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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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It's festival time in Hawkins County with seven events in eight days

It's festival time in Hawkins County with seven events in eight days

June 25th, 2014 7:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Saturday's Mount Carmel Block Party headliner is one of country music's top young singer/songwriters, Kaitlyn Baker, from Pound, Va.

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Makiyal Blye crowned 2014 Little Miss Vision

Makiyal Blye crowned 2014 Little Miss Vision

June 25th, 2014 10:09 am by Calvin Sneed

The pageant is open to girls in the Kingsport community, who aspire to live by the pageant's "3 A's:" Attitude, Ability and Appearance.

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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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