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Corn and Soybeans Gain Ground

A big week is past, but rain now is welcome

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Warm April in Illinois

Temp above average; rainfall below average except in South

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of today's biggest sports headlines, Tuesday, May 5.

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Preview: NHL games of the night

A look at tonight's slate of Stanley Cup playoff games.

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‘Rapping Granny’ from ‘The Wedding Singer’ dies at 101

Actress Ellen Albertini Dow, best known for her role in the Adam Sandler comedy, has passed away.

People dressed and made up as zombies take part in a traditional Zombie Walk in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 24, 2014.

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Ohio college brings academic analysis of zombies to life

Students examine social order in the context of a zombie apocalypse and what the popularity of zombies says about humanity's future.

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Man who shipped guns to ex-NFLer Hernandez to be sentenced

Oscar Hernandez, no relation to Aaron, has pleaded guilty to charges including gun conspiracy and lying to a grand jury.

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Senate slated to vote on GOP budget compromise

The Senate is poised to approve a compromise Republican budget that makes deep cuts in spending while boosting Pentagon accounts by an additional $38 billion next year.

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ISIS claims responsibility for Texas Mohammad cartoon attack

Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

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Rihanna’s gorgeous gold gown shuts down the Met red carpet

The "Umbrella" hitmaker knows how to make a stunning entrance.

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Amazing backward toss

From trash into a can to dishes into a dishwasher (without breaking!) this guy can throw anything over his shoulder and hit his target.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 5

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

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Amy Adams is a married woman

The "American Hustle" star and Darren Le Gallo have tied the knot following a seven-year engagement.

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Marine general expected to be named top military official

President Barack Obama will nominate Marine General Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a widely expected pick likely to win swift Senate confirmation.

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City Considers Removing Traffic Lights in Dozen-Plus Areas

A dozen city intersections could have stop signs instead of traffic lights.

5-4-15 Springfield School Board

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Bond Sale No Longer Necessary for District 186

There has been an 11th hour rally of sorts for the finances of the Springfield Public School District.

Madonna arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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Madonna regrets kissing Drake

Madonna insists that Drake begged her to make out with him onstage during Coachella.

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Dead Body Found Behind Gables Shopping Center

The body of a dead man has been found in a popular Springfield shopping center.

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Group Recommends More Medical Marijuana Treatments

If you suffer from anxiety or diabetes, medical marijuana won't be for you.

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New Head of Illinois State Fair, DuQuoin State Fair

There's a new head of both the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair.

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REVIEW: The Earth quakes, cleavage shakes in ‘San Andreas’

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"San Andreas" is so over the top, Michael Bay might find it excessive.

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Paralyzed student walks across stage at college graduation

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Injured playing football in 2010, Christopher Norton walked across the stage with help from his new fiancée.

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Mariah Carey was really not into ‘American Idol’

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The pop diva says the show was among the "worst" experiences in her long career.

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This ‘Single Ladies/Ducktales’ mashup is a thing of beauty

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WATCH: The infamous video from Beyoncé's hit single pairs perfectly with the cartoon theme song.

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Fans credit Taylor Swift concert with saving them after car crash

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Is there anything Taylor Swift cannot do?