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    Review: In 'Patti Cake$,' hip-hop dreams in New Jersey

    The Sundance sensation "Patti Cake$" may flow with formulaic beats but it's got spirit for miles (eight of them, at least) and features one of the best mother-daughter relationships of the year.Patricia Dombrowski (the terrific newcomer Danielle...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

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    Tommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died. He was 80.Hawkins died Wednesday in Malibu,...

    By Beth Harris, AP Sports Writer|

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    Brother of slain Tejano star Selena jailed for child support

    CORUPS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) The brother of slain Tejano (tay-HAH'-noh) superstar Selena has been jailed for not staying current on his child support payments.A.B. Quintanilla (keen-tah-NEE'-yah) was taken into custody Wednesday during a court...

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    Ryan Leaf joins SiriusXM as college sports talk-show host

    Former NFL quarterback and Washington State star Ryan Leaf is joining SiriusXM's for regular talk show appearances on the satellite radio's college sports channel.Leaf was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 1997 and the second overall pick in the 1998...

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    Radio host sues neo-Nazi website for linking him to bombing

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed...

    By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press|

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    Neil Chayet, of 'Looking at the Law' radio fame, dies

    BOSTON (AP) A lawyer who entertained U.S. radio listeners with brief tales of interesting court cases has died. Neil Chayet was 78.Chayet's family says he died Friday at his home in Salem, Massachusetts, after battling cancer.Chayet recorded...

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    3 plead not guilty in fatal shooting of California girl, 12

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) Three people have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a 12-year-old Southern California girl.The Daily Press newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/2wPJRmD) Anthony Pitts, Danielle Campbell...

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    Country music matriarch Jo Walker-Meador dies at 93

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jo Walker-Meador, a matriarch of country music who led the Country Music Association for nearly three decades, has died. She was 93.She died Tuesday in Nashville, according to a statement from the CMA.She was an office...

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    Robert Yancy, only child of singer Natalie Cole, dies at 39

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Robert Yancy, the only child of singer Natalie Cole and grandson of crooner Nat King Cole, has died. He was 39.Yancy was found dead Monday night at his home in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles after authorities were...

    By Beth Harris, Associated Press|

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    Coroner: 'Home Alone' actor Heard died of cardiac arrest

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest.The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died "a...

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