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  • Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL.Commissioner ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Wisconsin election officials scramble on voter ID

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement tha ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • 700 feared dead in 2 Mediterranean boat wrecks

    GENEVA (AP) — This year is on track to become the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea after two heavily loaded boats were wreck ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Vikings reinstate Peterson despite abuse charge

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden s ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Durbin denies 'bullying' businesses

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is unabashedly defending his name-calling and other attacks on Illinois businesses looking to locate their headqu ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Carbon monoxide suspected in student illnesses

    GIRARD (AP) — About 60 middle school students were sent to Springfield-area hospitals Monday when they became ill due to a suspected carbon monoxide l ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • RadioShack’s chief financial officer resigns

    RadioShack said Monday morning that its chief financial officer John Feray resigned on Friday, citing personal reasons.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian genero ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Naperville teen creates anti-cyberbullying program

    NAPERVILLE (AP) — A 14-year-old Naperville teen has developed a computer program to help work against cyberbullying.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Springfield cemetery restoring Abe Lincoln's vault

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A vault that temporarily held Abraham Lincoln's body is set to be restored for an upcoming event that will mark the anniversary of ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:38 pm
  • 31 cars derail from freight train near Fort Wayne

    NEW HAVEN, Ind. (AP) — More than two dozen freight cars derailed near Fort Wayne from a train traveling from Ohio to Illinois.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • ‘Django Unchained’ actress detained for ‘basic police work,’ LAPD says

    A Los Angeles police official defended the actions of officers who detained “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts as “basic police work” amid claim ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Rockford gun victim dies after police interview

    ROCKFORD (AP) — A Rockford man has died with multiple gunshot wounds after telling police he didn't know who shot him, Rockford police said.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:03 am
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