart’ instead of ‘heading to mall’

It's expected to be another record-breaking year for online shopping.

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in Sports

FIFA moves closer to winter World Cup

FIFA is targeting two options for holding Qatar's 2022 World Cup in the winter.

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in Entertainment, Lifestyle

11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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

in Entertainment

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.