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August 2015 Edition

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Correction: TV-MSNBC-Shows Canceled story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story July 30 about MSNBC canceling 3 daytime shows, The Associated Press implied that Ari Melber was named the network's chief legal correspondent last week. He was named to the position in April.

Family feud in evidence at Bobbi Kristina funeral

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - The ongoing tensions between the families of the late megastar Whitney Houston and her ex-husband, R&B singer Bobby Brown, erupted Saturday during a memorial service for their daughter, Bobbi Kristina.

FMMF Hosting Fusion Forum

The Fusion Forum is an afternoon of discussion and education around 'making it' in the music & fashion business.

'Thelma Lou' transforms from 'Mayberry' local to legend

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) - When actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith's quaint hometown and inspiration for the eponymous show, she couldn't go to the grocery store without meeting enthusiastic fans, calling out to "Thelma Lou."

As festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experiences

NEW YORK (AP) - The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it's a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, there seems to be a "fest" happening somewhere around the globe at any moment.

As festivals overload, Fest300 seeks to curate experiences

NEW YORK (AP) - The myriad of festivals seems to have gotten more dizzying over the last decade: Whether it's a weekend of music performances, a foodie meet-up or a health-and-wellness gathering, there seems to be a "fest" happening somewhere around the globe at any moment.

Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The hills around Hollywood have always been coveted real estate, but a fight over the sale of a hilltop convent has pitted an order of elderly nuns against the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles, who wants to sell the property to pop singer Katy Perry.

10 of Jon Stewart's highlights from 'The Daily Show'

NEW YORK (AP) - When he leaves Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Aug. 6 after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights - both on and off the show - worth remembering:

With 5th album, Luke Bryan could reach even greater heights

NEW YORK (AP) - Luke Bryan is easily the reigning prince of country music: He's scored 10 No. 1 hits on Billboard's Hot Country songs chart; he's one of a few contemporary acts to sell out stadiums; and he's achieved back-to-back multiplatinum albums.

Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real

NEW YORK (AP) - After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.

10 of Jon Stewart's highlights from 'The Daily Show'

NEW YORK (AP) - When he leaves Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Aug. 6 after hosting nearly 2,600 episodes, Jon Stewart will have logged too many great moments to count. But here are 10 Stewart highlights - both on and off the show - worth remembering:

Jon Stewart signing off 'Daily Show' fake newscast for real

NEW YORK (AP) - After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his Peabody Award, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News.

3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.

3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.

3 UVa graduates sue Rolling Stone over retracted rape story

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Court documents show that three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story are suing the publication and the article's author.

The Scoop: Five things to know in Columbus dining news

Every week, Crave editors dish on five things we're eating, drinking and gabbing about in Columbus food news. Here's the latest, including chef Bill Glover at the James Beard House, Crimson Cup's new Brewlab, a Crave Tastemaker's Food Network debut and a barbecue special you've got to eat now.

Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new 'MI' flick

There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" about the element of luck. As in: How much is luck a factor in the success of Ethan Hunt and his IMF cohorts? After all, in the last movie they merely saved us from a nuclear holocaust. Was it talent, work, or dumb luck?

What to Pair with Lineage Brewing's Beers

From the start, the partners behind Lineage Brewing aimed to offer a hyper-seasonal, never-stagnant beer menu-which is exactly what you'll find at their airy Clintonville taproom. Brewery operations manager Mike Byrne shares his top three brews to drink this month, plus the perfect food pairing for each.

Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

NEW YORK (AP) - Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," ''Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," ''If/Then" and "Cabaret."

Lifetime TV to feature several touring Broadway shows

NEW YORK (AP) - Lifetime TV's "The Balancing Act" will feature several touring Broadway shows this summer, including behind-the-curtain peeks on "Kinky Boots," ''Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella," ''If/Then" and "Cabaret."

Review: "Tour" a worthy look at artist as reluctant subject

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you start digging for the meat, when the subject perhaps casually reveals some illuminating aspect of him- or herself around which the entire article can be built. Those moments come thick and fast in "The End of the Tour," James Ponsoldt's exquisitely elegiac film about David Foster Wallace, examined...

Celebrate Ice Cream Month with local custard

Most people's go-to summer treat is a classic ice cream cone, but there are other tasty ways to indulge during National Ice Cream Month. Today, we're celebrating custard with a roundup of three best bets around town.

Correction: The Bomb story

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - In a story July 27 about a new PBS special called "The Bomb," The Associated Press reported erroneously the author of a 1946 New Yorker essay on the victims of Hiroshima. The essay was written by John Hersey, not John Henry.

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

WASHINGTON (AP) - Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

The Latest: Netflix may air 2 new superhero series a year

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Here's the latest from the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, California, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs (all times local):

True-crime author Ann Rule dies at age 83

SEATTLE (AP) - True-crime writer Ann Rule signed a contract to write a book about an unknown Seattle serial killer six months before he was identified as her co-worker Ted Bundy, who shared the night shift at Seattle's Crisis Clinic.

Meatless Monday: Acai Bowl at Zest

It's easy to write off acai bowls as just another granola health food trend, but I won't, and neither should you. This spring, Zest Juice Co. ditched their premade bowls for a fun build-your-own option.

Experts: Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death

In the months since Bobbi Kristina Brown was found face-down in a bathtub at her townhome in suburban Atlanta until her death in hospice care Sunday, time has been working against forensic pathologists and police investigators now tasked with solving how and why she died.

Review: 'Vacation' is a funny homage to its predecessor

The great American family road trip seems, in the 32 years since we first met the Griswolds, as antiquated a concept as ever. Middle class families fly now - device enabled, efficiency obsessed and always aware of the outside world.

'She is finally at peace': Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was.

'She is finally at peace': Bobbi Kristina Brown has died

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown was overwhelmed by the achievements and demons of others before she could begin to figure out who she was.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

ATLANTA (AP) - A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub. She was 22 years old.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

ATLANTA (AP) - A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub. She was 22 years old.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

ATLANTA (AP) - A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub. She was 22 years old.

'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first-place spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Ant-Man" crept past new opener "Pixels" to claim the top spot at the box office this weekend by an ant-sized margin. The Disney and Marvel superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

'Ant-Man' inches past 'Pixels' to take first place spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Ant-Man" has claimed first place at the box office for the second weekend in a row, narrowly besting new opener "Pixels." The Marvel and Disney superhero pic brought in $24.8 million over the weekend, bringing its domestic total to $106.1 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

2016 Republicans use Trump, TV to make debate cut

AMES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular with liberals. Lindsey Graham set his cellphone on fire.

Star-studded opening ceremony for LA's 2015 Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries - the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics - have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps, ride horses, lift weights, even run a triathlon in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

Wacky dogs make sense at Best of the Wurst

On first glance, Best of the Wurst in the North Market is a stand that's easy to walk by. We've seen the dressed-up, wacky-topped hot dog concept before. Most of the time, these attempts are heavy on quirk, but short on flavor. Recently, though, I stopped to take a closer look at exactly what is on the menu at this hot dog and panini stand, and found the toppings surprising, but not in a shock-and-awe kind of way. Instead the combinations sounded fresh and interesting, but also made sense-like...

EU opens antitrust case against 6 major US movie studios

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union has launched an antitrust case against six major U.S. movie studios, including Disney and Warner Bros, and British satellite broadcaster Sky UK for restricting access across the 28-country bloc.

Cosby's embattled lawyer remains chair of Temple trustees

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby, once the very public pride of Temple University, parted ways with the school last year amid allegations that he had drugged and sexually assaulted women. Now that his own words show behavior that was at least unsavory, his lawyer is feeling heat for continuing to serve as the chairman of the university's board of trustees.

Veritas' Chef's Menu

In a weeklong celebration of the best that Central Ohio has to offer, Crave's Chef's Menu invites you to join us as we feature tasting menus from the best restaurants and chefs.

Tucci's Chef's Menu

In a weeklong celebration of the best that Central Ohio has to offer, Crave's Chef's Menu invites you to join us as we feature tasting menus from the best restaurants and chefs.

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