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in Music

Jack Bruce honored by Cream bandmates at funeral

Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker sang their pal's track "Theme for an Imaginary Western" at the rocker's funeral.

NEILYOUNG

in Music

Neil Young makes album without playing an instrument

Young recorded with a full orchestra for his "Storytone" album, but didn't play anything himself.

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in Election 2014, Local

Turner Optimistic Despite Poor Democrat Showing in Local Races

Doris Turner says she's proud of her organization for its recently completed get out the vote efforts.

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in Election 2014, Local

Durbin Prepares for Life in the Minority

When a new U.S. Senate is seated, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will find himself in the minority.

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in Local

October Wetter Than Normal Across Illinois

Illinois' state climatologist says October was considerably wetter than the month usually is.

paul-simon

in Music

Paul Simon opens up for first authorized biography

The book will detail his rise to fame as one half of Simon & Garfunkel, his solo career, and his personal life.

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in Weird

A guy drives into a bar … literally

This one is no joke! Police say a Pennsylvania man literally drove into a bar and tried to order.

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in Sports

NBA launches ‘Hoops for Troops’ project

The NBA will host service projects throughout this season at military bases around the United States.

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in National

Private sector adds 230K jobs

The U.S. economy has produced more than 200,000 private-sector jobs for a record seven straight months.

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in Entertainment

‘Sherlock’ star Cumberbatch announces engagement

Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged to theater director Sophie Hunter.

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in National

Americans are still texting and driving

More than a quarter of texting drivers believe they "can easily do several things at once, even while driving."

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in Music

U2 plans residency on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’

The "Beautiful Day" hitmakers will perform for five nights on the show, beginning on Nov. 17.

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in Music

Queen releasing ‘lost’ Freddie Mercury song for charity

The unreleased tune recorded before Mercury's death in 1991, will be on the group's upcoming "Queen Forever" compilation.

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in Music, National

Former ‘American Idol’ Aiken loses bid for Congress

The former "Idol" runner-up was up against incumbent Republican Renee Ellmers in the state's 2nd District.

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in Music

Gregg Allman honored at Classic Rock awards

Veteran musician Gregg Allman was named a "living legend."

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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in Sports

Kershaw a possible double winner

The Dodgers ace is a finalist for the MVP and the Cy Young Award as he tries to become the first NL player to sweep both honors since 1968.

Ray Rice, Janay Rice

in Sports

Suspended Rice set to make case for return to football

Former Ravens running back Ray Rice will begin appealing his NFL suspension in the hope he can return to the playing field.

googleglass

in Lifestyle

A blind spot for Google Glass wearers?

The characteristic hardware of the high-tech frames could partially obstruct peripheral vision.

marijuana

in National

Voters give nod to legal pot in Oregon, Alaska, D.C.

The key victories could fuel the legalization movement as cannabis usage is increasingly recognized by the American mainstream.

Recent Headlines

in Black Friday, Entertainment

‘Frozen’ tops Barbie as top girls’ holiday pick

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The results marked the first time in 11 years that Barbie hasn't held the No. 1 spot in the annual toy survey.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Friends of the Galaxy’ mashup

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If "Guardians of the Galaxy" was set to the "Friends" theme.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 28

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