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Today in entertainment history: April 1

A look back at the Hollywood headlines from years past.

3-10-15 Springfield City Council

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Springfield City Council Continues Food Truck Debate

The Springfield City Council will continue discussions on whether or not to place more regulations on food trucks, and will do so with Ward Six Alderman Cory Jobe's amendment reducing how far away a truck must be from a brick-and-mortar restaurant down to 500 feet.

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Springfield Unemployment Continues Decline

The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment continues to decline in Springfield and Sangamon County.

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Durall Named Acting Circuit Clerk

A temporary replacement has been named for retiring Sangamon County Circuit Clerk Tony Libri.

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Duckworth Stops in Springfield for Senate Candidacy

More than nineteen months out, we know the name of one Democrat who wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to the seat now held by Republican Mark Kirk.

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Should Clearlake Dissolve?

There may be one less community in Sangamon County a week from today.

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Proposal: No More Frivolous Lawsuits from County Jails

County jail inmates who abuse the court system with lawsuits a judge deems "frivolous" would be penalized with loss of their "good time" credit, under a bill being considered at the Capitol.

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Rauner Encourages Youth Fitness

Governor Bruce Rauner says Illinois is joining a national program looking to reduce childhood obesity.

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Security Breach at Bradley University

Bradley University in Peoria is the subject of a potential computer breach.

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Lincoln Funeral Train Car Almost Complete

The train car being built to look like the car that was used to carry President Abraham Lincoln's body after he passed away is almost complete.

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One Direction starts work on first album as a foursome

Just days after the departure of Zayn Malik, the remaining members of 1D are back in the studio.

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Easy April Fools’ Day pranks

Looking for a quick and easy way to pull a fast one? Check out these perfect pranks for kids, coworkers, and friends.

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Iggy Azalea stepping behind the camera

The rapper will direct the music video for her much-anticipated "Pretty Girls" duet with Britney Spears.

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.

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Music festivals ban ‘selfie sticks’

You'll just have to have long arms if you're taking a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza.

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Patriots owner Kraft takes stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

Patriots owner Robert Kraft took the stand in the murder trial of former star player Aaron Hernandez.

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

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Amazon wants to help you get your housework done

Amazon is offering to help get your chores done, with listings for everything from housecleaning to goat grazing.

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Ludacris, Chrissy Teigen to host Billboard Awards

The rapper/actor and the model will host the awards show in May.

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Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour

The "Zip Code" tour will once again reunite singer Mick Jagger, drummer Charlie Watts and guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood.

Recent Headlines

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‘Downton Abbey’ eyes ’70s revival

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The show could come back and be set in the disco era.

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Cynthia Lennon, John Lennon’s first wife, dead at 75

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The first wife of the former Beatle, and mother of Julian Lennon, has reportedly died after a brief battle with cancer.

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Ringo Starr credits McCartney for upcoming Rock Hall induction

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The drummer will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015 this month.

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Led Zeppelin releases interactive music video

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The video contains archival footage of the band and allows users to go inside the building pictured on the front of the "Physical Graffiti" album.

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The best April Fools’ Day pranks by companies

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Google Panda, the Samsung smart knife, and more: Because even corporate America likes to pull one over on us.