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‘Little House’ star Gilbert to run for U.S. Congress in Michigan

Melissa Gilbert, best known for playing Laura Ingalls Wilder in the 1970s television drama "Little House on the Prairie," has thrown her bonnet in the ring for a U.S. congressional seat in Michigan.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 11

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Jimmy Kimmel officiated at Jennifer Aniston’s wedding

The late night TV host was on hand to pronounce the happy couple as the new Mr. and Mrs. Theroux.

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WATCH: 6 celebs accused of canoodling with their staff

Whether they're politicians or Hollywood celebs, these famous figures all found themselves amidst rumors of running into the arms of their hired help.

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Bill Murray spotted on set of new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

Rumor has it the comedian will team up with his "St. Vincent" co-star Melissa McCarthy for the franchise reboot.

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Blake Griffin channels ‘SpaceJam’ in dunk contest

This promises to be one silly shoe commercial.

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Melissa McCarthy’s daughter lands movie role next to her mom

McCarthy's eight-year-old daughter Vivian was originally cast as an extra in the project, but she has now been promoted to portray a child version of her mother.

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Steve-O arrested for latest SeaWorld stunt

The "Jackass" prankster faces charges after climbing a crane and shooting off fireworks in a protest against the theme parks company.

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Box Office: ‘Fantastic Four’ bombs with $26.2M opening weekend

Scathing reviews and an indiscreet tweet left "Fantastic Four" on the slab after the franchise reboot flopped at the weekend box office.

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American football legend Frank Gifford dead

A star on the football field for the New York Giants and later a star in the broadcasting booth with the "Monday Night Football" team that helped popularize the NFL, died on Sunday at age 84.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 10

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Kiefer Sutherland not returning to ’24’

Kiefer Sutherland has officially opted out of returning to his hit show "24," but TV bosses are determined to continue without his character Jack Bauer.

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Vin Diesel’s fans push him into fantasy

The actor talks about how his fans convinced him to enter the world of fantasy movies in "The Last Witch Hunter" and how hard it is to juggle his busy schedule.

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Shhhh! Secret weddings new vogue for Hollywood

The hush-hush ceremonies are a stark contrast with the lavish celebrity weddings of the past.

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Jon Stewart signs off from ‘The Daily Show’ with a look back

Jon Stewart wrapped up his long-running "The Daily Show" on Thursday with effusive tributes to his show's staff, many on hand to see him off while political and media luminaries who served as some of the satirist's favorite targets, from Bill O'Reilly to Hillary Clinton, appeared on tape.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 7

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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WATCH: ‘The Daily Show’ family tree

As Jon Stewart signs off, lets look back at some of most distinguished "The Daily Show" alumni, from their first appearance on the show to the trajectory their careers have taken since departing.

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Meryl Streep finds inner rockstar in ‘Ricki and the Flash’

The Academy Award winning actress plays an aging rockstar who returns home to help her daughter Julie, played by Streep's real-life daughter Mamie Gummer.

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux spark wedding rumors

Did the Hollywood couple secretly marry last night?

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Dinosaurs, fast cars spur Universal Pictures to world record box office

Universal Pictures has become the first movie studio to gross $5.53 billion worldwide in one year, setting an industry record.

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SCT Presents: “The Honky Tonk Angels”

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Spencer, IA (KICD)–The Spencer Community Theatre will present a cabaret show this weekend. Executive Director Connie Goeken tells KICD News…

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New Windfarms In Northwest Iowa

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The estimated investment for the two projects is $900 million...

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GOP Picnic Features Presidential Contenders

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Three Republican Presidential candidates spoke at Thursday night multi-county GOP picnic in Okoboji...

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Fatal Accident Near Sheldon

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The Identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin...

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Fatal Dirt Bike Accident

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A car versus dirt bike accident has taken the life of a May City man...