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Marshall Tucker Band to perform at Jaycees Cole County Fair

The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 2 on the Xtreme Body & Paint/Bud Light Stage at the Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair.

Variety of entertainment on tap for Jaycees fair

This year’s Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair, scheduled for July 28 to Aug. 2, will offer a hodgepodge of entertainment and attractions for all.

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Bazinga! 'Big Bang Theory' writers hit Comic-Con

Past "Big Bang" Comic-Con panels have paid off for fans that score tickets. One viewer was awarded a trip to space. And there was a surprise appearance by Johnny Galecki, who hid in the audience in costume until he asked a question.

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Mike Tyson gets a standing ovation at Comic-Con

He didn't always stay on topic, and not everything he said was politically correct or easy to understand, but most of the audience at the Comic-Con panel for Mike Tyson's new animated Adult Swim series roared with laughter throughout.

Sam Raimi announces planned 'The Last of Us' film

"The Last of Us" video game is becoming a film.

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Fox, Arnett share 'TMNT' love with Comic-Con crowd

When asked by a fan during a Comic-Con panel which member of the sewer-dwelling, pizza-loving superhero team was their favorite, Megan Fox and Will Arnett both picked the nunchaku-wielding member of the Ninja Turtles.

Marriage, power and sex rule CW's 'Reign' season 2

When The CW's "Reign" returns for its second season, we will see Mary, Queen of Scots, and the new King, Francis II, in the first year of marriage.

Malkovich, Cumberbatch make Comic-Con premieres

John Malkovich and Benedict Cumberbatch each made their Comic-Con debuts — as themselves and as their first animated characters.

Bridges offers Comic-Con a look at 'The Giver'

Jeff Bridges gave Comic-Con a look at his latest film.

Dwayne Johnson holds surprise 'Hercules' screening

Dwayne Johnson made an unannounced appearance Thursday inside the San Diego Convention Center's largest exhibition hall.

'Under the Dome' cast teases possibility of escape

At a Comic-Con panel Thursday, "Under the Dome" star Mike Vogel teased the possibility of some of the characters leaving the impenetrable dome that encompasses the town of Chester's Mill, Maine, on the TV drama.

Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

Plans are in the works to name a school after Michael Jackson in the late pop star’s Indiana hometown.

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NYC official: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

Some of the hottest tickets in town were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Freida Pinto speaks at girls' rights summit in UK

Calls for more progress to end female genital mutilation

Actress Freida Pinto of "Slumdog Millionaire" fame has joined forces with girls' rights campaigners in calling for an end to the practice of female genital mutilation.

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National travel program films episode at Lake of the Ozarks

‘Family Travel with Colleen Kelly’ host says Lake now one of her favorite destinations

Lake of the Ozarks has been on Chicago resident Colleen Kelly’s “vacation bucket list” for some time. Last week, the seasoned travel expert and writer was able to check it off her list as she explored many unique attractions at the Lake while filming an episode of her television show.


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