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Today in entertainment history: March 31

A look back at Hollywood's headlines.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Local Family Named Ambassadors for Children’s Miracle Network

A four-year-old Sherman girl born with a rare skin disorder gets a turn at being a Champion Ambassador for the Children's Miracle Network.

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Governor Rauner: House Speaker “Playing Games”

Governor Bruce Rauner accuses House Speaker Michael Madigan of "playing games" by not setting up one-on-one meeting.


1 month ago in Entertainment

‘Meet the Blacks’ spoofs stereotypes

Mike Epps, George Lopez, and Mike Tyson star in this comedy about a family who picked a bad time to move.


1 month ago in Local

Farmland Prices Show Significant Decline

Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers say farmland prices in the state declined significantly last year.


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Prosecutors: No Retrial For Former Governor Rod Blagojevich

Prosecutors say they will not retry former Governor Rod Blagojevich...adding his sentence may be fair, regardless.

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1 month ago in Local

Civil War Tech Program This Weekend

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency has a big weekend coming up.


1 month ago in Entertainment

‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ ‘Madden’ up for Video Game Hall of Fame

How many hours of your childhood were spent playing these games?


1 month ago in Sports

Brackets may be busted but March Madness still driving TV ratings

Nielsen reports 11.6 million people watched CBS' telecast of the Villanova-Kansas game on Saturday — an impressive number for a date when people usually don't hang around at home to watch TV.


1 month ago in Music

Salt-N-Pepa, Vanilla Ice to headline I Love the ’90s tour

Other '90s hitmakers joining the tour include Coolio, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Kid 'n Play, and All-4-One.


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James Corden ‘sexts’ Ozzy Osbourne

WATCH: The "Late Late Show Host" pulls off an early April Fool's Day prank with some help from the ladies on "The View."


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Boston to end 40th anniversary tour where it all started

The "More Than a Feeling" stars are gearing up for their milestone trek in North America, and they are planning to end the tour with a show at Boston's Wang Theatre on Aug. 14, marking the act's first full concert in the city since 1994.


1 month ago in Entertainment, Music

Queen Latifah has a new show

The rapper-turned-actress will front "The Best Place To Be" for America's Travel Channel.


1 month ago in Entertainment

Emilia Clarke defends ‘Game of Thrones’

The star has jumped headfirst into the sexism debate surrounding her show.

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1 month ago in Local

Homeland Security Terrorism Expert to Speak at UIS this Evening

Dean Alexander will speak tonight at 7:30 in Brookens Auditorium.


1 month ago in Sports

U.S. gets key win over Guatemala

The United States earned a crucial 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday that saved their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign and took some pressure off coach Jurgen Klinsmann.


1 month ago in Sports

Warriors stifle Wizards, win 54th straight home game

The Golden State Warriors finally got their defense in high gear Tuesday night, limiting the Washington Wizards to 41.9 percent shooting en route to their 54th consecutive home-court win, a 102-94 victory over an Eastern Conference playoff contender.


1 month ago in Sports

Craig Sager in ‘unchartered waters’

Sager missed 11 months while undergoing treatment and a bone marrow transplant from his son before returning to his position on the sideline during TNT's NBA coverage in March 2015.


1 month ago in Local

Lincoln Museum to Open New Exhibit of President’s Artifacts

The "Unfinished Work" exhibit will be open at the Springfield museum from April 15 to May 15.

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Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot


The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

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‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies


Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot


Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.

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Sylvester Stallone starring in TV adaptation of ‘Omerta’


The "Rocky" star will play mob boss Raymonde Aprile in the series inspired by "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo's book.

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REVIEW: Key and Peele put a paw print in the win column with ‘Keanu’


The best of Key and Peele's work on Comedy Central was as smart as it was funny. "Keanu" is proof they haven't gone soft by going Hollywood.