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NFL, FIFA, others in “think tank” on concussions

Officials from the NFL, FIFA and other sports organizations are banding together for better ways to identify and treat concussions.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 26.

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in Sports

Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

College football officials have formalized pace-of-play procedures in an effort to slow the game down.

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in Entertainment

Hayden Panettiere’s Emmy slip-up

The actress is expecting her first child and accidentally revealed the gender during a red carpet interview.

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in Weird

Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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in National

Obama plans executive steps to boost vets’ mental health care

The President will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at improving access to mental health treatment for former service members.

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in National, World

Poll: Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages

Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

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in National

Michael Brown remembered in Missouri, march planned

Family and supporters celebrated the life of the black teen slain by a white officer in a funeral ringing with calls for peace and police reforms.

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Republicans pressure Obama to step up action on ISIS

Republicans want more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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in Lifestyle

CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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in Local

Another Good Week for Illinois Crops

Corn 82 percent, soybeans 78 percent, good to excellent

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in Entertainment

Emmys exalt old favorites over TV’s shiny newcomers

In a year dominated by Netflix and newcomers, the big broadcast networks still fared well.

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Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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in Local

DNR Protection for Bear, Wolf, Cougar

These animals are still not prevalent in Illinois.

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

Actress Melissa McCarthy and actor Chris Pine are among those celebrating birthdays today.

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in Entertainment

PHOTOS: Emmy red carpet arrivals

Some of Tinseltown's biggest talent walked the red carpet to celebrate the best and brightest in TV.

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in Local

Kincaid Tries to Move On

Village hopes to move on

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in Sports

Tiger ends 4-year alliance with coach Foley

Tiger Woods has split up with swing coach Sean Foley after a four-year partnership.

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Josh Brolin in a scene from, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For."

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REVIEW: ‘Sin City 2′ isn’t worth the return trip

Directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have not lost their flair for comic book imagery, but the noir cartoon glory of "Sin City 2" isn't enough to overlook the flaws in the story.

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‘Frozen’ princess promises to be hot holiday item

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Snow Glow Elsa is one of only four toys to feature on three major guides of top toys for the Christmas season.

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WATCH: Beck kicks off George Harrison week on ‘Conan’

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"Harrison Week" celebrates the late Beatle and the upcoming release of “The Apple Years: 1968-75,” featuring the beloved singer/songwriter’s first six solo albums.

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American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

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They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.