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From the Stacks: Cosmic powers clash in ‘Leviathan Wakes’

Mankind has moved beyond Earth, colonizing Mars and the asteroid belt.

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Mardi Gras season rolls into last big weekend in New Orleans

The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says timeline will stay in real time

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works.

Super Bowl ads go for the safety

Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year’s Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday.

New concert venue planned on Delmar Loop

The Delmar Loop in suburban St. Louis is getting another new attraction, with plans for a concert venue expected to open this fall.

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Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White, whose horn-driven band sold more than 90 million albums and made hits like "September," ''Shining Star" and "Boogie Wonderland," died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, his brother Verdine said.

OJ Simpson not happy with portrayal of lawyer on TV show ads

O.J. Simpson isn’t happy with ads and interviews he’s seen about a cable TV series focusing on his 1995 murder acquittal, his attorney said, but he’s not upset about the way he’s depicted.

Super Bowl ads this year might be a snooze

No GoDaddy. Not a bikini in sight.

Companies release Super Bowl ads to maximize exposure

With Super Bowl Sunday less than a week away, a flurry of advertisers including Budweiser and LG Electronics have already released their game-day ads in the hopes of stoking excitement and building up shares on social media.

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From the Stacks: ‘MARTians’ takes thought-provoking look at creativity-less culture

Zoe Zindleman, ID No. 009-99-9999, is the last girl.

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Jefferson Airplane co-founder Paul Kantner dies at age 74

Paul Kantner, a founding member of the Jefferson Airplane who stayed with the seminal San Francisco band through its transformation from 1960s hippies to 1970s hit makers as the eventual leader of successor group Jefferson Starship, has died at age 74.

Facebook flips on switch for live video on iPhone app

Facebook is ready to start broadcasting live video on its iPhone app.

Film academy reforms spark new round of protests

Since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said it was altering membership rules in response to an outcry over the diversity of its voters and nominees, another uproar has erupted around Hollywood.

Columbia library hosting True/False Film Fest promotion

The Columbia Public Library will be hosting its fourth annual “How to True/False” with 102.3 BXR and 1400 KFRU at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 30.

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From the Stacks: ‘Good Omens’ is Gaiman, Pratchett at their best

“Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch” is probably the funniest book I have ever read.


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