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  • Ewan McGregor turns bad, and then some, for ‘Son of a Gun’

    You’ve never seen Ewan McGregor quite like this – all sadistic and ruthless and whatnot.In “Son of a ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • 'Paw-paparazzi' take note: World Dog Awards honor star pets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Awards season is underway in Hollywood, but one show will roll out green turf instead of red carpet and celebrate achievements like ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • Recipe: Butternut squash and pasta are a sweet and savory pairing

    In recent years, American chefs have become fond of tucking butternut squash puree into ravioli pill ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 1:07 am
  • Test Kitchen recipe: Weeknight Chicken Enchiladas

    Today’s weeknight chicken enchiladas take just a little effort to put together, and they’re packed with flavor. You can have them tonight or prep and ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Grilled Syrian cheese sandwich: Breakfast reinvented

    I find it nearly impossible to escape from food. The subject pops up everywhere – in advertisements, in unexpected places and in conversations. Foreve ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Amazon signs Woody Allen to create his first TV series

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon Studios is delivering Woody Allen as creator of his first-ever TV series.The ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 2:06 pm
  • Locksmiths say deadbolt the key to home security

    There are many things you can do to boost home security, such as adding an alarm system or getting a ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Top 5 things to do this weekend, Jan. 9-11

    Warm up with some pops in SterlingSTERLING – The Sterling Municipal Band will present its 21st annua ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 5:42 pm
  • Angelina Jolie screens 'Unbroken' in Vatican, meets pope

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Angelina Jolie has met with rock stars, refugees and royalty.The actress, direct ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • Review: 'Inherent Vice' (Grade: B-minus)

    When it comes to talking about Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s “Inherent Vice,” the question is whether to hail the director for ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • ‘King Lear’ meets ‘Dynasty’ in the hip-hop-fueled ‘Empire’

    “What is this? We ‘King Lear’ now?” asks Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett), the middle son of music tycoo ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • New gallery to open at Dixon Main Street office

    DIXON – This weekend’s Second Saturdays happenings are highlighted by the opening of a gallery space at the office of Dixon Main Street, 115 S. Hennep ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Rockers, ravers to share space at Coachella

    At this year’s Coachella, it’s glow sticks down, lighters up.In the festival’s 2015 lineup announcem ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • A dining room that gives outdoors a seat at the table

    PITTSBURGH – Kate and Chris Eyerman didn’t get a new dining room just for Christmas and Thanksgiving ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Slimmed-down show returns for Season 14

    LOS ANGELES – “American Idol” is practicing addition and subtraction in its 14th season.Longtime jud ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 6:26 pm

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