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Experts Predict Vibrant Fall Colors in Illinois

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Fall tree colors are expected to be vibrant in Illinois this year due to spring and summer weather.

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Pedestrian Hit, Killed on South 6th Street

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A man is dead following an accident on south 6th street near Stevenson Drive early Tuesday morning.

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Rauner: I’m Better Than Quinn for Black Business

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Says he hired many African-Americans when he ran GTCR

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Weather Conditions Help Advance Crops

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Vast majority in good or excellent condition

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The Case Builds for Locks and Dams

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Business, political interests meet on Chicago River

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Starbucks testing beer-flavored lattes

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Dark beer lovers take note. Starbucks' "dark barrel latte" could be coming to a coffee shop near you.

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Home rum? Online booze delivery service is booming

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Less than 10 days after launching, an online beer run and convenience store service says business is so good, it is already considering expansion.

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Detecting jaundice in babies? There could be an app for that

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A new smartphone application still in development may someday help parents and health care providers screen for jaundice in newborns.

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More Americans see influence of religion waning

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Nearly three-quarters of the public think religion is losing influence in American life, according to a poll released on Monday.

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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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Man breaks into police station

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One for the Stupid Criminal Files: Police say a man mistook a police station for a school, breaking through a window to get in.

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Happy birthday, here’s a mega bratwurst

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Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.

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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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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Football player’s inspiring speech

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This Austin, Texas high school football star has words everyone should live by and his post-game speech is going viral.

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WATCH: Skateboarding in 5,001 balloons

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These skateboarders have skills!

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American Girl, Rubik’s Cube among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

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They face off against My Little Pony, the Slip 'N Slide, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and other childhood favorites.

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Jada Pinkett Smith signs on to ‘Magic Mike’ sequel

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The star says she has been cast in a role that was initially intended for a man.

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Former ‘Idol’ star needs second kidney transplant

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Scott MacIntyre needs a second kidney transplant within the next six months.

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Ed Sheeran kisses and makes up with Niall Horan

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It appears the singers are friends again, after Sheeran recently hinted that his new song "Don't" was inspired by a cheating ex, who romanced Horan.

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