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April 25, 2014 in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 24

A look at some of the biggest Hollywood headlines of days past.

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April 24, 2014 in Music

William Hurt exits George Allman biopic

The actor has pulled out of "Midnight Rider," two months after a camera assistant died while filming a scene.

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April 24, 2014 in Local

Augusta Woman Gets 9 Months For Selling Cocaine

An Augusta woman has received a nine-month jail sentence for trafficking cocaine.

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April 24, 2014 in Local

Maine Nursing Homes May Get $14 Million Boost

Maine's nursing homes could see a funding boost under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage's signature.

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April 24, 2014 in National

Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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April 24, 2014 in Sports

Suns’ Dragic voted NBA’s most improved

Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, whose breakout campaign helped his team to a 23-win improvement, was named most improved player.

GENERIC COURT LARGE

April 24, 2014 in Local

Maine Doctor Loses Appeal In Civil Rights Case

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court refused to clear an emergency room physician of a Richmond woman's claim that he violated her civil rights.

GENERIC OIL REFINERY BIG

April 24, 2014 in Local

Maine Heating Oil Prices Drop 2 Cents

A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state has dropped 2 cents in the past week, to $3.62 per gallon.

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today in Music

Rick Springfield embarking on solo tour

The "Jessie's Girl" hitmaker will head to his native Australia for a tour.

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Maine Proposes 2014-15 Sea Urchin Season

Maine's proposed 2014-15 sea urchin season schedule includes the same number of harvesting days as the previous season.

CHELLIE PINGREE

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Maine Shipyard Gets $57 Million in Navy Contracts

Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Bath Iron Works has won two Navy contracts totaling more than $57 million for fleet maintenance and engineering projects.

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today in Viral Videos

It’s not Pitbull, it’s Amy Poehler

Do you think she fooled anyone?

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Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o named ‘most beautiful’

The actress was named as the world's most beautiful woman for 2014 by "People" magazine.

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today in Music

Blondie marks 40th anniversary with new music

The band will mark four decades in the music business with a two-disc set.

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today in Lifestyle

Travel through time on Google maps

Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

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today in Entertainment

‘Peeps’ coming to a big screen in marshmallow movie

The film focuses on the sugary confections as they prepare to be judged at the annual Peeps diorama contest.

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today in National

Washington state eyes building ban after deadly mudslide

Snohomish County is considering a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas.

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today in Music

Housing complex named after Bon Jovi

A housing complex in Pennsylvania now bears rocker Jon Bon Jovi's initials.

phelps

today in Sports

Phelps facing toughest challenge yet

Michael Phelps has been swimming against the tide all his life.

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today in Sports

Pujols joins 500 club

Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2.

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Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

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John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of ‘Chef’

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The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

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Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson’s death loses latest appeal

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Dr. Conrad Murray loses his latest bid to have his 2011 conviction overturned.

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Netflix to debut original Spanish-language series

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Netflix announced its first original Spanish-language television series, planned for 2015.

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Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

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Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for 'Jungle Book'

Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

leguizamo

In Entertainment

John Leguizamo chops off fingertip during filming of 'Chef'

The actor came away from filming with a new-found respect for kitchen staff, a few tips and a great party tale.

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In Music

Doctor convicted in Michael Jackson's death loses latest appeal

Dr. Conrad Murray loses his latest bid to have his 2011 conviction overturned.

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In Entertainment

Netflix to debut original Spanish-language series

Netflix announced its first original Spanish-language television series, planned for 2015.

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In Lifestyle, World

Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.