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Police: Protocol followed in detention of actress
LOS ANGELES -- Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car. Actress Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," says she was unjustly handcuffed and detained Thursday after refusing to provide identification and walking away from officers responding to a report of lewd conduct in a car along Ventura Boulevard...
‘No Good Deed' defeats ‘Guardians' at theaters
LOS ANGELES -- It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. The Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict and Taraji P. Henson as the innocent he terrorizes, opened on top of the box office with $24.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. And Sony wasn't surprised...
Jake Owen brings Days of Gold tour to Cape on Thursday
Have one last laid-back party to relish what's left of summer when Jake Owen's Days of Gold tour rolls through the Show Me Center on Thursday. He'll be playing with the Cadillac Three and Eli Young Band, the latter of which has a song in the top 20 on the Billboard country-music charts...
Best Bet 9/12/14: Folk concert at Bollinger Mill
Missouri State Parks is sponsoring a free event at Bollinger Mill State Historic Site in Burfordville, Missouri. A folk concert featuring Wil Maring and Robert Bowlin is taking place from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments will be provided, and attendees are asked to bring seating...
New Ken Burns series 'The Roosevelts' spans a century of history
NEW YORK -- Behold this saga of bygone titans, a trio on an epic scale who share the same name. The latest magnum opus from Ken Burns, "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," premieres on PBS as a seven-night, 14-hour series airing Sunday through Sept. 20 at 7 p.m...
Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74
FRESNO, Calif. -- Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74. Kelley Sanchez, director of communications at Saint Agnes Medical Center, confirmed Wednesday that Kiel was a patient at the hospital and died. Kiel's agent, Steven Stevens, also confirmed his death. Both declined to provide further details...
Acting Out!, a community theater group based in Jackson, will hold auditions for its upcoming production of "Night of the Living Dead" at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Cape Girardeau Central High School choir room. The audition is a cold reading, and no preparation is necessary. ...
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