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2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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November Ballot: Many More Referendums And Constitutional Amendments

Voters will be answering many more referendums and constitutional amendments on their ballot this November.

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Illinois Hospital Association: “Vigilantly Preparing” For Ebola

The President of the Illinois Hospital Association says they're working closely with Public Health to prepare for Ebola.

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Chicago Sun-Times endorses Bruce Rauner

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner over Incumbent Pat Quinn.

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Secretary Of State: Graduated Driver’s License Drops Teen Driving Deaths

Secretary of State Jesse White says implementation of the "Graduated Driver's License" has reduced teen deaths.

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Bill Clinton Expected to Stump in Illinois Next Week

Quinn says event will be in Chicago.

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Sun Times to Resume Political Endorsements

Paper says it will endorse a candidate for Illinois governor in Sunday's issue.

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Experts Discuss Police Body Cameras with State Lawmakers

Some law enforcement officials wonder if recording will cause cases to be sensationalized.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Veterans Tell Their Stories

Audio archives available on line

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Springfield Clinic Board: No Merger With HSHS

Two Springfield healthcare providers at the center of a sudden merger proposal have both issued statements about the future of that idea.

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West Side Building Partially Collapses, Two Injured

Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin says the call came in around 2:00.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Halloween is getting scary expensive

We're going to shell out a record amount on costumes, candy, and all things Halloween this year

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.6 Percent

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment in the state continued to drop in September, falling to 6.6 percent.

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Body Camera Use Concerns Illinois Police Officers

Law enforcement officials in Illinois are asking lawmakers to come up with a state law governing the use of body cameras.

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Knights in Shining Armor to do Battle in Springfield

You may hear some accents from around the world as you are out and about this weekend. Contestants from Belarus,…

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Quinn, Rauner Continue Courting Black Voters

Both candidates for governor are pulling out all the stops to court African-American voters.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.