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'The Artist' earns five Oscars including best picture

February 26th, 2012 10:08 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES "The Artist" won five Academy Awards on Sunday including best picture, becoming the first silent film to triumph at Hollywood's highest honors since the original Oscar ceremony 83 years ago.

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Casinos' compulsive gambling programs vary widely

February 26th, 2012 6:26 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. As lost weekends go, this one was a doozy. The woman and her longtime boyfriend, regular Atlantic City gamblers, lost $100,000 in two days in early January. She lost her job, and they now owe $205,000 to five Atlantic City casinos, w

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On Oscar weekend, 'Act of Valor' storms box office

February 26th, 2012 6:22 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK On Oscar weekend, the real-life action stars of "Act of Valor" bested Hollywood's pretend heroes.

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Big Stone Gap museum seeing green

February 26th, 2012 6:20 pm by staff report

The Friends of the Southwest Virginia Museum is bringing a little taste of Ireland to Big Stone Gap, Va.

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Civil War historian addresses women's role during wartime

February 26th, 2012 6:02 pm by staff report

Acclaimed Civil War historian Stephanie McCurry from the University of Pennsylvania will present "Antigone's Claim: Gender and Treason in the American Civil War," at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdo

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Holocaust survivor to share experiences in Buechner lecture

February 25th, 2012 7:47 pm by staff report

Holocaust survivor Jacqueline Mendels Birn will share her experiences Monday, Feb. 27 at King College in Bristol, Tenn., as part of the Buechner Institute's 2011-2012 Lecture Series.Birn will speak at 10:30 a.m. in King's Memorial Chapel. The event is ope

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Crystal to the rescue for 84th Academy Awards show

February 25th, 2012 2:15 pm by LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Oscar ceremony has much to prove Sunday, including whether a blockbuster-free field can draw a TV audience and if Billy Crystal's host routine remains a crowd-pleaser.

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Costner sculpture dispute headed to higher court

February 25th, 2012 5:19 am by Associated Press

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) The South Dakota Supreme Court will hear a case involving Hollywood actor Kevin Costner and some bronze sculptures of bison and American Indians.

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Thompson Square singer's dad dies; shows canceled

February 25th, 2012 4:55 am by CAITLIN KING Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Husband and wife duo Thompson Square are canceling their upcoming performances after Shawna Thompson's father died Thursday night.

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Kodak and film saying goodbye to the Oscars

February 25th, 2012 4:52 am by RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Each year at the Oscars ceremony, Hollywood says goodbye to stars and filmmakers who've died. This year, the award show will bid adieu to the Kodak Theatre.

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