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in Music

Civil suit settled in ‘Midnight Rider’ death

The parents of the camera assistant who was killed while filming the Allman Brothers biopic have settled their lawsuit.

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in Weird

When groundhogs attack!

A New Hampshire man says he was attacked by a groundhog gone wild.

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in Music

Mike Love planning Beach Boys tell-all

The "Surfin' U.S.A." singer is planning to reveal behind-the-scenes details about the group in a new autobiography.

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in National

Minivan crash tests: Toyota tops, Nissan, Dodge poor

Four of the top-selling models were crash tested and only one faired well.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Nov. 20.

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in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Talkin’ turkey: Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise

A decline in turkey prices helped hold down the cost of preparing Thanksgiving dinner.

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in Sports

NBA suspends Taylor for domestic violence

Charlotte Hornets forward Jeff Taylor was suspended after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault.

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in Sports

Lawyers for NFL, players defend concussion deal

A proposed multimillion-dollar settlement for concussions sustained while playing football has been criticized for being "inadequate."

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in Sports

Seattle’s media-shy Lynch fined $50K for silence

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined for not speaking to reporters after Sunday's loss.

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in Entertainment

Award-winning director Mike Nichols dead at 83

The Oscar-winning director of "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," has died.

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in National

Lawmakers want auto workers to report faulty parts

Senators plan to introduce legislation to encourage employees to report information on faulty parts to federal authorities.

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in National

3 shot in Florida State library

Three students were shot when a gunman opened fire on campus early on Thursday.

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in Black Friday, Entertainment

PHOTOS: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade preps

Volunteers and Macy's employees are putting the finishing touches on the 88th annual parade.

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in Viral Videos

Watch what happens when kids play with paint

Two brothers throw their own paint party and their dad discovers the messy results.

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in Entertainment

NBC, Netflix shelve Cosby projects amid assault allegations

Allegations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted several women decades ago gained renewed attention last month.

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in Local

Springfield Police Make Arrest in School, Church Burglaries

Springfield police say they have one man in custody but are searching for a second, allegedly connected to a string of burglaries of schools and churches.

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in Local

Beardstown Man Charged with Murder in Baby’s Death

The man charged with beating an 8-month old baby to death in Beardstown has been officially charged.

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Rochester Superintendent Neutral on School Funding Measure

The Rochester school district is one of a handful in central Illinois that wouldn't benefit.

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in Local

University of Illinois Names New President

The U. of I. announced Wednesday that it’ll be Timothy L. Killeen, coming here from the State University of New York.

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in Local

Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

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A Missouri prosecutor says convicted Illinois killer Nicholas Sheley's extradition paperwork remains with Gov. Jay Nixon.

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Wind Farm Could Be Headed to Logan County

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$390 million project will bring renewable energy

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Potential ALPLM Separation on Hold

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The chair of a state committee says lawmakers should wait for an outside study before considering plans to separate the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum from a state agency.

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Springfield Woman Faces More DUI Charges in Crash That Killed Two

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Faces 11 counts in the deaths from a fatal October crash

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Committee Hearings Begin on YWCA Block Redevelopment

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Two city blocks eyed for redevelopment