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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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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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