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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.

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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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U of I Faculty Concerned About Background Checks

Faculty members at the University of Illinois are concerned about a new policy expanding employee background checks.

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Madigan Files Suit Over Student Loan Scams

Madigan's office says the companies violate Illinois law by charging upfront fees to settle debts.

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Lawmakers Hear About Gambling Expansion

Illinois lawmakers are hearing from gambling officials who say expansion is a good thing.

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New Director Says He Wants to Fix Treatment Center Assaults

The new head of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services says he's taking steps to address last year's reports of assaults at residential treatment centers.

Local police and FBI investigators collect evidence and survey the scene where two gunmen were shot dead, after their bodies were removed in Garland, Texas May 4, 2015.

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Police raid home of gunman in Mohammad cartoon attack

Police and FBI searched the apartment of a gunman who allegedly opened fire outside a Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

3-12-15 the Autism Program

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Autism Program Happy — For Now — Funding Has Been Restored

The Autism Program is happy for now, but could be back in the same boat soon.

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2015, file photo, former Milwaukee Brewers’ Craig Counsell throws during a spring training baseball workout in Phoenix. Counsell was hired as manager of the Brewers on Monday, May 4, 2015, replacing Ron Roenicke who was fired the night before.

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Craig Counsell replaces Ron Roenicke with Milwaukee Brewers

The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke and replaced him with former Milwaukee infielder Craig Counsell.

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry points after making a three pointer while drawing a foul against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wins NBA MVP

Stephen Curry beats out Houston's James Harden for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.

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Police Investigate Late-Morning 3-Vehicle Accident

Springfield Police say at least three vehicles were involved in an accident late Monday morning.

This Feb. 16, 2015 photo shows the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Owners of the hotel which opened in 1955 have agreed to sell the property to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tourism agency confirmed the potential purchase Tuesday, Feb. 17 after days of not commenting on rumors of a deal.

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60 years on Las Vegas Strip, Riviera closes

The aging Riviera Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to close its doors at noon.

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Springfield Police, FBI Investigate PNC Bank Robbery

Springfield Police continue to remain on the scene of a robbery at a PNC Bank Branch Monday morning.

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Annie Leibovitz snaps ‘Star Wars’ cast

See the new photos of the upcoming "Star Wars" film, shot by celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of the most memorable moments in Hollywood history.

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REVIEW: Evil clown returns for “Poltergeist” reboot

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Just when you felt it was safe to look under the bed, we're given another "Poltergeist" movie.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.