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Today in entertainment history: April 21

A look at the news making Hollywood headlines in years past.

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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

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yesterday in Features

2014 Notable Deaths

The celebrities we have lost this year.

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Quinn: Tighter Controls On Medicaid Payouts

Illinois has been paying for Medicaid services for dead people

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Democrats: State Central Committee Organizational Meeting

Illinois Democratic Party Holds Organizational Meeting Tuesday

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Republican GOP Elects New Members

Six of seven GOP Committee members replaced

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Illinois Governor Grants 43 Clemency Requests

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has taken action on about 100 clemency petitions, granting 43 and denying 65. Quinn…

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Illinois Obtains No Child Left Behind Waiver

Illinois has obtained a waiver from some parts of federal No Child Left Behind education law.

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Saturday in Local

Illinois Medicaid Overpayments Discovered

CHICAGO (AP) — An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated…

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Saturday in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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Friday in Local

Multiple Accidents on Dirksen Injure Seven, Two Critically

Two accidents on Dirksen Pkwy. injured seven people, and they were related.

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Public Comments Invited on Rules for Medical Pot

The proposed rules for medical marijuana are now available for public comment

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Friday in Sports

Sportscaster Craig Sager battling leukaemia

The longtime sideline reporter is in the fight of his life.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's top newsmakers and the stories you may have missed.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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Friday in Local

Fuzzy Language in Law Could Draw University Employees to Retire Early

A wrinkle in the pension story in Illinois is the almost immediate retirements of hundreds of university faculty members

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WIU Acknowledged for Arts, Creativity

Small-town and rural Illinois are not devoid of creativity

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Friday in Local

Public’s Help Needed to Identify Vandals

Vandals scratched vehicles and also used rocks and a BB gun to damage windows on homes between April 7th and 13th.

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Friday in Local

Half of Sangamon County Mumps Cases “Resolved”

Sangamon County Public Health Director Jim Stone says the county is grappling with a spike in Mumps cases.

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When a brother loses a bet

A guy loses a bet to his younger brother and must dance on a busy street corner for 30 minutes. What happens next is amazing.

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today in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 21

dolly

A look at the news making Hollywood headlines in years past.

yesterday in Entertainment, Sports

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, wrongly convicted of murder, dead

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The boxer's imprisonment, and battle to free him, are immortalized in the Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and the film of the same name, starring Denzel Washington.

Saturday in Entertainment

This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

Friday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Johnny Depp and crew fail at ‘Transcendence’

This image released by Warner Brothers Pictures shows Johnny Depp in a scene from the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence."

Johnny Depp falls short of greatness in his latest film, but at least it's not "Lone Ranger."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!