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in National, World

U.S. launches more air strikes in Syria, Iraq

This week's campaign opens a new front in Syria and thrusts Washington into the country's 3-year-old civil war.

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in Sports

Ex-players to NFL: Bench alleged violators

Former players say NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must act immediately when someone is accused of domestic violence.

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in Local

Vandalia Escapee Caught

Scaled wall Tuesday afternoon, captured this morning

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in Sports

McIlroy is No. 1, but only 1 of 12 at Gleneagles

He may be the world's top golfer, but at the Ryder Cup Rory McIlroy is just one of 12.

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in Music, Entertainment

Mariska Hargitay gifts Tiffany treat to Taylor Swift’s cat ‘Olivia Benson’

The pop star's feline friend is treated by the "Law & Order: SVU" actress.

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in Election 2014, Local

Rauner Turns to Past for New Ad

Early release program criticized

marijuana

in Local

Ease Up on Drug Punishment, Emanuel Tells Lawmakers

Ticket for marijuana, misdemeanor for other drugs

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the top sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Adorable little league fail

After winning their first home game, the Wallkill Mighty Mites attempted to run through a banner. You won't believe what happens next.

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in Entertainment

2 naked intruders arrested in Keanu Reeves’ home

The "Matrix" star has been left shaken after an intruder was arrested at his home for the second time in two days last week.

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in Entertainment

Hackers threaten to leak nude photos of Emma Watson

Threats of an Emma Watson photo hacking scandal have been exposed as a publicity stunt.

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in National

Soda companies to cut calories by 20 percent

The largest soda makers in the U.S. promised to cut the calories in soft drinks nationwide by 20 percent by 2025.

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in National

Americans hit the road more often, use less gas

U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.

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in Lifestyle

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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in National

In some areas heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer

States including Vermont, Pennsylvania, and New York say they are in the midst of a heroin epidemic, and that the drug is getting cheaper and easier to obtain.

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in Sports

Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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in National

3 Seattle schools locked down in attempted kidnapping

Schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun and tried to lure several children into a car.

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in Weird

‘Pizza police:’ Cops make delivery after driver crashes

After a Pizza Hut driver was injured in a crash in Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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in Entertainment

Vince Vaughn joins Colin Farrell on ‘True Detective’

Production on the second season of the eight-episode HBO drama will begin later this year in California.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 24

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

Recent Headlines

in Local

Concealed/Carry Not a Problem for Most Cops

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Cops always expect the unexpected

in Election 2014, Local

Central Illinois Teens Working as Election Judges

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Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.

in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Ratcheting Up Campaign Efforts in Black Neighborhoods

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he’s courting black voters in a way that other Republicans haven’t in decades.

in Local

It’s Time for Spooky Stories

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A Rockford writer has spent years telling spooky stories for a living. “I consider myself to be a folk historian,”…