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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's top stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Park District Budget: Two New Jobs, Numerous Upgrades

Two new positions and plenty of upgrades are the focus.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrives at the federal courthouse Tuesday, June 9, 2015, in Chicago for his arraignment on federal charges that he broke federal banking laws and lied about the money when questioned by the FBI. The indictment two weeks ago alleged Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to someone from his days as a high school teacher not to reveal a secret about past misconduct.

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ABC, NBC Reporters Cited for Violating Hastert Arraignment Rules

Two national TV news reporters are in trouble for violating media orders in federal court in Chicago during former House Speaker Dennis Hastert's arraignment.

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Durbin: ADA Would Not Pass Today

An Illinois politician who voted for the bill says the Americans with Disabilities Act would not pass today.

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WATCH: Beautiful aerial wedding photography

This is probably not what the bride had in mind.

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Uber Driver Exposes Self, Kicked Off Service

Springfield Police say a man arrested for Disorderly Conduct won't be an Uber driver anymore.

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Police: Man Shot Twice in Pelvis

Springfield Police say one person was injured after a shooting incident Friday morning.

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Can you pass this retirement quiz?

Do you know how one of Americans' most important retirement benefits works?

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in Weird

Let’s do lunch at the Cat CafĂ©

Diners will be able to eat with two dozen cats from the Humane Society circulating among the human patrons.

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Tyrese, Rev. Run to tackle ‘Man-ology’

Run-DMC star Reverend Run and singer/actor Tyrese Gibson will host an eight-part talk show.

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Interpol suspends $22M FIFA project during corruption crisis

The international police liaison group says it will "freeze the use of financial contributions from FIFA."

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Union: Hackers have personnel data on every federal employee

Some charge that the cyberattack on federal employee data is far worse than the Obama administration has acknowledged.

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Sticky seats? California ballparks get creative to conserve

California's ballparks are experimenting with all sorts of different ways to cut back on water use amid the state's historic drought.

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in Lifestyle

For farmers in the beer industry, business is ‘hopping’

Farmers are rushing to meet demand for the beer-flavoring plant as craft breweries increase in popularity.

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‘Little House on the Prairie’ star owes the IRS

The Internal Revenue Service says former child star Melissa Gilbert failed to pay more than $360,000 in taxes.

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Warriors go small, even Finals

The Golden State Warriors got faster and played a little harder to even the series 2-2.

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Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig’s new Lifetime movie trailer is here

The former "SNL" cast members are going from funny to "deadly" in this new, made-for-TV drama.

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Pro wrestling luminary Dusty Rhodes dead at 69

The charismatic bleach-blond Texan billed himself as "The American Dream" and won millions of fans during a long career in professional wrestling.

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‘Net neutrality’ starts today

The new rules ban Internet providers from blocking and slowing down access to websites and applications or striking deals with content companies for priority delivery of traffic.

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Cameras and Microphones Could Be Used in Sangamon Co. Trial Coverage

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There could be extended coverage of Sangamon County's court system coming to a radio or television near you.

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Manar: Rauner Has Changed During Budget Process

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One local lawmaker says it's not the same Governor Bruce Rauner talking about the budget now as it was a few months ago.

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State Police, IDOT Give R-E-S-P-E-C-T — and H-E-L-P — to Aretha Franklin

New York premiere of 'Selma' at Ziegfeld Theater - Red carpet arrivals

Featuring: Aretha Franklin
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 14 Dec 2014
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Aretha Franklin's spokesman says the Queen of Soul is grateful to the state of Illinois for its help when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago.

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Mel Reynolds No-Show for Arraignment

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Former U.S. Congressman Mel Reynolds has failed to appear at a scheduled arraignment to enter a plea on federal tax charges.

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Iowa Prisoner Used Pipes to Escape

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Authorities say an Iowa inmate later caught in Henry County, Illinois managed to escape from one of the state's most secure cells by sneaking through the building's piping and onto the roof.