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1 hr ago | Country Weekly

Emily West to "America's Got Talent" Semifinals

If you've been as anxious as we've been to hear more from America's Got Talent finalist Emily West, get ready! The semifinal rounds start next week and will be broadcast live from New York City's Radio City Music Hall.


Related Topix: Sia, us Travel, Travel

5 hrs ago | The Columbian

Try This: Up, up and away at Pearson

Pearson Air Museum hosts Open Cockpit Day, where kids ages 8 to 17 are invited to a free airplane ride.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Family, Kids, Vancouver, WA, Tacoma, WA

9 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

TV Weekend: 'True Blood' series finale, MTV Video Music awards

WEEKEND'S MUST-SEE: "Rising Star" finale, 9 p.m. Sunday, ABC. After a quick, slick summer run, this show will give someone a Columbia Records contract.


Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, Yoga, Fitness, Sia

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Advertiser

Last chance to enter blooming great competition

BLOOMING CHANCE:Twelve Central hairdressing, in Middleton St George, has entered Darlington in Bloom in the business category.


Related Topix: Leila, Home Gardening, Home

KOLD-TV Tucson

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

By ED WHITE Associated Press A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9. WASHINGTON - Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Missouri, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" Hits #16 at Pop, Sia Goes Top 10

The pattern of reporting on two major pop radio moves-one for Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off," one for another artist's single-continues.


Related Topix: Sia, Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande


The 2014 MTV VMAs: Everything You Need to Know

On Sunday night, MTV will take a break from its regularly scheduled programming about teen moms and awkward virgins to return to its original mission: honoring music and the videos that bring that music to life.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Charli XCX, Sia, Sam Smith, Rita Ora

Brand Republic

David Abraham MacTaggart lecture: full text

Read the full text of David Abraham's speech, called 'After The Gold Rush: Sustaining creative risk in UK television for the next generation', given at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.


Related Topix: Abraham

Sofia News Agency

Mariyana Kukusheva: Bulgaria Unable to React to Russian Food Ban

An interview of with Mariyana Kukusheva , head of the Federation of Bakers and Confectioners in Bulgaria , about the impact that Russia's decision to restrict food imports from the EU is having on Bulgaria.


Related Topix: The Federation, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Halloween Retro 101: the Rocky Horror Picture Show

There are so many things that can be said The Rocky Horror Picture Show . This is a film that has to grow on certain people, but as for everyone else - well, let's just say it's an obsession.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Life, Halloween, Holidays, Transgender, Celebrities, Tim Curry


Mental Health Meets 'Moneyball' In San Antonio

Leon Evans, director of the community mental health system for Bexar County and San Antonio, broke through barriers that had hindered care.


Related Topix: Antonio, Moneyball, Celebrities, Brad Pitt

Basingstoke Gazette

Councils agree to fund A 340K youth centre for the town

The project will be funded by Hampshire County Council and Test Valley Borough Council , after feedback from Romsey Future, a project which aims to collect people's views on the town's facilities, stressed the need for a new youth centre.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Youth

KOLD-TV Tucson

Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.


Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, Missouri, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Daily Reporter

Vampire Weekend member makes a Broadway play sing

The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune.


Related Topix: Youth, Sound of My Voice, The East

Russia Taday

a Why Ukraine is not a cause for Hollywood celebrities?

Bryan MacDonald is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and teacher. He wrote for Irish Independent and Daily Mail.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Short, Comedy Movies, Er, Drama Movies, Celebrities, George Clooney, Ukraine, World News, Milla Jovovich, Opinion

The Newberg Graphic

City aims to calm traffic on busy bike corridor - Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:00

Portland transportation officials unveiled last week their plans for traffic and bike changes on North Williams Avenue.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Abraham

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Coulter Column: In the Michael Brown Fiasco, It's No Facts, No Peace

It's important to remember that, in police shooting cases like the one in Ferguson, Missouri, the initial facts are often wrong.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Missouri, Journalism


Why we left Nada Surf off our list of underrated '90s bands

Last week we posted " 9 of the best '90s bands you didn't think were the best '90s bands and the awesome stuff they're doing now," and encouraged you guys to leave comments of who you think we should have included and who we should have left off.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


The Media and the Mob

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority.


Related Topix: Missouri, Ferguson, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Opinion

WTEN-TV Albany

Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.


Related Topix: Eric Holder, Missouri, Rick Perry, US Governors