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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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‘Jersey Shore’ star heading to trial on tax evasion

Reality TV star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino pleaded not guilty to federal tax fraud charges.

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‘Dukes of Hazard’ recording Christmas album

Good ol' boys John Schneider and Tom Wopat have teamed up to record a new holiday album.

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Hilary Swank, Miranda Lambert to front ‘Dog-a-Thon’

LeAnn Rimes, Betty White, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Duhamel, and Kesha are among those set to appear on a "Dog-a-Thon."

This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Bill Murray, left, and Jaeden Lieberher in a scene from the film, "St. Vincent."

REVIEW: ‘St. Vincent’ shouldn’t work, but it does

St. Vincent should be forgettable, yet it’s one of the more memorable and moving dramedies you’ll see this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 23

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

FILE - This Sept. 20, 2009 file photo shows host Neil Patrick Harris during the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Harris will host the Emmys again. CBS will air the Emmycast live from Los Angeles on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)

Oprah, Neil Patrick Harris among year’s most ‘fascinating’

Barbara Walters is back with her annual TV special.

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Toys ‘R’ Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls after protest

If a Walter White action figure was on your Christmas list, it just got more difficult to find.

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Renee Zellweger: Furor over ‘peaceful’ face is ‘silly’

The "Bridget Jones's Diary" star says her "new face" is a result of a massive lifestyle change.

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‘Django Unchained’ actress charged with lewd conduct

Danielle Watts made headlines in September when she went alleged the LAPD detained her because she is black and her boyfriend is white.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 22

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

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Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

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Jimmy Fallon penning picture book

Fallon's daughter Winnie Rose has inspired the picture book, which will hit store shelves this summer.

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My Little Pony coming to the big screen

The tiny ponies are coming to big screen, and are set to make their movie debut in 2017.

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Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

He dressed American first ladies and Hollywood stars, to become one of the most sought-after designers of the last half-century.

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14 photos for Kim K’s 34th birthday

Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian is a household name.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.

This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows Brad Pitt as Wardaddy in a scene from "Fury."

REVIEW: Too familiar ‘Fury’ misses glory

Brad Pitt is fantastic, but Fury can't go out in the blaze of glory it aimed for.

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State Lawmaker: IDOT Not the Only Agency Whose Hiring Process May be Suspect

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Federal monitor to check agency on hiring practices

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Rauner Denies Involvement in Springfield Reporter’s Resignation

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.

Bruce Rauner says his fingerprints are not on the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Raymond Cub Scouts Still Improving

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Police say the condition of three Cub Scouts is improving after they were injured in a chemical explosion.

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Springfield Unemployment Numbers Show Decline

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Unemployment dropped in all of Illinois' metro areas in September

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Durbin: Sun-Times Reporter’s Departure “Worrisome”

Republican state Sen., Jim Oberweis, right, offers to give Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, more paper after Durbin joked about only getting one page of paper for notes before their first of two televised debates prior to the Nov. 4 election Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Chicago. Oberweis, a dairy entrepreneur from Sugar Grove, has acknowledged it will take a big GOP year to unseat Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate who's represented Illinois on Capitol Hill for more than three decades.

Bruce Rauner’s campaign is being accused of bullying the Chicago Sun-Times, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says that should be a troubling sign to voters.