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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Oct. 24.

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Lincecum iffy for rest of Series

Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster.

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Man, Boy, Dog Hit and Killed in Bloomington

Poor lighting could be a factor

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‘Breaking Bad’ star: ‘Florida mom messed it up for everyone’

"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul has blasted bosses at Toys 'R' Us, and started his own petition to get the action figures back on store shelves.

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Free Trade Proposal Brings Disagreement

$8B for Illinois, says congressman

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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Royals outfielders cram for ‘quirky’ AT&T test

The irresistible talents of the Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field.

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Lakers’ Nash out for season with back injury

The latest setback suggests the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player may have played his final game.

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Manning adds to touchdown record as Broncos beat Chargers

Denver QB Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat San Diego.

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U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.

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Doctor with Ebola in NY hospital after return from Guinea

A doctor who worked in West Africa is the fourth person diagnosed with the virus in the U.S. and the first in its largest city.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.

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Benedictine Goes Adults Only

Growth in older population, reduction in traditional college-age cited

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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State Lawmaker: IDOT Not the Only Agency Whose Hiring Process May be Suspect

Federal monitor to check agency on hiring practices

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014.

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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.

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Rauner Denies Involvement in Springfield Reporter’s Resignation

Bruce Rauner says his fingerprints are not on the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Raymond Cub Scouts Still Improving

Police say the condition of three Cub Scouts is improving after they were injured in a chemical explosion.

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‘Jersey Shore’ star heading to trial on tax evasion

Reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax fraud charges.

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Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

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Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

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Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

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IDPH calls for 21 day quarantine for those exposed to Ebola virus.

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Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

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State GOP alleges law is not being followed in counting of absentee ballots.

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Jacksonville Police Have “Person of Interest” in Shooting, No One in Custody

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Jacksonville Police say they have someone they want to interview in a shooting death from Friday morning.

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Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

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Dozens of area high school students spent their morning with a top executive in the social media world