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Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

May 4th, 2015 11:29 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems for cable and satellite systems, especially when people tried to order at the last second, which delayed the start of the fight.

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Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it

Stars speak out about Baltimore; others won't risk it

May 4th, 2015 11:28 am by SANDY COHEN, AP Entertainment Writer

Artists such as Beyonc, Cher, Dwayne Johnson, Jada Pinkett Smith and "Grey's Anatomy" actor Jesse Williams have taken to social media to demand change and share their thoughts on the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody.

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Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville

Thousands expected for 'Memory Lane' car show near Rogersville - VIDEO

May 4th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The new Memory Lane Justice Center is the latest addition to Memory Lane, which will be open to the public on Saturday, May 23, for the annual Memory Lane Car Show and 1950s Nostalgia Festival near Rogersville.

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'Avengers' sequel second-biggest U.S. opener of all time

'Avengers' sequel second-biggest U.S. opener of all time

May 3rd, 2015 1:52 pm by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

Marvel and Disney now boast the top three opening weekends of all time with "Avengers" and its sequel taking the top two slots and "Iron Man 3" in third place.

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Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

Geeks Rule! Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday

May 1st, 2015 3:21 pm by Matthew Lane

"It's insane and there will maybe be more than that," Dewayne Chase said. "People were lined up through the store and out to the corner of the building for four hours last year."

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Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

Hollywood rolls out red carpet to 'influencer' fans

May 1st, 2015 10:24 am by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

Major Hollywood studios like Disney-owned Marvel are anxious to win over super fans, especially those who help build excitement online among other youngsters ahead of a movie's debut.

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Movie review: Far from the Madding Crowd' a bare-bones stab at love, desire

Movie review: Far from the Madding Crowd' a bare-bones stab at love, desire

May 1st, 2015 10:23 am by By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Set in backcountry Britain circa 1870, the Victorian realist created romantic entanglements for its heroine, Bathsheba Everdene - an excellent Carey Mulligan - who could be plucked out of the pages of a contemporary best-seller.

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Arnold tries his hand at being vulnerable in "Maggie"

Arnold tries his hand at being vulnerable in "Maggie"

May 1st, 2015 10:22 am by By Roger Moore, Tribune News Service (TNS)

"The most heroic guy in the biggest action movie of the day," is how he puts it. "In the old days, I'd look for scripts, see how heroic the guy was, how many bad guys he kills, and how he kills them."

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Avengers: Age of Ultron' is expected to conquer box office

Avengers: Age of Ultron' is expected to conquer box office

May 1st, 2015 10:21 am by By Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Walt Disney's Marvel "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is poised to dominate the domestic box office with an anticipated opening of about $200 million.

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Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer to discuss music, tour

Taylor Swift calls fan with cancer to discuss music, tour

April 30th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

Emily has non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Friends and family have been appealing to Swift through social media to call Emily, including a video with about 200 children singing and dancing to Swift songs.

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