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Yet Another Way for Students to Compete: Give Blood

High school students across central Illinois are being encouraged to donate blood

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in Election 2014, Local

Sheila Simon Talks Government Reform

Illinois comptroller candidate Sheila Simon is talking about reform.

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in Lifestyle

Use your smartphone to ‘think outside the bun’

Taco Bell debuted a mobile app that allows customers to order, customize their food, and pay from their phones.

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in Music

Exhibit on Paul Simon’s life to debut at Rock Hall

The exhibit will showcase more than 80 artifacts, including Simon's first acoustic guitar, and handwritten lyrics for "The Boxer."

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Something Bad to Say about Customer Service? Contact CUB

Contest could net you $25 toward utility bill

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in Weird

A zebra walks into a bank …

A man named Bart Augustus allegedly robbed a bank and his name isn't the only thing that's unique.

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in Election 2014, Local

The Politics of Ebola in Illinois

Rauner favors travel ban; Quinn does not

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in National

Ford, Chrysler recall vehicles over fire hazards

The Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models are among those being recalled.

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Feds sue AT&T, say it misled smartphone customers

AT&T allegedly didn't tell customers it would reduce speeds if they went over a certain amount of data use in a billing cycle.

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in Weird

Man busted for illegal ‘potato chips’

Police say they found a kilo of cocaine hidden inside a man's snack bag.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Royals forcing a game 7 in the World Series, here is a look at the other…

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in Music

Pharrell Williams joins board of legendary Apollo Theater

The "Happy" hitmaker made his debut on the legendary Apollo stage in June, and now he'll help guide its future.

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in Entertainment

John Ritter’s son channels his dad in new sitcom

The beloved "Three's Company" star died in 2003 when son Tyler was just 18. Now he is following in his father's footsteps.

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Spurs edge Mavs to open title defense

The San Antonio Spurs raised their championship banner, then elevated their game when it mattered.

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in Sports

‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordy Howe suffers stroke

Howe, a 23-time All-Star who led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships, retired in 1980.

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in Sports

Royals force deciding game 7

The Kansas City Royals woke from their hitting slumber to rout the San Francisco Giants 10-0.

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in Lifestyle

Haunted houses for adults in high demand

With Hollywood-grade stagecraft and professional actors, haunted houses are in increasingly popular with grownups.

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in Entertainment

Regulators to vote on treating Internet TV like cable

Internet TV could soon have the same access to programming as cable providers, which could shake up competition.

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WATCH: NASA rocket explodes after liftoff

An unmanned supply rocket carrying $200 million in supplies and research exploded shortly after lifting off in Virginia.

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Kerry wants Keystone pipeline decision soon

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he would like to make a decision soon on the crude oil pipeline.

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This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Entertainment

Coming soon: The Mustache Hall of Fame

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There are halls of fame for everything from baseball to rock 'n' roll, so why not those with a hairy upper lip?

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Pink Floyd warns album ‘not for iTunes generation’

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David Gilmour has warned the band's younger fans they might not enjoy the upcoming album.

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed

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J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.