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Opening act to headliner, Alliance to Nashville
Aug 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Opening act to headliner, Alliance to Nashville

Country singer-songwriter Chris Kraft has opened for country stars Uncle Kracker, Joe Hall and Joe Nichols, but he's headlining his own bill on Saturday at the Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown. "I'm big on crowd participation," Kraft said. "I take requests.

By Kelly Maile Staff Writer
'Good Time' for a reboot
Aug 17, 2017 4:00 AM

'Good Time' for a reboot

(AP) -- Sometimes all it takes is a photo. Robert Pattinson hadn't known much about the colorful New York street auteurs Josh and Benny Safdie when he saw a promotional image ahead of the release of their 2014 drama "Heaven Knows What.

By Steven Zeitchick Los Angeles Times
Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

PBS's 'Nova' to trace eclipseon Aug. 21

(TNS) -- You don't have to expose your peepers to the sun when the Great American Eclipse occurs on Aug. 21. Let PBS' "Nova" do it for you. The cosmic stunner will pass through 14 states, making it the first to cross the U.S. since 1918. Starting at 10:15 a.m.

Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

Birthdays

Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders is 84. Actor Kevin Tighe is 73. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is 71. Opera singer Kathleen Battle is 69. High wire aerialist Philippe Petit is 68. Hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Clarke is 68. Golf Hall of Famer Betsy King is 62.

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The FBI and the Unabomber
Aug 13, 2017 4:00 AM

The FBI and the Unabomber

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Who would've thought that a passion for word puzzles would lead to the capture of a vicious domestic terrorist that had been evading the law for 17 years?

By Luaine Lee Tribune News Service
'Detroit' shines light on tragedy
Aug 3, 2017 4:00 AM

'Detroit' shines light on tragedy

A reign of white police terror over a group of unarmed blacks forms the basis of Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," which recounts the events of July 25, 1967, when Detroit cops descended on the seedy Algiers Motel, rounded up the occupants and questioned them about a possible sniper in the building.

By Rafer Guzman Newsday
'Dunkirk' conquers box office for second straight week
Aug 3, 2017 4:00 AM

'Dunkirk' conquers box office for second straight week

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "The Emoji Movie" has a happy face after overcoming bad reviews to debut in second place at the weekend box office, but not the big grin "Dunkirk" has after claiming the top spot for two weeks in a row. The Christopher Nolan World War II drama added another $26.

Famous actors who got an early start
Jul 30, 2017 4:00 AM

Famous actors who got an early start

PASADENA, Calif. -- While the rest of us are trying to figure out what to do with our lives, there are some who know from birth. Many young actors grew up with stage mothers pushing them to fame. But the most successful are those who chose the field for themselves at an early age.

By Luaine Lee Tribune Tribune News Service
Jul 30, 2017 4:00 AM

Son of Sam topic of Smithsonian Channel show

(TNS) -- The Smithsonian Channel will present an hour-long documentary -- without re-creations or narration -- about David Berkowitz, the deadly murderer who dubbed himself "The Son of Sam" back in 1976.

Jul 30, 2017 4:00 AM

Birthdays

Actor Edd "Kookie" Byrnes is 84. Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is 83. Blues musician Buddy Guy is 81. Movie director Peter Bogdanovich is 78. Feminist activist Eleanor Smeal is 78. Former U.S. Rep. Patricia Schroeder is 77. Singer Paul Anka is 76.

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30 Things To Do: #1 -- Pick your own produce
Jul 29, 2017 6:01 AM

30 Things To Do: #1 -- Pick your own produce

This is No. 1 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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30 Things To Do: #2 -- Farmers markets
Jul 28, 2017 6:00 AM

30 Things To Do: #2 -- Farmers markets

This is No. 2 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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30 Things To Do: #3 -- Deerfield Apple Butter Festival
Jul 27, 2017 6:00 AM

30 Things To Do: #3 -- Deerfield Apple Butter Festival

This is No. 3 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

30 Things To Do: #4 -- Balloon A-Fair
Jul 26, 2017 6:00 AM

30 Things To Do: #4 -- Balloon A-Fair

This is No. 4 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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30 Things To Do: #5 -- Portage County Randolph Fair
Jul 25, 2017 6:00 AM

30 Things To Do: #5 -- Portage County Randolph Fair

This is No. 5 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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30 Things To Do: #6 -- Take a bite of the MoFo burger at Ray's Place in Kent
Jul 24, 2017 6:00 AM

30 Things To Do: #6 -- Take a bite of the MoFo burger at Ray's Place in Kent

This is No. 6 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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30 Things To Do: #7-- Watch a movie at Midway Drive-in
Jul 23, 2017 6:01 AM

30 Things To Do: #7-- Watch a movie at Midway Drive-in

This is No. 7 on the Record-Courier's list of 30 Things To Do in Portage County.

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Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Birthdays

Concert pianist Leon Fleisher is 89. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy is 81. Actor Ronny Cox is 79. Radio personality Don Imus is 77. Actor Larry Manetti is 74. Country singer Tony Joe White is 74. Rock singer David Essex is 70. Singer-songwriter John Hall is 69.

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Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

David Alan Grier to host game show

(TNS) -- David Alan Grier will inherit his own TV game show starting Aug. 7 on GSN. Called "Snap Decision," the show asks contestants to relate their first impressions about perfect strangers. The participants compete for a $10,000 prize to see whose gut instinct serves him best.

Outcasts find a place to fit in
Jul 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Outcasts find a place to fit in

PASADENA, Calif. -- Aliens aren't always little green men with enormous eyes and pot bellies. Sometimes they are ordinary people who feel they are on the outside looking in. That's one of the themes of NBC's new fantasy, "Midnight, Texas," premiering Monday.

By Luaine Lee Tribune News Service