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‘The Voice’ vs. Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon is back with another lip sync battle, but this time he faces off against two of music's biggest names.

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Bryan Cranston’s one-man MLB show

Looking for a new challenge, the "Breaking Bad" star single handedly recreates the entire MLB postseason.

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Scots spurn independence in historic vote but demand new powers

Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.

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Hester sets return record as Falcons thrash Bucs

The Atlanta Falcons blasted the Buccaneers 56-14 on Thursday with Devin Hester setting a record for touchdown returns.

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Suspect in Pa. police ambush put on FBI wanted list

A week-long manhunt continues for alleged cop killer Eric Frein, who was added to the FBI's "most wanted" list.

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Congress votes to arm Syrian rebels, fund goverment

The U.S. Congress approved plans to train and arm moderate rebels to battle Islamic State.

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Not so small: World’s population expected to soar

Higher-than-expected birth rates and longer life spans are expected to cause the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century.

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White House: 7.3M Americans have paid Obamacare premiums

More than 7 million people are up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under the health care law.

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Americans’ net worth, debt rising

The net worth of Americans hit a record high, while household debt also rose at its fastest pace since 2007.

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Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.

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Six Arrested in Pair of Sex Assaults

Weekend crimes at SIUC

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Innocence Project Gets Grant

US DOJ awards money to UIS

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Fey, Bateman improv in ‘This is Where I Leave You’

Tina Fey and Jason Bateman co-star as siblings in the drama-infused comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," which opens today.

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Rauner Is Not Impressed with Airport Slot Machines

Gambling is addictive and can hurt families, he says

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

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St. John’s Shifting Its Psychiatric Focus

Psychiatric ward will focus on elderly patients

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Classes Resume at North Mac Intermediate School Carbon Monoxide Free

Classes resumed Thursday at North Mac Intermediate School, two days after a carbon monoxide leak sickened more than 140 students and adults.

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Illinois Unemployment Rate Falls; Quickly Turns to Political Fodder

Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7 percent.

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Libertarian Gov. Candidate to Stay on November Ballot

A Sangamon County judge on Thursday rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Ameren Threatens $20 Monthly Fee for No Smart Meters

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Ameren Illinois says customers who refuse to have an electricity meter installed will see an additional $20 monthly fee on their bills.

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Pizza Delivery Driver Robbed on East Side

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A pizza delivery driver was uninjured when he was robbed by three assailants over the weekend.

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Man Charged in Connection With Pipe Bomb; Armed Bank Robbery

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Bradford Moss is charged with Possession of Explosives or an Incendiary Device and Attempt Theft.

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Illinois Is Not Gaining Ground on Poverty

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Census says numbers are stagnant

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It’s Time to Watch Out for Deer

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November, October top months, says State Farm