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in Black Friday, Lifestyle, National

Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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in Local

Bar Assoc. Offers Help Voting for Judges

How do you know how to vote for judges? The Illinois State Bar Association has some help.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

in Election 2014, Local

Rauners Say Bruce and Quinn Agree on Social Issues

Speaking to a coalition of women supporting her husband’s campaign, Diana Rauner said Gov. Pat Quinn has tried to take the focus off jobs and the economy.

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in Local

Springfield Man Sentenced for Bankruptcy Fraud

A Springfield man has been sentenced to 10 months in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud.

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in National

Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.

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in Black Friday, National

U.S. consumers are feeling good

Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.

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in Entertainment

Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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in Lifestyle

App turns your smartphone into a breathalyzer

Alcohoot turns your smartphone into a portable, personal breathalyzer.

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in Local

Three Killed in Vandalia When Train, SUV Collide

Coroner Bruce Bowen said late Thursday the victims were an adult female and two children, a boy and a girl.

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in Entertainment

Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.

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in Sports

MLB: Who’s staying, who’s going

Major League Baseball teams are making roster moves.

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in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Friday, Oct. 31.

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in Sports

Clippers launch new era under Balmer with scrappy win

Los Angeles found a way to launch their season under new owner Steve Ballmer.

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in Viral Videos

‘Scaring’ with the ‘Stars’

Halloween is alive and well on the set of the hit ABC show "Dancing With the Stars."

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in National, World

Congress to revisit ISIS war debate after election

Lawmakers will resume a debate on the U.S.-led fight against militants in Syria and Iraq.

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in Sports

Saints take divisional lead with win over Panthers

New Orleans wrestled the top spot in the NFC South from their opponents.

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in Music

Gregg Allman dropped from ‘Midnight Rider’ lawsuit

The rocker was was dropped from a wrongful death suit stemming from the on-set death of a Georgia woman during the filming of "Midnight RIder."

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in National

Suspect in Pa. police ambush captured after 7-week manhunt

The survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper in a sniper attack in September was finally arrested.

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in Weird

Burglary suspect busted after forgetting to flush

Investigators tied a suspect to a burglary using DNA left on a toilet.

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in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

in Entertainment

Amazon plans new streaming service

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The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.