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Lodge construction advances at Lake

Dozens of jobs created by development at Kinderhook

With a grand opening date in early 2015, The Lodge at Old Kinderhook construction has progressed significantly since breaking ground late last year.

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Movie Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' heartfelt but dull

Continuing the recent trend of faith-based films, including "Noah" and "Son of God," ''Heaven Is for Real" is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy's account of his trip to heaven that's likely to please the devout, but won't entice religious cynics.

Music Review: Rodney Crowell in fine form on new album

Rodney Crowell, "Tarpaper Sky" (New West)

At 63, Rodney Crowell's ready to cross over. On "Frankie Please," a highlight on his new album, the Nashville singer-songwriter tosses out rhymes like some prolific young rapper: "Your p's and q's and don't and do's are all the news to light my fuse."

Book Review: Bone up on aviation history

"The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia" (Smithsonian Books), edited by Amy Pastan

Who discovered the planet Uranus in 1781? Don't feel bad if the name William Herschel, a British musician and telescope builder, doesn't come to mind in a snap.

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Spring In-Water Boat Show ignites Lake season

Lake-goers celebrate the beginning of boat season this weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks Marine Dealers Association’s Spring In-Water Boat Show Friday through Sunday at Dog Days Bar & Grill in Osage Beach.

Rain boots, sandals top footwear trends for spring

Put some spring in your step

You may be thinking about chucking those boots in the closet in the belief that we’ve transitioned from winter to spring and sandal-type weather. But be forewarned that fashion boots may make an encore for the warmer months — rain boots, that is.

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WGN America tries 'Salem' magic to expand audience

WGN America is calling on witchcraft to help launch the cable channel in a new direction.

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Movie Review: 'Bears' is engaging; vividly shot

Keenly following the scent of "African Cats" and "Chimpanzees," Disneynature's "Bears" combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs.

Music Review: Ray Price caps career with stirring last album

Ray Price, "Beauty Is . " (AmeriMonte)

The late Ray Price titled his final studio recording "Beauty Is ." after an opening duet with Vince Gill that draws on the axiom about the eye of the beholder.

Paul Stanley on his love for another mask

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley feels a strong connection to the title character of “The Phantom of the Opera,” and not just because he’s spent nearly 40 years onstage with his face covered in paint.

Professor: 'Game of Thrones' pic got me suspended

A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from “Game of Thrones” that he says a school official perceived as a threat.

Tournament in search of catfish on Missouri River

Mid-Missouri hosts King Kat Tournament Trail

A professional catfish tournament will be casting into the Missouri River on Saturday.

From 'Unwrapped' to new TV show 'Rewrapped'

Consider the simple but beloved chocolate chip cookie. Now imagine that cookie encrusting a brioche roll tucked around a turkey meatball.

Fashion show planned

The Strut Your Style fashion show and luncheon is May 5 at the Jefferson City Country Club.

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Bluesman apologizes for St. Louis concert gone bad

Blues guitarist B.B. King wants his St. Louis fans to give him another chance after an erratic performance led to a stream of audience catcalls and early departures.

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