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'Still Alice' highlighting often hidden toll of Alzheimer's

'Still Alice' highlighting often hidden toll of Alzheimer's

February 2nd, 2015 9:17 am by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The movie "Still Alice" is raising awareness of a disease too often suffered in isolation, even if the Hollywood face is younger than the typical real-life patient.

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Thomas Jones is moving on to new field of dreams:  acting

Thomas Jones is moving on to new field of dreams: acting

February 1st, 2015 5:22 pm by Stephen Igo

Fleet-footed Thomas Jones made his mark on the gridiron starting with Powell Valley High School in Big Stone Gap, then at the University of Virginia toward a solid career in the National Football League.

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Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive in tub

January 31st, 2015 4:12 pm by Associated Press

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.

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Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

January 31st, 2015 1:35 am by Associated Press

Sheriff's deputies booked Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled.

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Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert leads ACM Awards with 8 nominations

January 30th, 2015 9:28 am by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

Miranda Lambert is continuing her reign as contemporary country queen with eight nominations at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.

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Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

January 29th, 2015 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

Trevor Hager, a native of Wise. and graduate of J.J. Kelly High School, grew up watching his father and grandfather play music. Being a third generation pastor's kid, Trevor says, early on, he was involved in music at church.

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For Sundance hits, theatrical still rules over VOD

For Sundance hits, theatrical still rules over VOD

January 29th, 2015 9:18 am by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

After the $40 million digital release of "The Interview," video-on-demand may seem like all the rage. Particularly for independent films, VOD is seen by some as a better pathway to moviegoers than trying to lure them to theaters.

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Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl

Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl

January 28th, 2015 6:01 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Trending Super Bowl will allow followers to see how the game is going on a scoreboard module, while also viewing Super Bowl-related posts, photos and video posted by professional media, celebrities and friends.

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Donald McCaig speaks at Washington County Public Library

Donald McCaig speaks at Washington County Public Library

January 28th, 2015 2:59 pm by Leslie Grace

The author of a prequel to "Gone With the Wind" tells Mammy's story at the Washington County Public Library in Abingdon, Virginia.

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Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

January 28th, 2015 1:40 pm by Marci Gore

Taylor Ray Holbrook is on an impressive run for a young man who, up until about a year ago, said he had never considered a career in music, but now has almost 700,000 followers on social media.

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