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Feds take Mexican drug cartel member's stake in planned prequel to 'Passion of the Christ'

May 12th, 2012 5:03 am by PAUL J. WEBER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The American taxpayer may be getting into the movie business.

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Dior exhibit traces 60 years of cinema

May 12th, 2012 4:56 am by THOMAS ADAMSON Associated Press

GRANVILLE, France (AP) -- Going back to where it all began, a new exhibit in the childhood home of legendary designer Christian Dior in Normandy sheds new light on the house's huge contribution to the silver screen.

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Video of young cancer patients singing 'Stronger' becomes online sensation

May 12th, 2012 4:46 am by MANUEL VALDES Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) -- A video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors and parents lip-synching and dancing to the popular Kelly Clarkson song "Stronger" has become an online sensation.

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Man convicted in murders of Jennifer Hudson's relatives

May 12th, 2012 4:43 am by MICHAEL TARM Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jurors shrugged off Jennifer Hudson's star status and insisted it played no role in their decision to convict her former brother-in-law for slaying the Oscar winner's mother, brother and nephew - a verdict that means the 31-year-old Chicag

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Friends remember 'Goober Pyle' actor George Lindsey

May 12th, 2012 4:05 am by JOE EDWARDS, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Actor George Lindsey was remembered Friday as the grinning Goober who made television viewers laugh for three decades on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Hee Haw."

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Detroit orchestra hopes Kid Rock show raises $1 million

May 11th, 2012 3:10 pm by JEFF KAROUB AP Business Writer

DETROIT (AP) -- This time last year, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra was about a month removed from a contentious musicians' strike that worsened its already strained finances. Now, the rebounding organization aims to raise the roof - and hopefully $1 mill

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Review: Baron Cohen's `Dictator' least-focused yet

May 11th, 2012 3:08 pm by CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie Critic

In analyzing Sacha Baron Cohen and the array of offbeat characters he's created, it's clear that it's become a matter of diminishing returns.

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ABC televising tightrope walk over Niagara Falls

May 11th, 2012 2:44 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- ABC is turning Nik Wallenda's attempted tightrope walk over Niagara Falls into a prime-time television event next month.

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Fire at 'Vampire Diaries' set won't affect filming

May 11th, 2012 2:43 pm by Associated Press

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities say a fire that damaged a Georgia business used as a backdrop in "The Vampire Diaries" should not affect filming of the television series.

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Reality show featuring Whitney Houston's relatives planned

May 11th, 2012 2:41 pm by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY AP Music Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- A reality show featuring Whitney Houston's relatives, including daughter Bobbi Kristina and mother Cissy, is in the works.

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