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Camp Pin Oak back, more popular than ever

Now features modernized lodging facilities and a rebuilt dining hall

Four years after the historic Camp Pin Oak Lodge in Lake of the Ozarks State Park burned during an electric storm, the group camping facility is open and more popular than ever.

Sting, Tom Hanks among Kennedy Center honorees

It’s a rare honor for an artist to receive accolades from the president, let alone have him sing one of your tunes.

Lea Thompson, Tommy Chong among new ‘Dancing’ pack

Actress Lea Thompson, “Duck Dynasty” diva Sadie Robertson and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip are making tracks for the new season of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Fourth Wine & Design event on tap for Sept. 12

The fourth annual wine-tasting and art auction is set for 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at The Art Bazaar, 1507 E. McCarty in Jefferson City.

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‘She Blinded Me With Science’ star becomes teacher

Before composing his 1982 synth-pop hit “She Blinded Me With Science,” Thomas Dolby sketched out the story line for the music video.

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Miranda Lambert earns record-tying 9 CMA noms

Miranda Lambert released the most ambitious album of her career earlier this year and Country Music Association voters responded by giving her a record-tying load of nominations.

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The case against binge-watching TV

It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits.

Chris Brown pleads guilty to assault in Washington

Chris Brown pleaded guilty on Tuesday to punching a man in the face outside a Washington hotel, an assault that occurred while the singer was on probation for attacking his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Family: Joan Rivers on life support

Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

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Labor Day weekend gives grand finale to summer season

Lake of the Ozarks' fall season begins next weekend with family festivals

With Labor Day weekend underway, the initial spotty rain showers Friday didn’t detour thousands from flocking to Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks for a final summertime vacation.

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Thursday Night Live returns for fall series

Thursday Night Live kicks off its fall series this week, starting with Soup Stock and launching an “artslive” weekend of events in downtown Jefferson City.

Fulton bluegrass festival offers new acts, layout

There will be a few minor changes for the Fulton State Hospital Foundation’s eighth annual Bluegrass and BBQ Festival on Sept. 14.

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Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire

The "Looney Tunes"-style cartoon targeting the Islamic State group comes after its militants have swept across large swaths of Syria and Iraq, declaring their own self-styled caliphate while conducting mass shootings of their prisoners. The group cheers its advances and beheadings in slickly produced Internet videos.

Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

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