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Video games will be an official school sport at Kentucky college

A private liberal arts college plans to offer scholarships to gamers.

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Carrie Fisher to present lifetime achievement award to her mom

Carrie Fisher will present her mother Debbie Reynolds with the coveted SAG Life Achievement Award.

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Former Beats partner sues Dr. Dre

The founder of audio cable maker Monster says his former partners of duped him prior to selling trendy headphone manufacturer to Apple for $3 billion.

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Electronic Arts must face ex-NFL players’ lawsuit over video games

Former players say the video game maker of using their likenesses in the "Madden NFL" series without permission.

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‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ house in San Fran targeted by arsonist

An arsonist set fire to the home featured in the 1993 Robin Williams movie.

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Ludacris is a married man

The "Fast & Furious "star proposed while flying over his native Georgia in a private jet.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 7

A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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‘Dad fashion’ is hot and this Instagram proves it

These #FashionDads make style look effortless.

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The new Sony Walkman costs $1,120. Seriously.

Before smartphones and iPods, the Sony Walkman reigned supreme.

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Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are parents

The 27-year-old actress delivered the couple's baby just before the New Year.

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Cameron Diaz and rocker Benji Madden are married

Diaz, 42, and Madden, 35, had been dating since May and got engaged shortly before Christmas.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 6

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

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Dustin Diamond heading to trial over alleged stabbing

The "Saved by the Bell" star faces up to 10 years behind bars if found guilty of the felony charge.

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Zuckerberg putting more ‘books’ in Facebook

The Facebook founder has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015.

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‘Real Housewives’ star set to make prison her new home

Teresa Giudice is scheduled to report to a federal prison to begin serving a 15-month sentence for bankruptcy fraud.

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Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs secretly divorced

The "Frozen" star finalized her divorce following a 10-year marriage to the former "Private Practice" actor.

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Michelle Dockery has no plans to leave ‘Downton Abbey’

The Emmy-nominated actress plays Lady Mary Crawley.

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At med school, ‘Seinfeld’ about more than nothing

"Seinfeld" may have been a show about nothing, but a psychiatry professor is using it for much more than that.

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Longtime ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at 49

The longtime sportscaster known for catchphases that became part of the lexicon of sports, has died of cancer.

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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 5

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

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City Needs Extra $3.5 Million to Cover Healthcare Costs

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It appears health care costs for city of Springfield employees went over budget by more than three million dollars this fiscal year.

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Lincoln Woman Gets Prison Time: Embezzles Two Million Dollars

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A Lincoln woman will serve nearly 4 years in prison for embezzling two million dollars over 17 years.

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Rauner Pushes “Right to Work” Zones

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.

Gov. Bruce Rauner says one of his priorities for his first year in office will be creating so-called “right to work zones.”

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Lawmaker Introduces Measure to Cut GA, Officer Salaries

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An Illinois lawmaker has introduced legislation that would cut the pay of elected officeholders by 10 percent.

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Portions of MacArthur Blvd. Closed due to Sewer Cave In

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Portions of southbound MacArthur Blvd. are down to one lane due to a sewer cave in.