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‘Pitch’ on Fox explores 1st woman in major leagues

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkably, the lead actress and lead writer of “Pitch” have been asked by strangers whether the Fox TV series about the first ...

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Sound of Music’ actress Charmian Carr dies at 73

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music ...

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ take top honors at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Game of Thrones” conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored ...

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Singh’s response to how city can deal with homeless

Editor’s note: The last paragraph of Manteca City Council hopeful Gary Singh’s response to the question “Any thoughts on how the City of ...

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Posted: sep. 11, 2016 7:32 p.m. | | Singh’s response to how city can deal with homeless Comments 0 Comments

Endurance swimmer cancels record swim attempt due to winds

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — An endurance swimmer ended her attempt on Saturday to become the first woman to accomplish the longest solo, unassisted swim after facing high ...

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Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) —  Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in “The Producers ...

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Posted: aug. 29, 2016 9:16 p.m. | | Actor Gene Wilder, star of   Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83 Comments 0 Comments

Beyonce proves she’s in her own at MTV video awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her ...

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‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ strums stop-motion wonder

Early in “Kubo and the Two Strings,” our hero meekly strides into an ancient Japanese village marketplace the way Toshiro Mifune might have entered a ...

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The Pitch is On With ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2015’

Konami’s “PES” series has been going head to head against EA’s “Fifa” series since the turn of the century, and the result usually ...

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‘War Dogs’ tells a crazy story of young arms dealers

“War Dogs “ is too good of a true story not to get the Hollywood treatment, even if the end result doesn’t entirely do justice ...

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This wasn’t Gibson’s first rodeo with unwanted press

Q: I heard that the actor who plays Hotch on “Criminal Minds” got in some trouble the other day. What happened? Also, my mom insists ...

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Norman Lear explores social inequality

BEVERLY HILLS  (AP) — Norman Lear, age 94 and a native New Yorker, thought he knew a few things about the obstacles of housing in the ...

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Judy Collin performs in Livermore

LIVERMORE — The milestone Tenth Season at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore will officially open on Saturday,  Sept, 10,  with “Brilliance at the Bankhead,” a ...

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