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50-year Opry member George Hamilton IV dies

50-year Opry member George Hamilton IV dies

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Grand Ole Opry Member George Hamilton IV, who was one of country music’s first international ambassadors, has died. He was 77. A news release from the Opry says Hamilton died Wednesday at a Nashville hospital after a heart attack. Hamilton had been an Opry member since 1960, when he made the […]

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La Crosse Community Theatre presents comedy version of Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, WI – 9/15/2014 – La Crosse Community Theatre continues its season with a comedy based on Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, beginning October 24 and continuing through November 2, 2014. Performances are Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m, and will be in the 450-seat Lyche Theatre of the Weber Center for […]

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‘Guardians’ tops Labor Day, summer box office

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The intergalactic misfits of “Guardians of the Galaxy” are the summer’s box-office superheroes. According to studio estimates Monday, the Marvel space adventure topped the Labor Day box office with a three-day take of $22 million – its third time in first place since its release five weeks ago. With North American […]

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Rare copy of Superman comic book fetches $3.2M

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – A nearly flawless copy of Superman’s comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million. New York comics dealers Stephen Fishler and Vincent Zurzolo said Monday they submitted Sunday’s record-setting bid in the eBay auction for Action Comics No. 1. That’s the 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared. […]

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‘Modern Family,’ Brian Cranston aim at Emmy record

‘Modern Family,’ Brian Cranston aim at Emmy record

| August 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “Orange Is the New Black,” ”House of Cards” and “Modern Family” are among the Emmy nominees aiming for the history books. At Monday’s Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, the prison-set dark comedy “Orange Is the New Black” and political drama “House of Cards” could become the first online shows to claim […]

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Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (AP) – She was one of the biggest names of Hollywood’s Golden Era. And she was linked both on and off screen with co-star and husband Humphrey Bogart. Lauren Bacall has died. She was 89. She first starred with Bogart in 1944 in the movie “To Have and Have Not.” They were married […]

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Sheriff: Robin Williams found with belt on neck

Sheriff: Robin Williams found with belt on neck

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials say Robin Williams’ personal assistant found him with a belt around his neck at his San Francisco Bay Area home. Marin County Sheriff’s Lt. Keith Boyd also said Tuesday that superficial cuts were found on Williams’ wrist and a pocket knife was found nearby. Toxicology results on whether […]

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Comedy star Robin Williams dead at 63

Comedy star Robin Williams dead at 63

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Tributes are pouring in as the entertainment industry remembers actor and comedian Robin Williams, who died yesterday of an apparent suicide. Chevy Chase says Williams was “a tremendous talent in the most important art of any time – comedy!” ”Mrs. Doubtfire” co-star Harvey Fierstein tweeted that “Robin was friend, boss, brother, […]

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Audio Report: Citizens sound off on city of Viroqua action to remove flowers and gardens at seven homes

Audio Report: Citizens sound off on city of Viroqua action to remove flowers and gardens at seven homes

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here is an audio report on a special meeting held at the Viroqua High School on Tuesday to hear citizen reaction to actions by the city to involuntarily remove gardens and flowers from the city owned boulevards last week. Over 100 people attended and voiced their views on both sides for a little over an […]

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La Crosse Community Theatre begins season with family classic Mary Poppins

| August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

La Crosse, WI – 8/3/2014 – La Crosse Community Theatre begins its second half-century with the beloved family classic Mary Poppins, beginning September 5 and continuing through September 21, 2014. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m, and will be in the 450-seat Lyche Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing […]

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