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Today in entertainment history: June 17

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

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Child Drowns in Pool at Springfield Home

Authorities say a young child has died after drowning in a pool.

6-16-15 Springfield City Council

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City Council Rejects Funding for Student Housing

It took nearly three hours worth of discussion, and perhaps 200 union representatives in the crowd to dissuade them.

6-16-15 Milk

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Milkman Cometh to Central Illinois Foodbank

Milk does a body good, and it's also doing the the Central Illinois Foodbank plenty of good.

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‘Jurassic World’ chews up Monday movie record

The blockbuster raked in more than $25 million in a single day.

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Edgar to Rauner, Madigan: Play Nice

Former Governor Jim Edgar has an idea for how lawmakers can get past the current budget impasse: start playing nice.

Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate businessman Bruce Rauner participates in a Republican gubernatorial candidate debate Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Springfield, Ill. The four Republican gubernatorial candidates said that they’ll be willing to work with unions if elected but differed on how to approach the relationship during a downstate debate that largely focused on pension reform, taxes and just briefly on personal issues that have dogged some of the candidates.

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Let the $1 Million Rauner Ad Blitz Begin

$1 million worth of TV ads aren’t likely to make Democratic legislators want to compromise with the governor.

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EPA to Test for Pollution at Chicago’s Union Station

The EPA will test diesel exhaust at Chicago's Union Station after a previous exam found high levels of soot in the station and on board trains.

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Barges Loose on Illinois River Recovered

Two barges that got loose on the Illinois River have been recovered.

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FDA cracking down on trans fats

Calling them a threat to public health, the FDA hopes the move will prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.

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Competitors put best foot forward for toe wrestling championship

Tip-toe through the tulips? Not for these athletes.

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Centenarian shares the secret to a long, happy life

This woman's definition of the Fountain of Youth is one we can support.

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From ‘Idol’ to Queen, Adam Lambert has broad fan base

From shooting to stardom on reality TV to touring with classic rockers Queen, the "Whataya Want From Me" hitmaker has fans of all ages.

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The $9 billion man? Donald Trump announces White House bid

The real estate mogul and TV personality barged his way into the presidential race in a blitz of boasts, inflammatory comments, and attacks on both fellow Republicans and President Obama.

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‘Italian truffle-sniffers’ among newest AKC dog breeds

The latest dogs up the count to 187 AKC-recognized breeds.

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Angela Bassett latest big name celeb to get into gaming

She will be taking on a big-time role in the upcoming game "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six."

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The ‘Lumberjack Slam’ robber

Some people want a hearty breakfast before work.

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Nick Jonas is single

The actor/singer has parted ways with his beauty queen girlfriend.

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Americans are becoming more charitable

A national organization that tracks the generosity of Americans says giving has surpassed pre-recession levels for the first time in seven years.

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Today in entertainment history: July 8

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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You’ll never be as confident as this kid dancing to ‘Cuban Pete’

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This young man has moves and he's not afraid to use them.

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Grab the peanut butter, here comes a jellyfish.

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

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Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

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Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.