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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio, left, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal,Ricky cashes in: Wolves give Rubio 4-year, $56M extension, including incentives
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China experimental moon orbiter returnsChina recovers experimental lunar orbiter, moves ahead with plan for unmanned moon mission
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88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife88-year-old central Missouri man charged with murder in stabbing death of wife
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In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and CBP supervisor Sam Ko conduct prescreening measures on a passenger, right, who arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 in Chicago. Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away. Canada's Conservative government said Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of Ebola virus disease. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Melissa Maraj, File)
Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scareCanada to stop giving visas to residents of West African countries with widespread Ebola
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A jury found a former member Dante Martin of Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band guilty  Friday, Oct. 31,2014,  of manslaughter in the fatal hazing of drum major Robert Champion. Martin, who faces up to 22 years in prison, showed no emotion as Circuit Judge Renee Roche read the verdict. Martin, 27, also was found guilty of felony hazing and two misdemeanor counts of hazing involving two other band members. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Red Huber, Pool)
Ex-band member guilty in drum major's hazing deathFormer Florida A&M band member convicted of manslaughter in drum major's hazing death
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File- This Oct. 30, 2014, file photo shows Gay Soriano, left, talking with daughter Gabby, 11, as her brother Titan, 13, and father Rick walk nearby and along a memorial for victims of a deadly school shooting nearly a week earlier, in Marysville, Wash. One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died late Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shootingHospital: Girl, 14, dies of injuries from Washington school shooting; 4th death
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The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a breakfast at the Jonas Hubbard Community Center on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, to kick off the Justice For Michael Brown weekend. Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, right, and father Michael Brown, Sr. listen. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Christian Gooden)
Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in FergusonSharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson police shooting, condemns grand jury leaks
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In this Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 photo, merchandise from the game "Operation" lines shelves at the Bloomingdale, Ill. home of John Spinello, the game's creator. Spinello is finding out how much people love the 50-year-old game after friends raised funds beyond their expectations in an online campaign in October 2014. He invented the buzzing game as a college student and sold the concept for $500 to a toy invention firm. The game was later licensed to Milton Bradley. But Spinello never got any royalties from the game or merchandise. Now he can't afford the $25,000 for oral surgery. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operationCreator of the Operation board game couldn't afford operation of his own; money raised online
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The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket separates from the carrier aircraft prior to it exploding in the air during a test flight on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The explosion killed a pilot aboard and seriously injured another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said. (AP Photo/Kenneth Brown)
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flightSpacecraft for tourists explodes during test in another setback for commercial space travel
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  • Wallenda ready for Chicago tightrope walks

    Nik Wallenda says he's ready for his Chicago skyscraper tightrope walks and he hopes he hears a lot of cheering from spectators. The 35-year-old daredevil met reporters in Chicago on Friday, two days ahead of his double challenge. WAND-TV Decatur, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:48 PM
  • Waves force closure of bike path, slow going on Lake Shore Drive

    The Chicago lakefront area remains under a flood advisory through early Saturday, and drivers on Lake Shore Drive are having to watch the road carefully. While no official closures are in place, waves have periodically taken out the outermost lanes on northbound LSD around Oak Street on the Near North Side. WLS-AM Chicago, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 05:00 PM
  • Three charged with robbing 7-Eleven stores

    Mark Ayala, 18, of the 4100 block of N. Central Park Avenue in Chicago; Reuben Miller, 22, of the 1500 block of Birch Avenue in Hanover Park; and Kristie L. McGillis, 19, of the 1200 block of Carswell Avenue in Elk Grove Village, were arrested by Elk Grove Village police, Elgin Police Cmdr. Glenn Theriault said. Daily Herald, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 07:21 PM
  • Little City 2014 Make a Difference Day Brings New...

    More than 50 volunteers from $99 per Room, Harper College and Holy Family Parish painted The Center for Employment and Business Opportunities during 'Make a Difference Day,' a national day of community service. The makeover included five classrooms, a large common area, three hallways, six offices, the front entry and more than 25 doors. WebWire, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 07:59 PM
  • Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

    The Kluczynski Federal Building in the Loop was evacuated after an unknown male phoned in a bomb threat on Thursday. CHICAGO - A federal office building in the Loop has been evacuated as authorities investigate a bomb threat Thursday morning. CBS Local, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 05:36 PM
  • How a guerilla artist is transforming Chicago's potholes

    Illinois artist Jim Bachor never avoids a Chicago pothole because he sees them as opportunities to fill with stone and glass mosaics of flowers, humor and occasionally the phone number of a good local car repair shop. "I spent 24 years in advertising," said Mr. Bachor in a phone interview. Christian Science Monitor, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 05:08 PM
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  • 'Helen's Theme,' a quick shot of Halloween chills from Candyman

    One of the most frightening parts of Candyman , which Drew Hunt says is his favorite horror film shot and set in Chicago , is the Philip Glass score. Jonathan Rosenbaum didn't take to it , but the repetitive, chilling organ that plays throughout the film's intro still gets me. Chicago Reader, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 01:55 PM
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