Kingsport Times News Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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'12 Years A Slave' author's death still a mystery

'12 Years A Slave' author's death still a mystery

March 16th, 2014 3:00 am by CHRIS CAROLA, Associated Press

Among the things historians know about Solomon Northup, author of "12 Years A Slave," are where he was born, where he lived, where he worked and who he married. What they don't know about him is when and how he died.

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TV movie dramatizes 'Grim Sleeper' killings

TV movie dramatizes 'Grim Sleeper' killings

March 15th, 2014 3:00 am by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Journalist Christine Pelisek was taken aback when a producer contacted her about making a TV movie about a relentless serial killer dubbed the Grim Sleeper and her pursuit of the story.

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Acting Company brings 'Hamlet' tour to NPAC

Acting Company brings 'Hamlet' tour to NPAC

March 14th, 2014 6:57 am by Entertainment Staff

More than 400 years after it was penned, "Hamlet" remains one of William Shakespeare's most oft-quoted and staged plays.

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Aaron Paul goes for fun after 'Breaking Bad' role

Aaron Paul goes for fun after 'Breaking Bad' role

March 14th, 2014 6:54 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Paul ultimately decided to read the script, which is based on the popular EA Entertainment racing game, and found himself surprisingly intrigued by the story of a street racer framed for a crime he didn't commit.

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Fowler to call 'Saturday Night Football' on ABC

Fowler to call 'Saturday Night Football' on ABC

March 14th, 2014 12:08 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Chris Fowler is taking over play-by-play responsibilities for the marquee Saturday night college football game on ABC.

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Seeing green: Concerts, murder mystery, scavenger hunt among St. Patrick's Day events

Seeing green: Concerts, murder mystery, scavenger hunt among St. Patrick's Day events

March 13th, 2014 8:13 am by Entertainment Staff

You might need a little luck of the Irish to spot a four-leaf clover, but you won't have to look hard to find any number of St. Patrick's Day-related events happening around the region.

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3-year theory: Big renewal deal for 'Big Bang'

3-year theory: Big renewal deal for 'Big Bang'

March 13th, 2014 7:50 am by Associated Press

The extraordinary three-year deal would carry TV's most-watched sitcom through the 2016-2017 season, the series' 10th on the air.

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Leno, Murdoch among TV Hall of Fame inductees

Leno, Murdoch among TV Hall of Fame inductees

March 12th, 2014 1:29 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Bill Maher took advantage of pal Jay Leno's Television Academy Hall of Fame induction to offer a spirited attack on what Maher called undeserved "bad publicity" for the former "Tonight Show" host.

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John McCutcheon to preview Storytelling Live

John McCutcheon to preview Storytelling Live

March 12th, 2014 8:32 am by Entertainment Staff

Folk musician John McCutcheon, hailed as "one of our country's best songwriters" by Pete Seeger and the "most impressive instrumentalist I've ever heard" by Johnny Cash, will perform two concerts in Jonesborough.

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'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

'Fatal Vision' author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

March 11th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

Whether insisting on the guilt of a murder suspect after seemingly befriending him or moving next door to Sarah Palin's house for a most unauthorized biography, McGinniss was unique in his determination to get the most inside information.

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