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Justin Bieber pleads guilty in deal in Florida

Pop singer Justin Bieber pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of careless driving and resisting arrest seven months after his arrest in Miami Beach following what police initially called an illegal street drag race.

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Marvel heroes and villains fight it out — live

Marvel Entertainment, which muscled into pop culture with comic books, TV cartoons and movies, is gambling on attracting new fans as it tackles 3-D — but forget the silly glasses.

‘Nashville’ goes live in new season premiere

Actor Charles Esten has more at stake in the new season of the ABC drama “Nashville” than resolving the cliffhanger that left his character, singer-songwriter Deacon Claybourne, in the midst of a lyricist love triangle.

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Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep" and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood's most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89.

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Robin Williams a comic force, versatile actor

Robin Williams, who died in an apparent suicide Monday, was a comic force of nature.

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Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

Oscar-winner Robin Williams, whose free-form comedy and adept impressions dazzled audiences for decades, has died in an apparent suicide. He was 63.

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Hot Summer Nights sizzle at the Lake

Nearly 100 people gathered around Luby’s Stage on Friday, awaiting one of the premier activities at the fourth installment of Hot Summer Nights 2014 on Bagnell Dam Strip in Lake Ozark.

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Senior citizens spend time at Moniteau County fair

Snacks, socializing, games and illusions made for a busy afternoon Thursday at the Moniteau County Fair Senior Citizens Day.

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Stopped for gas, came home with $5,000

A local man is $5,000 richer after a stop for gas in Jefferson City.

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Missouri State Fair, concerts begin today

Once again, it’s Missouri State Fair time in Sedalia, with music the focus of the Grandstand entertainment on eight of the fair’s 11 nights.

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Scrabblers rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way

To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages.

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Updated dinosaurs stalk America in arena show

What does a man who spends his work days creating animatronic dinosaurs do on his day off? If you're Sonny Tilders, you go see the real thing in person.

'American Idol' contestant Michael Johns dies

"American Idol" contestant Michael Johns, who appeared in season 7 of the hit Fox singing competition and was voted off in an eighth-round stunner, has died. He was 35.

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Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” she fears: “Oh my God, is it going to suck?”

Guitarist for Alice Cooper dies at 71

Dick Wagner, the skilled guitarist who worked with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed, Kiss and Aerosmith, and also co-wrote many of Cooper’s hits, died of respiratory failure Wednesday, his personal manager and business partner said Friday.

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