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Benedictine Goes Adults Only

Growth in older population, reduction in traditional college-age cited

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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State Lawmaker: IDOT Not the Only Agency Whose Hiring Process May be Suspect

Federal monitor to check agency on hiring practices

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, October 23, 2014.

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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.

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Rauner Denies Involvement in Springfield Reporter’s Resignation

Bruce Rauner says his fingerprints are not on the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Raymond Cub Scouts Still Improving

Police say the condition of three Cub Scouts is improving after they were injured in a chemical explosion.

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‘Jersey Shore’ star heading to trial on tax evasion

Reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax fraud charges.

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NFL ‘on track’ to field London team

The NFL plans to field a team in London and could have a franchise there by 2022.

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Springfield Unemployment Numbers Show Decline

Unemployment dropped in all of Illinois' metro areas in September

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Travelers quarantined as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.

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Sears Announcement Doesn’t Include Springfield Stores

Sears says it is closing more than 100 stores and laying-off more than 5,400 employees across the nation.

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Analyst: Debate for US Senate Doesn’t Reveal Much

One more debate scheduled for next week

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Online harassment commonplace among adults

It's something anyone who has ever been online knows: the Internet can be a rough place.

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WATCH: Justin Bieber’s boxing lessons

The pop star is reportedly taking boxing lessons from Floyd Mayweather ... and Conan O'Brien has the footage.

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The most epic safety video ever made

New Zealand knows why you want to visit, and they're playing along.

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Sears to close stores, lay off thousands of employees

Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.

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Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

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‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album

Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.

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Hilary Swank, Miranda Lambert to front ‘Dog-a-Thon’

LeAnn Rimes, Betty White, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Duhamel, and Kesha are among those set to appear on a "Dog-a-Thon."

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

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The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

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The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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‘Breaking Bad’ star: ‘Florida mom messed it up for everyone’

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"Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul has blasted bosses at Toys 'R' Us, and started his own petition to get the action figures back on store shelves.

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Ozzy wants Bill Ward back for Black Sabbath swansong

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The rocker is keen to end his stand-off with drummer Bill Ward so he can join his bandmates for a final show.