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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Choice of History Fun this Weekend.

July 25th, 2014 1:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Looking for some history to enjoy this weekend? You have a choice of eras to choose from, time of the Pioneers or the Civil War.

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Entertainment
Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

Japanese fans speak on the evolution of 'Godzilla'

July 25th, 2014 9:39 am by YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

No matter its evolution in Hollywood over the decades, the Godzilla creature began as an icon for the suffering brought by the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II.

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Sports Entertainment
Time Warner, Bright House to carry SEC Network

Time Warner, Bright House to carry SEC Network

July 25th, 2014 1:39 am by Associated Press

Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached deals with ESPN to carry the SEC Network, which debuts on Aug. 14.

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Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

July 24th, 2014 3:54 pm by Associated Press

Some planned to wait in line overnight for a chance to attend the most popular film and TV presentations, which begin Thursday. But first, they queued up inside the convention center to buy limited-edition toys released just for the festival.

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Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

July 23rd, 2014 11:00 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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Entertainment Regional & National
4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

July 23rd, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

More than 150,000 fans are expected to attend the sold-out event, where studios will offer exclusive previews of their latest properties.

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Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

Working late in life, directors refuse to say cut

July 22nd, 2014 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Visiting a retired Frank Capra at his Sierra Nevada hideaway, Clint Eastwood was baffled. "I always thought: 'He could be making a film right now. He's as lucid as could be. Here's the great Frank Capra not doing it.' "

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'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con

July 22nd, 2014 7:25 pm by Associated Press

The 360-degree, 90-second virtual adventure will take place on the Comic-Con show floor inside Fox's booth, where attendees will sit in a replica of Professor X's wheelchair and virtually hunt shape-shifting mutant Mystique.

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SoCon Digital Network to launch in August

SoCon Digital Network to launch in August

July 22nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Staff Report

The Southern Conference will launch the SoCon Digital Network, a free streaming service available live and on demand, in late August, Commissioner John Iamarino announced Tuesday.

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Entertainment Business & Technology
Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

Star Wars Car, a Doomsday doll: Toys of Comic-Con

July 21st, 2014 7:00 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel

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