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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Reverse Agriculture Trade Mission Kicks Off in Auburn

Illinois attracts international tourists. They are easy to spot along Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Downstate farm fields, not so much – except for this week.

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McFarland Enters City Council Race, Seeks Ward 4 Seat

A school board member is switching it up next year -- running instead for Ward 4 on the city council.

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Area Economic Health is Still in Poor but Guarded Condition

Some guarded optimism for area's business health

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Saturday Shooting Victim Identified; Still in Critical Condition

A man shot in the face late Saturday night is still in critical condition.

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Toyota recalls 690K vehicles to fix suspension

Toyota is recalling Tacoma 4X4 and Tacoma pre-runner pickup trucks to fix issues with the vehicles' rear suspension system.

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Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons

The Minnesota Twins have fired manager Ron Gardenhire.

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Sam Smith shuns the spotlight

The British pop star plans to keep his private life out of the headlines.

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Rauner Proposes Ban on Outside Employment for Legislative Leaders; Leaders Aren’t Sold

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner doesn't want state legislative leaders to hold outside jobs

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Arsonist suspected in more than 20 fires

A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks.

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Get ready for 3D ‘Thriller’

Michael Jackson's epic 14-minute music video is going to be re-released next year.

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Senator Manar Still Pushing Education Funding Reform

A proposal to change the formula that determines how public schools in Illinois are funded faces an uphill battle

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Cher postpones tour again

The pop superstar has canceled more U.S. shows after struggling to recover from a viral infection.

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Harvard to study the business of Beyoncé

The pop star's success will be the subject of a new research project at the Ivy League school.

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Ben Affleck buys American cars after time in Detroit

The actor says he was moved by the city and its economic struggles.

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Carrie Underwood planning anthology

Underwood will release "Greatest Hits: Decade Number One," on Dec. 9.

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Afghanistan to sign U.S. security agreement

Afghanistan will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the U.S. to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year.

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Macy’s to hire 86K workers for holiday season

The retailer plans to hire thousands more workers than last year.

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John Legend adds TV producer to his resumé

The "All of Me" hitmaker is currently developing a number of small screen shows.

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Clooney caps wedding weekend with civil ceremony

The man once dubbed the world's "most eligible bachelor" bid goodbye to single life and married lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 30

Fresh
cheers

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

in Music

Sam Smith shuns the spotlight

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The British pop star plans to keep his private life out of the headlines.

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Get ready for 3D ‘Thriller’

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Michael Jackson's epic 14-minute music video is going to be re-released next year.

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Cher postpones tour again

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The pop superstar has canceled more U.S. shows after struggling to recover from a viral infection.

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Bono says U2 isn’t advocating ‘free music’

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The U2 frontman denies the band's recent album giveaway is undercutting other artists.