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'Ghostbusters,' 'Stripes' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

'Ghostbusters,' 'Stripes' actor Harold Ramis dies at 69

February 24th, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

Ramis was also known for co-writing and directing such classic comedies as "Caddyshack" and 'Groundhog Day.'

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Lee Daniels lecture at ETSU canceled

Lee Daniels lecture at ETSU canceled

February 20th, 2014 10:39 am by Staff Report

Agent for Oscar-nominated 'Precious' director says studio obligations forced Daniels to cancel.

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Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

February 19th, 2014 11:52 am by Associated Press

Devo founding member Gerald Casale said in a statement that his younger brother's death Monday was "sudden" and "a total shock."

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Oscar-nominated 'Precious' director Lee Daniels to speak at ETSU

Oscar-nominated 'Precious' director Lee Daniels to speak at ETSU

February 14th, 2014 1:46 pm by Contributed — ETSU

An Evening with Filmmaker Lee Daniels will be held at East Tennessee State University on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 8 p.m. in the D.P. Culp University Centers Martha Street Culp Auditorium.

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Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

Shirley Temple, iconic child star, dies at 85

February 11th, 2014 7:46 am by MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to publicist Cheryl Kagan. She was 85.

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Daddy Daughter Dance

February 9th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Father Daughter Dance Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Father Daughter Dance at Memorial Park Community Center with a crowd of around 500 people.

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Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

February 7th, 2014 12:31 pm by AP

The private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman in Manhattan on Friday attracted a somber, star-studded audience.

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Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

January 27th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

Just minutes after it was announced that Snarky Puppy won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance on Sunday night, Elizabethton’s Justin Stanton, a horn player in the band, noticed his phone battery died from an overload of congratulatory calls and text

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Unicoi’s Johnson City Folk Festival sets dates

Unicoi’s Johnson City Folk Festival sets dates

January 27th, 2014 9:51 am by Staff Report

A new addition to the festival is the Meadow Stage, an added outdoor stage that can seat 5,000-10,000.

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Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

January 23rd, 2014 10:05 pm by Kristen Swing

Hannah Saults admits singing in front of the likes of Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez was a bit overwhelming as she auditioned late last year to be a contestant on “American Idol.” But the 23-year-old Jonesborough resident says it was al

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