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  1. J.K. Rowling to build 'Hagrid hut' on her estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | UPI

    The 49-year-old author will install a summerhouse modeled after the Harry Potter character's stone-built home. The hut will be erected near the edge of a forest that borders the 162-acre grounds of Killiechassie Estate.

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  2. Life after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Henrietta Lacks isn't exactly a household name but, as her granddaughter said, she may just be the most important woman in the world. Despite the fact she died in 1951, at age 31 from cervical cancer, there is now more of Henrietta living than when she was alive.

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  3. Movie Review: Gone GirlRead the original story

    Friday | The Shrewsbury Lantern

    ... Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- When Gone Girl hit the stands a few years ago, it quickly became one of the hottest books of the year. Readers were drawn into the twisted world Gillian Flynn had created. The film rights were snagged quickly and once ...

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  4. Rediscover True Love with our 'The Best of Me' GiveawayRead the original story

    Friday | WVII

    Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden will reveal what happens when first love gets a second chance in The Best of Me , the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation to hit the big screen, and we're giving away a prize pack of items related to the film. In The Best of Me , which hits theaters on Oct. 17, Michelle and James play former high school sweethearts who reunite in their home town following the death of a friend.

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  5. New Movies This Week: 'Fury,' 'The Book of Life,' 'The Best of Me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    This week we get a World War II-set ensemble drama, so you know it's that time of year when all the Oscar-hopefuls start crowding up the screens at your local multiplex. There's also an animated adventure plus the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation.

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  6. Willie Waffle Movie Review: 'Fury' is a HitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Willie Waffle Reviews the new movies every Friday morning at 6:45 and this week, he really liked the movie 'Fury' with Brad Pitt. The movie about WWI and as the war is drawing to a close, Brad Pitt leads a tank crew behind enemy lines to beat the Nazis! He gave it 3 1/2 waffles out of 4! Watch the 'Fury' trailer: Willie also reviewed these movies.

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  7. The Best of Me is a shameless tear jerkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Georgia Straight

    Is it possible the Nicholas Sparks movie machine, with all its smooching in the rain and talk about destiny and stars, has finally hit a rough spot on its quaint country road? The bestselling romance novelist has seen no less than nine of his schmaltzy books turned into films, with The Notebook the biggest blockbuster. And yes, they've all shamelessly jerked tears and stuck closely to the formula of unrequited love, disapproving parents, and hunky, lovelorn guys.

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  8. "Fury," "The Book of Life," "The Best of Me" Open FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

    Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide Friday: Fury -- Brad Pitt is an army sergeant who leads his tank crew against Nazi Germany in 1945. Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood also star.

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  9. 'Best of Me' romances, 'Fury' upsets and 'Rudderless' movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Examiner.com

    Among the new movies that were released Friday, Oct. 17 are the latest cinematic adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, a war flick starring Brad Pitt and about a father grieving his son. James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan play former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years apart when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend.

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  10. Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Flash: It's raining superheroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Detroit News

    Between DC Comics superheroes and the world of "Harry Potter," there are more than a dozen movies coming from Warner Bros. based on those characters.

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  11. JK Rowling to build very own 'Hagrid hut'Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Newkerala.com

    Perth and Kinross Council recently gave a go-ahead to the 49-year-old Harry Potter author's request to create the stone summerhouse, which plans for which look strikingly similar to the hut of Rubeus Hagrid, the Keeper of the Keys and teacher at the fictional Hogwarts School, in Perthshire, the Daily Express reported. The approval for the structure specified that no trees should be chopped or damaged during the construction.

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  12. Obama and meRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Over the past year, four high-profile former members of President Obama's Cabinet have published memoirs: Robert Gates , Tim Geithner , Hillary Rodham Clinton and, most recently, Leon Panetta . Their books cover plenty of policy debates and political battles - but they also focus on each author's relationship with Obama and impressions of the boss's management and leadership style.

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  13. Yellen - Greatly' Concerned by Widening Inequality in AmericaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Bloomberg

    Janet Yellen thrust the Federal Reserve into the debate on inequality in America, deploring what she said were the biggest increases in disparities of wealth and incomes since the 19th century. "The past few decades of widening inequality can be summed up as significant income and wealth gains for those at the very top and stagnant living standards for the majority," Fed Chair Yellen said today in a speech in Boston.

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  14. Best moments on Jimmy Kimmel Live this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Jimmy Kimmel Live had some majorly funny, talk-worthy moments this week, from Shia LaBeouf's crazy explanation of his latest run-in with the law to a hilarious spoof of Apple's latest products. In addition to a series of pre-taped segments, a number of celebrity guests appeared on the show including Birdman 's Edward Norton, The Best of Me 's Michelle Monaghan, Scandal 's Portia de Rossi, Selena Gomez, and Chris O'Dowd.

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  15. Brad Pitt's 'Fury' Rolling to $25 Million Opening WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Brad Pitt's World War II drama "Fury" will lead the U.S. box office without dominating with early projections portending an opening of as high as $25 million. Sony's tank tale, also starring Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, should easily top "Gone Girl," the closest contender with around $17 million to $18 million in its third weekend.

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  16. Watch David Fincher, Gillian Flynn, Ben Affleck, and Rosamund Pike...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | /film

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  17. Why You Can't Stop Watching Nicholas Sparks MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Refinery 29

    Nicholas Sparks books and the movies they spawn are complete and utter fantasies. Not in the Harry Potter sense, but in the scenario kind of way.

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  18. REVIEW: The Best Of MeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WNSL-FM Hattiesburg

    Nicholas Sparks is the go-to author when it comes to making weepy romancers. Ever since "The Notebook", I's gone to each of his 8 subsequent film, hoping for the next "Notebook".

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  19. 13 Striking Images From 'Humans Of New York' Photographer's World TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | NewsOK.com

    Fifty days. 10 countries. 25,000 miles. The numbers attached to photographer Brandon Stanton's recent United Nations-sponsored "world tour" were ambitious, but not any more so than his ultimate goal: to document the human stories so often missing from global headlines.

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  20. How daydreaming helped one woman go from receptionist to music executive in three yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Deseret News

    Erica Grayson got a job as a receptionist in the music industry when she was 20. Now, she's leading the way in music. How? Daydreaming.

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