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Making headlines this week

A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

A look at some of the biggest plays and best wins that happened this week in sports.

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New Life For An Old River

Thousands drive over the Sangamon River every day but, very few give it any thought

FILE - in this Dec. 5, 2013 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn hands off a pen during the signing of the pension overhaul legislation bill in Chicago. A Sangamon County judge's ruling Friday Nov. 21, 2014 on the constitutionality of the landmark Illinois pension overhaul could determine whether the matter is ultimately decided by the state Supreme Court. Looking on from left are: state Rep. Mike Zalewski, D-Riverside; Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington; Senate GOP leader Sen. Christine Radogno; Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville; Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs and House Speaker Michael Madigan. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Sangamon Co. Judge Declares Pension Overhaul Unconstitutional; State Will Appeal

Illinois has the worst-funded state pension systems in the U.S., with a roughly $100 billion shortfall.

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Amazon plans new streaming service

The new service will compete with Hulu and Netflix.

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Illinois Killer’s Extradition Pending with Missouri Governor

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

$390 million project will bring renewable energy

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Potential ALPLM Separation on Hold

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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Watch this giant panda have a ball playing in snow

This panda is pumped to see the first snowfall of the season.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare

Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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NFL’s Peterson vows never to use ‘switch’ again

The suspended Vikings running back says he was startled to the injuries his discipline caused to his son.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak

The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jennifer Lawrence portrays Katniss Everdeen, right, and Liam Hemsworth portrays Gale Hawthorne in a scene from "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."

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REVIEW: Third installment of ‘Hunger Games’ doesn’t disappoint

Reluctant hero Katniss Everdeen faces the broiling drama of a budding revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."

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Modern version of ‘All in the Family’ in the works

The groundbreaking '70s sitcom is being reworked for a 2015 audience.

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Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infastructure

China could invade the computer systems of utilities, aviation networks, and financial companies, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency has warned.

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Grammys to celebrate Taylor Swift’s 25th birthday

"The Taylor Swift Experience" will open next month.

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Graco recalls 5M strollers for amputation hazard

Graco has recalled 11 models of strollers after several people have seriously injured themselves.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, Nov. 21.

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L.A. Kings’ Slava Voynov charged with domestic violence

Defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence for allegedly attacking his wife at their home.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Usher will skip cash giveaway during U.K. shows

Superstar singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor Usher Raymond performs in concert on The UR Experience Tour at Philips Arena on December 9, 2014, in Atlanta.

Usher will abandon his onstage trick of handing out cash to audience members when he takes his latest tour to the U.K. because of safety concerns.

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Noel Gallagher embarrassed daughter in front of Harry Styles

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Noel Gallagher left his teenage daughter mortified by embarrassing her in front of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.

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Donny Osmond predicts end is near for One Direction

Singer Donny Osmond performs in Bryant Park on ABC's "Good Morning America" show on Friday, August 15, 2008, in New York.

Donny Osmond predicts One Direction will split up in 2016 and Harry Styles will launch a successful solo career.

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Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.