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in Weird

Man throwing $55K potato salad party this weekend

An Ohio man who jokingly raised $55,000 from a crowdfunding site is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.

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in Local

Worst Colleges: 25 Percent Are in Illinois

DeVry, Columbia College Chicago among those dishonored

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 26

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

JACOB STARK

in Local

Chatham Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A Chatham man is facing child pornography charges as part of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's "Operation Glass House."

In this image released by Columbia Pictures, Denzel Washington appears in a scene from "The Equalizer."

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘The Equalizer’ rivals ‘Taken”

If Liam Neeson is bad in "Taken," then Denzel is super bad in Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer."

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in Sports

Rose, Stenson v Watson, Simpson in Ryder Cup opener

Europe's Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson will take on Americans Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson in the opening Ryder Cup on Friday.

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in Election 2014, Local

Quinn Favors Marijuana Decriminalization

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington State and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Kids suggest ways to improve ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon reads suggestions for improving the show written by elementary school children.

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in National

Chrysler recalls 350K vehicles over ignition switches

Models including the Dodge Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are affected.

Sherman Village Board

in Local

Sherman, Cop Settle Lawsuit

More than 55-thousand dollars to be paid out in settlement

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in Weird

Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

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in Local

More Traffic Headaches Imminent for I-55 Drivers

Traffic weary Springfield residents have had little reprieve -- first the construction on I-55 southbound, then the bike lanes on Second Street.

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in Local

Veteran WCBS-TV New York, Former WTAX Reporter, Dies of Heart Attack

Vetreran broadcast journalist John Slattery, who started his storied career at Illinois radio stations including WTAX, has died at the age of 63.

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in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Drops

Illinois in August added a fifth consecutive month of across-the-board unemployment declines in its 12 metro areas.

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in National

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down after contentious term

Holder, 63, was the nation's first black attorney general and has made civil rights a cornerstone of his time in office.

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in Local

Illinois Supreme Court to Hear Cigarette Appeal

The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower court's ruling that reinstated a decade-old $10.1 billion verdict in a class-action lawsuit against Phillip Morris USA.

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in Sports

WATCH: Kevin Durant plays ‘NBA 2K15′ as LeBron James

He might be on the cover of "NBA 2K15," but the Oklahoma City Thunder star plays the video game as LeBron James.

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in Entertainment

The best Apple #Bendgate tweets

There are no holds barred in Apple's bendable iPhone 6 blunder.

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in National

Apple asks users to reinstall iOS 8 after update glitches

Many iPhone 6 users complained about a drop in cell service and problems with apps.

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in National

9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

The FDNY says three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses.

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

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

in Local

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.

in Local

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.

in Local

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