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Chiles, Hammer, Hanauer File for Ward 10 Seat

They each filed for the seat left vacant last week by incumbent Tim Griffin.

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Robert DeNiro and JLaw are making a movie about a mop

The movie recounts the rags-to-riches tale about the woman who became a millionaire after inventing the Miracle Mop.

A protester yells at a Missouri State Police officer during a protest at the Ferguson, Mo., police headquarters Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Ferguson.

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Missouri Gov. Activates National Guard

Nixon said Monday that the National Guard would assist state and local police as needed, in case there is civil unrest.

FILE - This combo of file photos shows the candidates for Illinois state treasurer from left, Republican state Rep. Tom Cross and Democratic state Sen. Mike Frerichs. The race between the two candidates remains unsettled two days after the Nov. 4, 2014 election.

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Illinois Treasurer’s Race Tightens Further

The race for Illinois treasurer could be decided by fewer than 400 votes and lead to the first recount request in three decades.

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Candidates Begin Filing for City Offices; Mayoral Hopefuls Tout Numbers

Candidates for Springfield city offices began filing petitions Monday.

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IDOT Declares Itself Ready for Winter

The Illinois Department of Transportation is declaring itself ready for winter.

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State Opens Warming Centers; Wind Chills in Low Single Digits

The state of Illinois has opened more than 100 warming centers as temperatures fall.

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Number of foreign students in U.S. hits record high

The number of foreign exchange students studying at American universities is at a record high.

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Mike Tyson thinks he’d make an ‘awesome’ Othello

The boxing legend wants to take on Shakespeare.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

Venezuela sets world record for Christmas dinner

Venezuela completed quite the culinary conquest. And you think you've got a lot of people to cook for!

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Phil Rudd’s ‘dirty deeds’ boost AC/DC sales

"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" has seen a sales bump following allegations against the band's drummer.

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The Who honored in ‘blue’

The British rockers were honored with a special blue plaque tribute in London to coincide with their 50th anniversary.

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Maine teen charged with naked break-ins

Police say a man broke into homes while naked, at the same time his own home was destroyed in a fire.

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Band Aid tackles Ebola with ‘new’ Christmas single

A star-studded remake of the 3o-year-old charity single "Do They Know It's Christmas" will help fight Ebola.

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Julia Roberts, George Clooney to star in Jodie Foster-directed film

Julia Roberts has been tapped to reunite with her "Ocean's Eleven" co-star in a new financial drama.

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Florida State regains top spot

At 10-0 Florida State is the last unbeaten school among the big five conferences.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Nov. 17.

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Facebook wants to get professional with ‘work’

The new site will look like Facebook but compete with professional social networks like LinkedIn.

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‘Finnish Flash’ Selanne hangs up skates at 44

Ten-times NHL All-Star Teemu Selanne, who played 1,451 games and won the Stanley Cup with the Anaheim Ducks, has retired.

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Gray day in Indy as Pats pound Colts

Unheralded New England running back Jonas Gray scored four touchdowns to spark the Patriots to a 42-20 victory.

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Quincy Jones receives lifetime achievement award

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The music icon was celebrated for his philanthropic efforts and his six-decade career in music.

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Civil suit settled in ‘Midnight Rider’ death

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The parents of the camera assistant who was killed while filming the Allman Brothers biopic have settled their lawsuit.

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Mike Love planning Beach Boys tell-all

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The "Surfin' U.S.A." singer is planning to reveal behind-the-scenes details about the group in a new autobiography.