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'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL

September 2nd, 2015 9:14 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

"Concussion" - a high-profile release starring one of Hollywood's top actors - was already seen as an enormous public relations threat to the NFL, one that will land in theaters during the heart of its upcoming season.

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CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games

CBS to stream some regular-season NFL games

September 1st, 2015 7:45 pm by Associated Press

The games will be available for free on laptops, desktops and tablets at CBSSports.com and on televisions through certain connected TV devices.

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Review: 'Star Wars' toy rush begins with 'Disney Infinity'

Review: 'Star Wars' toy rush begins with 'Disney Infinity'

September 1st, 2015 9:20 am by LOU KESTEN, Associated Press

The Infinity franchise is Disney's entry in the "toys-to-life" category: You place plastic figurines on a platform connected to your game console and the characters materialize onscreen.

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East Tennessee State University will host Native American Festival Sept. 18-19

East Tennessee State University will host Native American Festival Sept. 18-19

August 31st, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

The two-day celebration of Native American heritage will feature the Anikituhwa Warriors, arts, music and historical legends, with an emphasis on the Cherokee culture.

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Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

Kanye rants at VMAs, Miley Cyrus flashes breast

August 31st, 2015 8:58 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Taylor Swift won video of the year, Miley Cyrus briefly flashed one of her breasts and Kanye West ranted at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

August 31st, 2015 12:25 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.

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Dollywood's DreamMore Resort: upscale, but not stuffy; perfect for group get-togethers

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort: upscale, but not stuffy; perfect for group get-togethers

August 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

It's large and somewhat sprawling - yet instantly welcoming and with ample opportunities for a cozy get together, whether for a couple or a small group.

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'Awakenings' author, neurologist Sacks dies at 82

'Awakenings' author, neurologist Sacks dies at 82

August 30th, 2015 1:45 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. The man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those stories and many more came from the pen of Dr. Oliver Sacks.

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Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

August 29th, 2015 12:02 am by Stephen Igo

The "role of the town in the movie," said the author of "Big Stone Gap," Adriana Trigiani's hometown novel now made into a movie, is as huge and vital to the film as any of the human actors.

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Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

Goodyear retiring blimps, rolling out new cigar-shaped craft

August 28th, 2015 8:15 pm by JOHN ROGERS and JAE C. HONG, Associated Press

"It's a brand new design. It is a much larger airship. It's a semi-rigid dirigible," Goodyear's Priscilla Tasker said of the new fleet of non-blimps. The replacement models are 246 feet long, nearly the length of a football field.

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MTV Video Music Awards: Nicki Minaj to open the show - so all is forgiven?

MTV Video Music Awards: Nicki Minaj to open the show - so all is forgiven?

August 28th, 2015 10:57 am by By Gerrick D. Kennedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Minaj joins a lineup that includes Justin Bieber, the Weeknd, Pharrell Williams, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, ASAP Rocky and Twenty One Pilots.

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