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NFL names overseer for player discipline

The league has had several high-profile issues with player conduct and its investigative processes recently.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, March 24.

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in Viral Videos

‘The Avengers’ meets ‘Friends’

The intro to the '90s sitcom would look a lot different if it starred super heroes.

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in Local

Proposed FY 15 Budget Fix Moves Today

$1.6 B in fund sweeps, budget cuts

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NFL doles out extra draft picks

NFC champion Seattle, Denver ,and Kansas City are among the teams getting compensatory picks in this year's draft.

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Armstrong’s attempt at reduced ban ‘almost too late’

Cycling officials say Lance Armstrong's latest attempt for rehabilitation is coming too late.

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in National, World

Jet crashes in France, 150 feared dead

A Germanwings passenger jet has crashed as it traveled from Barcelona to Dusseldorf.

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in National

CDC: 11M fewer uninsured since passage of Obamacare

The Centers for Disease Control says it is the lowest level measured in more than 15 years.

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in Lifestyle

Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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in National

VA says it will relax 40-mile rule for private medical care

The change is in response to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, who say the current policy has prevented thousands of veterans from taking advantage of health care.

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in National, World

Islamic State has recruited 400 children this year

The terror group has given these so-called "Cubs of the Caliphate" military training and hardline indoctrination, a new report says.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Girl has surprising reaction to big sister news

Three-year-old Kathryn has the best reaction to news she's going to be a big sister.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's memorable moments.

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in Local

New Lawmaker Says Budget Solution Coming

The youngest member of the Illinois legislature says she's hopeful the mess with the Fiscal Year 2015 state budget is this week.

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in Local

Guards Injured Following Inmate Attack at Pontiac

Three guards at the Pontiac Correctional Center were injured today when an inmate attacked them with a homemade weapon.

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Three Union Workers Added to Rauner’s “Fair Share” Lawsuit

The drive to dilute the influence of public sector unions in Illinois continues.

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in Local

The State Budget Fix May Be In

The Republican leader in the Illinois Senate calls this a "do or die week" on dealing with the shortfall in the current budget.

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AG Madigan: Rauner’s Right to Work Ideas are Illegal

The governor's idea of allowing local jurisdictions to be right-to-work and to opt out of the Prevailing Wage Act is not legal, according to the attorney general.

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The NFL won’t blackout games this season

Team owners voted to suspend the league's blackout policy.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.