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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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Singer-songwriter Bobby Womack dies at 70

Singer-songwriter Bobby Womack dies at 70

June 27th, 2014 10:45 pm by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

Bobby Womack, a colorful and highly influential R&B singer-songwriter who influenced artists from the Rolling Stones to Damon Albarn, has died. He was 70.

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North Korea's take on new Seth Rogen: "Act of war"

North Korea's take on new Seth Rogen: "Act of war"

June 27th, 2014 12:41 am by Associated Press

If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern" and "merciless" retaliation, an unidentified spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in state media Wednesday.

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Summer TV should come with danger warnings

Summer TV should come with danger warnings

June 26th, 2014 8:01 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

A rash of scripted summer thrillers cautions viewers to batten down the hatches. Watch out who you let nibble on your neck! Hold your loved ones tight before they vanish into thin air! And with all the deadly viruses at large, you better bathe in Purell!

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Review: 'Transformers' _ way, WAY more of the same

Review: 'Transformers' _ way, WAY more of the same

June 26th, 2014 4:07 pm by JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer

Despite what you've just read, this film will likely be a massive hit because by now, if you're buying a "Transformers" ticket, you surely know what you're getting into, and you want more, more, more. And Bay is the Master of More.

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Rogersville awarded Arts and Culture grants

Rogersville awarded Arts and Culture grants

June 26th, 2014 11:44 am by Jeff Bobo

One will help pay for the annual Heritage Days festival which takes place in downtown Rogersville, while the other will help pay for a new mural being painted on the side of a building.

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Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98

Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98

June 25th, 2014 11:47 pm by Associated Press

"I never lost my appetite for acting," Wallach wrote in his 2005 memoir "The Good, the Bad, and Me," named after his most famous film. "I feel like a magician."

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