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Eddie Murphy refused to do Cosby sketch, SNL cast member says

Eddie Murphy refused to do Cosby sketch, SNL cast member says

February 19th, 2015 3:37 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

"Eddie decides the laughs are not worth it. He will not kick a man when he is down."

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'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

'It's My Party' singer-songwriter Lesley Gore dies at 68

February 16th, 2015 8:56 pm by MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer

Singer-songwriter Lesley Gore, who topped the charts in 1963 at age 16 with her epic song of teenage angst, "It's My Party," and followed it up with the hits "Judy's Turn to Cry," and the feminist anthem "You Don't Own Me," died Monday. She was 68.

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Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show

Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show - VIDEO

February 13th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City took a step back in time more than 100 years with flame eaters, acrobatics, beds of nails and magic Friday night.

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The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

February 10th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

After three Grammy nominations in the past five years, Greeneville-based The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Sunday night for best country group performance.

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Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

Comedy Central says Jon Stewart leaving 'The Daily Show'

February 10th, 2015 9:18 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Jon Stewart, who turned his biting and free-wheeling humor into an unlikely source of news and analysis for viewers of "The Daily Show," will leave as host this year, Comedy Central said Tuesday.

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Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes

Rock anthem singer Gary Glitter convicted of sex crimes - VIDEO

February 5th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

A British jury on Thursday convicted former glam rock singer Gary Glitter of a string of sex abuse offenses against three young girls in the 1970s.

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'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

'CSI: New York' actor Hill Harper to speak at ETSU for Black History Month

February 5th, 2015 1:39 pm by Contributed to the Press

Film, television and stage actor Hill Harper will speak on "Youth and Justice" at East Tennessee State University on Thursday, Feb. 12.

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'Power Rangers' actor accused of killing housemate with sword

'Power Rangers' actor accused of killing housemate with sword

February 2nd, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The agent of a former "Power Rangers" actor arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in the stabbing death of his housemate says the man must have acted in self-defense.

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Super Bowl sets record overnight ratings for game

Super Bowl sets record overnight ratings for game

February 2nd, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

The Nielsen company said Monday the game had a 49.7 rating in the nation's largest media markets, up 4 percent over last year's game.

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Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

January 30th, 2015 2:10 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

She has a nomination for entertainer of the year, pitting her against top-billing male stars Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line.

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