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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

Rockettes to try again to dance this spring

The Rockettes are taking a second stab at opening a spring show, and they’re leaning on some Broadway creative stars to do it.

Wrecks of merchant ship, U-boat found off NC coast

In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy.

Toys R Us pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ dolls

Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC’s hit series “Breaking Bad” after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week.

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Mid-Missouri band joins label, releases record, prepares for tour

Battling cancer and a new album, Shaman’s Harvest’s lead singer tells all

Local band Shaman’s Harvest has gone through years of struggling — balancing the band with families and part-time jobs. At times, they’ve questioned whether they should continue.

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Illinois pet dubbed world’s tallest cow

A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world’s tallest.

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Beavers, their dams put to work restoring streams

In a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature’s best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.

Study: Sleeper sharks may kill Steller sea lions

Scientists researching the severe decline in Alaska’s Steller sea lion population have a fingered a new possible suspect for the drop: Pacific sleeper sharks, a species previously thought of as a scavenger and fish-eater.

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Fly-in set at Jefferson City airport

The Jefferson City Airport Open House and Fly-in is scheduled for 8 am to 2 pm Saturday at Memorial Airport. The free event is designed to show the public interesting and antique aircraft.

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HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own

Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV.

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CNN cuts end Mitchell’s show on HLN

Jane Velez-Mitchell and her staff have been laid off due to budget cuts at CNN, ending her nightly program on the HLN network.

Google tries to upstage Apple with latest devices

Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple’s iPhone and iPad.

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Bandleader Basie: 10 things to know before the show

Legendary Count Basie Orchestra to perform Wednesday in Jefferson City

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra will take the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Miller Performing Arts Center in Jefferson City.

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Pumpkin festival returns, large crowds expected

If the weather is nice, organizers of the annual Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival believe they could have a crowd of around 50,000 come out this weekend.

Wine documentary comes to JC in Wine & Watch event

Capitol City Cinema in downtown Jefferson City is holding a Wine & Watch event to show the film “American Wine Story” from 3-6 p.m. Saturday.









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