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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration

July 6th, 2014 6:04 am by Jeff Bobo

The weather was perfect for Saturday's annual Fourth of July Celebration at the Rogersville City Park.

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Despite hits, no radio love yet for country rap

Despite hits, no radio love yet for country rap

July 5th, 2014 3:14 pm by KRISTIN M. HALL, Associated Press

When Jason Brown came to Nashville to start his career as the country artist Colt Ford, he couldn't find songwriters who would write for his singing style. No surprise. Ford was bringing an unlikely mix to town: country rap.

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Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

July 4th, 2014 2:03 pm by JULIE WALKER, Associated Press

"Jaws" dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to retain his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.

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Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

Lohan sues over 'Grand Theft Auto V' game

July 3rd, 2014 6:32 am by Associated Press

Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the "Grand Theft Auto" video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission.

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'McHale's Navy' star Bob Hastings dies at age 89

'McHale's Navy' star Bob Hastings dies at age 89

July 2nd, 2014 1:40 pm by Associated Press

Hastings won fans on 'McHale's Navy' as Lt. Carpenter, a bumbling yes-man. Other memorable roles were on 'All in the Family' and 'General Hospital.'

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Movie review: McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

Movie review: McCarthy's 'Tammy' misses the funny bone

July 1st, 2014 9:22 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, Associated Press

Exaggerated characters, some wacky side plots, a couple of famous faces sprinkled in, and you're off. Some of it's good, some terrible, but you keep it all, 'cause, hey, why not? It's a comedy sketch.

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Time apart strengthens bluegrass trio Nickel Creek

Time apart strengthens bluegrass trio Nickel Creek

July 1st, 2014 7:03 pm by Associated Press

Fiddler Sara Watkins, her brother and guitarist Sean Watkins and mandolin player Chris Thile reunited last year in Los Angeles with the modest goal of a small 25-city tour to mark 25 years since the band formed and an EP of new songs.

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The Who plans 50th anniversary tour, new music

The Who plans 50th anniversary tour, new music

July 1st, 2014 7:21 am by Associated Press

The Who Hits 50 tour will be a retrospective of the band's career, including best-known hits such as "Who Are You," ''Pinball Wizard," and "Baba O'Riley."

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The 6 most memorable moments from the BET Awards

The 6 most memorable moments from the BET Awards

June 30th, 2014 9:43 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

After nearly four hours of prizes, performances and the occasional bleeped expletive, the 2014 BET Awards came to a close. When it was all over, Pharrell Williams had two trophies, as did newcomer August Alsina, and Lil Wayne dropped the mike, apparently

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'Designing Women' star Taylor dies at 67

'Designing Women' star Taylor dies at 67

June 29th, 2014 12:14 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

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