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in Music

Whitney Houston’s first live album hits stores in November

"Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances" will be available as a CD and DVD package just in time for the holidays.

chicks

in National

Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

vanessawilliams

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

cwlp

in Local

CWLP Mulls $12 Monthly Increase for Residential Electric Customers

Customer charges would go up, but electricity rates would go down in 2015.

gun

in Local

Southeast Student Faces Weapons Charges as Juvenile

A student accused of bringing an unloaded gun to school on Friday has been charged as a juvenile.

legacy_pointe

in Local

Competing Springfield Outlet Mall Proprietors Join Forces

Two competing interests both looking to build outlet malls have reportedly joined forces.

carbon_monoxide

in Local

North Mac Intermediate School Closed Again Wednesday

The district recreated the carbon monoxide leak that sent nearly 150 people to area hospitals

marijuana

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Medical Marijuana Program “Ripe for Corruption”

Bruce Rauner wants the application process changed for companies vying for dispensary and cultivator licenses.

NRI

in Election 2014, Local

New Subpoena Issued in NRI Probe

Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena over records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program.

stewart

in Sports

Grand jury to weigh case against Stewart in fatal crash

The case of a fatal dirt-track accident involving the three-time NASCAR champion will be heard by a grand jury.

evamendes

in Entertainment

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are parents

The pair reportedly welcomed a baby girl last week.

water

in Local

JCAR Wants More Time to Consider Fracking Rules

A legislative panel said Tuesday that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect.

ups

in National

UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

university illinois

in Local

UIUC Chancellor Regrets Uproar Over Professor

Wise told the campus' Senate Executive Committee on Monday that the university's board of trustees will be asked to consider approving the hiring of future tenured faculty much earlier in the process.

jail

in Local

Belleville “Needles in Meat” Man Again Seeking Bond

A Metro East man accused of inserting sewing needles into packaged supermarket meats that a federal prosecutor called "booby traps'' wants a federal judge to reconsider denying him his release on bond.

tommythayer

in Music

KISS raises $1M for military museum

The rockers helped raise money for the renovation of a military museum in Oregon named after guitarist Tommy Thayer's father.

freddie-mercury

in Music

Queen honors Freddie Mercury with new vodka

The Stoli-made limited edition vodka marks the 40th anniversary of the band's hit single, "Killer Queen."

bretmichaels

in Music

Poison planning 2015 tour

It appears the rockers are heading back out on the road.

ebola

in National, World

Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.

medicaid

in Election 2014, Local

Rauner Tied to Medicaid Fraud, Vallas Says

He's not involved, spokesman says

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Jennifer Garner’s life ‘too boring’ for Instagram

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The "Dallas Buyers Club" actress is adamant she won't join her husband, actor Ben Affleck, on Twitter either.

in Music

Cher hit with $10M discrimination suit

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Three backup dancers are suing the legendary performer, saying they were fired for the color of their skin.

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Motown Records founder gets ‘Homecoming’ honor

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Berry Gordy has been honored as part of a three-day conference held to call on former Detroiters to help reshape the city's future.