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  • Daft Punk, Macklemore top left-of-center Grammys LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards celebrated outcasts and outsiders, lionizing a couple of French robots, white rappers and a country gal espousing gay rights, and a Goth teenager who's clearly uncomfortable with the current themes in pop music. T

    January 27, 2014

  • 'Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscars with 10 nods each LOS ANGELES (AP) — The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, with the historical epic "12 Years a Slave" trailing closely with nine nominations. The nominations, annou

    January 16, 2014

  • ent_tinaandamy.jpg Social media reaction to the Golden Globes

    Sunday's Golden Globes broadcast showcased much of the excellence -- and silliness -- of Hollywood's award season. And it provided plenty of fodder on social media for users to weigh in on. Here is a sampling.

    January 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • ent_lawrence.jpg Lawrence's Golden Globes dress: Black and white and all over the Internet

    The Christian Dior dress worn by Jennifer Lawrence at Sunday's Golden Globe awards has become the latest celebrity-related meme to take over the Internet for a day. This one comes complete with its own Twitter hashtag, #Lawrencing. Here are some of the more humorous examples.

    January 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards - Press Room-9 'Hustle' leads Globes, '12 Years' takes best drama BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (AP) — Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney's taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night's recurring gag. But at the end of a madcap Golden Globes (Fey toasted it as "the beautiful me

    January 13, 2014 8 Photos

  • 0112 OTT Buddy Holly Color Photo 1 Rave On! transports Bridge View back in time OTTUMWA - For two hours this weekend, time shifted back to the days when Buddy Holly started a revolution with his music. Billy McGuigan and Rave On! band members performed Friday night at The Bridge View Center. Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience i

    January 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Correction Two different dates have been published for the Jefferson Ross concert at Indian Hills Community College. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 in St. John Auditorium on the Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa campus.

    January 10, 2014

  • 2014 People's Choice Awards - Show-12 Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night, taking home four trophies as the evening's top winner. The actress was named favorite movie actress, comedic actress, dramatic actress and

    January 9, 2014 10 Photos

  • Duck Dynasty-Hometown In 'Duck Dynasty' hometown local loyalty prevails WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — "Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty and that homespun philosophy permeates nearly everything in this small north Louisiana town. It's perhaps most on di

    December 23, 2013 14 Photos

  • People Steven Van Zandt Steven Van Zandt is sad Mandela will miss concert NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Van Zandt says his first thought when he heard Nelson Mandela had died "was a selfish one." Van Zandt, guitarist in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, said he'd hoped Mandela would be able to attend one of the band's South Afri

    December 19, 2013 1 Photo

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