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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 27

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

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

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Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.

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Phillip Phillips wants to be ‘free’

The "American Idol" winner wants to be released from recording and merchandising deals linked to the TV talent show.

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‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

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Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

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Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

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Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

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‘No-tip’ restaurant offers food for thought on pay, benefits

The restaurant has reignited debate over working conditions in the food service industry.

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San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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Bodies ‘left behind’ in funeral home finally buried

Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been laid to rest.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Jan. 26.

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Courtney Love reunites with daughter at Kurt Cobain documentary premiere

"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," was produced by his 22-year-old daughter, Frances.

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RMA Official Says APH Yield Exclusion A Big Change

The new farm bill provide some new crop insurance options that will benefit farmers. Mike Alston is Associate Administrator with…

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South Dakota Senator Wants WOTUS Withdrawn

Next month, Congress will be taking a look at a proposed rule by EPA that many lawmakers oppose. The February…

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

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Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Holiday Gave Boost To South Dakota Retailers

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It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.

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Sturgeon Found On Missouri River

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The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.