Kingsport Times News Monday, July 6, 2015
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Weather Channel taking active stance on climate change

Weather Channel taking active stance on climate change

June 22nd, 2015 10:16 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Weather Channel is looking beyond cold fronts and summer showers with a project featuring the voices of 25 prominent people talking about the need to take action on climate change.

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Don Winslow returns to drug wars in thriller 'The Cartel'

Don Winslow returns to drug wars in thriller 'The Cartel'

June 22nd, 2015 10:14 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

"People refer to this as the 'Mexican drug problem' and it's NOT the Mexican drug problem. It's the American drug problem. It's the European drug problem,"

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Cosby's lawyers to argue for dismissal of defamation suit

Cosby's lawyers to argue for dismissal of defamation suit

June 22nd, 2015 10:13 am by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

A federal judge is set to hear arguments on comedian Bill Cosby's request to have dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing him of decades-old sex crimes.

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'Inside Out,' The Matrix' and more: Ranking cinema's notable head trips

'Inside Out,' The Matrix' and more: Ranking cinema's notable head trips

June 22nd, 2015 10:12 am by By Steven Zeitchik and Oliver Gettell, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

But actually making private thoughts and musings coherent on a screen is never a simple task. It's even doubly difficult if a movie looks to create tension and meaningful narrative there.

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Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift's complaints

Apple changes tune on royalties after Swift's complaints

June 22nd, 2015 1:00 am by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Apple says it's bowing to concerns raised by pop superstar Taylor Swift. The giant tech company now plans to pay royalties to artists and record labels during a free, three-month trial of its new streaming music service.

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Photos: Kingsport Carousel nears completion

Photos: Kingsport Carousel nears completion

June 19th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport businessman Pal Barger and wife Sharon take in the ambiance of the Kingsport Carousel on Friday. The Bargers provided funding for the roundhouse which holds the carousel, located adjacent to the Kingsport Farmer's Market.

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TV review: British imports Poldark' and Crimson Field' on PBS

TV review: British imports Poldark' and Crimson Field' on PBS

June 19th, 2015 9:44 am by By Rob Owen, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (TNS)

"Masterpiece" reboots its 1970s series "Poldark," the story of dashing squire Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner, "The Hobbit," "Being Human"), who returns to Cornwall after unenthusiastically fighting in the American Revolution.

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Brian Williams' rehabilitation efforts begin Friday

Brian Williams' rehabilitation efforts begin Friday

June 19th, 2015 9:44 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams says he let his ego get the better of him in telling stories that exaggerated his role in reporting news stories, and that he doesn't intend to squander the second chance he's been given by NBC News.

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Movie review: The Wolfpack' is extraordinary tale of brothers who saved one another

Movie review: The Wolfpack' is extraordinary tale of brothers who saved one another

June 19th, 2015 9:43 am by By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

"The Wolfpack" is very much the documentary of the moment, showered with all kinds of media attention. And no wonder. Winner of Sundance's Grand Jury Prize, it tells a story irresistible to our age of rampant voyeurism and reality TV

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For women, more time in the spotlight at E3

For women, more time in the spotlight at E3

June 19th, 2015 9:41 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

During this year's video game extravaganza, a variety of women - virtual and otherwise - have been featured more prominently than in past years of the annual trade show where game makers highlight their forthcoming creations.

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