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1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

No room for moderates in Wisconsin GOP

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: US News, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Five classic movies to watch since it's Tax Day

Today is known as Tax Day aka the day where you better get those taxes finished.

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Related Topix: Al Capone, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Rod Steiger, Wall Street

9 hrs ago | Switched

We Hope This Is A 366-Year-Old Emoticon And Not A Typo

Emoticons might not be an invention of the computer age. They might be stowaways from a clever 17th century poet.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln

13 hrs ago | WETA-TV Arlington

Muhammad Ali's Speech at Howard University, 1967 a '

The PBS documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali , which airs on WETA on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10 p.m. , covers the boxing champ's struggles outside the ring during the tumultuous mid-1960s, when his refusal to serve in the military during the Vietnam War led to him being stripped of his title, and nearly cost him his freedom.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Howard University

18 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Driven by ego: An analysis between 'Bonnie and Clyde' and 'Unforgiven'

Arthur Penn's " Bonnie and Clyde " is a movie that transformed American cinema as audiences know it today.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Western, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Clint Eastwood

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Robert De Niro And Michael Buble Honoured At Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night

Acting icon Robert De Niro and crooner Michael Buble were honoured for their philanthropic efforts at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night on Saturday .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Analyze This, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Raging Bull, Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Phoenix, AZ, Billy Crystal

The Star Online

City breaks for Easter

North-western fountain in the square Louis-XIII, at the center of the place des Vosges, Paris, France.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Holidays, Drama Movies, Tropic of Cancer, Italy Travel, Travel, Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Telling tales of the presidents

Teddy Roosevelt died in 1919. Doris Kearns Goodwin was not born until 1943, but to hear her tell it, she spent the better part of seven years living with the legendary U.S. president.

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Related Topix: Books, The Bully Pulpit, Team of Rivals, Journalism, Newport News, VA, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Entertainment

The Age

Frankston's Motown star dies

He worked with Diana Ross, Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli and Miles Davis but trumpeter, composer and producer Gil Askey was better known to the people of Frankston as the elderly gentleman who gave his time to young musicians and could ''talk the leg off a table''.

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Related Topix: Lady Sings the Blues, Drama Movies, Music!, Black Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Diana Ross

BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets to the Velocity of Autumn's Opening Night Now On Sale

The new 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble and directed by Molly Smith began performances on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and officially opens on Monday, April 21, 2014 for a limited engagement, following a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at Washington DC's Arena Stage in the fall of 2013.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Estelle Parsons

Free Republic

Lincoln’s Character

"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

The Island Packet

Billy Porter on 'Kinky Boots' anniversary, new CD

When told that the footwear in question is really just cheap and unremarkable, Porter jumps in.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Funny Girl

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, April 14. 1894: Kinetoscope gives birth to movies

On this day in 1894, the first commercial exhibition of motion pictures in history was given in New York City, using ten Kinetoscopes.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Arthur, The Charge of the Light Brigade, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, History Movies, Family, War Movies, Drama Movies, The Elephant Man, Action Movies, Adventure, Musical Movies, Celebrities

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Northwest Herald

Illinois man recreating Lincoln funeral train car

ELGIN – To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's assassination next year, an Illinois man is constructing a full-size replica of the funeral train car that carried the president's body from Washington, D.C., to his final resting place in Springfield.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, us Travel, North America Travel, Illinois Travel, Travel, Elgin, IL, Springfield, IL, Bartlett, IL

SILive.com

Ronald Reagan watches over Hylan Boulevard in artist Scott LoBaido's latest work

To that end, the political activist created a giant collage of president Ronald Reagan, and prominently displayed the portrait on the front of a vacant building overlooking traffic at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and Bedford Avenue in Midland Beach.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Knute Rockne All American, Drama Movies, Ronald Reagan

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Museum buys photo of Civil War soldier who saw Lincoln assassinated

Like most in Ford's Theatre that night, Spencer Bronson figured the gunshot he heard was part of the play.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Wisconsin, Theater, Arts, Fall River, WI

KQED

Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson: Q+A with Maira Kalman

Abraham Lincoln? Boyfriend material. George Washington? A wise man, even as a teen .

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Lincoln, Virginia, Inventions, Science / Technology

Northern Michigan News

Museum highlights Michigan's role in Civil War

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is displaying the overcoat of a Civil War surgeon who was on guard duty the night Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theatre.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Documentary Movies, Lincoln, Drama Movies

Philly.com

Abbie Hoffman's presence still echoes in Bucks County

The gray Toyota Corolla that Abbie Hoffman drove in Mexico during his fugitive years still sits in upper Bucks County, parked on the old farm where he lived and took his own life 25 years ago.

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Related Topix: War Movies, Drama Movies, Born on the Fourth of July, Bucks County, PA, Suicide, Solebury, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Naomi Deluce Wilding tells intimate secrets of her grandmother, Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor has been and will be one of the most acclaimed actresses of the Hollywood scene.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, History Movies, National Velvet, Family, Drama Movies, Cleopatra, Celebrities, Elizabeth Taylor

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