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Eagles, Carole King, George Lucas Lead Kennedy Center Honorees

Some of the biggest pop culture figures of the ’70s will be honored by the ceremony.

07/20/2015

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10 Best Summer Blockbusters Ever

For movie fans, there are two distinct seasons: awards season and summer. Some people consider them the respective high and low points of the year. These people are killjoys. Though Hollywood studios’ continuing habit for holding their most “important” releases until November and December grates, at least the payoff is some of the finest, biggest dumb entertainment that obscene budgets can buy. There’s nothing wrong with a little escapism, as the ten movies I feature here prove.

07/20/2015

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4 Things To Know: Wild Game 4, Star Wars Secrets & More

From a make-or-break game for Minnesota Wild to more Star Wars secrets revealed, these are the four things to know for Thursday, May 7.

05/07/2015

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May The 4th Be With You: Fans Celebrate Star Wars Day At Target Field

The Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th — as in, “May the Fourth be with you.”

05/04/2015

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4 Things To Know: AP Reinstated, New Star Wars Trailer & More

From a big reinstatement in the NFL to an exciting new trailer for Star Wars, here are the four stories to know for Friday, April 17.

04/17/2015

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4 Things To Know: Gyrocopter On US Capitol, TIME’s Most Influential & More

From a strange landing on the U.S. Capitol lawn to a list of the most influential people, here are the four stories you need to know for Thursday, April 16.

04/16/2015

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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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#Trending In Entertainment: Beyonce Crushes Dreams & A ‘Star Wars’ Reveal

This week, a pop icon crushed everyone’s dreams and “Episode VII” just got a lot more real.

11/07/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Bieber On Probation, Emmy Nominations, and Star Wars Delays

This week a teen heartthrob isn’t above the law, Emmy nominations were announced, and something happened in a galaxy far, far away.

07/11/2014

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Movie Blog: Top 10 Summer Blockbusters Ever

For movie fans, there are two distinct seasons: awards season and summer. Some people consider them the respective high and low points of the year. These people are killjoys.

06/09/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Rihanna’s Risque Dress and Bieber’s Racist Remarks

This week one pop star reveals all (literally), another is released from jail, and another faces racism allegations.

06/06/2014

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Star Wars-Inspired Bionic Arm Gets FDA Approval

Star Wars fans know all about the epic light-saber battle between Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker where Luke loses his right hand.

05/13/2014

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New Health Coverage Now In Effect In Minn.

More than 50,000 Minnesotans, many who endured long wait times and other glitches with the state’s overburdened health insurance exchange, finally had coverage in place Thursday. What was less clear was how many people who wanted coverage failed to get it.

01/02/2014

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Luke, Leia And Even Jango Fett Give Blood For Edina Boy

Up until a few months ago, George Lagerstrom was an active Edina school kid.

04/30/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Star Wars In Minnesota

Relive the struggles between the force and the dark side for Star Wars Day.

04/22/2013

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Disney’s Star Wars

We know that Disney purchased the rights to Star Wars.  What if they decided to make a musical version of the story.  It might go like this.

01/10/2013

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Disney Buying Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015, with plans to follow it with Episodes 8 and 9 and then one new movie every two or three years.

10/30/2012

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Crash Kills Son Of Southwest Minn. State Coach

Brad Bigler, the men’s basketball coach at Southwest Minnesota State University, was in critical condition Sunday after a two-vehicle crash in western Minnesota that killed his 5-month-old son and injured two other relatives.

07/29/2012

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Star Wars Night At Target Field

Star Wars was the first movie I saw.

09/21/2011

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Twins Blog: For Over A Thousand Generations…

The Minnesota Twins were the guardians of peace and justice in the Central Division before the dark times … before the 2011 season.

09/19/2011

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Harrison and Chewbacca

Harrison Ford finally faces his demons and tells Chewbacca what he really thinks. Harrison Ford was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

07/28/2011

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Star Wars And Triumph Revisited

Remember this one? Triumph has some fun with Star Wars.

07/15/2011

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Classic Triumph

Just in case you forgot about this bit, Triumph takes on the Star Wars geeks. Watch the classic video.

06/17/2011

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‘Darth Vader’ Costume Can’t Find New Owner At Sale

Auctioneers overestimated the power of the dark side.

11/25/2010

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