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Buy a ticket? Psh! NFL teams selling memberships

The Kansas City Chiefs is changing the way football franchises view their most important fans.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Friends’ reunion

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel wrote some "Friends" fan fiction and got Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow in on the act.

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Shaw’s drowning rescue claim doesn’t hold water

USC's star cornerback Josh Shaw admits to lying about how he injured his ankles.

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Stating Their Case, but Not Face to Face

Bloomington is the farthest south the two pairs could get until Election Day

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FBI investigating reports of cyber attacks on banks

Hackers may have have carried out cyber attacks against JPMorgan Chase and another unnamed U.S. banks in mid-August.

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U.S. airstrikes on Syria face formidable obstacles

President Barack Obama is considering an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria.

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Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

For the first time in Florida history a crocodile attacked a pair of late-night swimmers near an upscale suburb.

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PHOTOS: Chicago celebrates Little League champs

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars, Chicago's first all-black team to claim the U.S. title, were welcomed home in a big way.

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7 smartphone photography tricks

Upgrade from the selfie with these seven awesome photo tricks.

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Today is National ‘Ghostbusters’ Day

Grab your proton pack,"Ghostbusters" is hitting the big screen in a limited re-release. Who you gonna call?

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Today’s celebrity birthdays

Reality TV star Alana Thompson, also known as "Honey Boo Boo," turns nine today.

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Illinois Supremes Back “Home”

Illinois Supreme Court Building rehab completed

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Veteran Walks for Others

He doesn't carry physical scars from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but the wounds are still there

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Jeff Parsons appears defiant as he walks out of federal court in Springfield July 10, 2014

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Judge Threatens Jeff Parsons With Criminal Contempt

A federal judge has threatened to hold former THR and Associates boss Jeff Parsons in criminal contempt of court if he doesn't provide the documents needed to proceed with his case.

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Holiday Weekend Means Beefed-up Police Patrols

Expect a big police presence this Labor Day weekend.

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Tips Sought on Pizza Restaurant Robbery

Police are looking for help figuring out who robbed Papa Murphy's late last week.

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Teamsters Vow to Fight IDOT Layoffs

Lawyers representing 55 Illinois Department of Transportation workers laid off last week say the employees should be able to continue working for the agency

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Oberweis: Durbin Limiting Free Speech by Limiting Debates

Oberweis wants seven debates before Nov. 4.

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Medical Marijuana Applications Posted for Business

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Applications for medical marijuana begins September 2 for patients, September 8 for dispensaries.

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Illinois Museum to Display 1916 Military Equipment

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Military equipment from 1916 to be on display starting September 6.

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Reaction to IDNR’s Long-Awaited Fracking Rules Proposal

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One expert laments the length of time it took DNR to write the rules, which he says are too restrictive. Meanwhile, another expert says she'll have to see what the rules are before she calls them restrictive.

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Vallas Says Rauner’s Budget Plan Will Take $$ From Education

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.

Quinn campaign says Rauner plan will cost education $4 billion.