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Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral

Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral

September 7th, 2014 6:17 pm by KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang "Smile" and bagpipers played "New York, New York" at Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday.

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Medical examiner: Rivers' cause of death unknown

Medical examiner: Rivers' cause of death unknown

September 5th, 2014 10:54 pm by Associated Press

Joan Rivers had been hospitalized since Aug. 28 when she went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure at a doctor's office. The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances.

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Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help

Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help

September 5th, 2014 9:40 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

From big-name acts Arcade Fire to faded performers such as Color Me Badd, the industry is turning to Groupon and LivingSocial to connect with more fans — and sell more products.

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Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

September 4th, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday.

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Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong among new 'Dancing' pack

Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong among new 'Dancing' pack

September 4th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

Actress Lea Thompson, "Duck Dynasty" diva Sadie Robertson and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip are making tracks for the new season of "Dancing With the Stars."

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CMA Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

CMA Awards 2014: Complete list of nominees

September 3rd, 2014 4:35 pm by By Andrea Wang, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Miranda Lambert leads the nominations for the 2014 Country Music Assn. Awards with nine, matching a record she set in 2010 for female with the most nominations in CMA history.

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Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

Photo hacking rekindles digital privacy worries

September 3rd, 2014 10:45 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The latest headlines involved nude photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities which were accessed via hacking and then posted online. Apple, which created the iCloud and other content-sharing systems

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'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall movies

'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall movies

September 2nd, 2014 8:43 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie shifted through "generals." "So I scanned through these generals and landed on 'Unbroken,' a story of resilience and strength and the human spirit, of faith and survival at sea," she said.

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Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 3:06 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's the perfect location and venue for the performing arts. We felt like if we could be the catalyst for that, we don't have to be the ones to do the event," said Angela Vachon.

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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

September 2nd, 2014 9:45 am by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring.

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