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Today in entertainment history: April 19

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ star Doris Roberts dead at 90

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Roberts spent 20 years on Broadway before making her mark on the big and small screens in the 1960s.

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Amazon takes on Netflix with stand-alone video streaming

At $8.99 a month, Amazon's stand-alone streaming service is $1 less than Netflix, and $1 more than Hulu.

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‘Empire’ costars are married

Grace Gealey secretly wed her co-star Trai Byers last week at a mansion on Grand Cayman Island, in the Caribbean.

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‘Jungle Book’ opens to smashing $103.6 million

That ranks as the second biggest April opening in history, behind only "Furious 7."

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Today in entertainment history: April 18

A look back at Hollywood history.

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Tax Day deals

You've filed your taxes, now give your wallet a break.

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AMC sends movie theater texting idea ‘to cutting room floor’

The AMC movie theater chain ditched the idea of allowing movie-goers to text while watching films.

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OPENING WEEKEND: Costner plays a ‘Criminal,’ ‘Barbershop’ is back and ‘Jungle Book’ comes alive

Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

Celebrities attend the 89th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Featuring: Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 26 Nov 2015
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Benatar, Giraldo, Etheridge Added to State Fair Grandstand

The Illinois State Fair has added another group of well-known artists to their grandstand lineup.

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James Cameron developing four ‘Avatar’ sequels

The fantasy blockbuster, which starred Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, currently holds the title as the highest-grossing movie in history.

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Sexual harassment comes of age in HBO’s ‘Confirmation’

Twenty-five years on, writer and producer Susannah Grant says few women under the age of 30 have ever heard of Anita Hill, which is one of the reasons she felt compelled to revisit the story for the HBO film "Confirmation," which premieres on Sunday.

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REVIEW: Costner is marvelous in ‘Criminal’

"Criminal" is an enjoyable - sometimes predictable - character study.

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It’s official: A ‘Deadpool’ sequel is in the works

"Deadpool" proved to be a killer hit upon its release, grossing $760 million worldwide to date, making it the highest grossing R-rated movie of all time.

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Celebrity tax troubles

And you thought your tax bill was big!

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Today in entertainment history: April 15

A look back at the memorable moments that happened in Hollywood.

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REVIEW: ‘The Jungle Book’ an artful balance between modern wizardry and beloved tradition

The film looks utterly amazing, and feels nearly as special.

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Judge weighs bid to dismiss child sex abuse claim against Cosby

Lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby and a woman accusing him of sexually abusing her as a child were due to face off in a California courtroom on Thursday over a defense bid to dismiss her lawsuit for reasons related to the statute of limitations.

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Marvel unveils ‘Doctor Strange’ trailer

Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch goes from surgeon to sorcerer in the first teaser trailer for "Doctor Strange," a new sci-fi adventure from Walt Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios.

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There’s a ‘Grinch’ remake coming and Benedict Cumberbatch is providing the voice

Benedict Cumberbatch will voice grumpy anti-Christmas villain in an upcoming animated movie.

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Secretary of State Jesse White says police officers should still be revered as heroes.

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The state's annual Yom Hashoah service brought Gov. Bruce Rauner to the Old State Capitol Thursday morning.

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Officials with the Du Quoin State Fair have created a new program to pay vendors who weren't compensated for their 2015 expenses.

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A group of Republican lawmakers is demanding that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino explain spending by his campaign committee while he was a state representative.