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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

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Springfield-Based Ag Manufacturer Takes Over Utah Company

A Springfield-based agriculture products manufacturer is on the move once again to expand its portfolio.

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Former Springfield Administrator Officially Out in Galesburg

A former Springfield school principal and teacher is officially now out of a job at the place she left the capital for.

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McCann: Hard to Get Leaders’ Attention

State Senator Sam McCann says it would be nice if he could go in and say he wants to vote right now on a budget, but that's not the reality.

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‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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Lenny Kravitz, Queen Latifah to star in new Fox drama

The show "Star" will feature newcomer actors Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady as the singers.

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‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

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NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

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Dad: Man Shot at TV Station Thought World Was Ending

The father of a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal costume and a fake bomb says his son believed the world was ending and might have been trying to get the message out.

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Auburn School Happy to Host Gov. Rauner

Hosting the governor at his small, rural district's high school Wednesday, Auburn school superintendent Darren Root says there is an important point to make.

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Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’

The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

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Caterpillar to Close 5 More Plants

Caterpillar Inc. says it will close five more factories — including an Oxford, Mississippi plant — as the Peoria, Illinois-based heavy equipment maker reacts to slowing demand for construction and mining equipment worldwide.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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Joe Jackson ‘growing stronger by the day’

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The 87-year-old was admitted to a Los Angeles medical centre earlier this month after falling ill during a routine visit to his doctor.

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Mary J. Blige cast in World War II film

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The "Family Affair" singer has joined the cast of "Mudbound," a big screen adaptation of author Hillary Jordan's award-winning novel.

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‘The Fast and the Furious’ racing back to theaters for anniversary run

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The first film in the highly-popular franchise was released on June 22, 2001 and will hit theaters again next month for a limited nationwide run.

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Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin

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The former "Saved by the Bell" star reportedly violated the terms of his parole.

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WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators apologize

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They're not sorry for killing off Hodor ... they're sorry for the aftermath.