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Taylor Swift Dominates Billboard’s 2014 “Money Makers” List.

Taylor Swift‘s Red album and tour earned her a lot of green.  She tops Billboard magazine’s annual Money Makers list, counting down the music performers who earned the most cash over the past year. According to Billboard, Taylor raked in close to $39.7 million bucks over the past year, thanks to sales of her albums, […]

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300: Rise of an Empire Strong at the Box Office!

The new 300 movie rose to the top of the box office over the weekend. 300: Rise of an Empire, the follow-up to the 2007 original, earned an estimated 45.1 million dollars to debut in first place. It also raked in an impressive 87.8 million overseas. The animated flick Mr. Peabody & Sherman, based on […]

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The Bicycle from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure Available on eBay!

Pee-wee Herman‘s iconic bicycle in the 1985 film Pee-wee’s Big Adventure is up for auction on eBay. There’s one catch: the red beach cruiser is in pieces, though all the parts are included. The bike also comes with an autographed photo of Herman, whose birth name is Paul Reubens. You better act quickly if you’re […]

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Oscar Ratings Up This Year!

The ratings for this year’s Oscars telecast were even better than the Nielsen Company initially thought. Nielsen says 43.7 million people tuned in to ABC on Sunday night for the award show — 700 thousand more than previously estimated. It ranks as the most-watched Oscars telecast since 2000. Ellen DeGeneres hosted the show, at which […]

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Taylor Swift Gets Restraining Order Against Man Who Believes He’s Married to Her!

Taylor Swift has obtained a temporary restraining order against a man who claims to be her husband. In court documents obtained by TMZ, Swift claims Timothy Sweet has been harassing her with a barrage of letters, emails and social media posts since January 2011. According to Swift’s legal documents, one of Sweet’s messages reads, “My […]

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Gravity Wins Seven Trophies, but 12 Years a Slave Takes Best Picture at 86th Academy Awards

The outer-space drama Gravity won a leading seven Oscars at the 86th annual Academy Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles, but it was brought down to earth by 12 Years a Slave, which took home the night’s most prestigious award: Best Picture. Going into the race, Gravity and 12 Years a Slave were the two […]

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How Taylor Swift Made Downton Abbey Star Cry!

Many Downton Abbey fans have likely shed a tear while watching the wildly-popular PBS series, thanks to all the deaths, births and proposals that have transpired over the show’s four seasons.  Now, one of the series’ stars reveals who makes her cry:  Taylor Swift. Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley on Downton Abbey, tells […]

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Kids Stay Home Again Today!

Well, it is cold again (though not as cold as yesterday) so the powers that be have decided to shut schools doors once more. Here is a complete listing of the schools that have closed on Thursday.                 MARQUETTE COUNTY Gwinn Community Schools Ishpeming Public Schools Marquette Area […]

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Ghostbusters III Still Alive After Ramis’ Death?

Despite the death of one of the original Ghostbusters, series co-creator Harold Ramis – and the apparent unwillingness of Bill Murray to join the project previously — the producers of the long-delayed Ghostbusters III are apparently rolling on. A source tells The Hollywood Reporter that Sony Pictures will see the script “reworked” in light of Ramis’ death on Monday. “He was always great […]

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Ghostbusters Star Harold Ramis Dead at 69

Ghostbusters star and co-writer Harold Ramis has died at age 69.  United Talent Agency confirmed his death to ABC News today. Ramis was known as much for his off-screen work as he was for playing Dr. Egon Spengler in front of the camera.  He was a prolific writer, scripting or co-writing classic film comedies including […]

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