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The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin, but the shade.

The Arts Center of Cannon County presents “Hank & My Honky Tonk Heroes,” featuring Jason Petty for two shows Jan.  19 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m., Jan. 20. All tickets are $15.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tributes from stars like Kristin Chenoweth and Bette Midler poured in to honor the life and career of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly!" o…

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Dec. 3 about Yannick Nezet-Seguin, The Associated Press, based on information provided by the Metropolitan Opera, erroneously reported Pierre Tourville is Nezet-Seguin's husband. They are partners but not married.

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OWINGS MILLS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--In Money We Trust? – a film that answers the question “What is money?” in an entirely new way – premieres on public television across the United States beginning this month. Directed by Paul Sanderson, the one-hour documentary is based on the…

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Samuel L. Jackson's Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan's slow-burn comic book send-up "Unbreakable." A brilliant, tortured manipulator and superhero enthusiast suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta (i.e. brittle …

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BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--“The LEGO ® Movie 2: The Second Part,” in theaters nationwide February 8, reunites the heroes of “The LEGO Movie” in an all new action-packed adventure to save their beloved city. Starting January 29, for a limited time, fans of all ages can ex…

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Television’s highest-rated home renovation series of all time— Extreme Makeover: Home Edition —is coming to HGTV, with the network planning to produce 10 fresh episodes. While it has not yet revealed the cast for the new episodes, HGTV will showcase i…

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--The USC Libraries have named the finalists for the 31 st -annual USC Libraries Scripter Award, which honors the year’s best film and television adaptations, as well as the works on which they are based.

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NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, is thrilled to announce the launch of the loyalty program. FREE to use, Starpass, enables guests to earn a 10 percent reward for virtually every dollar spent, with no bl…

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc. and brand leader in gaming and eSports, today announced the first HyperX We’re All Gamers ad campaign which will run across television, digital and social in 2019. The cam…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White, Garth Brooks, George Strait and many more.

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BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2019--Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Aquaman” has stormed the box office, taking in more than $1 billion worldwide in just over one month since it reigned supreme in its first market, China. The announcement was made today by Ron Sanders, President of World…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country icon Willie Nelson has sung with just about everyone, from Snoop Dogg to Frank Sinatra, but one surprising omission was fellow Texas troubadour George Strait.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Missy Elliott is making history as the first female rapper inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class also includes legendary British singer Cat Stevens and country-folk icon John Prine.

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NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network morning television star as part of the "Today" show floundered.

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REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 11, 2019--Two of Mario’s most beloved adventures are back – and this time with fresh new content perfect for new players and longtime fans. The and games are both now available for the Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems*, resp…

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R. Kelly, one of the top-selling recording artists of all time, has been dogged for years by allegations of sexual misconduct involving women and underage girls — accusations he and his attorneys have long denied.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. She tearfully kept it to herself, eventually turning to her older sister, Taylor Poll…

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How much of a sweet tooth do you have when it comes to movies? It's a question you might want to consider before stepping out for "A Dog's Way Home ," W. Bruce Cameron adaptation of his book about a dog who finds her way back to her owner across 400 miles of Colorado terrain, because this is…

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 9 about television ratings for President Donald Trump's prime-time speech Tuesday, The Associated Press erroneously reported the estimated number of viewers. The Nielsen company's public report about the number of viewers did not include people who watched on …