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mcilroy

in Sports

McIlroy wins PGA Tour player of the year

The award was announced on Wednesday and surprised no one.

oberweiss

in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Courts Black Vote

"Pastor on the roof" backs Republican

twilight

in Entertainment

‘Twilight’ saga returning with short films

The blockbuster vampire franchise is set to return, this time in a short film format.

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in National

U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.

bradyhoke

in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 1.

redskins

in Sports

FCC considers ban on Redskins name

Broadcasters could be fined for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans.

royals

in Sports

Defiant Royals outfox A’s in Wild Card game

Kansas City beat Oakland in a thrilling do-or-die playoff to eke out a victory in their first postseason game for 29 years.

george

in Entertainment

Amal Alamuddin enters fashion pantheon as Clooney’s bride

With help from high-end designers, the new Mrs. George Clooney vaulted to the top of Hollywood fashion.

tracymorgan

in Entertainment

Tracy Morgan ‘can’t believe’ Walmart blames him for injuries

The "SNL" star blasts the retailer for blaming him for injuries suffered in a crash that killed fellow comedian Jimmy Mack.

obama

in National, World

White House moves to deal with child migration issue

Refugee processing centers in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will try to deter unaccompanied minors from crossing the border on their own.

bag

in National

California is first state to ban plastic grocery bags

Single-use plastic bags will disappear from California grocery stores under a first-in-the-nation state law.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Weird

Fake cops make off with real pot

Three armed men allegedly dressed as police to steal medical marijuana plants from a licensed grower.

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in Viral Videos

Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre ad

The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

Quinn and Obama

in Election 2014, Local

Obama Offers Quinn Help; GOP Says Quinn Needs It

Fund-raiser for the governor Thursday

jimi

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

municipalcenter

in Local

Springfield Aldermen Want to Keep Pay Flat

The Springfield City Council doesn't think it, or other elected officials, should get pay raises.

railroad

in Local

Rail “Flyover” Planned Between Stanford & I-72, Though Work Still Years Away

The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.

afscme

in Local

Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.

Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Brian Johnson of AC/DC
Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

in Music

Family confirms Malcolm Young battling dementia

The AC/DC rocker has been admitted to a care facility in Australia.

windows

in National

Microsoft names next operating system Windows 10

Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Chicago Lawyer Named to Monitor IDOT Hiring

Noelle Brennan

Noelle Brennan appointed to monitor hiring practices at IDOT.

in Local

Illinois Quarantine for Those Who Touched Ebola Patients

Quarantine

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

in Local

Illinois GOP Unhappy About Counting of Absentee Ballots

voter

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

in Local

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

gun

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

in Local

Next Generation of Business Leaders Learn From an Internet Pro

computer

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