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Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

Veronica Roth working on new series; 1st book due in 2017

March 2nd, 2015 9:36 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

"The Divergent" author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children's Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017 and the next in 2018.

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Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

Disney ride reopens after nearby fire; no damage reported

March 1st, 2015 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Disneyland's "It's a Small World" attraction has reopened after a small fire nearby was quickly put out.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Tennessee public television stations to air legislative show

Tennessee public television stations to air legislative show

February 27th, 2015 11:35 pm by Associated Press

The program is hosted Chip Hoback and produced by Tim Weeks. The first episode features interviews with Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell.

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Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

February 27th, 2015 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. Although Nimoy followed his 1966-69 "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he would always be Spock.

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From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows

From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows

February 27th, 2015 8:38 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Travolta's latest step back into the spotlight at Sunday's Academy Awards was uneasy. He's been widely pilloried for his touching of Idina Menzel's face while he cooed "You, you my darling, my beautiful, my wickedly talented Idina Menzel."

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Review: Smith, Robbie pour on the charm in sharp 'Focus'

Review: Smith, Robbie pour on the charm in sharp 'Focus'

February 26th, 2015 9:42 am by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

Will Smith's Nicky and Margot Robbie's Jess meet cute in New York, where the gorgeous Jess is trying to escape from a creepy guy at the bar. They end up in Jess' hotel room, where suddenly they're caught in the act by Jess' jealous, gun-toting "husband."

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Movie review: Timbuktu' a haunting look at life under religious extremists

Movie review: Timbuktu' a haunting look at life under religious extremists

February 25th, 2015 9:25 am by By Cary Darling, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TNS)

Set in the Sahara desert country of Mali, which with French help won a war against radicals taking over the country in 2012, "Timbuktu" opens with shots of jihadists firing at a frightened gazelle and then using local tribal, black African figurines as ta

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ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Twitter comments

February 24th, 2015 3:13 pm by Associated Press

Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.

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Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

Nielsen: Oscars viewership down 16 percent

February 24th, 2015 8:57 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Oscar viewership was down 16 percent from last year and reached its lowest point since 2009, with 36.6 million people watching the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted awards show on ABC Sunday night.

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Disney animators win Oscar two years in a row

Disney animators win Oscar two years in a row

February 23rd, 2015 8:18 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

For the second year in a row, Disney Animation won an Academy Award for best animated feature, as "Big Hero 6" followed up last year's "Frozen" win.

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