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Today in entertainment history: May 27

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

5-26-15 John Fulgenzi

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Fulgenzi, Langfelder Continue to Address Liquor License Voting Concerns

"It is what it is, and we have to make sure it works."

5-26-15 SMTD

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SMTD Votes to Cut Routes, Including State Fair Service

The Springfield Mass Transit District will be doing away with several routes that officials say are unused, in just a month's time.

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Springfield Woman Sentenced for Embezzling $400k

A Springfield woman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from her former employer.

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Lawmakers Back Training for Hazardous Railroad Materials

The railroads that operate in Illinois are instructing local police and fire departments on how to handle a hazardous material spill.

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Meek Mill isn’t marrying Nicki Minaj … yet

Despite showing off a stunning yellow diamond, the "Anaconda" hitmaker isn't heading down the aisle anytime soon.

3-26-15 National Guard

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Chatham Man Named Illinois National Guard Adjutant General

Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Brig. Gen. Richard Hayes Jr. of Chatham as adjutant general of the Illinois National Guard.

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Oprah, Beyoncé among world’s ‘most powerful’ women

Other celebrity notables include Taylor Swift, Shakira and Ellen DeGeneres.

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Keira Knightley is a new mom

The "Atonement" star has reportedly welcomed her first child.

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New CWLP Head Brown: Restructure PILOT

The new man in charge of City Water Light and Power says maybe the PILOT program does need to change.

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WCIA-TV Anchor Dave Benton Passes Away

A local television anchor's long bout with cancer has come to a sad end.

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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Average Illinois “Housing Wage”: $18.78/Hour

Areas in central Illinois vary between $12 and $15 per hour.

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Student Concussion Bill Heads to Governor

The House passed the legislation Monday after previously getting Senate backing.

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$36 Billion Budget Moving

Durkin decries "insanity"

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Dave Grohl really, really likes Taylor Swift

The Foo Fighters frontman has vowed to dedicate a song to the "Shake It Off" hitmaker at every tour stop.

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Rob Lowe launching cosmetics line for men

"The West Wing" star has created a line of anti-aging products for men called Profile.

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Kelly Clarkson backs legal weed

The "Since U Been Gone" singer is the latest celebrity to endorse making pot lawful in America.

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World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

The annual set of 68 tournaments at the Rio Hotel & Casino that rewards millions of dollars to the best card sharks starts Wednesday.

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‘Got kidney?’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road…

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Colbie Caillat engaged

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Colbie Caillat performing as part of the Star 94 Jingle Jam 2013 at The Arena at Gwinnett Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Atlanta.

Colbie Caillat celebrated her 30th birthday with an engaged to her musician boyfriend.

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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.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Find out what you should watch this weekend and get a sneak peak at what's being added next month.

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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.