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The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the arts

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The 2015 Pulitzers, finalists in journalism and the arts

April 21st, 2015 9:56 am by Associated Press

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, and the judges' comments

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New music festival launched outside Nashville

New music festival launched outside Nashville

April 21st, 2015 9:58 am by Associated Press

The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival will launch this September with a lineup that includes Willie Nelson, Weezer, Sheryl Crow, Neko Case, Iron & Wine and Jimmy Cliff, among others. It will be held in Franklin, just outside Nashville.

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Bobby Brown's lawyer: Bobbi Kristina Brown has opened eyes

Bobby Brown's lawyer: Bobbi Kristina Brown has opened eyes

April 21st, 2015 9:57 am by Associated Press

Bobby Brown's lawyer issued a statement Monday saying the singer's daughter has "opened her eyes" nearly three months after being found unresponsive in a bathtub in her Georgia home.

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De la Renta unveils first bridal line since designer's death

De la Renta unveils first bridal line since designer's death

April 21st, 2015 9:55 am by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

Peter Copping had hoped to work alongside Oscar de la Renta, but it was not to be: Just days after Copping was hired last October as artistic director of the luxury label, the legendary de la Renta passed away from cancer.

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Exchange Place welcomes lambs

Exchange Place welcomes lambs - VIDEO

April 21st, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - The spring lambs have arrived at Exchange Place, and visitors to the living history farm's Spring Garden Fair this weekend will have an opportunity to see the new babies for themselves.

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TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

April 20th, 2015 2:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Some boaters, whose crafts now rest on the lake bottom without a way to remove them, have asked for the lake to be temporarily refilled.

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'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition

'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition

April 20th, 2015 9:28 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious 7" maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, according to box office tracker Rentrak on Sunday.

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Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White

April 20th, 2015 9:27 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartaches Begin" at his Third Man Records in Nashville.

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Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

April 20th, 2015 9:26 am by Staff Report

Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program.

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Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

April 20th, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

Auditions will be held May 5 for contestants ages 18 to 24; May 7 for ages 8 to 13; May 12 for ages 25 and older; and May 14 for ages 14 to 17. All auditions begin at 6 p.m. in the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Lambert wins four, but Luke Bryan takes top prize at ACM Awards

Lambert wins four, but Luke Bryan takes top prize at ACM Awards

April 20th, 2015 12:10 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas - Miranda Lambert won four awards, including album and song of the year, but the singer lost the night's top prize to Luke Bryan at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards.

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