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REVIEW: The Avengers are back to battle ‘Ultron’

The band is back together for an adventure so epic that you’ll be too busy trying to keep up to notice how overpopulated it is.

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LeVar Burton returns for ‘Roots’ remake

The actor, who portrayed Kunta Kinte in the iconic 1977 drama, will be a part of a remake for the History Channel.

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Why vote for mayor when you can roll the dice?

A roll of the dice has determined who will be the next mayor in the South Dakota town of Platte.

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AT&T Wants to Shed 81-Year-Old Regulations

Business coalition: Other states modernize, why not Illinois?

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in Music

The Who’s classic ’82 Shea Stadium show to be released on DVD

The DVD will include restored footage and newly-mixed sound.

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‘Furious 7′ has outsold ‘Harry Potter’

The movie has raced to the top of the box office, raking in more than $1.3 billion.

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Pamela Anderson will take you to the Playboy Mansion – for a price

The former "Baywatch" beauty has launched a contest to raise funds for environmental and animal rights causes.

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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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Derby line-up changes

The lineup change means 5-2 favorite American Pharoah will break from the No. 17.

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Poll: Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists

A new survey shows that 6 in 10 Americans favor using drones to target and kill members of terrorist groups.

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PHOTOS: 2015 NFL Draft

The first round of the 2015 draft brings in the latest class of NFL stars.

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Republicans pass deep spending cuts, aim at Obamacare

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed the first joint House-Senate budget plan in six years.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 1

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

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Heisman winners Winston, Mariota go 1-2 in NFL draft

In a new location with lots of international flavor, the 2015 NFL draft got underway, with some big names going early.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 1.

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Hawkeye’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ about his ‘super’ powers

The "Avengers" super hero sings about some of his lesser known talents to the tune of Ed Sheeran's hit song.

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Today in entertainment history: May 1

A look at the news making the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Sheriff Remembers Officer Who Passed Away

He was a good person to have around, and who loved people.

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Where is Aaron Schock? Lawsuit Lawyer Doesn’t Know

An attorney for a campaign donor suing the former Illinois congressman has told a federal judge he can't locate Schock.

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Champaign Leads Illinois Cities in 5-Year Growth

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Decatur had drop in population.

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General Assembly to Get Going on Rauner’s Bills

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Several bills coming out of the governor's office are on Rauner's "Turnaround Agenda".

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Special Election Candidate Says Raise in Gas Tax Isn’t the Way to Go

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Mike Flynn says there are alternatives to raising gas tax in order to fund the Highway Trust Fund.

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“Workers Comp Reform” Fails in Illinois House

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The Illinois House closed out the week with Democrats taking another whack at the governor's "Turnaround Agenda."

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New University of Illinois President Visits UIS

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New University of Illinois president Timothy Killeen is reacting to published reports suggesting that community college and university presidents get some pretty expensive perks.