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Today in entertainment history: Dec.16

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Racism Accusations At City Council Meeting

The final regular City Council meeting of 2014 had more verbal fireworks than usual.

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Governor Introduces Gun Control Measures

Governor McAuliffe unveils package of gun restrictions that he wants the General Assembly to consider.

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New Voting Machines Coming To Virginia

New technology would create a paper trail for individual votes.

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Support For Keeping ABC Store Open

A woman has told City Councilors she resents attempts to close an ABC store.

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Augusta Man Killed When SUV Flips Over

An Augusta County man dies following a Monday morning accident.

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Diana Ross Booked For Paramount Performance

The legendary Diana Ross will perform at the Paramount in early 2015.

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Dave Matthews Band Helps Nonprofits Again

Many area nonprofits were helped out this year by the Bama Works Fund.

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AP Interviews Jackie’s Friends

The Associated Press has been the next news organization to interview friends of the woman who was the subject of the Rolling Stone article.

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Career Training Incentive For Community Colleges

Some community colleges are splitting up $500,000 to train workers in certain fields.

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Families of Sandy Hook shooting victims sue gunmaker

The families of nine people killed in the 2012 attack on a Connecticut elementary school filed a wrongful-death lawsuit.

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Taylor Swift, Oprah among the year’s ‘most fascinating’

Barbara Walters has unveiled her list of the most interesting people of 2014.

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Police surround Philadelphia-area home as killing suspect sought

Police discovered the bodies of five people, all shot at close range, in three separate locations northwest of Philadelphia.

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Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.

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Babies born on Saturday have special birthdays

Saturday's Dec. 13, 2014, represented the last sequential calendar date for at least 20 years.

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Sales of macadamias soar in Korea after nut rage

Demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a plane over "nut rage."

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Queen Elsa beats Kim Kardashian

The "Frozen" character has topped a list of most influential fictional characters of the year.

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Tracy Morgan’s Walmart lawsuit gets green light

A judge has denied a request to delay the comedian's federal lawsuit against Walmart.

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Record payoff for pitcher

Jon Lester set new MLB records for largest signing bonus and biggest upfront payment.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Dec. 15.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.

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Judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

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A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.