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SeaWorld Attempts to Skew Orlando Business Journal’s ‘Blackfish’ Poll

SeaWorld is trying really hard to beat the bad rap that “Blackfish” has given it, and even tried to fix a media outlet’s recent poll asking readers if the documentary changed their perception of the aquatic theme park. As of…

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California Priest Murdered in Church Rectory by Just-Released Convict

A popular Catholic priest found murdered in his church’s rectory on New Year’s Day was allegedly attacked by a man who had been jailed and released just hours earlier. Gary Lee Bullock, 43, of Redway, Calif., was being held Thursday…

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Conservative NY radio host Bob Grant dies at 84

NEW YORK (Entertainment Magazine) — Longtime conservative radio host Bob Grant, whose combative style became the template for broadcasters such as Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh, has died at age 84. Grant’s death on Tuesday in Hillsborough, N.J., after a…

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Musician says US customs agents destroyed 11 bamboo flutes

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (Entertainment Magazine) — A musician says U.S. customs agents destroyed 11 of his flutes but a customs official says agents destroyed only “fresh green bamboo canes.” Boujemaa Razgui, a flautist based in New York, told ArtsJournal.com…

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized In Texas For Early Signs Of Pneumonia

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized for early signs of pneumonia. Bush, 88, whose husband George H.W. Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993, was admitted to a Texas hospital on Tuesday, Dec. 31. “Former first lady…

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‘Selfie’ and ‘Twerking’ top list of most annoying words of 2013

A Michigan university has issued its annual list of annoying words, and those flexible enough to take selfies of themselves twerking should take note. In addition to “selfie” and “twerking,” there was a strong sense among those who nominated words…

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Seventy people injured following piranha attack in Argentina

A man being treated after he was bit by a type of piranha in Argentina. An attack by a school of carnivorous fish has injured 70 people bathing in an Argentine river, including seven children who lost parts of their…

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Eliot Spitzer and Wife to End 26-Year Marriage

DIsgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from office in 2008 after it was revealed he was involved with prostitutes, announced in a joint statement with his wife late Tuesday that their 26-year marriage is over. “We regret…

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Claire Davis, Teen Wounded in Colorado School Shooting, Has Died

Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson holds a picture of Claire Davis. A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said in a statement. Claire Davis, 17, was in…

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Apollo Theatre ceiling collapses in London

A rescue operation was under way Thursday after part of the ceiling in the Apollo Theatre in central London collapsed during a performance, injuring more than 40 people, five of them seriously, officials said. “It was like slow motion,” said…

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