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Edan Lepuckia s debut novel a Californiaa spotlights Los Angeles landmarks

Corporate wars often seem to produce casualties, but in the battle between Amazon and a New York-based publishing house a winner has emerged and her name is Edan Lepucki.

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Related Topix: Publishing, New Times, Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Pasadena, CA

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Breckenridge American

Woody Allen criticized for not hiring black people

The New York Daily News recently reported that Allen's play about Harlem's Cotton Club, "Bullets Over Broadway" -- which debuts in April -- has no black gangsters, something it said Allen specifically requested, citing an anonymous source.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Celebrities, Woody Allen, Pop/Rock, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Getty Images

The Las Vegas Sun

MGM Resorts finalizes purchase of 2 Massachusetts properties

MGM Resorts International has taken ownership of two city-owned properties in downtown Springfield as it plans to build an $800 million casino there.

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Related Topix: Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage, Las Vegas, NV

The Lebanon Daily News

Chris Brown dumped by Karrueche Tran

According to TMZ, Tran went nuts recently when Brown "liked" two fan photos of Rihanna and him together on Instagram.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network, Entertainment

Battle Creek Enquirer

Chrysler's July sales rise 20% as automaker outperforms industry

Chrysler said Friday its sales of cars and trucks soared to a 20% increase in July, an increase that easily exceeded a broader 11% increase that is anticpated for the overall industry .

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Related Topix: Chrysler 200, Chrysler, Convertible, Sedan, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, SUV, Jeep Liberty, Kelley Blue Book, Publishing

Detroit Free Press

Clinton just before 9-11 attacks: 'I could have killed' bin Laden

Former President Bill Clinton told an audience in Australia just hours before the Sept.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Sunherald.com

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

A man who donated to a South Dakota museum a slightly damaged acoustic guitar played by Elvis Presley that is at the center of a custody battle insisted Thursday he had the right to give it away because he owned it.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, HarperCollins Publishers, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Television, FOX News Network, Music

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Inside LA's Vast Water Supply

Tuesday's water main break in Westwood has Southern Californians concerned about the aging infrastructure and the possibility of more accidents waiting to happen.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Westwood (Los Angeles, CA), Fox Filmed Entertainment, Studio City (Los Angeles, CA)

Redlands Daily Facts

Neel Kashkari says he chose to be homeless for a week to test Gov. Jerry Browna s economy claims

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official, speaks during the breakfast meeting of the Southeast chapter of the Los Angeles County Lincoln Clubs at Geezers in Santa Fe Springs Friday morning, February 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Santa Fe Springs, CA, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Sacramento, CA

The Republic

Grammy winner Ne-Yo: Ex-manager owes me $8M

The Daily News reports that the R&B singer-songwriter has sued one-time manager and confidant Kevin Foster in Manhattan federal court.

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Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Inside Bay Area

Justin Bieber still needling Orlando Bloom

Justin Bieber is continuing to show the world's children how to remain mature, calm and brave in the face of conflict.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network, Music

Chico Enterprise-Record

MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance

Insiders at a Columbia Records listening event told The New York Daily News that MTV desperately wants Beyonce to perform a medley from her latest record, "Beyonce."

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music, Entertainment

NewsOK.com

Discovery 2Q profit rises 26 percent

Discovery Communications Inc. on Thursday reported profit that increased by 26 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.

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Related Topix: Discovery Communications, Television, Silver Spring, MD

97.5 FM

News Station Gets Pranked During Live Report of UCLA Water Main Break

In California, a major cleanup continues around UCLA after a water main break flooded the campus and nearby streets with millions of gallons of water.

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Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weird

Daily World

New York posts 'bill of rights' to protect student data

The state Education Department has produced a last-minute, preliminary "parents' bill of rights" on the use and security of student data a?? hours before a legally imposed deadline to do so.

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Related Topix: New York, Startups, Publishing, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Wed Jul 30, 2014

NWCN.com

Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have announced an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public company.

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Related Topix: Journal Communications, Publishing, EW Scripps

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Figure in '80s payola probe faces NY gambling case

He's been one of the nation's most influential record promoters, the producer of an Oscar-nominated movie, a defendant who successfully fought racketeering charges in a high-profile payola case, and an admitted loan shark who shook down borrowers in ritzy Beverly Hills.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Mafia

Berkshire Eagle

Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

Production on a new season of "The Big Bang Theory" is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actors.

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Related Topix: The Big Bang Theory, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Jim Parsons

The York Daily Record

Drew Barrymore's half-sister found dead

Drew Barrymore's half-sister, Jessica Blyth Barrymore, was found dead in her car early Tuesday morning in San Diego, according to TMZ.

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Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Weird

The News Tribune

Man drives Camaro off bridge; drag race tie probed

Westchester County police say the man took an exit off a parkway and drove off the Ashford Avenue Bridge in Dobbs Ferry at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Westchester County, NY, Dobbs Ferry, NY, Publishing, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

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