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October 5, 2012 |  
While the Boston Red Sox begin the search for a new manager in the wake of the firing of Bobby Valentine, one of their old managers, Terry Francona, is trying to find a manager's job of his own. Francona, who managed the Boston Red Sox to World Series titles in 2004 and 2007, arrived in Cleveland on Friday morning to begin a daylong interview to become the new manager of the Indians. Francona, who parted ways with the Red Sox before the 2012 season and was replaced by Valentine, was a TV analyst last season.
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January 28, 2013 | By T.L. Stanley,  
Even though beloved octogenarian actor Larry Hagman died late last year, his iconic character J.R. Ewing will be back in trademark form for the second season of TNT's reboot of "Dallas. " With bushy eyebrows twitching, J.R. will plot his way through seven episodes with a characteristic evil smile on his face and a greedy scheme up his sleeve. And when he departs the show - an unspecified untimely death is planned to reflect the real-life passing and to celebrate a life fully lived - he'll leave behind a mighty mess.
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 16, 2012 | By Randy Lewis,  
Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications from a stroke. Wells was the most successful female singer of the 1950s, one of a small handful of women to have significant impact in country in an era when the music was overwhelmingly dominated by men. “She was the undisputed queen of country music,” singer Marty Stuart said Monday.
NEWS
October 5, 2012 |  
While the Boston Red Sox begin the search for a new manager in the wake of the firing of Bobby Valentine, one of their old managers, Terry Francona, is trying to find a manager's job of his own. Francona, who managed the Boston Red Sox to World Series titles in 2004 and 2007, arrived in Cleveland on Friday morning to begin a daylong interview to become the new manager of the Indians. Francona, who parted ways with the Red Sox before the 2012 season and was replaced by Valentine, was a TV analyst last season.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 28, 2013 | By T.L. Stanley,  
Even though beloved octogenarian actor Larry Hagman died late last year, his iconic character J.R. Ewing will be back in trademark form for the second season of TNT's reboot of "Dallas. " With bushy eyebrows twitching, J.R. will plot his way through seven episodes with a characteristic evil smile on his face and a greedy scheme up his sleeve. And when he departs the show - an unspecified untimely death is planned to reflect the real-life passing and to celebrate a life fully lived - he'll leave behind a mighty mess.
NEWS
March 9, 2012 | By Michael Finnegan
Rick Santorum sought to broaden his pitch to Alabama and Mississippi Republicans beyond his conservative stands on social issues Friday with scathing attacks on President Obama over national security, energy and global warming. At the same time, with the twin Deep South primaries now four days away, the former Pennsylvania senator kept up his religious appeals at a morning rally here at a museum for the Alabama battleship. Santorum described himself as "someone who understands the centrality of the family.
NEWS
August 27, 2012 | By Scott Collins, Los Angeles Times,  
As the No. 1 late-night show for most of the past half-century, "The Tonight Show" has been vital to NBC's fortunes. It was the network's most profitable entertainment program during its 1990s peak, kicking an estimated $100 million to the bottom line annually. And today? "Tonight" is in trouble. This month, the show saw wide layoffs for only the second time in its 58-year history, with about 20 people losing their jobs and host Jay Leno taking a pay cut that lopped off more than 10% from his estimated $26-million annual salary.
NEWS
August 16, 2012 | By Nicole Sperling, Los Angeles Times,  
In one of the final scenes in the new musical drama "Sparkle," Whitney Houston, playing a strict, religious-minded mother and former star, teases Jordin Sparks, playing her daughter that she won't sit too close to the front of the auditorium to watch the girl make her singing debut for fear of upstaging her. Unfortunately, the untimely death of the Grammy-winning singer-actress in February threatens to do just that - Houston's posthumous presence is...
ENTERTAINMENT
March 5, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
The final shoe has yet to drop for "Sex and the City's" Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda, according to the franchise's star, Sarah Jessica Parker. But that doesn't necessarily mean a third "Sex and the City" film based on the HBO comedy is already being cobbled together. In an appearance Wednesday appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the 48-year-old actress confronted the notion of another iteration of the sartorially charged series about the sexual exploits and relationships of four well-heeled New York women.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 13, 2014 | By Nardine Saad
Tina Fey is working on a "Mean Girls" reunion of sorts, but sadly it won't be in the form of another movie. That is so the opposite of fetch. The 2004 comedy, which will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in April, was adapted by Fey from Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 book "Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence. " PHOTOS: Lindsay Lohan career retrospective The cult classic starred a pre-rehab Lindsay Lohan, now 27,  pre-"Notebook" Rachel McAdams, now 35, and the troupe of "Plastics" - pre-"Veronica Mars" Amanda Seyfriend and post-"Party of Five" Lacey Chabert.
NEWS
August 27, 2012 | By Scott Collins, Los Angeles Times,  
As the No. 1 late-night show for most of the past half-century, "The Tonight Show" has been vital to NBC's fortunes. It was the network's most profitable entertainment program during its 1990s peak, kicking an estimated $100 million to the bottom line annually. And today? "Tonight" is in trouble. This month, the show saw wide layoffs for only the second time in its 58-year history, with about 20 people losing their jobs and host Jay Leno taking a pay cut that lopped off more than 10% from his estimated $26-million annual salary.
NEWS
August 16, 2012 | By Nicole Sperling, Los Angeles Times,  
In one of the final scenes in the new musical drama "Sparkle," Whitney Houston, playing a strict, religious-minded mother and former star, teases Jordin Sparks, playing her daughter that she won't sit too close to the front of the auditorium to watch the girl make her singing debut for fear of upstaging her. Unfortunately, the untimely death of the Grammy-winning singer-actress in February threatens to do just that - Houston's posthumous presence is...
ENTERTAINMENT
July 16, 2012 | By Randy Lewis,  
Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications from a stroke. Wells was the most successful female singer of the 1950s, one of a small handful of women to have significant impact in country in an era when the music was overwhelmingly dominated by men. “She was the undisputed queen of country music,” singer Marty Stuart said Monday.
NEWS
March 9, 2012 | By Michael Finnegan
Rick Santorum sought to broaden his pitch to Alabama and Mississippi Republicans beyond his conservative stands on social issues Friday with scathing attacks on President Obama over national security, energy and global warming. At the same time, with the twin Deep South primaries now four days away, the former Pennsylvania senator kept up his religious appeals at a morning rally here at a museum for the Alabama battleship. Santorum described himself as "someone who understands the centrality of the family.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
The brewing Kate Upton-Maksim Chmerkovskiy romance has finally been confirmed.  The voluptuous Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and "Dancing With the Stars" alum have acknowledged their relationship, thanks to Chmerkovskiy opening up to Us Weekly.  "She's an amazing person," the ballroom-dancing hunk told the mag. PHOTOS: Kate Upton through the years "We have an incredible time together, and, you know, I definitely didn't...
ENTERTAINMENT
November 15, 2013 | By Nardine Saad
Melissa Rauch, a.k.a. Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz from "The Big Bang Theory," is showing that she's got just as much brawn as she's got brain in the latest issue of Maxim. And here she follows in costar Kaley Cuoco's 2011 footsteps ... The petite star of the Emmy-winning CBS comedy vamped it up in a dominatrix-style jumpsuit and a black bra and bustier that showed off her ample cleavage, teasing her photo spread in the December issue of the men's magazine. PHOTOS: 50 most beautiful female celebrities It's definitely a titillating departure from the demure dresses and classy cardigans Bernie sports as a doctorate-holding microbiologist on the hit sitcom.
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