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    Variety to host diversity conference, Pharrell to speak

    NEW YORK (AP) Variety will host a conference of film executives and stars to discuss solutions to Hollywood's lagging record in diversity.The conference, which Variety is to announce Monday, will include keynote conversations with Donna...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

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    'Birth of a Nation' launches voter registration initiative

    NEW YORK (AP) Fox Searchlight will hold voter registration enrollment in theater lobbies ahead of screenings of the Nat Turner slave rebellion drama "The Birth of a Nation."Though the film has been overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case...

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    The Latest: Names released in Jose Fernandez boat crash

    MIAMI (AP) The Latest on baseball ace Jose Fernandez's death in a boating accident (all times local):10:25 a.m.The Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office is releasing the names of the two men who died in a boat crash that also killed Miami...

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    Reaction to Arnold Palmer's death on Sunday

    Reaction to the death of golf great Arnold Palmer on Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh:___"Arnold transcended the game of golf. He was more than a golfer or even great golfer. He was an icon. He was a legend. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in...

    By The Associated Press|

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    History of slavery in NY examined through runaways notices

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) They were field hands, cooks, musicians and blacksmiths. Some were "well made," others lame. A few showed ritual tribal scarring from their native Africa, others bore scars inflicted by their masters. All of them some...

    By Chris Carola, Associated Press|

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    Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

    Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh....

    By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer|

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    Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history...

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    Viola Davis describes becoming Rape Foundation advocate

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Viola Davis said Sunday that her own experiences with sexual assault led her to become an advocate for the Rape Foundation and encouraged others to visit treatment centers so they'll become supporters."You must," she...

    By Sandy Cohen, AP Entertainment Writer|

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    Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

    Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, "The King" died Sunday in Pittsburgh....

    By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer|

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    Dodgers clinch NL West title in Scully's final home game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Sprayed champagne and beer flooded the blue carpet in the Dodgers clubhouse. The stench of alcohol hung in the damp air. Wives, kids and a puppy were in on the party with music blaring.The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated...

    By Beth Harris, AP Sports Writer|

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