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Republicans Try to Block School Funding Bill

Bill has gone nowhere in House

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Viper Mine Has Plans for Elkhart

Expansion of waste facility up before zoning board

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in Sports

Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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in Sports

Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.

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in Music

Earth, Wind & Fire revamp classic for Christmas

The veteran soul group have reworked their 1978 disco anthem "September" for a new holiday album.

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in National, World

U.N.: Islamic State committing ‘staggering’ crimes

Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.

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U.S. delays plans to replace Healthcare.gov site

The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host.

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in Entertainment

Mila Kunis is a mom

Former "That '70s Show" co-stars Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have become parents for the first time.

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Poll: Most Americans say spanking is ‘OK’

Nearly seven in 10 Americans believe spanking a child is an acceptable for of discipline at home.

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in Music

Tony Bennett sets record for oldest artist to top Billboard

At 88, the veteran performer is the oldest living artist to land a No. 1 record, with his latest compilation of duets with Lady Gaga.

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Obama seeks to restore trust with Latinos

President Barack Obama is expected to assure Hispanic-American lawmakers on Thursday that he is on their side and help is on the way.

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in Sports

Dallas Cowboys player investigated for sexual assault

An unnamed player is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault in the team's hotel last month.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Team’s ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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in Weird

Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

A man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Bruce Rauner (R), Pat Quinn

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Quinn Accuses Rauner of Not Hiring Enough Minorities

Both trying to make inroads in minority communties

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Library Turf War Continues

Major donors threaten to withhold donations unless the feuding stops

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Woman Dies in Route 29 Crash Near Edinburg

Illinois State Police say a van over corrected after swerving off the roadway.

Recent Headlines

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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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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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen

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