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  1. Ann Beattie doesn't settle for easy solutions in 'The State We're In'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Baltimore Sun

    "The State We're In," Ann Beattie's ninth book of short fiction, is a work of double meanings, beginning with that title: The 15 stories here take place in Maine, where the author spends part of each year, but it is also a reference to a more existential state. Who are we? How do we navigate the world or each other? These have long been Beattie's signature concerns.

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  2. Karen Nolan: Extinguished lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Reporter

    As a baby boomer, I have no memory of the world before Shirley Temple. When I was a child -- more than two decades after she starred in the movies that made her famous, and at least a decade after she had grown up and retired from the industry -- she was still ubiquitous.

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  3. Couple tie knot in Pride and Prejudice themed weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is Wiltshire

    JANE AUSTEN visited windon Register Office this week as a couple tied the knot in a Pride and Prejudice themed ceremony. Newlyweds Uan and Rebecca Harrison, of Freshbrook, said their vows dressed as brooding Mr Darcy and the high-spirited Elizabeth Bennet from the classic 1813 novel.

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  4. Review: David Lagercrantz stands-in for Stieg Larsson in The Girl in the Spider's WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    In November, 2004, Stieg Larsson, editor of the Swedish political magazine Expo, arrived at his office in Stockholm to find the elevator out of service. We can imagine Larsson cursing his lost time before climbing the seven flights to his desk.

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  5. The Frankenstein Code' Gets New Title From FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    The drama starring Rob Kazinsky , which was originally called "Frankenstein" in the working-title stage, will now launch next year as "Lookinglass." "Lookinglass" follows a disgraced, 75-year-old ex-sheriff whose life ends at the hands of corrupt cops.

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  6. namesCraig credits Wahlberg for hangover cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boston.com

    It turns out that even James Bond gets a hangover sometimes. Actor Daniel Craig , the British actor who for the past decade has played the fictional British Secret Service agent created by writer Ian Fleming , confesses he occasionally feels bad after a night of too many highballs, but he has a cure - courtesy of Mark Wahlberg , of all people.

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  7. Saying Goodbye to Hannibal, the Most Hauntingly Beautiful Show on TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Details

    If I had to describe NBC's Hannibal in a word, it would be "sumptuous". Or lavish, extravagant, resplendent: the point is that it's been appointed with impeccable style and taste.

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  8. Fri Night Vid: Down to Nothing - Searching for Myanmar's Highest PeakRead the original story

    Friday | UKClimbing.com

    "This harrowing expedition pushed a group of mountaineers to the mental and physical brink; carving them Down To Nothing. A six-person team from The North Face and National Geographic attempted to summit an obscure peak in Myanmar to determine if it is Southeast Asia's highest point.

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  9. Josh Groban in the Toyota Green RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS News

    In this week's edition of "Sounds of the Toyota Green Room," singer Josh Groban talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell about his upcoming tour.

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  10. Partners in Crime: An Agatha Christie adaptation for a modern-ish ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Globe and Mail

    Partners in Crime, which premiers in Canada on Sept. 3, stars David Walliams and Jessica Raine as detective couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford.

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  11. Cameron Mackintosh Considers Himself A Friend Of 'Oliver!' In Amman, JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Deadline

    Mackintosh, who controls the licensing rights to the groundbreaking Lionel Bart musical, has lent his support to the first-ever Arab-language presentation of the show, based on Charles Dickens' exclamation point-free Oliver Twist . The production will run September 1 through 3 at Amman 's Royal Cultural Centre.

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  12. Gary Wilmot promises Dirty Rotten Scoundrels will be as good as Me...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gazette Series

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  13. Robert Redford takes a walk through his classic buddy rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Day

    Robert Redford as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz take in the view along the Appalachian Trail in “A Walk in the Woods.” The movie releases in theaters on Sept. 2. When Robert Redford first acquired the film rights to Bill Bryson's memoir “A Walk in the Woods,” he knew exactly who he wanted to play his Appalachian Trail hiking comrade: Paul Newman.

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  14. Bill O'Reilly: Rampant "nihilism" and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salon

    He's not entirely sure what the word "nihilist" means, but knows every killer he's covered in 40 years has been one On "The O'Reilly Factor" Thursday night, host Bill O'Reilly claimed that the recent spate of mass shootings isn't the result of lax gun laws so much as rampant "nihilism" in American society. O'Reilly began by noting, as all conservatives must now note, that cities like Chicago and Baltimore already have "tough" gun legislation and yet are riddled with gun violence.

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  15. Why do we need an R-ra...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Coastal Courier

    Ken Stott as Balin and Martin Freeman as Bilbo in the fantasy adventure "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." Reading bedtime stories to my children got a lot more fun as they got older, because they eventually outgrew "Goodnight Moon" and Dr. Seuss and were able to graduate to books with more words than pictures.

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  16. Bijou with all round views - yours for A 10KRead the original story

    Friday | Iom Online

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Winkie Light at the Point of Ayre has been put on the market with offers invited in the region of A 10,000.

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  17. These Harry Potter Lipsticks Are Nothing Short Of MagicalRead the original story

    Friday | Switched

    LA Splash , an LA based cosmetics company created a line of liquid lipsticks named after characters and aspects from the beloved series: Hermione, Ginny and Sirius, to name a few. The collection includes deep reds and nudes, but in true Potter fashion, also boasts some wild colors, like a sky blue and lavender .

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  18. Otto Dix self-portrait selected as 2015 - "2016 KU Common Work of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | University of Kansas

    In conjunction with KU's selection of "A Farewell to Arms" by Ernest Hemingway as the 2015-2016 Common Book, the Spencer Museum of Art has selected a self-portrait by German artist Otto Dix from the museum's collection as the accompanying Common Work of Art. Dix served during World War I, the backdrop of "A Farewell to Arms," and created some of the most incisive and explosive artworks about the war.

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  19. a Dead Martin Variety Houra hosts Wichitaa s weird and unusual actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... he says with a chuckle. "And that goes for the audience, too. Our audiences have the freedom to dislike stuff and be vocal about it. That's part of the fun. But I don't recommend heckling, because most of our performers can give back better than ...

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  20. Why You Need to Watch the Moving Trailer for the Malala Yousafzai DocumentaryRead the original story

    Friday | Teen Vogue

    We all know that Malala Yousafzai is an inspiration to young people around the world, and now her story is being told in a new documentary called He Named Me Malala. The young Pakistani activist survived a Taliban-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in 2012, and went on to become the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner for her work supporting girls' education.

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