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  • Rihanna, Madonna, Taylor Swift set for iHeartRadio Awards

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Rihanna will perform her new single for the first time, Sam Smith will deliver his soulful vocals, and Taylor Swift will be in the audience dancing along in her typical awards show form. The iHeartRadio Music Awards will debut its second annual show Sunday from the Shrine Auditorium in Los...

  • Chattanooga tries to create a more people-friendly downtown

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga officials are trying to make the city's downtown more people-friendly with new zoning regulations. The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/1NdDhYX) reports the new regulations are still under development but would require wider sidewalks, tree-lined...

  • BRIEF: Actor headlines DHPH dinner

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Actor, film director and musician Lou Diamond Phillips will be keynote speaker April 25 at Dolores Huerta Preparatory High School’s ninth annual Senior Scholarship fundraising dinner. The event is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. with social hour, followed by dinner at the Pueblo Convention...

  • Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life. "No matter who you are, no matter where you come...

  • Jolie delivers empowerment message at Kids' Choice Awards

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The traditional green slime flowed at the Kids' Choice Awards, but it was Angelina Jolie's message of empowerment for youngsters that stuck. Jolie, who has sought to inspire women with public candor about her own health, said that "different is good" as she accepted the...

  • 2014 Texas APME Awards List

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WACO, Texas (AP) — The Texas Associated Press Managing Editors presented its 2014 journalism awards at its annual convention Saturday. Overall winners in the Star categories will be announced Sunday. ______ STAR REPORTER OF THE YEAR Class AAAA: First, Lise Olsen, Houston Chronicle; Second,...

  • 'Daily Show' segment features pot-eating Oregon deer

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    RUCH, Ore. (AP) — A YouTube video has transformed a laid-back deer named Sugar Bob that lives on the grounds of the Applegate River Lodge into a late-night television star. And like a true diva, Sugar Bob declines to stoop to the level of actually interacting with the media. Instead, the former...

  • New documentary ramps up pressure on Scientology

    Yesterday

    Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney and Austin writer Lawrence Wright will be stepping up pressure on followers of the Church of Scientology on Sunday when “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” airs on HBO. While the documentary is based on Wright’s book about the religion founded...

  • Cuban rips refs; tweets it's 'criminal' foul calls that Monta Ellis doesn't get, says fans should post video

    Yesterday

    Owner Mark Cuban has done a commendable job of biting his tongue this season with regard to officiating, but he couldn’t hold back any longer Friday night after the Mavericks’ 94-76 loss to San Antonio. Cuban said a season-long trend of non-calls on Monta Ellis has simply gotten to epidemic...

  • Police make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trial

    Yesterday

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held. Fall River police arrested 55-year-old Paul Haddad of Westwood on Thursday night. Haddad is...

  • Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009. He joined the franchise before its first...

  • F. Glenn Miller Jr.'s capital murder trial set for August

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Despite strenuous objections from his defense team, an anti-Semite accused of killing three Christians outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park insisted Friday that he receive a speedy trial. A judge obliged, setting Aug. 17 as the start date. If no delays happen, this will be the fastest a...

  • Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Henson posted a statement on Instagram Friday afternoon, hours after the Glendale Police Department released video of a traffic...

  • Star Mazda driver hospitalized with broken hip and pelvis

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Michael Johnson was hospitalized after breaking his hip and pelvis in a crash in the Pro Mazda Series at St. Petersburg. Johnson hit the Turn 3 wall in the opening practice session Friday on the temporary street course through the streets of St. Petersburg. Dr....

  • Aaron Hernandez fiancee discusses money, gun at murder trial

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial. Shayanna Jenkins was called by prosecutors after being granted immunity, which means she was ordered to...

  • Panthers claim OL Jonathan Martin, victim in Dolphins’ bullying scandal

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Panthers have claimed offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, the victim in the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal two years ago, the team announced Friday. Martin was waived by San Francisco on Thursday after he appeared in 15 games last season, including nine starts at right tackle. Martin, 25,...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 28

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. FLORIDA HOUSE: BUY FLAGS MADE IN AMERICA Cities, counties and state government will have to buy state and American flags made in the United States under a bill passed by the Florida House. The House on...

  • Mannequins by designer Ralph Pucci fill NYC exhibition

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City. They're the creation of designer Ralph Pucci — who elevates these dummies to a sculptural art form. The Museum of Arts and Design says "The Art of the Mannequin" is the first museum show to...

  • A-Rod cousin pleads guilty in Florida steroids case

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    MIAMI (AP) — A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez who was the star's longtime personal assistant pleaded guilty Friday to a federal drug charge, the last remaining defendant in the probe into steroids illegally provided to athletes through a South Florida clinic. Yuri Sucart, 52,...

  • 'Teen Mom 3' star's ex charged with posting explicit images

    Updated: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of a star of MTV's "Teen Mom 3" has been charged with posting sexually explicit images on social media sites. Shakiel Brown was charged Tuesday with felony video voyeurism and released on bond Thursday in Orlando. Authorities say he posted the images of...



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