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Rauner Unveils Ethics Reform Plan

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Plan for ethics reform contains some new and not-so-new proposals

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Rauner Dodges Question about Football and Domestic Violence

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Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

Criminal allegations against pro football players are finding their way into the Illinois governor's race

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Former Glenwood HS Student Arrested for Twitter Threat

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A non-specific Twitter threat sent Chatham Police and Glenwood High School staff into action Wednesday.

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Police Seek Tips on East Side Arson

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Springfield Police are looking for help finding those responsible for a couple of arson incidents on the city's east side.

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Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

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Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to help Islamic State

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A 30-year-old man has been charged with trying to provide material support to the militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers.

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Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

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While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

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A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.

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Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

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Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

Sports

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Florida State’s Winston benched half a game

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Heisman Trophy-winning QB Jameis Winston will be punished after shouting sexually-obscene comments in the student union.

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NFL back on the road with extra game in London

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The NFL roadshow rolls into London again next week for the first of three games designed to build its international fan base.

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

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"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

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There are 99 players and 14 coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2015.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the latest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Barbra Streisand’s ‘celebrity’ duets

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The star appears on late-night TV for the first time in 50 years and is joined by some big names to perform a series of duets.

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‘Frozen’ wedding gown for brides who can’t ‘Let it Go’

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Brides everywhere can soon get married in true Disney fairytale style.

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Taylor Swift leads ‘best dressed’ list

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The annual list of celebrity style icons includes Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o, Rihanna, and Blake Shelton.

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‘NBA 2K15′ adds 3D face mapping for latest game

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"NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new feature that allows players to put their game faces on.

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Motley Crue’s final gig to be at Whisky a Go Go

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Vince Neil has let slip plans for the band's final shows, revealing they will return to the site of their first gigs.

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‘Easy Rider’ chopper on the auction block

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Peter Fonda's iconic "Captain America" Harley-Davidson is set to sell for more than $1 million.

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Cat Stevens announces new album, tour

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Yusuf, who was Cat Stevens until he converted to Islam, has announced a tour that will take him to the U.S. for the first time since 1976.

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