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Attorney general's office produces drug abuse documentary

The Virginia Attorney General's Office has produced a documentary about the dangers of heroin and prescription drug abuse. Read more

Public hearing to be held on planned Robinson Grand project

A public hearing on the planned restoration of the Robinson Grand Theater is set. Read more

France has big night at International Emmys, with 3 wins

43rd International Emmy Awards - Press Room

Photo by Charles Sykes

France had a big night Monday at the International Emmys with a leading three awards, led by the hit crime thriller "Engrenages" ("Spiral") which won for best drama series. But the normally festive ceremony was tempered by reflections on the recent Paris attacks by Islamic militants. Read more

Del Rio's concerns go beyond non-challenge for Raiders

Raiders Lions Football

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Oakland coach Jack Del Rio defended his decision not to challenge a play that might have helped sustain a drive by the Raiders' sputtering offense in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the Detroit Lions. Read more

Review: Goofy 'Important Hats' capped by chiffon-thin plot

Theater Review Important Hats of the Twentieth Century

Joan Marcus

A madcap power struggle between a pair of rival designers in New York's 1930s fashion industry is the crux of the latest fevered production from Nick Jones. Read more

NBC agrees to give time to 4 Republican candidates

NBC agreed Monday to give four Republican presidential candidates free time on affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina after they complained Donald Trump unfairly benefited from appearing as "Saturday Night Live" host earlier this month. Read more

Michael Jordan, Jewel-Osco reach settlement over use of name

Jordan Supermarket Lawsuit

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Michael Jordan and a supermarket chain have reached an agreement in a years-long lawsuit that alleged misuse of the basketball star's name in advertising, according to spokespeople for both sides. Read more

Box Office Top 20: Final 'Hunger Games' movie opens on top

Box Office

Sarah Shatz

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2," the final film in the highly successful franchise, easily topped the box office in its first weekend in theaters, grossing $102.7 million. Read more

Former 'Donkey Kong' record holder's cartoon lawsuit tossed

Donkey Kong Champion Lawsuit

Photo by Barry Brecheisen

A judge has ruled against a video gamer known for holding the world record in Donkey Kong who claimed that a cartoon character portraying him as a bearded, floating head stole his likeness. Read more

Rand Paul talks faith in Kentucky campaign swing

Rand Paul came home for Thanksgiving to talk about his faith in God. Read more

Adele has already sold 2.3 million copies of disc

Music Adele Sales

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Adele's new album "25" has sold more than 2.3 million copies in the United States alone during its first three days on the market, a stunning number for a music industry that has seen sales steadily fall in the digital era. Read more

With lessons for today, movies bring back the '50s

Film-Cold War Movies

Jaap Buitendijk

Fear of unexpected strikes from overseas. Battles over First Amendment rights. Simmering tensions of inequality. Read more

Jazmine Sullivan to headline Philadelphia's tree lighting

Grammy-nominated R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan will perform at Philadelphia's holiday tree-lighting event. Read more

'Motown the Musical' to Broadway: 'I'll Be There' _ again

Theater Motown

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We've heard it through the grapevine — "Motown the Musical" is coming back to Broadway. Read more

LA Clippers dance squad to get reality series

The Los Angeles Clippers' dance squad is getting its own reality series. Read more

New building opens at Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum, known for its winged-like sunscreen that opens and closes over Lake Michigan, is expanding. Read more

Norfolk teacher has students write novel in month

An English teacher at Norfolk Catholic High School is helping his senior students' writing skills by having them write a novel in a month. Read more

50 years after 'Alice's Restaurant,' Guthrie singing it live

You can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant — including Arlo Guthrie. Read more

Life imitates art for 'Creed' director Ryan Coogler

"Creed" Portrait Session

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"Fruitvale Station" writer-director Ryan Coogler is sending a love letter to his father in the form of the latest "Rocky" film. Read more

3 Doors Down to perform Saturday with LSU's Tiger Band

Rock band 3 Doors Down is scheduled to perform with LSU's Tiger Band during halftime of the football game against Texas A&M in Tiger Stadium on Saturday. Read more

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