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Beyond the 'Like' button: 6 ways you might soon emote on Facebook

Sometimes “Like” just doesn’t cut it. So how about Love or Angry? Haha or Sad? Or just Yay or Wow?

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Movie Review: 'The Walk' earns its keep with spectacular third act

Can a great third act make a great film? Conventional wisdom would say no. It's silly to spell out, but beginnings and middles are important, too.

Music Review: Jim Lauderdale gets rootsy on double album

Jim Lauderdale, "Soul Searching: Vol. 1 Memphis/Vol. 2. Nashville" (Sky Crunch)

Jim Lauderdale's "Hee-Haw" humor and sycophantic shtick on his SiriusXM radio show make it easy to underestimate him as a songwriter.

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Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival goers can expect new routes

An anticipated 25,000-50,000 will travel to the small Missouri town of Hartsburg with a population of 105 for its annual pumpkin festival this weekend.

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Movie Review: Damon charms as stranded astronaut in 'The Martian'

Without Matt Damon, the solitary fight for survival on Mars would be lonely indeed. Alone on screen for most of his scenes as an astronaut stranded on the red planet, the Oscar-nominated actor is the winning heart of Ridley Scott's epic space adventure, "The Martian."

Music Review: Don Henley proves he can go home again on new album

Don Henley, "Cass County" (Capitol)

On his first solo album in 15 years, Don Henley extends the polished, soulful take on country music initially heard on the Eagles hits "Best of My Love" and "Wasted Time."

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‘The Odd Couple’ stays true to original play

The classic comedy “The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon is on the stage for The Little Theatre of Jefferson City.

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Romantic musical has score to fall in love with

The romantic musical “The Last Five Years,” with score by Jason Robert Brown, is the latest production by Capital City Players.

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Hundreds turn out for JC Multicultural Fair and Harvest Fest

With a constant line out the gate, Harvest Fest featured complimentary food, drinks, pumpkin painting and tours of the mansion. Hundreds also turned out for the 15th annual Jefferson City Multicultural Fair that went on at the same time across the street.

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Thousands flock to Apple Festival in Versailles

In its 36th year Saturday, the Olde Tyme Apple Festival in Versailles proved why it still holds honors, with thousands of visitors in attendance for more than 20 different activities held throughout weekend.

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From the Stacks: Advice book provides straightforward tips on grief

One day, a patron came up to the information desk to express her disappointment the title “How to Survive the Loss of a Love” was checked out to someone else. She shared, “This book saved my life.”

NYC celebrates 150th anniversary of ‘Alice in Wonderland’

New York City is marking the 150th anniversary of “Alice in Wonderland” with an array of events celebrating the adventures and characters in the beloved children’s tale.

Readers Theatre to feature whodunit mysteries

Actors — men, women and of various ages — read lines from paper setting on music stands inside the Missouri River Regional Library Wednesday night in preparation for its upcoming Readers Theatre.

Multicultural Fall Festival set for Saturday

The 15th annual Jefferson City Multicultural Fall Festival is set for Saturday, along with the Harvest Fest at the Governor’s Mansion.

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Olde Tyme Apple Festival returns to Versailles

Festival celebrates 36 years

For more than 30 years, the annual Olde Tyme Apple Festival in Versailles has seen visitors enjoy its numerous fun-filled activities and contests, delicious apple-inspired and old-fashioned food, and true small town event aura.


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