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Making headlines this week

A look back at this week's big newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.


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PHOTOS: Miss America, show us your shoes!

Lizards, potatoes, and lots of rhinestone adorn the fancy footwear featured in the annual Miss America Show Us Your Shoes Parade.


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REVIEW: ‘The Visit’ is a trip worth taking

"The Visit" is easily the best film M. Night Shyamalan has made in years.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

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Schock Makes Public Appearance

Former Congressman Aaron Schock has made a rare public appearance in Chicago.


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AFSCME, Rauner Continue to Negotiate

State officials will continue contract negotiations with Illinois' largest public employee union without the possibility of a strike, work slowdown or lockout.

Law Talk

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Survey Regarding Lawsuits Released; One Group Calls it “Bogus”

A survey ranks Illinois among the worst states for its lawsuit climate, a claim which the state's trial lawyers call "bogus."


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America pauses to remember 9/11

Relatives of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are due to gather in New York, Pennsylvania and outside Washington on Friday to mark the 14th anniversary of the hijacked airliner strikes carried out by al Qaeda militants.


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PHOTOS: Sept. 11 anniversary observances

Across the nation - and the world - people paused to remember the fallen and honor the heroes of Sept. 11, 2001.


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There’s more than one way to catch a criminal

It's a police chase - with a wet twist.


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You can win a role on ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

Fans of the musical comedy franchise can land a walk-on role in the upcoming movie sequel by submitting a virtual audition.


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Chris Brown wants to keep his baby’s mom’s mouth shut

The R&B singer has asked a judge to order the mother of his child to keep quiet about their ongoing family drama.


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Holyfield: Mayweather legacy a ‘numbers game’

Should Floyd Mayweather Jr end his boxing career on Saturday as planned, his legacy will be underpinned by the extraordinary numbers he has brought to the sport and his controversy out of the ring.


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Congressional bill aims to get NFL to change the name ‘Redskins’

The bill to strip the NFL of its federal antitrust protection as long as it allows Washington's football team to use the name "Redskins," a moniker some see as racist.


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Nuns working overtime to bake altar breads for Pope’s Philly mass

Religious sisters at the suburban Monastery of St. Clare recently made 100,000 communion hosts for the pontiff's outdoor Mass on Sept. 27.


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NFL long snappers important, often overlooked

The job of an NFL long snapper is one of the most tenuous in sports because each snap needs to be perfect on punts and field goals.


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U.S. to China: Take back your undocumented immigrants

The issue, which is likely to come up during a state visit to Washington later this month by Chinese President Xi Jinping, has further strained a U.S.-China relationship already frayed by tensions over economic policy, suspected Chinese cyber hacking and Beijing’s growing military assertiveness.


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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines making news, Friday, Sept. 11. BRADY SHARP IN SEASON OPENER…


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U.S. preparing to welcome Syrian refugees

President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in at least 10,000 refugees.


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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 11

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


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Ellen’s epic lip sync battle

It's a battle of talk show hosts as Jimmy Fallon faces off against Ellen DeGeneres to songs like Silentó's "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" and Rihanna's "BBHMM."

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‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.

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Carlton says there won’t be a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot


Alfonso Ribeiro is adamant there will never be a TV reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," because no one can take the place of their "cornerstone" James Avery.

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WATCH: Keith Richards on ‘Crosseyed Heart’ and getting the Stones back in the studio


The Rolling Stones guitarist talks about the overwhelmingly positive response to his third solo album, and getting the Stones back in the studio for the first time in a decade.

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‘Netflix and chill’ is going to cost you a little more


The price increase only affects new customers to the company's "standard" plan, which allows two viewers use a subscription at once.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.