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This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury."

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REVIEW: Too familiar ‘Fury’ misses glory

Brad Pitt is fantastic, but Fury can't go out in the blaze of glory it aimed for.

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in National

Hundreds riot during annual pumpkin festival

Dozens of people were arrested over the weekend after violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival.

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in Weird

Woman mistakes jail for bar

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.

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in National

U.S. to issue new Ebola care guidelines

The U.S. will issue strict new guidelines for health workers when dealing with Ebola patients.

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in Lifestyle

Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

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in Local

It’s Time for Spooky Stories

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

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in Election 2014, Local

72 Is Too Old for Everyone to Retire, Says Durbin

Senator says privatizing Social Security is a bad idea

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Monday, Oct. 20.

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in Election 2014, Local

Not Often. Just Early.

Requirements are looser now

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in Sports

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 Local

Springfield Based Reporter Resigns Following Rauner Complaint

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Dave McKinney was the Chicago Sun-Times' Springfield bureau chief.

in Local

Natural Gas Prices to Hold Steady This Winter

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No wide price swings expected this winter

in Local

Elkhart Mine Expansion Vote Delayed

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Vote to extend waste site expected in November

in Local

City Gives Attorney Additional $25k to Defend Police Officer

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The Springfield City Council will allow a police officer facing a lawsuit to be represented by an attorney of his choice -- but not everyone is on board with it.