Good morning! 10 things to know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. EVERBLADES' HISTORIC WIN: The Florida Everblades won the Kelly Cup for the first time in the hockey team's 14-year history.

2. NEW "IDOL" TO WORSHIP: Phillip Phillips is the new "American Idol," defeating teenage songbird Jessica Sanchez, who has family in Cape Coral.

3. SPACEX SHIP HAS PRACTICE RUN TODAY: The world's first private supply ship drew close to the international space station today in a critical fly-by-without-stopping test in advance of the actual docking. The historic linkup is scheduled for Friday, assuming success today.

4. HOW MANY STORMS WILL FORM THIS HURRICANE SEASON? At 11 a.m., the government releases its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1. In the Pacific, Hurricane Bud formed today as it bears down on southwestern Mexico.

5. ROMNEY IS AUDITIONING SIDEKICKS: The search for Mitt Romney's running mate is in the audition phase.

6. MISSOURI TO USE MICHAEL JACKSON DRUG FOR EXECUTIONS: The "Show Me" state is switching from a three-drug method to a single drug, propofol, the same anesthetic used in the pop star's overdose death. Propofol has never been used in an execution in the U.S.

7. FOOD STAMP FRAUD CRACKDOWN: The USDA is taking new steps to crack down on food stamp recipients who are ripping off taxpayers by illegally selling their benefit cards for cash.

8. FEW PLANS EMERGE FROM EUROPE TALKS ON FINANCIAL CRISIS: European Union leaders end their latest summit early today with few concrete steps to fix the continent's financial crisis. Some stressed the importance of planning for a messy Greek exit from the euro.

9. OIL PRICES ARE SLIGHTLY UP: Oil still lingers near seven-month lows around $90 a barrel Thursday in Asia as Europe's debt crisis festers and China's economy continues to slow. Benchmark oil for July delivery was up 25 cents to $90.15 a barrel at late afternoon Singapore time in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

10. TOM MONAGHAN TALKS: The founder of Ave Maria University and Domino's Pizza, talks about giving away his fortune, his new hamburger joint and getting to heaven.

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