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Eddie Murphy to receive top comedy honor

The "Beverly Hills Cop" star will be saluted with the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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Strong turnout as shoppers get to try Apple Watch

Consumers flocked to Apple's stores around the world to get the first close-up look at the tech giant's smartwatch.

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Today in entertainment history: April 10

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

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Awesome! ‘LEGO Dimensions’ combining bricks and franchises

The creators of the "LEGO" video games are building their own rendition of a toys-to-life franchise.

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#TBT: ‘King Kong’ storms NYC

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A look back at a big Thursday in Hollywood history.

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Freddie Prinze, Jr. taking on new role as celebrity chef

The "She's All That" star will show off his culinary skills.

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Godzilla appointed Tokyo resident, tourism ambassador

Tokyo unveiled a Godzilla-size head towering 171 feet above ground level in honor of the famed beast.

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You can soon watch YouTube without ads

YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip ads.

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Jack White, Robert Redford team up for music series

The movie chronicles the efforts of record company talent scouts from the late 1920s as they attempted to record the birth of the blues and gospel artists.

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Today in entertainment history: April 9

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

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You can thank J. Lo for Google Images

The "Love Don't Cost A Thing" hitmaker's iconic red carpet look at the 2000 Grammy Awards led to desperate Internet searches to view images of the star in the dress.

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Olivia Wilde, Garrett Hedlund on board for another ‘Tron’

The stars have signed on for a follow-up to 2010's "Tron: Legacy."

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Getting a glimpse of George Clooney could cost you

The Italian town where the star summers has hiked fines for gawkers who gather on roads outside the villa.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ star running Boston Marathon for charity

Uzo Aduba has urged fans to sponsor her as she prepares to run to raise funds for Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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Today in entertainment history: April 8

A look back on the notable Hollywood milestones from years past.

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Sculptor will replace ‘Scary Lucy’ statue that haunts star’s hometown

A much-maligned tribute to Lucille Ball will be replaced after the depiction of the beloved '50s sitcom star drew worldwide attention.

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‘Game of Thrones’ writer George R.R. Martin working on new TV series

The writer has inked a two-year development deal with HBO, and his first project will be "Captain Cosmos."

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Consumer groups say YouTube Kids app is deceiving

Google introduced the app in February as a "safer" place for kids to explore videos because it was restricted to "family-focused content."

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‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star James Best dead at 88

The star played Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the hit TV series.

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Postal Service issuing stamp to honor late poet Maya Angelou

Angelou rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page.

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DeWitt Co. Settlement OK’d in Dispute to Put Toxic Waste Over Aquifer

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DeWitt county has approved a settlement with a landfill company.

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Kankakee Co. Sheriff Describes Security Lapses that led to Inmate Escape

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Sheriff Tim Bukowski says investigators found no inmate count had been done.

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House Approves Springfield High Speed Rail Oversight Act

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An attempt to make sure fair hiring practices are implemented on Springfield's high speed rail 10th street consolidation project is moving forward.

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Rauner Admin. Plans $106 Million in Medicaid Cuts

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Cuts to Medicaid will make up about one-third of the $300 million in spending reductions by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office

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Butler: Future of $26M in Social Service Funding Unknown

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State Representative Tim Butler says who knows if that $26 million Governor Bruce Rauner is holding from a number of state social service programs will be restored or not.