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Elvis’ library card, script up for sale

A library card signed by Elvis Presley in seventh grade is expected to be among the hottest items at an auction at his Memphis mansion next month.

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Jimmy Fallon & The Rock’s 80s workout video

Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson air some of their long-lost workout tapes and prove that "you've gotta hustle for the muscle."

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in National, World

FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza death toll tops 700

The U.S. has lifted a temporary ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.

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in National

Obama sends team to Texas to assess National Guard deployment

The President has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the border.

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108,000 Illinoisans Eligible for Insurance Rebates

The federal government says more than 108,000 Illinois health insurance customers will benefit from more than $8 million in refunds.

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in Local

Mine Simulator Under Construction in Harrisburg

Coal mining is still a big deal in Illinois, and Terry Bruce says there's really no end in sight.

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in National, World

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation ‘within reach’

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided and help increased, former U.S. President Bill Clinton says.

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in Weird

Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

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Quinn Signs Flood Fighting Measure

A newly signed law is aimed at fighting the effects of flooding around Illinois.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 24

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

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Guilty Plea in Drug Induced Homicide

Springfield man faces 30 years in drug death

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S&P Revises Illinois Outlook Downward

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse.

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Grandstand Roof Repairs Won’t Be Finished by Fair Time

Repairs to the state fair grandstand's roof won't be finished by the time the fair begins.

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in National

GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

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in National

Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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“No Sign of Homicide” in Female Body Found in Rochester

Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards hopes the mystery of a woman's skeleton found in Rochester over the weekend could be solved soon.

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in Music

These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

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in Sports

Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

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in Local

Phelps: Illinois Concealed Carry Rules “Too Complicated”

A lawmaker who helped push through a bill that allows Illinois residents to carry concealed weapons is suggesting the law is too hard on gun owners from other states.

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Today in entertainment history: July 29

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

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Glen Matlock denies new Sex Pistols reunion

John Lydon, right, and Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols perform at the Roxy in West Hollywood, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock dashes fans' hopes of another reunion by insisting he hasn't had any contact with John Lydon in five years.

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Aretha Franklin storms out of fast food joint

FILE - In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.Franklin won’t say what has caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.In a phone interview on Tuesday, Aug. 20, Franklin said that she recently had a cat scan and that it showed she was 85 percent improved. The 71-year-old has canceled several concerts and public appearances and blamed it on unspecified treatment.

Aretha Franklin stormed out a Johnny Rockets in Ontario, Canada last week after a nasty encounter with a rude employee.