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Ballmer prizes Clippers, a team tested by adversity

The new owner of the L.A. Clippers says the team and its fans are stronger after going through a nasty public fight over racism.

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions again, but the strikes did not halt the fighters' advance in a Kurdish area.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas have the same birthday

PHOTOS: The Hollywood couple share a birthday - September 25 - but they were born 25 years apart. Here's 25 of our favorite pics to celebrate.

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St. John’s Assures Donors Their Gifts Are Safe

Foundation funds off-limits to alleged embezzler

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 25

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Medical Marijuana Fees Top $5 Million

Fees submitted by businesses with their applications to Illinois' new medical marijuana program have topped $5 million.

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State, City Money to Turn 9th/Washington Building Into Homeless Shelter

The homeless problem is not going away, but it’s getting better, according to a longtime Salvation Army professional. “We still…

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“Blue Light Special” on Springfield Gas Prices is Over

While Springfield gas prices continue their habit of spiking between 30 and 40 cents at a time, prices are still lower overall than they were a month ago.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

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The new iPhone 6 is quite flexible

"Bendgate" might be particularly troubling for those who wear skinny jeans.

Hall of Fame Inductee Cat Stevens performs at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, April, 10, 2014 in New York.

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Scalpers prompt Yusuf Islam to cancel New York show

Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens, has pulled the plug on part of his first North American tour in 35 years after becoming disgusted by greedy ticket scalpers. The Peace Train singer, formerly known as Cat Stevens, announced a string of rare live dates last week, but he has now decided to cancel his Big Apple show at the Beacon Theatre on 7 December and re-route the trek to Boston, Massachusetts.

Driver Tony Stewart sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Loudon, N.H.

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Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges in race car death

NASCAR's Tony Stewart has been cleared of any criminal charges relating to the death of rival Kevin Ward, Jr., who was struck and killed during a sprint car rally.

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Springfield Jimmy John’s Stores Affected in Nationwide Security Breach

South 6th St. and West Iles Ave. locations impacted.

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Springfield Police Seek Diamond Thieves

Springfield Police are looking for help finding two suspects they say stole two diamonds from a jewlery store while it was open.

FILE - In this April 30, 2014 file photo Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks to students and educators at the state Capitol in Springfield Ill. Gov. Quinn largely approved the 2015 budget lawmakers sent him but used his veto powers to cut about $250 million from the $35.7 billion spending plan Monday June 30, 2014. The Chicago Democrat said he cut money for renovations to the state Capitol, which drew criticism last year over the hefty price tag. He also said he has directed state agencies to made additional reductions, including selling nearly half of the state's aircraft.

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Quinn Agrees to Stall Dismissal of IDOT Workers

Nearly five dozen Illinois Department of Transportation employees have been given a temporary reprieve from layoffs.

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Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

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Malcolm Young will not return to AC/DC

AC/DC announces a new album as guitarist Malcolm Young leaves the band.

Bette Midler performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles.

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Bette Midler covers TLC with first album in eight years

Bette Midler covers girl group hits, made popular by The Supremes and TLC, in her newest album.

Arnel Pineda of Journey performing as part of Music Midtown 2013 at Piedmont Park on Friday, September 20, 2013, in Atlanta.

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Journey warn fans about fake concert tickets

Journey's tour may be over, but that hasn't stopped ticket sales from continuing.

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U.S. launches more air strikes in Syria, Iraq

This week's campaign opens a new front in Syria and thrusts Washington into the country's 3-year-old civil war.

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Ex-players to NFL: Bench alleged violators

Former players say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must act immediately when someone is accused of domestic violence.

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Vandalia Escapee Caught

Scaled wall Tuesday afternoon, captured this morning

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Alice Cooper wants to ‘die on stage’

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The rocker says he's not worried about elaborate stunts on stage because that's the way he would want to go out.

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Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

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A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

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Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

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Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.