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‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ star dead at 66

Marcia Strassman appeared in a number of '70s sitcoms as well as the film, "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids."

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Bumgarner shines as Giants stride toward glory

Madison Bumgarner proved his big-game brilliance with a shutout of the Royals that put him into the Fall Classic record books.

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‘Ouija’ spells success at the box office

The horror film inspired by the board said to contact the dead, haunted the top of movie charts, collecting $20 million.

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Roethlisberger, Brady enjoy vintage performances

The Steelers snapped the Colt's five-game winning streak with a hugely entertaining 51-34 victory.

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Cardinals outfielder Taveras dies in car crash

Oscar Taveras, considered one of baseball's brightest prospects, was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday.

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Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dead at 71

Jack Bruce, who formed influential British rock band Cream in the 1960s with guitarist Eric Clapton, has died.

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Jim Carrey’s ‘Matthew McConaughey’ Lincoln ads

We've all seen the "Dallas Buyer's Club" star's bizarre car commercials - here is Jim Carrey's take on them!

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Washington state rampage baffles community

A life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafeteria.

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Republicans Could Take U.S. Senate

Oberweis, Durbin differ on whose fault it is

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School Security Idea Is Piloted in 5 Districts

NaviGate Prepared puts info in cloud

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“Right to Work” — Could It Happen Here?

"Opportunity zones" is Rauner's term for it

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Macoupin County Plane Crash Is Fatal

Thomas Huebbe, 66, St. Charles, Mo., is victim

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Weekend Crash Kills 2

Danielle Allen, 16, Pleasant Plains Steven Moore, 35, Jacksonville

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 27

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Cards’ Taveras Dies in Car Crash

Top prospect hit .239 in 80 games this year

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Health official warns of risks from Ebola quarantines

Quarantines imposed on travelers could discourage health workers from helping fight Ebola.

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Coroner’s Jury: Illinois State Police SWAT Justified In Shooting

A coroner's jury rules that Illinois State Police SWAT team was justified in shooting and killing man in standoff.

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State Farm Requests Federal Approval To Use Drones

State Farm is asking the federal government's approval to test drones to assess damage from natural disasters.

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Pastor Gets 51 Years For Molesting 4-Year-Old

A 76-year-old pastor gets 51 years in prison for molesting a 4-year-old child in 2010.

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SIU: Brighter Nights Thanks To Capital Construction Program

SIU gets improved lighting on its 40 miles of pedestrian walkways, thanks to state's capital construction program.

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Documentary on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain to air on HBO

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The first documentary made with the cooperation of Kurt Cobain's family will be released next year.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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William Shatner needs your help to publish his book

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The "Star Trek" star wants to publish a book explaining the mysteries of modern technology.

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ reunites goofball trio for kidnapping comedy

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After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, buddies Nick, Kurt and Dale reunite.