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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.

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Legionnaires’ Deaths Increase

State officials are reporting six new cases of Legionnaires' disease at a state veterans home where seven residents have already died.

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House Approves Home Care Spending

The House has endorsed a plan to spare thousands of people who receive state-subsidized at-home care.

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Mayor Reacts to State Budget Situation

Mayor Jim Langfelder says he feels it will be the public outcry that will end up forcing legislators at the capitol to come together and finally solve the state's budget mess.

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Sherman Board Approves New Business Development District

The Sherman Village Board has unanimously okayed the city's proposal to create a special business development district that will have an additional sales tax attached to it.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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More Money Proposed for U of I Building Renovation

University of Illinois officials want to add $3 million more to the Natural History Building's renovation budget because of problems found during interior demolition.

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House Overrides Amendatory Veto Regarding Heroin

The vote was 105-5 to reject Rauner's removal of Medicaid coverage from the measure.

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Another Move to Save State Museum

The latest volley to try to save the Illinois State Museum from closure came from a third-grader from Pekin.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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How to make work better

Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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‘Consumer Reports’ calls out the ‘worst’ cars of 2015

With descriptions like "klutzy" and "cheap," these vehicles should go back to the drawing board.

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Former U of I Student Files Lawsuit

A former University of Illinois graduate student is suing the school's board of trustees and others.

FILE - In this May 8, 2009 file photo, former Bolingbrook, Ill., police sergeant Drew Peterson arrives at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., for his arraignment on charges of first-degree murder in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, Will County Judge Edward Burmila sentenced Peterson to 38 years in prison for Savio's murder.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

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Drew Peterson Back in Court

A southern Illinois judge closed the start of a pretrial hearing for convicted murder Drew Peterson.

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Woman Accused of Fatal Accident Wants New Attorney

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Andrea Little had been expected to plead guilty.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 2 Decatur Residents

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Two Decatur residents have been charged by a federal grand jury in Springfield.

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House Fails to Override Veto of Union-Backed Bill

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The House voted 68-34 to override Rauner's veto of the bill. It needed 71 votes to become law.

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Child Care Assistance Program Changes Fail By One Vote

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A plan to restore state-subsidized child care assistance for low-income working parents has failed by one vote in the Illinois House.

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Peoria Settles With Man Who Parodied Mayor on Twitter

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The city of Peoria will pay $125,000 to a man whose home was raided after he created a Twitter account to parody the mayor.