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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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Entertainment
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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Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

February 10th, 2015 8:52 am by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

Voice recognition technology in the South Korean company's Internet connected TVs captures and transmits nearby conversations.

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Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

February 9th, 2015 8:07 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes.

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NFL Films founder Sabol dies at age 98

NFL Films founder Sabol dies at age 98

February 9th, 2015 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Working with his son, Steve, Ed Sabol introduced a series of innovations taken for granted today, from super slow-motion replays to blooper reels to microphones on coaches and players. And they hired the "Voice of God," John Facenda.

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Free poems from Audible may get you in Valentine's Day mood

Free poems from Audible may get you in Valentine's Day mood

February 9th, 2015 9:28 am by MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, what better way to get you in the mood than some of the world's great love poems read aloud - for free?

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Entertainment
Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

Sam Smith wins four Grammys, Beck takes home album of the year

February 8th, 2015 11:57 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

LOS ANGELES - Sam Smith was the king of the Grammys, taking home three of the top four awards, including song and record of the year for "Stay With Me," and best new artist, while Beck won album of the year.

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Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

February 7th, 2015 7:15 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it "painfully apparent" that he has become a distracting news story.

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Kingsport's Leeper to play in NBA celebrity game during All-Star weekend

Kingsport's Leeper to play in NBA celebrity game during All-Star weekend

February 6th, 2015 3:39 pm by Nick Shepherd

Blake Leeper will be moving from the track to the hardwood of Madison Square Garden, hooping it up with other athletes, actors and celebrities.

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Better give 'Better Call Saul' a shot

Better give 'Better Call Saul' a shot

February 6th, 2015 9:34 am by By Neal Justin, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (TNS)

Sunday's debut reintroduces us to Saul. It's six years before he meets future client Walter White and he's barely hanging onto a practice, working next to a water heater and defending teenagers who had sex with a cadaver.

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