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TV actor Dustin Diamond set to be sentenced after stabbing

TV actor Dustin Diamond set to be sentenced after stabbing

June 25th, 2015 10:23 am by Associated Press

The 38-year-old, known for his role as Screech on "Saved by the Bell," was convicted May 30 of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct. He is set to be sentenced Thursday.

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Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

June 24th, 2015 11:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Novelist and filmmaker Adriana Trigiani welcomed 46 area high-schoolers into her New York laundry room on Wednesday and there was plenty of room for more.

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Plucked from war-torn Iraq, heavy metal band gets first EP

Plucked from war-torn Iraq, heavy metal band gets first EP

June 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press

The name of the album is "Gilgamesh," the ancient Mesopotamian king with superhuman strength and courage who undertakes a perilous quest to discover the secret of eternal life.

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Review: Overstuffed plot spoils irreverent, silly 'Ted 2'

Review: Overstuffed plot spoils irreverent, silly 'Ted 2'

June 24th, 2015 11:30 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

While it's unfair to judge a comedy simply for a ridiculous premise, here, it also happens to be the unlikely killer of the overstuffed "Ted 2." And resolution does not come quickly enough in this nearly two-hour rumination on civil rights and abject stup

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Redbox's Top 10 DVD rentals

Redbox's Top 10 DVD rentals

June 24th, 2015 10:30 am by Tribune News Service (TNS)

Top DVD's this week include American Sniper, Chappie, The DUFF and Fifty Shades of Grey, among others.

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New documentary 'Fresh Dressed' explores hip-hop fashion

New documentary 'Fresh Dressed' explores hip-hop fashion

June 24th, 2015 9:42 am by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king of Harlem, the roots of hip-hop culture stretch beyond the music.

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Kingsport Chamber to host Mack Riddle Independence Day Parade

Kingsport Chamber to host Mack Riddle Independence Day Parade

June 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce is still taking applications for the Mack Riddle American Legion 62nd Annual Independence Day Parade, which is set for 10 a.m., Saturday, July 4.

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'Miss Sullivan County' title returns; contestants sought

'Miss Sullivan County' title returns; contestants sought

June 23rd, 2015 8:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

There hasn't been a "Miss Sullivan County" crowned under the statewide preliminary pageant system for the "Miss Tennessee" title since 1970. But that's about to change.

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Noah works South African audiences before 'The Daily Show'

Noah works South African audiences before 'The Daily Show'

June 23rd, 2015 10:42 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

The big question is whether his brand of humor will translate in the anchor's chair at the parody newscast on the "The Daily Show," where Noah has already appeared as a mock correspondent.

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Review: An epic final flight for Batman in 'Arkham Knight'

Review: An epic final flight for Batman in 'Arkham Knight'

June 23rd, 2015 10:41 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

It's evident when charging through Gotham in the Batmobile and soaring through the air in the Batsuit that Rocksteady has been building to this moment. "Arkham Knight" is an epic and satisfying conclusion to a groundbreaking series

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