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Republican Sen. Pat Roberts talks to a supporter as he campaigns before an NCAA college football game between Kansas and Central Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. Roberts strolled the grassy hill to the south of Memorial Stadium before the University of Kansas football game, popping in and out of pregame party tents and chatting with voters in the Democratic-leaning city. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east KansasSen. Pat Roberts touts pure GOP message in swing-voting east Kansas, as race boils to 2
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Indiana's Tegray Scales (8) runs on the field after his team upset Missouri, 31-27, in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo.  (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
Indiana upsets No. 18 Missouri 31-27Indiana gets late score to upset No. 18 Missouri 31-27
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Barrett Township Police patrolman William Carey holds Riley Killinger, 2, as her mother Kerriann Sanders stands near their vehicle, after patrolman Carey picked them up from their house in Canadensis, Pa., to reunite with her fiancee Andrew Killinger who could not drive to her home due to the roads closed during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Barrett Township near Canadensis, Pennsylvania. Saturday is her wedding day which was delayed for several hours. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)
Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 daysHunt for trooper killing suspect focuses on his neighborhood, hatred of police a mystery
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The freed Turkish hostages are welcomed at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday ending Turkey’s most serious hostage crisis. The 49 hostages were captured from the Turkish Consulate in Mosul, Iraq on June 11, when the Islamic State group overran the city in its surge to seize large swaths of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo)
Turkish hostages freed, but questions lingerTurkish hostages held by Islamic militants are freed but many questions linger over how
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Brigham Young's Adam Hine (28) for a 100-yard kickoff return against Virginia in the fourth quarter during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Provo, Utah. BYU won 41-33. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Hill leads No. 21 BYU past Virginia, 41-33Hills leads No. 21 BYU to 41-33 comeback victory against Virginia
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Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) runs in for a touchdown against Florida in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Blake Sims, No. 3 Alabama top Florida 42-21Blake Sims' 445-yard, 4-touchdown game leads No. 3 Alabama past Florida 42-21
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Texas A&M wide receiver Malcome Kennedy (84) blocks SMU defensive back Shakiel Randolph (28) giving open running room to the end zone for a score by wide receiver Jeremy Tabuyo as SMU's linebacker Stephon Sanders (23) makes a tackle attempt in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
No. 6 Texas A&M rolls 58-6 over June-less SMUHill thrills for half, No. 6 Texas A&M rolls to 58-6 win over SMU playing 1st game after June
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People offer water to a Syrian refugee at the border in Suruc, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Several thousand Syrians, most of them Kurds, crossed into Turkey on Friday to find refuge from Islamic State militants who have barreled through dozens of Kurdish villages in northern Syria in the past 48 hours. (AP Photo)
Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militantsThousands flee into Turkey as Kurdish fighters enter Syria to confront Islamic State group
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been suspended for the game, warms up before FSU's NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
Florida State's Winston participates in warmupsFlorida State's Jameis Winston participates in pregame warmups, before changing out of uniform
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  • Chicago area Croatians laud Cupich appointment

    The Croatian community in Chicago is ecstatic about the naming of a Roman Catholic archbishop who shares their heritage, one of its leaders said Saturday. Bishop Blase Cupich, of Spokane, Washington, was appointed Saturday to succeed Cardinal Francis George. Daily Herald, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 05:47 PM
  • Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

    Authorities are hunkering down in the overnight darkness of the wooded northeast Pennsylvania neighborhood where a man suspected of the fatal ambush of a state police trooper lived with his parents. Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before... Ruby Dee will be remembered in poetry and song this weekend as the actress and civil rights activist is memorialized by admirers including Alicia Keys, Audra McDonald, Harry Belafonte and Angela Bassett. WAND-TV Decatur, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 09:46 AM
  • Fourth person charged with Oak Lawn home invasion

    A fourth person charged with a southwest suburban home invasion last month was ordered held on a $500,000 bond Friday. Damion Larios, 22, had eluded police since the Aug. 20 robbery in the 9200 block of South Central Avenue in Oak Lawn, Oak Lawn police said in a statement. My FOX Chicago, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:47 PM
  • Four charged in shooting death of 9-year-old

    A gang member recently out of prison shot and killed a 9-year-old boy because he thought the child was warning his intended targets, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced Friday. Chicago Sun-Times, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:28 PM
  • Man missing from South Chicago

    Geremy Frank, 37, was last seen walking in the 8100 block of South South Shore Drive, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. Frank is described as a 6-foot, 230-pound black man with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion, police said. My FOX Chicago, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 03:55 PM
  • Stret View 217: Sheer elegance

    Alyssa models how smart girls show skin: sheer! And it works for all sizes-this type of fabric is incredibly forgiving. It's also how you can winterize more summery items, or add interest to a look. Chicago Reader, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 10:31 AM
  • Sept. 19 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Daily Chronicle, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 12:49 AM
  • On the road: Catch a groove at Hyde Park Jazz Fest

    The South Side neighborhood plays host to two days and nights of dazzling grooves and improvised tunes during the eighth annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival. Nearly 40 jazz acts, including world-class headliners and local emerging artists, converge upon 15 traditional and unexpected indoor and outdoor cultural venues such as the DuSable Museum, Kenwood Academy, Hyde Park Bank, Oriental Institute and Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House. Daily Herald, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 11:21 PM
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