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REVIEW: Lovable ‘Minions’ not quite ready for primetime

A new story of how the minions hooked up with Gru presents deliciously wide open possibilities that aren't always met.

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Today in entertainment history: July 10

A look at the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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‘Rush Hour 4′ is happening

Chris Tucker has confirmed the rumors: He is reuniting with co-star Jackie Chan for a fourth installment of the action comedy franchise.

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Sandra Bullock on playing a baddie in ‘Minions’

Bullock supplies the voice of the glamorous Scarlett Overkill, who wants the small yellow minions to help her get the British crown jewels.

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‘The Jeffersons’ star Irwin Keyes dead at 63

Keyes was best known for his role as Hugo, the bodyguard of George Jefferson, in the hit '70s TV sitcom.

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No surprise, kids are being named after ‘Frozen’ characters

There's gonna be a lot of kids named Olaf and Elsa running around.

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Watch Bill Murray ‘trash talk’ golf fans

The "Ghost Busters" star took part in the John Deere Classic Pro-Am, smoked on the golf course, and gave fans some good-natured ribbing.

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Comic-Con 2015 starts today

From super heroes and classic comics to awards and film screenings, the world's biggest comics convention kicks off today.

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Today in entertainment history: July 9

A look back on the Hollywood headlines of days gone by.

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‘Real Housewives’ star takes a family portrait in prison

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star and convicted felon Teresa Giudice recently got a visit from her husband Joe and the couple's four daughters.

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Netflix sets release dates for slate of original films

The streaming network announced release plans for four movies, laying out the schedule for its high-profile push into original films.

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Watch Johnny Depp surprise sick kids as Capt. Jack Sparrow

The "Pirates of the Caribbean" star dons his pirate gear to visit some young patients in an Australian hospital.

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Han Solo blasts into Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ universe with own film

The untitled project, slated for release in 2018, will be the second stand-alone "Star Wars" anthology film, following the release of "Rogue One" next year.

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Disney removes Bill Cosby statue at Hollywood Studios

The fallout comes after court documents revealed that Cosby testified that he'd obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with.

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Subway suspends pitchman Jared Fogle after police raid

Authorities spent much of the day searching the Indiana home of the Subway spokesman, two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges.

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Who is winning ‘Game of Thrones?’

A complete summary of five seasons of power struggles between the competing families of Westeros.

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Today in entertainment history: July 8

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

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Police search Indy home of ‘Jared from Subway’

Authorities searched the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, about two months after the executive director of his nonprofit foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.

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Your Frappuccino is going to cost you more

Starbucks says it's hiking prices again starting today, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks.

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Pamela Anderson launches online culinary show as she preps vegan cookbook

The former "Baywatch" beauty has launched a blog featuring video tutorials on how to cook up healthy green meals.

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House on UIS Campus Added to National Register

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A Sangamon County home first built in 1845 and described as one of the oldest in the area is now on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Man Found Dead in 23rd Street Home

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A family member found him inside with a gunshot wound to the head, no gun was found on the scene.

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Hundreds Rally for Expanded Access to Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana advocates are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner expand access to the program.

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Bill Supporting “Interstate Crowdfunding” Signed

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It's not your father's investment, and it's not Kickstarter.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal DUI

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A Springfield man allegedly driving drunk when he crashed his car into a tree downtown, killing two passengers, has pleaded not guilty.