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10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 27

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

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Senators Say Real ID Is Not a Real Good Idea

Federal act does not gain favor with senators

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Clean Jobs Bill Examined

Citizens Utility Board pushes bill

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Supreme Court appears on the cusp of declaring right to gay marriage

Based on the court's actions during the past two years, a sense of inevitability is in the air.

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Schakowsky: Revamp Income Tax to Hit Millionaires Harder

Right now, $413,200 puts you in the top tax bracket

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Today in entertainment history: April 27

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Iggy Azalea didn’t want to dance with Britney Spears

The "Fancy" hitmaker directed the upcoming music video for "Pretty Girls," but felt uncomfortable dancing alongside the "Toxic" hitmaker.

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New Illinois Schools Chief Says Funding Fix Could Take Years

Smith also says charter schools should be part of the mix.

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Jason Alexander re-records George Costanza’s answering machine message

"2 Broke Girls" star Kat Dennings gets a custom voicemail message based on the infamous "Seinfeld" song.

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Debate in General Assembly over Civics Class Requirement

Bill also passed to use e-learning in Illinois schools during inclement weather.

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Autism Programs Hopeful Lawmakers Will Come to Their Rescue

Providers say some programs may not survive if funding is not restored.

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Chris Brown fighting to get his name on daughter’s birth certificate

The "Kiss Kiss" hitmaker wants to be named the legal father of his daughter, Royalty.

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Bruce Jenner: ‘I am a woman’

The retired Olympic champion confirmed long-running speculation suggesting he is transitioning from male to female.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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This weekend in entertainment history

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Billboard suggests Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in the line of fire for ‘Rush Hour 4′

Is this a prank or is Puff Daddy replacing Chris Tucker in the fourth installment of the franchise?

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This weekend’s sports schedule

Here is a look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Mumford & Sons: No cell phones allowed

The British folk band has banned phones from a concert on Monday amid fears fans will record and leak their new material.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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Today in entertainment history: May 22

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A look at the news that made Hollywood history in years past.

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‘Bad Blood’ breaks record

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Taylor Swift's new star-studded video has shattered viewing records.

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‘Lolz,’ it’s totally ‘Obvs:’ Score points with these new Scrabble words

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For the first time in four years, Scrabble has added new words to its dictionary - thousands of them.

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Marvel wants McConaughey

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Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is reportedly in talks to play "Spider-Man" villain the Green Goblin on the big screen.

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Paul Walker’s ‘Fast & Furious’ car sells for $185K

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The bright orange 1993 Toyota Supra from the original movie has been sold at auction.