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Grimm Polling Between 6 and 7 Percent in Governor’s Race Poll

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The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.

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Chicago Civil War Site Recognized

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The former site of a Civil War training and prisoner of war camp on the South Side of Chicago has received formal recognition.

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Concealed/Carry Not a Problem for Most Cops

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Cops always expect the unexpected

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Central Illinois Teens Working as Election Judges

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Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.

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Oberweis Ratcheting Up Campaign Efforts in Black Neighborhoods

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he’s courting black voters in a way that other Republicans haven’t in decades.

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Microsoft plans to launch smartwatch within weeks

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

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Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

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The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Apple unveils iPad Air 2, the world’s thinnest tablet

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The new iPads have several new features like anti-reflective screens and "Touch ID" sensors.

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It’s official: New Yorkers love yogurt

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Yogurt is the official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states.

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Woman mistakes jail for bar

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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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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

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

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Drug suspect runs from cops in middle of marathon

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Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners.

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Jennifer Garner ‘hired’ 120 goats

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The actress had a clever solution to a rat and ivy problem at her Hollywood Hills home.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: This forecast has gone to the dogs

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

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B1G mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Pitbull hosting American Music Awards again

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The rapper will front the 2014 show on Nov. 23, and says he's thrilled to be back.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

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If ‘WALL-E’ was a Christopher Nolan film

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Take a look at Pixar's "Wall-E" reimagined as if it was created by the director of "The Dark Knight."

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