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Miss America adds 3 judges and social media competition

Miss America adds 3 judges and social media competition

August 12th, 2015 3:00 pm by Associated Press

"Shark Tank" cast member Kevin O'Leary will be a celebrity judge for this year's Miss America pageant, along with Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, and snowboarder Amy Purdy.

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Mountain Stage* comes to Barter Theatre Sunday August 16

Mountain Stage* comes to Barter Theatre Sunday August 16

August 12th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

Mountain Stage* with Larry Groce will feature musical guests Gretchen Peters, Nellie McKay, JD Souther, Wayne Henderson and The Whiskey Gentry for the August 16 performance and recording at Barter Theatre.

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Joel Edgerton talks The Gift'

Joel Edgerton talks The Gift'

August 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by By Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald (TNS)

Everyone likes getting presents, right? That all depends on who's doing the giving. In the psychological thriller "The Gift," you may view boxes wrapped up in a pretty bow a little differently.

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Redbox's Top 10 DVD rentals

Redbox's Top 10 DVD rentals

August 12th, 2015 1:00 pm by Tribune News Service (TNS)

Hot titles at Redbox this week include The Divergent series: Insurgent, Get Hard, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 and many others.

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Q&A: Songwriter Jason Isbell reaches for Something More'

Q&A: Songwriter Jason Isbell reaches for Something More'

August 12th, 2015 12:00 pm by By Chris Barton, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Last month, Isbell released the follow-up, "Something More Than Free." Chronicling lives at a crossroads as well as a fragile domestic bliss, the record debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard chart in its first week while topping its rock, country and folk cha

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Brooks, Yearwood to get stars on Walk of Fame

Brooks, Yearwood to get stars on Walk of Fame

August 12th, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

Grammy-winning country music couple Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will get their own stars on the Music City Walk of Fame later this year.

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A year without Robin Williams

A year without Robin Williams

August 12th, 2015 10:00 am by By Ann M. Simmons, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Actor and comedian Robin Williams took his own life one year ago, stunning the world and leaving behind a plethora of great work that cements his status as a universally beloved artist and iconic funnyman.

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Review: 'Straight Outta Compton' a biopic to its own beat

Review: 'Straight Outta Compton' a biopic to its own beat

August 12th, 2015 9:35 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

The new, very much authorized biopic of N.W.A, "Straight Outta Compton," aims to cement the legacy of the pioneering hip-hop group that brought gangsta rap to the mainstream and sparked endless culture debates.

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Kickin' Back: Music, food, drinks, trucks coming to Gate City Friday

Kickin' Back: Music, food, drinks, trucks coming to Gate City Friday

August 11th, 2015 10:28 pm by Marci Gore

Gate City's weekly summer concert continues on Friday with a performance by the Dirty Badgers and Jake and the Comet Conductors.

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Stay! Westminster dog show to add obedience event next year

Stay! Westminster dog show to add obedience event next year

August 11th, 2015 4:50 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Next year's Westminster Kennel Club show will showcase dogs on their very best behavior: It's adding an obedience competition. It marks the latest expansion of the nation's premier canine competition, which dates to 1877.

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