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Famed pianist Roger Williams dies at 87

October 8th, 2011 7:17 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Roger Williams, the virtuoso pianist who topped the Billboard pop chart in the 1950s and played for nine U.S. presidents during a long career, died Saturday. He was 87.

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Report: Alcohol poisoning killed Jani Lane of rock band Warrant

October 8th, 2011 1:46 pm by Associated Press

Jani Lane lead singer of the band Warrant during its heyday died of alcohol poisoning, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

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Teller Suzi Whaples enjoying her time in the spotlight

October 8th, 2011 1:42 pm by staff report

The first time Suzi Whaples sat under the giant tents at the National Storytelling Festival, it did not occur to her that she would one day take the stage herself.

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Movie Scores: How the critics rated the new movies

October 8th, 2011 4:54 am by Associated Press

Politics can be so negative, but George Clooney's latest film, "The Ides of March," is getting mostly positive reviews from critics heading into its opening weekend.

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Disney boss signs up for 5 more years

October 8th, 2011 4:52 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Bob Iger has signed a new five-year contract with the Walt Disney Co. that will keep him at the helm until 2015, when he will step down as chief executive and leave the entertainment giant the following year at age 65.

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to be title sponsor of Country Music Marathon

October 8th, 2011 4:50 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis will be title sponsor of next year's Country Music Marathon in Nashville.

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Despite his illness, Glen Campbell's inexhaustible spirit still shines through

October 8th, 2011 4:39 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES On Thursday night at Club Nokia, the question, "How was Glen Campbell?" took on a deeper meaning than whether he and his six-piece band were any good or not.

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Threat averted: Fox renews 'Simpsons' for 2 years

October 8th, 2011 4:06 am by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Fans of "The Simpsons" can breathe a "d'oh!" of relief: The animated series was renewed Friday for two more seasons.

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Stars bring Hank's 'Lost Notebooks' to life

October 7th, 2011 2:48 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Over the years, Holly Williams never felt much of a connection to her grandfather. So when she slipped on a pair of white gloves and lifted one of Hank Williams' old spiral-bound notebooks to inspect its pages full of careful cursiv

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Cinemark chain threatens to not show 'Tower Heist'

October 7th, 2011 2:47 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES Cinemark USA Inc., the nation's third-largest movie theater chain, is threatening not to play the upcoming Eddie Murphy-Ben Stiller comedy "Tower Heist" in any of its 300 locations if Universal Pictures goes ahead with its plan to offer the f

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