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Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure

The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

Springfileld City Council Taxation

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Springfield City Council Rejects Property Annexation

Woodside Township property annexation rejected on a 4-6 vote of the Springfield City Council.


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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing

Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.


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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed

McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.


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Neil Patrick Harris writing children’s books

The "How I Met Your Mother" star is penning a new series called "The Magic Misfits."


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Janet Jackson, Chicago, Steve Miller, and NIN among Rock Hall nominees

Cheap Trick, The Smiths, and Chaka Khan are also among those nominated.


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Taraji P. Henson: ‘Empire’ feud rumors are ‘silly’

“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have branded rumors of an on-set feud “silly”. The pair play former…


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Republicans Await Democratic Ideas

Durkin: The governor is the reasonable one


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NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well

You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.


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Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body

FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.


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PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup

The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.

A box from is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

in Lifestyle

Amazon taking on Etsy

Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.


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Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem

The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.


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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.


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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home

A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.


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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose

A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.


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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


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Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing

That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...

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Kent Gray Named Trump’s Illinois Campaign Director

GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump speaks at a news conference in Manhattan after he signed a pledge to support the Republican nominee in the 2016 general election, ruling out a third-party or independent run.

Featuring: Donald Trump
Where: New York, New York, United States
When: 03 Sep 2015
Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Future Image/

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Gray directed reporters' inquiries to Hope Hicks, a national communications director for Trump, who wouldn't let us talk to him.

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Help Needed Solving Residential Burglary


Springfield Police are looking for help solving a residential burglary where guns were stolen.

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Collective Bargaining-Go-Round for Rauner, Dems


Rauner: Democrats have done this before

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ISU Prez: “Strong and Stable”


Still upset there's no budget

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St Louis Bridge Jumper Is Dead


Bragged; not necessarily suicidal