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The declaration is good for 45 days starting November 5. "There's a lot of crop left to harvest and this helps farmers". On Nov. 5, at the Bob Stewart farm near Yorkville, Rauner announced a harvest emergency declaration that will permit the drivers of trucks carrying ag commodities on state highways, but not interstates, to apply for a free permit to exceed gross vehicle weight limits by 10 percent.
  • News outlets boycott coverage of Disney movies

    News outlets boycott coverage of Disney movies

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    The reason stemmed from a report about the relationship between Disney and the city of Anaheim , California, where Disneyland is located. Disney has claimed it is "a biased and inaccurate series, wholly driven by a political agenda", but has provided neither the Times nor other media members (including this one) with any examples of inaccuracies in the reporting.
  • Portugal: Sarachan calls up four uncapped teenagers

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    Five of the players who have been called in are now uncapped, and four of those uncapped players are teenagers. "Christian has had a very long year, not only with the national team but finding his way with Borussia Dortmund ", said Sarachan, a longtime Galaxy assistant who took over the national team when Bruce Arena resigned as coach three days after the Trinidad loss.
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain accepts need for 'patience' at Liverpool

    Oxlade-Chamberlain accepts need for 'patience' at Liverpool

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    But Klopp has attributed the ex-Southampton youngster's ponderous start down to a change in tactics from his days with Arsenal . "He did really well". "But we are really on it with these counter-pressing things and the switch immediately to make the break", added Klopp. "He knew when he came and we signed him that this will happen and we would ask for this and it is nice".
  • Harden, Porzingis named NBA Players of the Week

    Harden, Porzingis named NBA Players of the Week

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    Fresh off of a stunning upset of the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena, the Knicks were aiming to not only get back to.500, but climb above it for the first time since December of 2016. Point guard Frank Ntilikina dished out seven assists while scoring 10 points and nabbing three steals in his matchup with an in backcourt featuring Victor Oladipo .
  • Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research

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    The Parsippany, New Jersey-based company reported a net profit for the third quarter ending September 30 of $245 million or $2.91 per share, up from $209 million or $2.28 a year earlier. Barclays Capital maintained Avis Budget Group Inc. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 908 shares in the company, valued at $29,764.24.
  • Bucks finalizing trade with Suns for Eric Bledsoe

    Bucks finalizing trade with Suns for Eric Bledsoe

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    He averaged 21.1 points and 6.3 assists in 66 games last season. The trade unlocks cap space for the Suns in 2018-19. Teammate Jared Dudley was understanding of the fine, claiming the National Basketball Association is watching what the players do just as much as the front office.
  • Mo Farah one of three finalists for IAAF award

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    Last year Van Niekerk was also among the finalists, after winning the Olympic 400m title and breaking the world record, but he lost out to Jamaican legend Usain Bolt who earned his third straight Olympic treble. The 26-year-old, whose 2.43m best is the second-highest in history after Cuban Javier Sotomayor's 2.45 set nearly a quarter of a century ago, has won silver and bronze at the last two Olympics and silver in the 2013 World Championships.
  • Alan Shearer tells Romelu Lukaku exactly what he's doing wrong

    Alan Shearer tells Romelu Lukaku exactly what he's doing wrong

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    Width of the 18-yard box, that's where he's most risky. He's not helping himself and he's certainly not helping his team. "My advice to him would be, when you are on a barren spell, (is) forget going out wide and coming deep, it is time to be selfish", Shearer said.
  • Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Brad Friedel, Harry Winks

    Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Brad Friedel, Harry Winks

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    Kane was taken off for Fernando Llorente towards the end of the Palace game after taking a first-half knock. "It's something that happened [missing the United game] and we don't want it to happen again". The next two games will be England's last fixtures until they face Holland and Italy in two more friendlies in March and Kane's absence is a considerable setback, with seven goals in his last six England appearances.
  • Injury forces Finn out of England's Ashes campaign

    Injury forces Finn out of England's Ashes campaign

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    Contrary to some reports Finn did not hurt himself by hitting the ball into his knee or by hitting it with his bat. Stokes, who was suspended by the European Central Bank following his arrest in September, has remained at home while England continue their build-up to the Ashes .
  • Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton avoided tax on a £16.5m private jet

    Paradise Papers: Lewis Hamilton avoided tax on a £16.5m private jet

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    Assuming Hamilton uses the plane for personal use one third of the time, he should have declared at least one third - £1.1m - of the £3.3m he saved on Value-Added Tax, according to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which obtained the 13.4m Paradise Papers documents and shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
  • David Luiz returns to Chelsea training on Wednesday after Brazil omission

    David Luiz returns to Chelsea training on Wednesday after Brazil omission

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    The Times say Conte left Luiz out after a disagreement between the pair on Friday. "It's very simple, the coach has to make the best decision for the team". Reports have been claiming that David Luiz has infuriated Conte with his attitude in the past few weeks. Luiz had also reacted furiously to being substituted during Chelsea's home match against Roma in the Champions League.
  • Starc continues fine form with Sheffield Shield hat-trick

    Starc continues fine form with Sheffield Shield hat-trick

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    Wells and Behrendorff took WA into the final hour of the match, before Starc arrived to seal the visitors' fate and his own lofty place in hat-trick history. Anderson said the English bowlers were closely studying their opponents and he was confident the tourists could make inroads against Australia's batsmen.
  • West Ham sack Bilic

    West Ham sack Bilic

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    Moyes has been out of management since he resigned from Sunderland at the end of last season, having failed to save them from relegation. Bilic was hired in June 2015 and guided West Ham to a seventh-place finish in his first season, with its highest number of points (62) and goals in a Premier League season.
  • Warriors put together best defensive performance of the season against Heat

    Warriors put together best defensive performance of the season against Heat

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    James Johnson led Miami with 21 points, nine rebounds, six assists, three steals and a block in 32 minutes. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Shots were contested, and so many missed the target. "That's a scrappy team", Green said afterwards. "This was a great, great test for us". James Johnson scored 21 points off the bench and Goran Dragic contributed 19 points for Miami a night after squeaking out a 104-101 road win against the Clippers .
  • Kyrie Irving's 35 points lead streaking Celtics over Hawks

    Kyrie Irving's 35 points lead streaking Celtics over Hawks

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    Even a dismal first-half showing on the road can not slow down the Boston Celtics , who look to extend their seven-game winning streak when they visit the Orlando Magic on Sunday. James Johnson had 21 points for Miami, and Goran Dragic added 19. Monday's game was supposed to be a high-scoring affair but poor shooting, fouls and turnovers were the theme in the Brooklyn Nets' 98-92 road win.
  • Jose Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho "worried" about eight-point gap to Manchester City

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    However, Fellaini was spotted in Turkey last week, as a host of Super Lig clubs step up their pursuit. The Manchester United star has been linked with a move to Istanbul and Albayrak was asked about the possibility of the Belgian signing for Besiktas: "We always have time for transfers, we always work for possible signings that'll make our team better".
  • Multiple Alabama Defenders Out with Serious Injuries After Win over LSU

    Multiple Alabama Defenders Out with Serious Injuries After Win over LSU

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    Hamilton, who tore his ACL in this same knee in last season's SEC Championship Game, trudged into the Tide locker room, the latest blow in a ravaging night for the Crimson Tide defense. Defensive end Da'Shawn Hand's status was to be determined by his pregame warmups. In base defense, however, he remained limited and stayed on the sideline.