Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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'Mockingbird' lives in its era

'Mockingbird' lives in its era

July 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

To reread "To Kill a Mockingbird" in advance of Tuesday's release of Harper Lee's much-anticipated follow-up, "Go Set a Watchman," was not so much an exercise in nostalgia as in cognitive dissonance.

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Digital Savant: Should we heed the warnings of movies such as Terminator Genisys' and the TV show Humans'?

Digital Savant: Should we heed the warnings of movies such as Terminator Genisys' and the TV show Humans'?

July 15th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Omar L. Gallaga, Austin American-Statesman (TNS)

The idea that robots will one day take over our jobs, our households, even our driving, no longer seems so sinister or remote. In fact, for many of us, it sounds great.

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'Kids' Choice Sports' telecast to salute World Cup champs

'Kids' Choice Sports' telecast to salute World Cup champs

July 15th, 2015 12:00 pm by Associated Press

The telecast will open with a celebration of the World Cup champion U.S. women's soccer team. Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan are among the players set to appear, the Nickelodeon channel said Wednesday.

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Actor Jesse Eisenberg clarifies Comic-Con genocide comments

Actor Jesse Eisenberg clarifies Comic-Con genocide comments

July 15th, 2015 11:00 am by LINDA S. ZHANG, Associated Press

Jesse Eisenberg said that he was using hyperbole when he compared the Comic-Con experience to "genocide" late Tuesday afternoon. The actor previously said the experience of facing screaming fans at Comic-Con was "terrifying."

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Spinning vinyl into art: Recycling records for novelties

Spinning vinyl into art: Recycling records for novelties

July 15th, 2015 9:48 am by JOSEPH FREDERICK, Associated Press

An entrepreneur transforms the lacquered discs into jewelry, clocks, wall art and other novelties, with the perk of keeping a little more trash out of the environment along the way.

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So much Fun it's magical

So much Fun it's magical

July 15th, 2015 9:12 am by Holly Nelms

Hundreds of children and their families experienced a magical performance at Fun Fest's Kids Central on Tuesday at the Haydini: Rare Magic, Well Done magic show.

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Minions' success: Should Hollywood make more PG movies?

Minions' success: Should Hollywood make more PG movies?

July 14th, 2015 3:00 pm by By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

The box office success of "Minions" this weekend - with a $115 million total and a $27,000 per-screen average, the "Despicable Me" offshoot had one of the most successful animated openings of all time - is attributable to a number of factors.

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John Fogerty files suit against former Creedence bandmates

John Fogerty files suit against former Creedence bandmates

July 14th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

John Fogerty filed a countersuit alleging that his former bandmates in Creedence Clearwater Revival have breached their contract in which he allowed them to use the name Creedence Clearwater Revisited

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2 women who testified against Cosby seek transcript release

2 women who testified against Cosby seek transcript release

July 14th, 2015 12:00 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

Two of Bill Cosby's accusers joined a court bid Monday to have his full testimony from a 2005 sexual-battery lawsuit unsealed.

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Coroner: No evidence B.B. King was poisoned before death

Coroner: No evidence B.B. King was poisoned before death

July 14th, 2015 11:00 am by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

Medical examiners found no evidence to prove the allegation that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before he died of natural causes in May, according to autopsy findings made public Monday.

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