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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Danielle Lord, 23, of Spencer

Services for 23-year-old Danielle Lord of Spencer will be Saturday, Dec. 20th, at 10:30am at DaySpring Assembly of God Church…

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Norma Hensley, 86, of Spirit Lake

Services for 86-year-old Norma Hensley of Spirit Lake will be Saturday, Dec. 20th, at 1:30pm at the funeral home in…

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Milford Knife Arrest

A Spirit Lake man is arrested on weapons charges after an incident...

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Law Enforcement Reports

A theft charge has been levied against a Storm Lake woman...

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Clay County Fair Receives 8 IAFE Awards

For the awards program, the more than 1,000 member fairs of the IAFE are split into five categories based on attendance...

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Spencer School Calendar Discussed

School Board members have made no decision on whether or not to try an apply for an early start waiver...

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

FILE - In a Jan. 7, 2011, file photo, Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy Award winner Ray Price celebrates his 86th birthday by performing in Bullard Texas. Price, one of country music's most popular and influential singers and bandleaders who had more than 100 hits and was one of the last living connections to Hank Williams, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. He was 87.

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Ray Price’s widow opens up after loss

Ray Price's widow refused to leave her house for four months in the aftermath of her husband's death.

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Focus On Youth In Agriculture-Schoning

This week features Hanna Schoning of the Okoboji FFA Chapter in Milford.

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Craig Bryant Herrig, 65, of Albert City

Services for 65-year-old Craig Bryant Herrig of Albert City will be Monday, Dec. 22nd, at 10:30am at Our Savior’s Lutheran…

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

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

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Bunnies banned in NYC

What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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

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.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

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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We’re living 6 years longer

Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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

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

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Ray Price’s widow opens up after loss

FILE - In a Jan. 7, 2011, file photo, Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grammy Award winner Ray Price celebrates his 86th birthday by performing in Bullard Texas. Price, one of country music's most popular and influential singers and bandleaders who had more than 100 hits and was one of the last living connections to Hank Williams, died Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. He was 87.

Ray Price's widow refused to leave her house for four months in the aftermath of her husband's death.

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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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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

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The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.