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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Actress Betty White accepts the award for Favorite TV Icon onstage during The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre LA Live on January 7, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The People's Choice Awards)

Betty White To Get Daytime Emmy’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Show-biz sweetheart Betty White is about to get another dose of love, this time from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

03/16/2015

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Elton John Calls For Dolce & Gabbana Boycott After Comments About His Children

Ricky Martin, Courtney Love and Victoria Beckham are also calling out the designing duo for their comments about surrogacy.

03/16/2015

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Getting To Know Theo James, Hollywood’s Newest Brit

Theo James has been heating up the silver screen since audiences worldwide saw him in the film “Divergent,” and he’s not going anywhere anytime soon.

03/16/2015

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Minneapolis Institute Of Arts Receives Rare East Asian Art

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has received nearly 700 pieces of rare East Asian artwork and a $12.5 million endowment from a former St. Paul resident.

03/16/2015

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Rolling Stones Coming To Minneapolis?

The legendary rock band, the Rolling Stones, could soon be heading to the Twin Cities. They haven’t officially announced their 2015 world tour, but released a video on Twitter as a tease.

03/15/2015

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Kathy Griffin Quits E!’s ‘Fashion Police': Doesn’t Want to ‘Contribute to a Culture of Unattainable Perfectionism’

After only seven episodes, Kathy Griffin is leaving E!’s Fashion Police. But, the bawdy comedian’s reason may surprise you.

03/13/2015

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Prince Surprises Everyone By Dropping New Track ‘What If’

What if Prince just surprised us all this Friday morning (March 13) with a brand new track? Well, don’t wonder, it happened.

03/13/2015

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This Week: Zoolander Returns & ‘Blurred Lines’ Loses

This week, Derek Zoolander broke some great news and Robin Thicke’s troubles just keep getting worse.

03/13/2015

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Don’t Forget To Wear Green: St. Patrick’s Day Parade Begins Tuesday Evening

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is Tuesday, and WCCO’s own Jamie Yuccas will be the celebrity grand marshal. Festivities will include floats, bands, walking units, and several new entries. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. on Nicollet Mall, between 11th Street and 5th Street.

03/13/2015

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Movie Blog: ‘Friday The 13th’ Ranked, From Worst To Best

It isn’t so very often that we get two Friday the 13th months in a row. You don’t have to be superstitious to perk up whenever the fateful date approaches. You might just be a fan of some of the cheesiest, least frightening horror movies ever made, the Friday the 13th franchise.

03/12/2015

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Movie Blog: This Weekend’s Best Bets

Since there was no “This Week’s Best Bets,” there’ll be a “Weekend’s Best Bets.” So while you’re out enjoying the spring-like temps, consider popping by one of the events listed below. They include a DVD and estate sale, as well as back-by-popular demand screenings of Godard’s latest, “Goodbye to Language.”

03/12/2015

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‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ Snags A May 2017 Release Date

“Star Wars: Episode VIII” will blast into theaters on May 26, 2017, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced at a shareholder meeting Thursday.

03/12/2015

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Will Ferrell To Appear In 5 Arizona Spring Training Games

The comedian plans to play every position while making appearances at five Arizona spring training games on Thursday. He will play for all 10 teams involved, HBO and Major League Baseball announced Wednesday.

03/12/2015

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Johnny Depp Injured While Filming ‘Pirates’ Sequel

Johnny Depp is no stranger to injuring himself on set—while filming The Lone Ranger, he nearly got trampled by a horse—but the actor’s latest incident happened off set.

03/12/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Top Entertainment Bets

It’s Thursday and that means many of you are already working for the weekend! We have ideas on how to fill up your calendar.

03/12/2015

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Michele Bachmann Appears In Latest ‘Sharknado!’ Movie

Michele Bachmann is finding new work in our nation’s capital. She’s no longer a political member of Congress, but she plays one in the latest version of “Sharknado!” A picture of former Minnesota congresswoman Bachmann shows her filming outside the White House on Wednesday.

03/11/2015

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Local Tap Talk: LynLake Brewery

After what seems like forever, the Lyndale Theater’s empty, barren space is leased and is now home to a new brewery. LynLake Brewery opened to the thirsty, hip masses in Uptown on Oct. 10, 2014 just in time to the last bit of warm sunshine on its rooftop.

03/11/2015

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Local Music Tap: 2015 Rock The Garden Lineup Announced

We now know who will play this summer’s two-day festival at the Walker Art Center.

03/11/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Getting To Know James Corden, The New Face Of Late Night

James Corden may not be a household name (at least in the United States), but he will be very, very soon.

03/10/2015

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Willie Nelson & Family Coming To Mystic Lake

Country music legend Willie Nelson and Family are “On The Road Again” and are traveling to Minnesota to take the stage at Mystic Lake Casino in May.

03/09/2015

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Northeast Minneapolis Ranked Best Art District In U.S.

USA Today’s “10Best” website cited the many annual events in the area centered around the Northrup King Building, including the spring Art-A-Whirl, the fall Fine Arts Show and November’s Art Attack.

03/07/2015

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Movie Blog: ‘Human Capital’ & ‘Road Hard’ Reviewed

Director Paolo Virzì’s multi-sided moral fable Human Capital took home the Best Picture award last year from the equivalent of the Italian Oscars, managing somehow to best Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty, which happened to bag an actual Oscar. While Virzi’s film isn’t half as good as Sorrentino’s, it must be said that “Human Capital” is pretty, gripping and has the aura of greatness, even if it does come off a little too much like another Oscar winner, 2006’s Crash.

03/06/2015

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Local Music Tap: Mary Bue Album Release @ Turf Club

A Duluth-based pop rock songstress is headed to the Twin Cities to release her newest album, “Holy Bones,” at the Turf Club Tuesday.

03/06/2015

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Harrison Ford Survives Crash-Landing On Golf Course

The doctor who helped treat Harrison Ford after his vintage plane crash-landed on a golf course says he found the actor slumped over in the cockpit but conscious. Spinal surgeon Sanjay Khurana was golfing next to Santa Monica Airport when he saw the plane “belly flop” and rushed to the fairway where it came to rest.

03/06/2015

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2015 Academy Awards

“Birdman” was the top winner at the 2015 Academy Awards, winning best picture and best director. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash” also earned multiple awards.

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Puppy Bowl XI Starting Lineup

Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!

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2015 Oscar Nominations

The 2015 Oscar Nominations were announced Thursday morning, including lots of nominations for “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” and “The Imitation Game.” See all the contenders in the top categories here.

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