Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Former 'GMA' host Joan Lunden has breast cancer

Former 'GMA' host Joan Lunden has breast cancer

June 25th, 2014 6:54 am by Associated Press

Luinden disclosed her diagnosis on Tuesday's edition of the ABC morning show, which she co-anchored from 1980 through 1997.

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'Rocky Top' publisher seeks to stop town's name change

'Rocky Top' publisher seeks to stop town's name change

June 25th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

The publisher of the bluegrass standard "Rocky Top" is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider a request to stop the East Tennessee town of Lake City from trying to cash in on the song's fame.

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What's the hash? Why hashtags for TV shows matter

What's the hash? Why hashtags for TV shows matter

June 24th, 2014 2:49 pm by ALICIA RANCILIO, Associated Press

Hashtags make it easier to filter and search for a topic. Liz Myers, in the TV Partnerships division at Twitter, said viewers "don't have to be mutually following somebody or digging around."

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'American Idol' bringing back same judging panel

'American Idol' bringing back same judging panel

June 24th, 2014 7:41 am by Associated Press

The network announced Monday that Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. will be judging singers again in 2015, and Ryan Seacrest will remain the host.

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Review: 'Ways of the Dead' is fast-paced narrative

Review: 'Ways of the Dead' is fast-paced narrative

June 23rd, 2014 2:35 pm by MICHELLE SCHERAGA, Associated Press

Neely Tucker's debut novel is an utterly thrilling mystery set in Washington, D.C., in the late 1990s, just before the Internet and the rise of smartphones changed the landscape of print journalism.

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Ed Sheeran stretches into radio-friendly territory

Ed Sheeran stretches into radio-friendly territory

June 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Promoting an album kills creativity, says Ed Sheeran, preferring to watch a World Cup game rather than talk about "X," the anticipated follow-up to his 2011 debut, "+."

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Last sex-abuse lawsuit against Elmo actor tossed

Last sex-abuse lawsuit against Elmo actor tossed

June 21st, 2014 10:54 am by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

A judge in Pennsylvania dismissed the last of five sex-abuse lawsuits filed against the Emmy-winning puppeteer who voiced the "Sesame Street" character Elmo.

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Photos: 'World's Ugliest Dog' competition

Photos: 'World's Ugliest Dog' competition

June 21st, 2014 10:30 am by Associated Press

It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog. This year's winner? A 2-year-old mutt named Peanut.

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Harrison Ford healing after surgery on broken leg

Harrison Ford healing after surgery on broken leg

June 20th, 2014 8:18 am by Associated Press

Harrison Ford is recuperating after surgery to heal a broken leg suffered during production on "Star Wars: Episode VII."

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Donations, volunteers still needed for Rogersville's July 4 celebration

Donations, volunteers still needed for Rogersville's July 4 celebration

June 19th, 2014 11:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The annual celebration has a long tradition of providing wholesome family fun and top name live entertainment at no cost to the public. Another tradition associated with the celebration, however, is acquiring donations and volunteers.

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