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Making headlines this week

A look back at this week's big newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.


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PHOTOS: Miss America, show us your shoes!

Lizards, potatoes, and lots of rhinestone adorn the fancy footwear featured in the annual Miss America Show Us Your Shoes Parade.


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REVIEW: ‘The Visit’ is a trip worth taking

"The Visit" is easily the best film M. Night Shyamalan has made in years.

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Schock Makes Public Appearance

Former Congressman Aaron Schock has made a rare public appearance in Chicago.


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AFSCME, Rauner Continue to Negotiate

State officials will continue contract negotiations with Illinois' largest public employee union without the possibility of a strike, work slowdown or lockout.

Law Talk

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Survey Regarding Lawsuits Released; One Group Calls it “Bogus”

A survey ranks Illinois among the worst states for its lawsuit climate, a claim which the state's trial lawyers call "bogus."


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America pauses to remember 9/11

Relatives of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are due to gather in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington on Friday to mark the 14th anniversary of the hijacked airliner strikes carried out by al Qaeda militants.


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PHOTOS: Sept. 11 anniversary observances

Across the nation - and the world - people paused to remember the fallen and honor the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001.


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There’s more than one way to catch a criminal

It's a police chase - with a wet twist.


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You can win a role on ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

Fans of the musical comedy franchise can land a walk-on role in the upcoming movie sequel by submitting a virtual audition.


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Holyfield: Mayweather legacy a ‘numbers game’

Should Floyd Mayweather Jr end his boxing career on Saturday as planned, his legacy will be underpinned by the extraordinary numbers he has brought to the sport and his controversy out of the ring.


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Congressional bill aims to get NFL to change the name ‘Redskins’

The bill to strip the NFL of its federal antitrust protection as long as it allows Washington's football team to use the name "Redskins," a moniker some see as racist.


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Nuns working overtime to bake altar breads for Pope’s Philly mass

Religious sisters at the suburban Monastery of St. Clare recently made 100,000 communion hosts for the pontiff's outdoor Mass on Sept. 27.


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NFL long snappers important, often overlooked

The job of an NFL long snapper is one of the most tenuous in sports because each snap needs to be perfect on punts and field goals.


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U.S. to China: Take back your undocumented immigrants

The issue, which is likely to come up during a state visit to Washington later this month by Chinese President Xi Jinping, has further strained a U.S.-China relationship already frayed by tensions over economic policy, suspected Chinese cyber hacking and Beijing’s growing military assertiveness.


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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines making news, Friday, Sept. 11. BRADY SHARP IN SEASON OPENER…


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U.S. preparing to welcome Syrian refugees

President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 refugees.


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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 11

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


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Ellen’s epic lip sync battle

It's a battle of talk show hosts as Jimmy Fallon faces off against Ellen DeGeneres to songs like Silentó's "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" and Rihanna's "BBHMM."


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New app lets makeup shoppers ‘Try It On’

Using facial recognition technology, consumers can snap a selfie, scan a bar code on their phone, and instantly know what they'll look like with that new shade of lipstick.

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REVIEW: Veteran cast can’t save ‘The Martian’


It has all the earmarks of a blockbuster, but still can't shake the feeling of missed opportunity.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in October


Get your remotes ready for a binge-worthy weekend of new movies and TV shows.

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Rolling Stones get their own Cuervo bottle


The tequila maker is paying tribute to the rockers and their 1972 North American tour.