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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 22

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

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in Local

City Council Green Lights Magro’s off Stevenson Dr.

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

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in Local

Eastbound Monroe St. Reduced by Capitol

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

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in National, World

1 American released from North Korea

The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

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in Local

Portions of Chatham Under Boil Order

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.

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in Election 2014, Local

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

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.

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State Rep. Raymond Poe Undergoing Stem Cell Transplant

State Representative Rich Brauer, others, say they'll step in while Poe is out.

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Tax Man Cometh

Sizable tax bill on its way

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in Entertainment

Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

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in Viral Videos

Brad Pitt in ‘Furby’

What if the WWII tank movie was remade with the furry toys?

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in National

Ebola is low on our list of concerns

A new poll shows Ebola ranks well behind the economy, jobs, and other issues among America's top problems.

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in Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.

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in Music

Is your favorite artist ‘smart’ or ‘stupid?’

Can your listening habits actually boost your brain power?

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in Entertainment

My Little Pony coming to the big screen

The tiny ponies are coming to big screen, and are set to make their movie debut in 2017.

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in Local

Big Gift from Big Yellow

Caterpillar Foundation gives $1M to fight Ebola

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in Local

Harvest Bogs Down

Farmers welcome sunny forecast

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in National

Staples investigating possible data breach

The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

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in National

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

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in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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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