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Wet, Warm May Is in the Books

Two degrees warmer, one inch wetter than average

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Superintendent Swap for Ball-Chatham

Doug Wood replaces Carrie Hruby

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Today in entertainment history: June 2

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went into the history books.

FILE - In this March 12, 2015 file photo, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lindsey Graham will launch his bid for president in the small South Carolina town where he grew up.

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Lindsey Graham joins the 2016 presidential race

South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham is set to join the 2016 Republican presidential race.

Samantha Elauf stands outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. The Supreme Court is indicating it will side with a Muslim woman who didn't get hired by clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a black headscarf that conflicted with the company's dress code to her job interview. Liberal and conservative justices aggressively questioned the company's lawyer during arguments at the high court Wednesday in a case that deals with when an employer must take steps to accommodate the religious beliefs of a job applicant or worker.

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Supreme Court rules on religious discrimination

The Supreme Court has sided with a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a head scarf.

A fighter with the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Army sits atop a tank at a checkpoint along a road from the town of Vuhlehirsk to Debaltseve in Ukraine, in this picture taken February 18, 2015.

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U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war

A separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine is revealing increasing evidence, but not yet conclusive legal proof, of Russian state involvement.

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Shots Fired at 12th/Laurel, No Injuries

An altercation apparently led to a shooting on Springfield's east side Monday afternoon.

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Illinois Economy Growing, But Growth Slowing

The Illinois economy continues to grow, but the growth has slowed, at least for now.

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality television star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive photograph made by Annie Leibovitz for Vanity Fair magazine and released by Vanity Fair on June 1, 2015. REUTERS/Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair/Handout via Reuters

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Caitlyn Jenner introduced on Vanity Fair cover

Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as reality TV star and former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, poses in an exclusive Annie Leibovitz photograph.

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Equifax settles lawsuit with man named ‘God’

A man named God has settled a lawsuit with Equifax and plans to buy a new BMW.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 1, 2015, before debate continues in the Senate on renewing the Patriot Act. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Senate lets NSA spy program lapse

The legal authority for the NSA's collection of phone records and other data expired after the Senate failed to pass legislation extending their powers.

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Rauner Takes to the Airwaves to Criticize Democrats Post-Session

Rauner told Chicago Public Radio that House Speaker Michael Madigan was "fighting to protect his interests.''

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Hastert to be Arraigned Thursday

The indictment doesn't say what Hastert was allegedly trying to hide or to whom he intended to pay the money.

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, Rep. J. Dennis Hastert, front, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek reelection for a 12th term as he stands on the steps of the old Kendall County courthouse with, from left, his son Josh; wife Jean; and daughter-in-law Heidi, grandson Jack, in Yorkville, Ill. A newly unveiled indictment against Hastert released Thursday, May 28, 2015, accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."

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Political Scientist: Non-Political Scandals Still Damaging

It has nothing to do with politics or how Dennis Hastert did as a politician, but a political scientist says Hastert's situation is tragic nonetheless.

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday April 19, 2015, Paul McCartney introduces Ringo Starr at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, in Cleveland, USA. The former member of British rock band The Beatles, McCartney says he has given up smoking marijuana after many years of indulgence, according to an interview published Saturday May 30, 2015, in Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, "the last time I smoked was a long time ago." said McCartney who declares he now prefers wine or "a nice margarita."

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Paul McCartney quits weed for family

Paul McCartney reveals he no longer lights up because he wants to set a good example to his family.

Los Angeles premiere of 'San Andreas' held at TCL Chinese Theatre - Arrivals

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‘San Andreas’ defeats ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ at the box office

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's disaster film rocked the North American box office in its opening weekend.

FILE - In this May 20, 2015 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the Blair House in Washington. Kerry is in stable condition in a Swiss hospital after suffering a leg injury in a bike crash on Sunday, May 31, 2015. Kerry was flown to Hospital University Geneva and is being evaluated.

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John Kerry to fly home after breaking his leg

The Secretary of State broke his leg while cycling a portion of the Tour de France route in the Haute Savoie region.

Mila Kunis attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' 'Jupiter Ascending' at TCL Chinese Theatre on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif.

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Mila Kunis stalker escapes mental health facility

A man sentenced for stalking Mila Kunis is still at large.

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Police Investigate Weekend Shooting

Detectives are investigating -- so far no motive has been released.

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Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey aren’t fighting

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The rockers' notoriously fiery friendship has never been better.

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Miguel says new ‘Wildheart’ album rooted in L.A.

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The Grammy-winning R&B singer brings his hometown to the forefront in his latest release.

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Katy Perry wants to buy a convent

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It's the "Roar" hitmaker against a pair of nuns.

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Ballerina Misty Copeland dances into history

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The prima ballerina is the first black woman to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!