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in Sports

Europe takes 2-point Ryder Cup lead

The European team, helped by a magical stroke from Sergio Garcia, held the upper hand early in the opening at the 40th Ryder Cup.

derekjeter

in Sports

Recounting the moments that defined Derek Jeter

For a Hall of Fame-bound star who shined so bright under an October spotlight, he was also defined by his everyday excellence throughout the summer.

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in Entertainment

Someone in America is $228M richer

The winner of a $228.5 million Powerball jackpot has not yet come forward.

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in National, World

Obama: World must do more to combat Ebola

The President called on more nations to help fight the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus.

isu

in Local

ISU, Rep. Davis Tackle School Sex Assault

Rate of college women victimized could be 1 in 3

potatosalad

in Weird

Man throwing $55K potato salad party this weekend

An Ohio man who jokingly raised $55,000 from a crowdfunding site is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.

college

in Local

Worst Colleges: 25 Percent Are in Illinois

DeVry, Columbia College Chicago among those dishonored

elvis

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 26

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

JACOB STARK

in Local

Chatham Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A Chatham man is facing child pornography charges as part of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's "Operation Glass House."

In this image released by Columbia Pictures, Denzel Washington appears in a scene from "The Equalizer."

in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘The Equalizer’ rivals ‘Taken”

If Liam Neeson is bad in "Taken," then Denzel is super bad in Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer."

ryder

in Sports

Rose, Stenson v Watson, Simpson in Ryder Cup opener

Europe's Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson will take on Americans Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson in the opening Ryder Cup on Friday.

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in Election 2014, Local

Quinn Favors Marijuana Decriminalization

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington State and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Kids suggest ways to improve ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon reads suggestions for improving the show written by elementary school children.

chrysler

in National

Chrysler recalls 350K vehicles over ignition switches

Models including the Dodge Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are affected.

Sherman Village Board

in Local

Sherman, Cop Settle Lawsuit

More than 55-thousand dollars to be paid out in settlement

casino

in Weird

Slot machine saves gambler from jail

A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit.

road construction

in Local

More Traffic Headaches Imminent for I-55 Drivers

Traffic weary Springfield residents have had little reprieve -- first the construction on I-55 southbound, then the bike lanes on Second Street.

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in Local

Veteran WCBS-TV New York, Former WTAX Reporter, Dies of Heart Attack

Vetreran broadcast journalist John Slattery, who started his storied career at Illinois radio stations including WTAX, has died at the age of 63.

unemployment

in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Drops

Illinois in August added a fifth consecutive month of across-the-board unemployment declines in its 12 metro areas.

ericholder

in National

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepping down after contentious term

Holder, 63, was the nation's first black attorney general and has made civil rights a cornerstone of his time in office.

Recent Headlines

in Election 2014, Local

Oberweis Courts Black Vote

Fresh
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"Pastor on the roof" backs Republican

in Election 2014, Local

Obama Offers Quinn Help; GOP Says Quinn Needs It

Quinn and Obama

Fund-raiser for the governor Thursday

in Local

Springfield Aldermen Want to Keep Pay Flat

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The Springfield City Council doesn't think it, or other elected officials, should get pay raises.

in Local

Rail “Flyover” Planned Between Stanford & I-72, Though Work Still Years Away

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The planning to alleviate a major freight rail traffic bottleneck is wrapping up.

in Local

Appellate Court Agrees AFSCME Workers Owed Money

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An Illinois appellate court has ruled that back wages owed thousands of state government workers from 2011 to 2013 must be paid.