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  1. Hollywood studios race to sign up Netflix, other streaming-video makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Seattle Times

    For nearly 100 years, the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood has carved out a place at the technological forefront of show business. In 1927, brothers Sam and Jack Warner employed the Vitaphone system to produce the first talkie, "The Jazz Singer."

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  2. Stars aim to inspire schoolkids at first California WE DayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 7 | Seattle Times

    Selena Gomez brought thousands of Los Angeles-area school kids to their feet Thursday morning as the first to take the stage at California's inaugural WE Day celebration. The educational event drew 16,000 local students to the Forum in Inglewood, California, for a day of inspirational speeches and celebrity appearances.

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  3. Trump-ian move? Intel CEO plugs into power of reality TVRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Taking a page from Donald Trump's playbook, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich is trying to do for the chipmaker what Trump did for his political career: give it a boost by being on national TV. Krzanich is the central and most credible tech expert of the five judges who will pick a $1 million winner among technology startups on a new Intel-funded competition TV show, "America's Greatest Makers ."

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  4. Film director says he supports moves toward gender parityRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The director of "Bridesmaids," "Spy" and the upcoming "Ghostbusters" remake says he would add an equity clause to his future film contracts that requires gender-balanced casting of minor roles. "I think we need to set these things in stone so it forces everybody to think that way," he told The Associated Press.

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  5. Just like magic, ticket prices at Universal Studios Hollywood riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Only a few weeks before the opening of its much-anticipated Harry Potter attraction, Universal Studios Hollywood is performing a shrinking spell on visitors' wallets. Earlier this month, the park quietly raised prices up to 20 percent, pushing its highest-priced daily ticket beyond that of its sister parks in Orlando, Fla.

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  6. The week's passagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Garry Shandling, 66, a comedian who deftly walked a tightrope between comic fiction and show-business reality on two critically praised cable shows, died Thursday in Los Angeles. A coroner's official says Shandling died from natural causes and no autopsy is planned.

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  7. Effort in 3 US cities to combat extremism off to slow startRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A federally funded effort in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis to combat extremist recruitment has been slow to start since it was announced a year and a half ago. Few local programs have been directly created by the "Countering Violent Extremism" pilot initiative, with officials in those cities just starting to distribute more than $500,000 in Department of Justice grant money to jumpstart new local efforts.

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  8. As home-sharing grows, hotels worryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Tired of "sterile hotels," Brooklyn resident Kelly Dwyer turned to home-sharing site Airbnb three years ago when planning a Southern California trip, finding a Silver Lake apartment that came with two roommates: a dog and a cat. "It was such a good experience that it sort of pulled me in," said Duncan, 40, a pet owner and musician.

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  9. Drone comes within 200 feet of airliner near LA airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A drone came within 200 feet of hitting a Lufthansa jet near Los Angeles International Airport on Friday - the latest run-in between aircraft and the increasingly popular unmanned flyers. The pilot of a Lufthansa A380 approaching the airport reported that a drone passed about overhead around 1:30 p.m., said Ian Gregor, spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration.

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  10. Nancy and Ronald Reagan, inseparable in life, together againRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Nancy Reagan called her husband's presidential library "the shining city on the hill," using a phrase that President Reagan had borrowed from history to describe his aspirations for the nation. The former first lady will be buried beside her "Ronnie" Friday at the library they loved, after being mourned and celebrated by family and hundreds of friends from Hollywood, Washington and beyond in a private service. 56 comments

  11. Millennials are finally arriving in the car marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Millennials were once a source of panic in the auto industry. Dubbed the "go nowhere" generation, they weren't getting driver's licenses, never mind buying cars.

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  12. Accio wallet! New Harry Potter park banks on merchandising magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Visiting from Missouri, Alexander Godbey concentrated on the shop window before him, trying again and again to make something happen. After a fifth circular wave, the electronic wizardry in the 9-year-old's wand triggered a small chest of drawers in the window to open, rearrange its contents and close.

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  13. GOP candidates claim Reagan mantle, but forget his wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Nancy Reagan spent decades protecting the legacy of her husband, but some of President Ronald Reagan's famous political advice appears lost among the White House candidates who embrace him as a guiding light. The former first lady's death Sunday in Los Angeles closed the Reagan era at a time when crude insults, appeals to extremism and locker-room braggadocio have shaped the party's 2016 presidential primary, a clashing image with the sunny "Morning again in America" theme Reagan employed as a candidate a generation ago.

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  14. As first lady, Nancy Reagan's mission was backing 'Ronnie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    First lady Nancy Reagan swept into the White House in 1981, a swirl of designer gowns and pricey china, and was quickly dismissed as a pre-feminist throwback concerned only with fashion, decorating and entertaining. She needed a less frivolous image.

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  15. Former first lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94 in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Nancy Reagan, the helpmate, backstage adviser and fierce protector of Ronald Reagan in his journey from actor to president - and finally during his 10-year battle with Alzheimer's disease - has died. She was 94. The former first lady died Sunday at her home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles of congestive heart failure, assistant Allison Borio told The Associated Press.

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  16. Hollywood screenwriters face their own "OscarsSoWhite" dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Screenwriter Alyson Fouse was working on a sequel for the "Bring It On" movie franchise when the studio asked for changes. "They wanted the black girl to be more ghetto, for want of a better word," Fouse recalled. 2 comments

  17. Hollywood dramatizes Wall Street tumult with rush of showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    "Equity," the first Wall Street film in years to feature a woman in the lead role, will premiere next week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The picture follows an investment banker, played by "Breaking Bad" co-star Anna Gunn, who's passed over for promotion and struggles to pull off an initial public offering of a questionable technology startup.

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  18. LA's NFL fans have unified hope, divided loyaltiesRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The NFL has never been closer to ending its 21-year absence from the city that staged the first Super Bowl and supported several teams in several leagues through several decades of professional football. Those teams all once played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which could see the sport back on its 93-year-old field in August.

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  19. Christmas trees and gingerbread: Holiday attractions nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Gingerbread houses, dazzling light displays and Christmas trees made of macarons and recycled bottles are among this season's holiday attractions around the country. The tree at Rockefeller Center is one of New York's most famous Christmas traditions, but there are many others: the Rockettes at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular; the Neapolitan Baroque creche at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the origami tree at the American Museum of Natural History, and store window displays at Macy's, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor and other retailers.

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  20. The Cheech Marin you don't knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Seattle Times

    While it may seem odd that Richard "Cheech" Marin visited Seattle to talk to a group of business students, he shared a relevant message. Many people may not be aware - but should know - that Richard "Cheech" Marin has done much more in his life than smoke marijuana.

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