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in Local

Aldermen Argue on How to Fill Council Coordinator Position

After serving more than 20 years as Springfield City Council Coordinator, Joe Davis seems to want to ride off into the sunset

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in Weird

‘Sneezy’ the Penn State squirrel

The squirrel's Facebook page has more "likes" than the official Penn State mascot, the Nittany Lion.

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in Local

Kirk: Journalists Should Consider Their Own Safety

Doubts current captives will be released alive

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in National, World

Obama says U.S. will ‘degrade and destroy’ Islamic State

The President vows to fight Islamic State militants and seek justice for two American journalists beheaded by the group.

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in Lifestyle

Netflix won’t ‘share’ as much

The video-streaming service says it will scale back how much info it shares about its users on Facebook.

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in Local

Crops Begin to Mature

The past week was a little too wet

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in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Jeff Bridges channels ‘The Dude’ in new Kahlua ad

"The Big Lebowski" star reprises his role from the 1998 cult comedy, paying tribute to the White Russian.

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in Entertainment

Nick Cannon to release children’s poetry book

"Neon Aliens Ate My Homework and Other Poems" will hit store shelves in March.

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in Music

Slash ‘can’t picture’ an Axl Rose reunion

Slash hasn't spoken to his former Guns N' Roses bandmate since leaving the group in 1996.

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in National

Home Depot investigating data breach

Home Depot could be the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.

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in Sports

Charlie Powell, among first black NFL players, dead at 82

Charlie Powell was a star football player and a boxer who took on Muhammad Ali.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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in Viral Videos

Metal in inappropriate places

From the tennis court to the library, this guy rocks out everywhere he goes.

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in Sports

Broncos’ Welker gets 4-game doping ban

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season.

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in Sports

Seahawks face tough task to repeat Super Bowl glory

Seattle will start as the favorite to repeat as Super Bowl champs but they they will have a tough task living up to last season’s success.

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in National

Obama increases U.S. force protecting embassy in Baghdad

An increase of about 350 troops will be sent to Baghdad to protect the U.S. Embassy in the Iraqi capital.

in Local

Illinois Says Oui, Ja, and Si to Multiliteracy

State Seal of Biliteracy is available

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in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: Quinn Fails Illinois Vets

Could IDOT scandal have shorted some veterans?

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in Local

FutureGen Takes a Step Forward

Federal permit process

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in Music

Roger Waters not involved with new Pink Floyd album

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The former frontman hopes to silence rumors, saying he had nothing to do with the band's upcoming album "The Endless River."

in Music

Critics blast new Maroon 5 music video

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The band's gory music video for the new track "Animals" has been branded "sickening" by some critics.

in Entertainment, Weird

This is the best senior portrait ever

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A yearbook photo featuring a boy, his cat and the high school principal, her dog — and lasers.

in Entertainment

Catherine Zeta-Jones to play drug kingpin in new biopic

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The actress will play Griselda Blanco, the first and only woman to rise to the high ranks of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel.

in Music

Eddie Vedder covers John Lennon for charity

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The rocker released a cover of the peace anthem "Imagine" in a bid to raise funds for a charity supporting unity in the Middle East.