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'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall movies

September 2nd, 2014 8:43 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie shifted through "generals." "So I scanned through these generals and landed on 'Unbroken,' a story of resilience and strength and the human spirit, of faith and survival at sea," she said.

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Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 3:06 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's the perfect location and venue for the performing arts. We felt like if we could be the catalyst for that, we don't have to be the ones to do the event," said Angela Vachon.

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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

September 2nd, 2014 9:45 am by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring.

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Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

September 1st, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.

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Five takeaways from a lackluster summer box office

Five takeaways from a lackluster summer box office

August 30th, 2014 5:29 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

NEW YORK — The movie of the summer might have been Marvel's irreverent hit "Guardians of the Galaxy," the top domestic film at the box office.

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Dale Jett & Hello Stranger will headline 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

Dale Jett & Hello Stranger will headline 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

August 29th, 2014 3:40 pm by Collin Brooks

Papa Joe will be among those who take the stage when the Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival returns to Natural Tunnel State Park amphitheater in Duffield, Va., on Sunday, Aug. 31.

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Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech

Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech

August 29th, 2014 9:26 am by MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer

Samuel "Screech" Powers of the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" has become almost an icon — for gross ineptitude. He was adorkable before there was such a thing. He even had a catchphrase: "Zoinks!"

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Update: Daughter says Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

Update: Daughter says Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

August 28th, 2014 6:37 pm by Associated Press

Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.

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Duffield Daze serves up big fun in a small town

Duffield Daze serves up big fun in a small town

August 28th, 2014 2:20 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Organizer Kenny Fannon says the 'the whole point of the festival was to provide the residents and visitors with admission-free access to southern Appalachian music, dance, crafts and activities for all ages.'

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

Video games come of age as spectator sport

August 27th, 2014 6:10 pm by Associated Press

Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed over 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic.

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The case against binge-watching TV

The case against binge-watching TV

August 27th, 2014 5:50 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

In the old days, of course, people watched one episode a week. That changed with digital video recorders and Internet streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu.

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