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Today in entertainment history: July 31

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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$39M in Unexpected Revenue at End of Fiscal Year

Gov. Paul LePage's administration says Maine ended the fiscal year on June 30 with better-than-expected revenues of $39 million.

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Official: Friendly Persona for Abuser not Unusual

Friends and neighbors were stunned to learn that a maintenance worker who always presented a friendly face had killed his wife and three children before taking his own life.

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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Chris Pratt goes from slob to heartthrob

With a more buff physique than his character Andy Dwyer on "Parks and Recreation," Pratt combines cocky and dorky into an unlikely leader of a band of outcasts bent on saving the galaxy.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Maine To Rule On Petition To Regulate Phthalates

Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is soliciting comments from the public and is preparing to make a ruling on a citizens' petition to regulate phthalates in household products.

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Investigator: Bird Sanctuary Fire Was Arson

The district attorney is reviewing the results of a state fire marshal investigation into an arson fire last March at Birdsacre, a nonprofit bird sanctuary in Ellsworth.

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6 MOO Milk Farms Sign On With Organic Valley

A Wisconsin-based milk distributor is expanding its Maine supply network and picking up half of the former MOO Milk organic dairy farms as suppliers.

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Jack White walks off stage, throws first pitch in Detroit

The Detroit native reportedly walked off stage during a performance at the Fox Theatre.

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Cops: No Charges In Fatal Maine Accident

Police say there will be no charges stemming from a Vassalboro, Maine, accident that killed a Windsor man on Route 3.

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Little girl doesn’t want her brother to grow up

Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Drew Barrymore’s sister found dead

Jessica Barrymore, daughter of actors John Drew Barrymore and Nina Wayne, was found dead in her car.

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Exhibit to Honor Earhart’s Visit to Maine

A group representing women pilots is planning to mark the 80th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's visit to Maine.

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Officer Stops Man for Speeding, Then Saves Him

Getting pulled over for speeding may have been the luckiest thing that happened to an elderly man in Maine.

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Today in entertainment history: July 31

Fresh
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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

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The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Chris Pratt goes from slob to heartthrob

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With a more buff physique than his character Andy Dwyer on "Parks and Recreation," Pratt combines cocky and dorky into an unlikely leader of a band of outcasts bent on saving the galaxy.

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Jack White walks off stage, throws first pitch in Detroit

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The Detroit native reportedly walked off stage during a performance at the Fox Theatre.

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Little girl doesn’t want her brother to grow up

Sister Grows Up

Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.