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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the sports news making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 22.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

Census says numbers are stagnant

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It’s Time to Watch Out for Deer

November, October top months, says State Farm

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The Case against the Illiana

No real evidence it's going to be money well spent, Illinois PIRG says

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GM recalls 221K cars over brake fires

Cadillacs and Chevrolets are among the models recalled.

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As NFL tries to reassure women, Crest is first sponsor to retreat

Crest will no longer be offering pink mouth guards to NFL players, the first sponsor to publicly withdraw from the annual October overture to women.

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WATCH: Building the new 49ers stadium in 2 minutes

A time lapse of 29 months of construction from ground-breaking to opening day.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Fallon’s giant birthday cake

The "Tonight Show" host gets some star-studded surprises to celebrate his 40th birthday.

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Crossroads for Nuclear Energy

Subsidies are an issue

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Anti-assault campaign uses celebrities to reach campuses

The efforts to curb sex assault got some help from people many young adults actually listen to: celebrities and athletes.

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Gas prices keep falling

This could be the cheapest autumn driving season in a while.

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Seahawks win again as Lions, Giants pull off surprises

Seattle needed overtime, but the Super Bowl champs defeated the Denver Broncos again on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFL title game.

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Accused White House intruder is decorate Iraq war vet

The Texas man accused of breaking into the White House while armed with a knife is a U.S. military veteran.

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Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, wages weigh

President Barack Obama has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"

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Quinn, Rauner Disagree on Meaning of Latest NRI Subpoenas

Quinn: Same info sought Rauner: Orange jumpsuit in Quinn's future?

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 22

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

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Three Charged With Embezzling County Funds

Three former Wiliamson County employees charged with embezzling more than $80,000

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A New Executive Director: Illinois State Board of Elections

The upcoming Executive Director of the Illinois State Board of Elections states his views on Illinois elections.

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University Receives Grant To Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus

Senator Dick Durbin announces a grant to Nortwestern University to prevent sexual assaults on campus.

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African-American Pastors Endorse Rauner

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

More than a dozen pastors of predominantly African-American congregations are endorsing the Republican candidate for governor.

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Ameren Threatens $20 Monthly Fee for No Smart Meters

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Ameren Illinois says customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed on East Side

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A pizza delivery driver was uninjured when he was robbed by three assailants over the weekend.

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Man Charged in Connection With Pipe Bomb; Armed Bank Robbery

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Bradford Moss is charged with Possession of Explosives or an Incendiary Device and Attempt Theft.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

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Census says numbers are stagnant