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Book gives look at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords recovery

November 5th, 2011 5:10 am by Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) When President George H.W. Bush came to visit her in the hospital, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords could say only "Wow!" and another word she had been uttering frequently at the time, "chicken."

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Festival of Trees kicks off Christmas season at Southwest Virginia Museum

November 5th, 2011 3:51 am by staff report

BIG STONE GAP A special tribute will part of the 16th annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 13 through Dec. 31 at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap.

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'Mean' moment leads to special CMA nomination for Taylor Swift

November 4th, 2011 1:02 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Taylor Swift turned a negative into a positive, and it has netted her a special nomination at this year's Country Music Association Awards.

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'Hell on Wheels,' premiering Sunday on AMC

November 4th, 2011 5:48 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES "Hell on Wheels" is the latest original series from AMC, the cable network also currently committed to shows about zombies, ad men, a meth-making former high school teacher and the yet-unsolved murder of a Washington teenager. What they all s

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Judas Priest goes on final tour ... maybe

November 4th, 2011 4:18 am by Associated Press

If big-time rock bands had a dime for every time one of them went on a "final" tour, maybe they could actually afford to stop going on tour.

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Keith Urban to undergo throat surgery

November 4th, 2011 4:17 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A spokesman for Keith Urban says the country star will undergo throat surgery later this month to remove a polyp on his vocal chord.

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Dierks Bentley on songwriting, politics and being a dad

November 4th, 2011 4:16 am by Associated Press

A lot of country singers have found success recording songs that other people have written, but Dierks Bentley wanted a different kind of career.

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Holiday craft shows kick off the shopping season

November 4th, 2011 3:52 am by staff report

Whether we're ready or not, there's no denying the Christmas season is officially upon us. And during the next couple of weeks a number of holiday craft shows, featuring decorations, gift ideas and sweet treats will be held throughout the region to help m

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Kal Penn makes smooth return to Hollywood

November 3rd, 2011 2:04 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kal Penn remembers it like it was yesterday. The last time he was on the set of a commercial was during the previous NBA lockout in 1998. It was a Nike ad starring Samuel L. Jackson, and Penn was supposed to be one of three guys who coul

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Parents guide to new movie releases

November 3rd, 2011 5:29 am by Associated Press

Employees of a pricey apartment building lose their money to a Wall Street swindler-tenant there and seek revenge.

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