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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

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

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13 hours ago in Local

Second Arrest Made in Rochester Homicide

One of two people that remained wanted after a deadly shooting incident late last month outside Rochester has been taken into custody.

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President Obama’s Visit: The Day After

They're not done replaying the game films yet, but those involved in orchestrating Wednesday's presidential visit to Springfield say, for now, it was a fun and positive experience that went well.

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13 hours ago in Local

Chicago Woman Charged with Supplying Gun to Niece

Federal prosecutors say a Chicago woman has been indicted on charges that she supplied her 14-year-old niece with the handgun the girl allegedly used to kill another teen during an argument over a boy.

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15 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

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16 hours ago in National

Wall Street tumbles

Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

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17 hours ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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16 hours ago in Local

Par-a-Dice Cuts Staff, Blames Video Gaming

Par-A-Dice Casino in East Peoria has announced announced they are laying off employees amidst a protracted slump in business.

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17 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

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16 hours ago in Local

Jury Sides with Illinois Man in Excessive Force Lawsuit

Jurors in southern Illinois have found in a federal civil lawsuit that an Olney man was the victim of excessive force when law enforcement officers stopped him near Benton in April 2012.

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16 hours ago in Local

District 186 Misses Out on School Construction Bonds

The Illinois State Board of Education has approved 29 school districts for low-interest and zero-interest bonds to pay for the construction and remodeling of schools.

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16 hours ago in Local

Bloomington Police Close Probe of 1984 Killing

Police in Bloomington say they are closing the investigation of a 1984 homicide because the man they believe was the most likely suspect has been dead for years.

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17 hours ago in Lifestyle

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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20 hours ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

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20 hours ago in Music

Janet Jackson preparing to restart tour

The "No Sleep" hitmaker had to take a break from touring for health reasons but now she is ready to hit the road again.

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21 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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21 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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21 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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21 hours ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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21 hours ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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Today in entertainment history: Feb. 12

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

15 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘How To Be Single’ feels the same while trying too hard to be different

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"How to Be Single" makes a valiant attempt to send up rom-com clichés but it borrows so much from other, better movies that you start to wonder if the film’s title should be "How to Commit Larceny."

17 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

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The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

20 hours ago in Music

Janet Jackson preparing to restart tour

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The "No Sleep" hitmaker had to take a break from touring for health reasons but now she is ready to hit the road again.

21 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.