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    "The Bold and the Beautiful": Rick was stunned when Maya told him she was transgender, but he proposed again and she accepted. However, when Bill's stories hit the tabloids, Maya fled the cabin. Rick pursued her and crashed his car, but was OK. Maya submitted her resignation, which Rick refused. While Eric defended Maya, Brooke didn't. Bill faced the backlash from publishing the article on Maya and, later, he celebrated Spencer Publications' self-proclaimed success over Forrester Creations...

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    B.B. King viewing draws more than 1,000 in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) In death, as in life, B.B. King drew fans to his side in Las Vegas.A funeral home manager says more than 1,000 people streamed past the guitar-flanked casket of the King of the Blues during a four-hour public viewing Friday.King...

    By Ken Ritter, Associated Press|

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    APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted.A charge evaluation sheet released by...

    By Anthony Mccartney, AP Entertainment Writer|

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    Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university

    DETROIT (AP) A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.The typewritten memoir, tentatively titled "Confessions of a One-Man Band,"...

    By David N. Goodman, Associated Press|

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    Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday

    MOUNT DESERT, Maine (AP) David Rockefeller made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday to formally announce the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine.The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank and grandson...

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    APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem's widow

    LOS ANGELES (AP) APNewsBreak: Los Angles prosecutors reject elder abuse case against Casey Kasem's widow.

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    TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.In...

    By Allen Reed, Associated Press|

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    Quinn: The ugly side of the Internet rears its head

    It's been a week for the Internet's ugly side.

    By Michelle Quinn mquinn@mercurynews.com|

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    De Niro tells NY arts graduates 'You have to keep working'

    NEW YORK (AP) Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more...

    By Mark Kennedy, AP Drama Writer|

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    TV miniseries 'Texas Rising' takes big-screen approach

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The success of "Hatfields & McCoys" and "The Bible" inspired the History channel to go Texas-sized big with its new miniseries."Texas Rising," a 10-hour saga about the fight for independence from Mexico, was shot in wide-screen...

    By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer|

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