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TV review: Run-of-the-mill Powers' show released unconventionally on PlayStation

TV review: Run-of-the-mill Powers' show released unconventionally on PlayStation

March 13th, 2015 9:51 am by By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

"Powers," which burst upon the world this week - or, rather, upon a select portion of it - is the first series from, and available exclusively on, Sony PlayStation - yes, it's another platform you're going to have to take account of, television watchers

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Entertainment
Motherhood hits home for Kelly Clarkson, in life and music

Motherhood hits home for Kelly Clarkson, in life and music

March 12th, 2015 10:02 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Giving birth to her first child - and watching her husband tend to their daughter - made Kelly Clarkson realize how much her father wasn't around when she was growing up.

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Sports Entertainment
Comedien Ferrell to appear in five spring training games

Comedien Ferrell to appear in five spring training games

March 11th, 2015 10:04 pm by BOB BAUM, AP Sports Writer

Comedian Will Ferrell plans to play ball during spring training games Thursday for an upcoming HBO special in conjunction with the Funny or Die website.

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Entertainment
A rebellious Madonna pours heart into new album

A rebellious Madonna pours heart into new album

March 11th, 2015 11:04 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Madonna's sternness worked: her 13th album, "Rebel Heart," released Tuesday, is one of her most critically acclaimed efforts in years. Time magazine's review praised it as her "most consistent album in a decade."

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Entertainment
Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied Gaye for 'Blurred Lines' song

Jury finds Pharrell, Thicke copied Gaye for 'Blurred Lines' song

March 10th, 2015 9:48 pm by Associated Press

The verdict could tarnish the legacy of Williams, a reliable hit-maker who has won Grammy Awards and appears on NBC's music competition show "The Voice." He and Thicke are "undoubtedly disappointed," said their lead attorney, Howard King.

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Photos: Kingsport seniors run pets through dog show

Photos: Kingsport seniors run pets through dog show

March 10th, 2015 2:55 pm by David Grace

The Kingsport Senior Center held their annual dog show on Tuesday at the Renaissance Center. The contest featured 12 dogs and their handlers, vying for a variety of titles.

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Entertainment
Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends

Banned Indian rape documentary debuts in US; Streep attends

March 10th, 2015 9:35 am by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

A rape documentary banned from airing in India received its U.S. premiere at a star-studded event on Monday that included actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto.

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Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

Pack mentality: Bays Mountain ready to add to wolf population

March 10th, 2015 8:37 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - For the second year in a row, Bays Mountain Park hopes to expand its wolf population by adding a third generation of gray wolves to the habitat in an effort to better strengthen and maintain pack cohesion.

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Entertainment
Simpsons' co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies at 59

Simpsons' co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies at 59

March 9th, 2015 8:12 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

Sam Simon, a co-creator of "The Simpsons" and animal-rights advocate who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channeled much of his personal fortune into social causes, has died.

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Crime Entertainment
Graphic video of Suge Knight crash still raises questions

Graphic video of Suge Knight crash still raises questions

March 9th, 2015 8:09 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Newly released video graphically depicts former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight running over two men with his pickup truck but leaves questions about an attack that he says forced him to speed away from the deadly crash.

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