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July 2015 Edition

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'Rectify' returns for Season 3 of a murder's aftermath

NEW YORK (AP) - Abigail Spencer remembers being about to shoot a scene for last season's "Rectify." It was set in a hospital room as Daniel, played by series star Aden Young, came out of the coma from his brutal beat-down. At bedside was his devoted sister Amantha, played by Spencer.

First look: Downtown's Red Velvet Cafe

Red Velvet Cafe opened in a quaint brick-walled storefront in March and has been serving coffee, cupcakes and Filipino-style sandwiches to a healthy crowd of lunch-goers since.

The Scoop: Five things to know in Columbus dining news

Crave is excited to introduce our weekly column, The Scoop. Every week, our editors dish on five things we're eating, drinking and gabbing about in Columbus food news. Here's the latest, including an ode to the mac and cheese sandwich at Explorers Club, Hoof Hearted Brewing's new cans, BrewDog and more.

Macy's dumps Trump; New York City reviewing contracts

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.

Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount

NEW YORK (AP) - As fallout built over Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit.

Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT

NEW YORK (AP) - Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a rare celebrity that far transcends dance, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday - the first African-American woman to reach that status in the company's 75-year history.

Cheryl Burke becomes 3rd Miss USA co-host to drop out

NEW YORK (AP) - Miss USA has lost its third co-host. "Dancing with the Stars'" Cheryl Burke said Tuesday she is dropping out of next month's pageant "in light of the recent statements made by Donald Trump," a co-owner of the pageant.

Meatless Monday: Pineapple sandwich at Paddy Wagon

Despite this unrelenting rain, food truck season is underway in Columbus, meaning the streets are flooded with grab-and-go fried chicken, pork tacos and brisket sammies. This is why I'm excited whenever a truck, limited by the capacity of its kitchen and size of its menu, pushes something decidedly vegetarian friendly.

Review: Arnold (but little else) is back in 'Terminator'

Thirty-one years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting abilities, rebooted Sarah Conner assassination levels and, one presumes, better selfie cameras.

Free Music, All Summer Long

Save your money for a summer getaway-we found several ways to see live music and get some fresh air without spending a dime.

10 Ways to Get 10,000 Steps in Columbus This Summer

Got a Fitbit? Then the idea of walking 10,000 steps a day is nothing new; the fitness tracking device sets the goal every day. It's around five miles, and the gadget jubilantly alerts users when they've hit the magic number. We dreamed up 10 fun ways to hit 10,000 this summer-without hitting the treadmill.

NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans'

NEW YORK (AP) - "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes adolescence brings.

From the Editor: Kindred Spirits

One of the perks of this job is that I can set aside a few favorite stories for myself to report and write each month. That's how I got to meet George Bauman, owner of Acorn Bookshop. Spoiler alert: We think Acorn is one of the best things about Columbus.

The Makeover: Jamie Boling's Gorgeous Transformation

Capital Style is teaming with several local style experts to transform one deserving woman in each issue this year. Meet Jamie Boling, a mother of two young children and caregiver for her husband who was in need of a little "me" time.

'Magic Mike' taught Pinkett Smith to be playful with husband

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Jada Pinkett Smith wasn't exactly sure what she was getting into when she signed on for "Magic Mike XXL," but she certainly didn't expect to come out of a movie about male strippers with some new theories on her own marriage.

Legal fight centers on recipes of 'M-A-S-H' hot dog eatery

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Ownership of secret recipes and ingredients from an Ohio restaurant made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H" is at the center of a legal dispute between a grandson of the original owner and the current ownership group.

Jimmy Fallon's injured hand shelves 'Tonight' show

NEW YORK (AP) - "Tonight" show host Jimmy Fallon is on the shelf following a hand injury that required minor surgery Friday and forced NBC to cancel a taping of late-night TV's most popular program.

Common, Oyelowo diversify film academy membership

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After widespread criticism of the film academy's overwhelmingly white slate of Oscar nominees this year, the organization has announced a roster of new members that skews younger and more diverse.

5 food vendors to try this weekend at ComFest

If you're visiting Goodale Park this weekend for ComFest, expect more vegan and organic foods than ever before. Festival organizers made a point to focus on local vendors this year, says longtime organizer Connie Everett, ensuring there is no shortage of clean, natural foods.

Univision drops Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump's fledgling GOP presidential bid quickly led to business fallout for him, with Univision saying it will drop the Miss USA pageant from its UniMas network and cut all ties with Trump over comments on Mexican immigrants.

Bristol Palin says she's pregnant for second time

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Bristol Palin, who launched an abstinence campaign after giving birth as an unwed teenage mother, announced Thursday she is pregnant with her second child out-of-wedlock.

Correction: Obit-Dick Van Patten story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story June 23 on the death of Dick Van Patten, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Daniel Bernstein was Van Patten's publicist. In fact, he was a former publicist for the actor. Van Patten's publicist at the time of his death was Jeffrey Ballard.

Smith tapped to lead new Downtown eatery Salt & Pine

When chef Andrew Smith told us this week that he'd left The Rossi, he promised he wasn't going far. Today, Smith confirmed he'll be the executive chef of Downtown Columbus' Salt & Pine-the latest restaurant concept from Harvest Pizzeria owner Chris Crader.

'True Detective' puts Colin Farrell, a true actor, on duty

NEW YORK (AP) - The second season of "True Detective" kicked off last week, and it got right down to business: The bizarre murder of a city boss in the wicked wasteland of Vinci, California, has put responding law officers in a turf war escalated by their shared antipathy.

Univision dropping Miss USA pageant over Trump comments

NEW YORK (AP) - Univision is dropping the Miss USA pageant and says it will cut all business ties with Donald Trump in a spiraling controversy over comments the Republican presidential candidate made recently about Mexican immigrants.

Art, exotic travel color menswear at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) - Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in Thursday's energetic installment of Paris' spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. Here are the highlights, including show reports from Louis Vuitton, Rick Owens and Issey Miyake.

Vance Joy builds US momentum while opening for Taylor Swift

ATLANTA (AP) - Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy - still riding the wave of success of his double platinum single, "Riptide" - has two things working in his favor these days. First, he pens very catchy songs with heartfelt lyrics.

Fashion shouldn't really be 'to die for'

It seems ridiculous to have to point this out, but animals are not just fashion accessories. Yet so often, that seems to be how they are viewed by the industries that make money off their fur or skins. Rabbits on angora farms in China scream and writhe in pain as workers tear the fur right out of their skin. Sheep used for wool are left battered and bloody as workers in shearing sheds punch and kick them and cut off wide strips of flesh, causing gaping wounds. And cows are often skinned alive...

The Scoop: Five things to know in Columbus dining news

Crave is excited to introduce our weekly column, The Scoop. Every week, our editors dish on five things we're eating, drinking and gabbing about in Columbus food news. Here's the latest from The Rossi, Alana's 16th anniversary celebration, and more events Columbus food lovers won't want to miss.

Menswear fashion week kicks off in Paris amid heat

PARIS (AP) - As the fashion spotlight moved on from Milan - things heated up in Paris menswear, but mainly due to the sweltering weather that left celebrity guests uncomfortable on the front rows. Among them were singer Joe Jonas and former One Direction star Zayn Malik. The unusual heat - that peaked at 27 degrees - also took fashionistas off-kilter as they eyed the latest fall-winter creations.

Clinton takes a 'just enough' strategy to fundraising

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The stars are out to raise money for Hillary Rodham Clinton: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett at the Plaza Hotel, Jon Bon Jovi at home in Jersey. So, too, are the Democratic Party's wealthiest donors, from a Facebook co-founder to the heiress of a brewing fortune.

Oscar-winning 'Titanic' composer James Horner dead at 61

LOS ANGELES (AP) - From the swelling-sea songs of "Titanic" to the space symphonies of "Apollo 13" to the bagpipes of "Braveheart," James Horner's singular sound graced some of the biggest moments in the history of movies.

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