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Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The Royals have established a relationship with their long-suffering fans harkens back to a bygone era.

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in Sports

Giants rely on core of 4 relievers

San Francisco Giants has their own version of the Core Four that has fueled their October dominance.

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in Sports

Seahawks upset again, Cowboys, Packers march on

The defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks suffered a second straight defeat with a 28-26 loss at the St Louis Rams.

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in Music, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Stingtones’

What if Sting recorded your cell phone ringtone - or, even better - your voicemail message?

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in Sports

Manning posts record 509 touchdowns

The Denver QB broke Brett Favre's record, throwing his 509th touchdown on Sunday.

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in Weird

Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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in Entertainment

‘Fury’ is all the rage at the box office

Brad Pitt's gritty World War II drama conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales.

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in Viral Videos

This forecast has gone to the dogs

A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.

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in National

Ebola czar aims to reverse government mistakes, step up response

U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role today.

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in National

U.S. drops arms to help defenders resist Islamic State

The arms were dropped near Kobani, which came under Islamic State attack and is now besieged to the east, west and south.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 20

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

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in Entertainment

Former ‘American Idol’ contestant Joanne Borgella dead

The singer/model passed away on Saturday, a year she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer.

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in National

Human remains found in search for missing UVa. student

Searchers looking for Hannah Graham found human remains in a rural area, five weeks after she was last seen.

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in Election 2014, Local

November Ballot: Many More Referendums And Constitutional Amendments

Voters will be answering many more referendums and constitutional amendments on their ballot this November.

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in Local

Illinois Hospital Association: “Vigilantly Preparing” For Ebola

The President of the Illinois Hospital Association says they're working closely with Public Health to prepare for Ebola.

Chicago Sun Times

in Election 2014, Local

Chicago Sun-Times endorses Bruce Rauner

The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner over Incumbent Pat Quinn.

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in Local

Secretary Of State: Graduated Driver’s License Drops Teen Driving Deaths

Secretary of State Jesse White says implementation of the "Graduated Driver's License" has reduced teen deaths.

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in Local

Bill Clinton Expected to Stump in Illinois Next Week

Quinn says event will be in Chicago.

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in Local

Sun Times to Resume Political Endorsements

Paper says it will endorse a candidate for Illinois governor in Sunday's issue.

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in Local

Experts Discuss Police Body Cameras with State Lawmakers

Some law enforcement officials wonder if recording will cause cases to be sensationalized.

Recent Headlines

in Local

City Council Green Lights Magro’s off Stevenson Dr.

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Aldermen approved the variance on a 9-1 vote, Ward 3 Alderman Doris Turner was the lone no vote.

in Local

Eastbound Monroe St. Reduced by Capitol

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Public Works says multiple service valves have broken and they need to be repaired.

in Local

Portions of Chatham Under Boil Order

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Residents and businesses in the area on West Walnut St. from Route 4 to College might experience low water pressure or no water pressure at all.

in Election 2014, Local

Barr, Regan Agree to Sheriff’s Race Debate on WTAX Oct. 31

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The two candidates have sparred back and forth in recent weeks through press releases and, in some cases, have cancelled other debates due to perceived hostilities.