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Chris Miller
November 12, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Today, we pause and reflect with great...
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November 11, 2018 - 1:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — You’re a mean one — and you’re number one — Mr. Grinch. “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Last week’s top film, the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” drops...
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Don Ames
November 09, 2018 - 10:53 am
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc. is adding an extra day to the 2019 Jazz Fest. The new day will be a “Locals Thursday”, April 25, 2019. On that day, anyone with a valid Louisiana ID will be allowed to purchase up to two discount tickets at the gate for just $50. The...
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Don Ames
November 09, 2018 - 6:25 am
Sky rides and sandwiches and are among the featured items at area festivals this weekend. There's something special in the air this weekend in Chalmette, where the sky's the limit. The Bayou Road Balloon Festival has something for everyone, Friday through Sunday... "We've got lots of balloons, lots...
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SIPA USA
November 05, 2018 - 11:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — People magazine has named Idris Elba as 2018's Sexiest Man Alive, and the British actor says the honor has given him a boost of self-confidence. Elba, who starred in "The Wire" and "Luther," was surprised after being crowned this year's winner, the magazine said . "I was like, '...
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November 04, 2018 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" and 20th Century Fox are — for now, at least — champions of the world. "Bohemian Rhapsody," starring Rami Malek as the late Queen frontman, shrugged off production troubles and mediocre reviews to debut with $50 million in weekend...
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Rock N Bowl
Scoot
November 01, 2018 - 4:03 pm
The image of New Orleans is built on iconic people and places. The French Quarter, Jackson Square, unique cemeteries, Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Cajun-Zydeco music, hurricanes (the drink) and coffee and beignets are some of the iconic things that define New Orleans, but there is another place...
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October 28, 2018 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Meyers — or is it Jamie Lee Curtis? — can't be stopped. "Halloween" dominated the North American box office for the second straight weekend, carving up an estimated $32 million in ticket sales. The top four films were all unchanged at the North American box office, according...
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October 28, 2018 - 10:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Lottery officials say two tickets sold in Iowa and New York have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say the tickets match all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials say...
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October 27, 2018 - 9:00 am
(WWL.com) - Hit songwriter and guitarist Tony Joe White from West Carroll Parish has died suddenly at the age of 75 from a heart attack. White was born on a cotton farm near Oak Grove and is best known for writing the 1969 hit “Polk Salad Annie” and “Rainy Night in Georgia.” Oak Grove native...
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