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The Galveston County Daily News : Entertainment

August 30, 2014

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Pacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Al Pacino is making two trips up the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival, with two movies about aging, regret and letting go. But the actor says he's not about to lower the curtain on his own career.

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Saturday 08/30/2014
After injury, Kings of Leon ready for stage
Updated: August 30, 2014 - 9:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) — A brotherly reunion is coming to the City of Brotherly Love: Family band Kings of Leon will play its first show Sunday in Philadelphia since drummer Nathan Followill injured his ribs.

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
Updated: August 30, 2014 - 5:01 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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Friday 08/29/2014
Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown
Updated: August 30, 2014 - 2:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting death, channeling hip-hop's earlier roots when the genre worked as a voice for the oppressed and spoke out against injustice.

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After deaths, NYC music festival tightens security
Updated: August 30, 2014 - 3:01 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday.

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PAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in Seattle
Updated: August 30, 2014 - 12:05 am

SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle.

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:03 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

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Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 11:03 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Quick! What exactly did President Barack Obama say from the White House briefing room about Syria, Iraq and Ukraine while dressed in the tan suit buzzed 'round the world?

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Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 9:01 pm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.

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