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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 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 Music

Snoop Dogg is designing scented candles … seriously

The rapper has launched a line of organic coconut wax candles.

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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 Music

‘1989’ is proving a good year for Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's "1989" topped the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday.

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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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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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in Local

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 Music

New awards, big performances set for Sunday’s AMAs

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Taylor Swift will kick off the American Music Awards on Sunday by performing her chart-topping single “Blank Space” and will…

in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

in Music

This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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This week’s top R&B tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top R&B tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.