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More Debate on Budget, Turnaround Agenda

A busy day in the Illinois Senate included disposing of the Turnaround Agenda and sending budget bills to the governor.

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Lawmakers: At Least Turnaround Agenda Gets Hearings

A veteran Republican lawmaker says he knows what to take away from the fact that Democrats would not support any of the governor's initiatives.

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Tort Reform Stalls

The three bills that the Illinois Senate ran from the governor's Turnaround Agenda failed to get out of committee.

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State Unions Prepping for Strike?

Democrats and the state's largest employee union say Gov. Bruce Rauner's approach to contract negotiations is so hostile he is intentionally preparing for a strike.

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Contaminated IL Sites Get Federal Money

Two Illinois communities will split a $600,000 federal grant to help with the clean up.

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Cast of ‘Big Bang Theory’ helps students study science

Dozens of crew and cast members, including Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, have raised more than $4 million for "The Big Bang Theory" Scholarship Endowment.

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Motley Crue wants your help planning final tour

The rockers have launched the #demandthecrue campaign for fans to fight for the rockers to visit their city.

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For Sale: Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

The King of Pop's former fantasyland is on the market for a cool $100 million.

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Google wants the world’s photos

The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Batman turns heads in Toronto car chase

WATCH: The "Suicide Squad" is going to include one wicked car chase scene.

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Sharper set for change-of-plea in sex assault case

The former NFL star is closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states.

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Hundreds seek safety as historic floods ravage Texas

Thunderstorms continue to pelt large parts of the region as emergency responders are still working to rescue stranded residents.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

The center's new observatory opens today, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Lightning vs. Rangers: It all comes down to tonight

Tampa Bay travels to New York for a decisive Game 7.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 10 years of YouTube in 2 minutes

The viral video site that is now a part of everyday life launched 10 years ago and forever changed the Internet.

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Blatter expected to be re-elected despite FIFA scandal

World soccer boss Sepp Blatter is defying growing calls for him to step down in the face of corruption scandals engulfing the sport.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 29.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 29

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

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Missing: Hundreds of SATs

High school students in one community might have to take the biggest test of their life - again.

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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.

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Stars salute Pete Townshend

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The Who star was honored with a special concert for his longtime work with the MusiCares charity.