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Member of Jesse White Tumblers Shot

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Murdered Chicago teen a member of Jesse White Tumblers.

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Durbin Weighs In on Senate Proposal to Revoke NFL Non-Profit Status

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Dick Durbin says he's still deciding on the U.S. Senate proposal that would revoke the NFL's non-profit designation.

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Rauner Tells GOP Not to Expect Favors if He is Elected

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner says he won't offer any patronage jobs to GOP members if he wins.

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Illinois Awards $25.8M in Health Outreach Grants

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Most of the same Illinois organizations that helped consumers sign up for insurance in the first year of the Affordable Care Act will receive additional funding for a second year.

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Quinn: No Point in Plan B for Pension Overhaul

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Amid signals that Illinois' pension overhaul could be found unconstitutional, Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan.

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Being a couch potato could cause depression

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A new analysis ties too much sitting at the computer or lying around watching TV to a greater risk of depression.

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Not so small: World’s population expected to soar

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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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CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

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The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

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American waistlines still expanding

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The average waistline increased by more than an inch over the past decade.

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Urban Outfitters apologizes for Kent State sweatshirt

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The shirt sparked outrage for its blood-red dye and holes, in a look reminiscent of the infamous 1970 campus shootings.

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Hearses to parade through Hell (Michigan)

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Dozens of Michigan hearse enthusiasts will show off their casket-carrying cars this weekend during a parade through Hell.

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Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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Captain Citrus: OJ crusader, crime fighter

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Florida has a muscular new superhero who promotes orange juice while battling evil through the power of the sun.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

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Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home

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A Massachusetts man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a home to fix himself a snack.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘The Voice’ vs. Jimmy Fallon

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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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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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It’s been 30 years since ‘The Cosby Show’ debuted

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Here are some of our favorite moments from one of America's favorite TV families.

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New Queen album features Michael Jackson collaboration

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The track features vocals from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop.

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Jennifer Garner’s life ‘too boring’ for Instagram

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The "Dallas Buyers Club" actress is adamant she won't join her husband, actor Ben Affleck, on Twitter either.

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Cher hit with $10M discrimination suit

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Three backup dancers are suing the legendary performer, saying they were fired for the color of their skin.

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