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Review: 4 humans vs. 1 monster in tense 'Evolve'

Review: 4 humans vs. 1 monster in tense 'Evolve'

February 12th, 2015 10:23 am by LOU KESTEN, Associated Press

Tension is the key to "Evolve," a five-player slugfest that brings some clever innovations to the popular but somewhat stale realm of online combat. It is a four-versus-one contest, with four human hunters ganging up on one particularly vicious creature.

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Oops! Middle school students given 'Fifty Shades of Grey' puzzles

Oops! Middle school students given 'Fifty Shades of Grey' puzzles

February 11th, 2015 10:02 pm by Associated Press

The word search puzzles, based on an erotic novel and movie, contained terms including "spanking," "submissive," "leather cuffs" and "bondage." Other words on the list were more explicit.

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Story of 'Duck Dynasty' family made into Las Vegas musical

Story of 'Duck Dynasty' family made into Las Vegas musical

February 11th, 2015 3:53 pm by Associated Press

The Robertson family's rags-to-riches story has been made into a musical that will be performed in a small Las Vegas theater starting April 15. The good, the bad and the in-between are all said to be part of the 90-minute show.

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The 'Daily Show' search is on: Who's the next Jon Stewart?

The 'Daily Show' search is on: Who's the next Jon Stewart?

February 11th, 2015 9:25 am by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

The question of who can replace Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" seems roughly akin to asking his fans what might serve for the sun. His passion, wit and boldness make for a magical combination that will be difficult to re-create

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Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 11th, 2015 12:20 am by Associated Press

His departure was announced by Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless after Stewart, host of the show since 1999, broke the news to the audience at Tuesday's taping in New York.

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NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

NBC suspends Brian Williams for 6 months without pay

February 10th, 2015 8:44 pm by Associated Press

The network's decision came less than a week after Williams apologized for saying on the air that he was in a helicopter hit by a grenade in 2003. Instead, he was in a group of helicopters and another was hit.

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Local woman pens book in memory of Alzheimer's-stricken mother

Local woman pens book in memory of Alzheimer's-stricken mother

February 10th, 2015 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

For more than five years, Tammy Darnell was by her mother's side as she battled Alzheimer's. Darnell, a Kingsport native, was the primary caregiver and says she had no idea what to expect as the disease progressed.

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Review: Fifty Shades of dissatisfaction

Review: Fifty Shades of dissatisfaction

February 10th, 2015 4:05 pm by LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

With all that irresistible anticipation, how could a movie about BDSM be so run of the mill? The short answer: fear and money. It's one thing to read about the bondage-enabled sexual awakening of a virgin. It's quite another to see it depicted on screen.

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Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 10th, 2015 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Actor Vince Vaughn, who starred in the movies "Wedding Crashers," ''Old School" and "Swingers," will serve as grand marshal for the upcoming Daytona 500.

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NBC's 'The Slap' raises more than a hand, it raises issues

NBC's 'The Slap' raises more than a hand, it raises issues

February 10th, 2015 10:01 am by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

In that flash eruption of a grown-up hand making harsh contact with a little boy's cheek, a group of friends and family is torn asunder. Sides are instantly chosen by these horrified witnesses.

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