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China shuts down Beijing Independent Film Festival

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival on its opening day Saturday, a rare venue for the showing of films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls, organizers said....
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NFL, rapper MIA reach settlement

NEW YORK (AP) -- An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna....
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Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday....
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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

NEW YORK (AP) -- The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors....
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Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer

NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday....
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Cirque du Soleil takes Beatles tribute to airports

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Visitors flying into Las Vegas got more than just their luggage when they stopped by baggage claim....
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7 celebrity ice bucket challenges

NEW YORK (AP) -- Dozens of celebrities have helped fuel the success of the ice bucket challenge for ALS. Here are a few examples:...
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Ebola outbreak revives interest in 'The Hot Zone'

NEW YORK (AP) -- The current Ebola outbreak has revived interest in a 1994 book about the deadly virus: Richard Preston's "The Hot Zone."...
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Pink Martini band member Rieth found dead

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police say the longtime percussionist for Portland, Oregon, band Pink Martini has been found dead....
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Man charged in biting attack at Lollapalooza

CHICAGO (AP) -- A 33-year-old Chicago man is accused of biting two men in a seemingly random attack as the Arctic Monkeys performed at Lollapalooza earlier this month....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Which of the three issues do you think is the most important problem facing this country? <More Info>

Dissatisfaction w/Government:
Immigration:
Ethical/Moral Decline:
Immigration:
45%
Dissatisfaction w/Government:
42%
Ethical/Moral Decline:
9%
Total Votes: 55

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Considering the Governor's comments, if indicted do you think there can be a fair trial in the Michael Brown wrongful death case in Missouri?

No:
80%
Yes:
20%
Total Votes: 6,443