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November 2013 Edition

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Dish of the week: Beef pho from Pho Asian Noodle

After traveling out of the country, I usually come home with an immense craving for a good, greasy American burger and fries to acclimate my taste buds to home. But this time, I returned from a Central American excursion with a hankering for one thing-a hot bowl of beef pho.

Art of the American West at Atlanta's High Museum

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's High Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition about the American West and how perceptions of the land and its people - both the natives and the settlers - evolved over time.

Lack of black women becomes 'SNL' issue

NEW YORK (AP) - Kerry Washington's turn as host of "Saturday Night Live" this week gives that television institution something it hasn't seen much lately: a black woman onstage trying to make people laugh.

'This Was Amazing'

We're teaming with several local style experts to transform one deserving woman in each issue

Christine's Gift

She was one of five lives lost in a house fire, but her spirit lives on at Christine's Christmas

Strokes' Moretti engages in interactive art

NEW YORK (AP) - People listen - sometimes really carefully - to music, and Fabrizio Moretti, drummer of rock band The Strokes, certainly appreciates that. But, he says, it's a one-way conversation.

'Pit Bulls and Parolees' season premiere Nov. 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate are frantically seeking to pull the dog out. This is real-life drama and TV cameras are rolling.

'Pit Bulls and Parolees' season premiere Nov. 2

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A pit bull is trapped at the bottom of a pumping station near a New Orleans levee. Rescuers joined by a Louisiana prison inmate out on work release are frantically seeking to pull the dog to safety. This is real-life drama and the television cameras are rolling.

Exorcism of 1949 continues to fascinate St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Saint Louis University junior Zach Grummer-Strawn has never seen "The Exorcist," the 1973 horror film considered one of the finest examples of unadulterated cinematic terror. He's only vaguely familiar with the monthlong 1949 demon-purging ritual at his school on which the film and William Peter Blatty's 1971 novel were based.

Exorcism of 1949 continues to fascinate St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Just in time for Halloween, Jesuit scholars have joined a whole new generation of horror buffs in St. Louis to recount the supernatural incident that inspired one of the most terrifying films in movie history.

Correction: Michael Jackson-Doctor story

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a story Oct. 28 about the release from prison of Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an appeals court was questioning the need to hear an appeal by Murray, who was convicted of causing Jackson's death. The court questioned whether it still needed to address sentencing issues, not the entire appeal.

New food truck fest this Friday

Food trucks are set to invade the Brewery District this Friday, Nov. 1. The first Dia de Los Food Trucks event, featuring 15 Central Ohio food trucks, will run 4:30 to 9 p.m.

Former NBC news chief now a Yes man

NEW YORK (AP) - For eight years as NBC News president, Steve Capus worried about Brian Williams, the "Today" show and rapid changes in the news industry. Now he's taking time for a passion project: getting Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Chris Brown released after assault charge reduced

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Brown's misdemeanor assault charge in Washington, D.C., could further complicate the R&B singer's unsettled legal situation. Additional time behind bars remains a possibility for the singer - both in the District of Columbia and California - where Brown remains on probation for his 2009 beating of his on-again, off-again girlfriend Rihanna.

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

NEW YORK (AP) - Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday at 71.

Lou Reed, iconic punk-poet, dead at 71

NEW YORK (AP) - Lou Reed, the punk-poet of rock n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the 1960s cult band Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, has died.

Lou Reed, iconic punk-poet, dead at 71

NEW YORK (AP) - Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday age 71.

Police: Chris Brown charged with assault in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday in Washington after a fight broke out near the W Hotel, police said, complicating an already snarled legal history for the Grammy Award-winning R&B singer.

Ode to Ugg: In or out, boots have staying power

NEW YORK (AP) - Take that, trend-watchers: Ugg Australia's now-classic boots in their comfy, cozy glory are still going strong after 35 years, having just celebrated their anniversary this month at all the company-owned stores.

Correction: Ellis Island story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story Oct. 24 about Ellis Island reopening, The Associated Press erroneously reported when artifacts were moved. They were moved after the storm, not before.

What does the fox say? Ka-ching for Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) - What does the fox say? Ka-ching at the moment, at least for some Halloween costume sellers and two Norwegian TV hosts who asked the question in a goofy video that landed them on U.S. talk shows and music charts.

MTV to premiere series on app

NEW YORK (AP) - MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on television.

MTV to premiere series on app

NEW YORK (AP) - There's a new technological milestone for television happening on Friday. MTV is releasing a full season of its new series about a downtrodden high school football team on its mobile application a week before the first episode is seen on TV.

Ode to Ugg: In or out, boots have staying power

NEW YORK (AP) - Take that, trend-watchers: Ugg Australia's now-classic boots in their comfy, cozy glory are still going strong after 35 years, having just celebrated their anniversary this month at all the company-owned stores.

What does the fox say? Ka-ching for Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) - What does the fox say? Ka-ching at the moment, at least for some Halloween costume sellers and two Norwegian TV hosts who asked the question in a goofy video that landed them on U.S. talk shows and music charts.

Smoked meats at That Food Truck

Dan Kraus is returning to his roots. Since buying out his business partner a few months ago, the butcher by trade has shifted the focus of That Food Truck to feature smoked meats.

Holocaust survivor makes symphony debut with Ma

BOSTON (AP) - A 90-year-old Holocaust survivor made his orchestral debut with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Tuesday to benefit a foundation dedicated to preserving the work of artists and musicians killed by the Nazis.

Pinoy Night returns to Mya's

This Thursday, Mya's Fried Chicken hosts an encore of its Pinoy Night at the food truck's regular spot in Clintonville.

Sean Combs begins his all-music network

NEW YORK (AP) - Sean Combs' new Revolt channel launched with a nod to big dreams and its founder's musical past, bringing a new outlet for music to television.

North City Tavern rolls out its new menu

Under new ownership for the past year, North City Tavern (46 Dillmont Dr., North Side) was formerly just a sports bar called Bleachers with lots of TVs and cold beer. But new owners Corey and Marcy Barnes, and chef and co-owner Connor O'Neill changed that three months ago, now offering a tight menu of apps, salads, sandwiches and pizzas-all created from scratch in a storage-room-turned-kitchen by O'Neill.

Ohio kidnapping survivors are working on book

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house are collaborating with a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Washington Post reporters for a book about their ordeal.

Ohio kidnapping survivors are working on book

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of the three women held captive for a decade in a Cleveland house are collaborating with a Pulitzer Prize-winning team of Washington Post reporters for a planned book about their ordeal.

AP PHOTOS: Indigenous fashion show in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - In dazzling embroidered shawls, wide skirts and black bowler hats, Aymara models strutted their stuff on the catwalk in Bolivia's capital in a fashion show designed to promote Andean style and beauty.

Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) - When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was "a man's game." She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week.

Shutdown coverage benefits cable news networks

NEW YORK (AP) - The federal government shutdown damaged the reputations of Washington politicians but proved good business for the cable television news networks - and taught some reporters new benefits of virtually instant communications.

ABC and Univision's love child bursts to life

MIAMI (AP) - The long-awaited DNA exchange between ABC and Univision emerges from the test tube this month, aiming to stretch the limits of traditional network programming. The English-language television network, called Fusion, will target millennial Hispanics and their BFFs as it attempts to capitalize on a generation for which cultural fusion is the norm and digital media is king.

Cheney feared heart device in assassination effort

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been implanted near his heart to kill him and had his doctor disable its wireless function.

First look: Bakersfield

Count me among those excited for Bakersfield conquering Columbus-and among those waiting in line alongside you on the sidewalk, ready for a margarita and cheap tacos to wash away a long week.

Hot Chocolate Bar at 39 BeLow

Not only has summer turned into fall, frozen yogurt season has turned into hot chocolate season at Downtown fro-yo go-to 39 BeLow.

Cheney feared heart device in assassination effort

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he once feared that terrorists could use the electrical device that had been implanted near his heart to kill him and had his doctor disable its wireless function.

Correction: Fifty Shades-Studio story

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a story Oct. 17 about recasting the leading man in the film "Fifty Shades of Grey," The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jeff Shell was co-chairman of Universal Pictures. His correct title is chairman, Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.

Harper Lee sues hometown museum in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee is suing a museum in her hometown of Monroeville to stop it from selling souvenirs with her name and the title of her Pulitzer Prize-winning book.

Nicollette Sheridan's case over firing dismissed

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A judge on Friday dismissed Nicollette Sheridan's long-running wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC over her ouster from the hit television series "Desperate Housewives."

Catching up with the Bexley Chocolatier

The Circleville Pumpkin Show is in full swing (it's open through Saturday) with pumpkin cooked up in all sorts of sweet edible ways, from pumpkin pie to pumpkin cookies. As you're traipsing the food vendors this weekend, look for The Bexley Chocolatier, a new local chocolate maker that opened an online store earlier this year.

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