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Hastert Pleads Guilty to Evading Banking Laws

Could get six months in prison in hush money deal


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 28

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

10-27-15 Springfield City Council

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City Council Tables New Liquor License Class

The Springfield City Council has tabled a proposal that would have established a new liquor license.


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President Defends Law Enforcement, Calls for Tougher Gun Laws in Chicago Speech

Speaking at the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Obama outlined three broad areas for reducing violent crime in the United States.

Downtown BACON Throwdown Music Fest DL

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Pork Producers Dispute Report on Cancer-Causing Foods

Pork Producers: Study lacks facts, context.


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Traffic Goes Up — Again — at SPI

Passenger traffic is up 3.5 percent so far this year.


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Circuit Clerk Launches Upgraded Apps for iPhone and Android

Circuit Clerk apps replace old apps that needed many more upgrades.


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Man Convicted of 1957 Murder Tries Another Appeal

Jack McCullough, 75, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Maria Ridulph of Sycamore, 7.


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The brands behind ‘Bond’

007 is the ultimate film spy and more than a dozen brands are hoping to cash in on the latest James Bond installment, "Spectre."


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Be it Mets or Royals, a lot has changed since either team won the World Series

The Kansas City Royals host Game 1 of the World Series tonight, facing off against the New York Mets. No matter which team walks away winners of the best-of-seven series, they will be ending a long draught.


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State Lawmaker Concerned About Federal Rail Guidelines

Al Riley is concerned about train lines potentially missing a deadline to implement “positive train control,” a back-up safety system.


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U.S. deaths drop for leading causes

The U.S. death rate for all causes is continuing to decline, aided by drops in fatalities from leading causes like heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and accidents, new research finds.


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Rauner Honors Army Vet Who Saved Children from Attacker

Rauner declared Monday James Vernon Day, and says Vernon is "a true American hero."


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Jimi Hendrix home to open in 2016

Officials have spent around $3.8 million revamping the apartment on Brook Street in Mayfair to reflect how it looked when the rocker lived there.


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WATCH: Noel Gallagher joins U2 onstage in London

The pair performed "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For," and a Beatles classic too!


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GM, Chrysler issue recalls

Chevrolet, Buick, Jeep, and Ram models from various years are being recalled.


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The world’s highest paid comedians

These 10 funnymen earned a combined $166.5 million thanks to touring, TV, films deals and more.


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Leah Remini breaks her silence on Scientology

The "King of Queens" star opens up about breaking ties with the religion and learning how to start over.


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What is the Teal Pumpkin Project?

Find out the meaning behind all these teal pumpkins popping up on doorsteps around the country.


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Oops! Dog named Trigger shoots owner

A dog named Trigger shot his 25-year-old owner in the foot in a bizarre accident that had Indiana officials on Monday reminding hunters to take safety lessons.

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The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …


Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.

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Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year


The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.

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Billy Gibbons goes jazz


The ZZ Top guitarist didn't really think about ever playing jazz until he was invited last year to play the Havana Jazz Festival.