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  • Action, she said: TV holds potential for female directors

    When writer-producer Marti Noxon, "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn and a studio executive met with a potential star for the upcoming TV adaptation of another Flynn novel, the actress was struck by something unusual. "I don't think I've ever had a meeting...
  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is leaner and meaner

    2016 Chevrolet Camaro is leaner and meaner
    Chevrolet has launched the sixth generation of its Camaro sports coupe, a counterpunch to Ford's all-new Mustang. The two Detroit giants have been waging the pony car wars since the 1960s, and the battle remains just as fierce today. Their sales run...
  • White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil

    White House steps up warnings about terrorism on U.S. soil
    Alarmed about the growing threat from Islamic State, the Obama administration has dramatically stepped up warnings of potential terrorist attacks on American soil after several years of relative calm. Behind the scenes, U.S. authorities have raised...
  • Guitar solos are getting the ax in country music songs

     Guitar solos are getting the ax in country music songs
    There's a disturbing new trend in country music: Producers are cutting out instrumental sections to make the songs fit certain broadcast formats. In a recent article in Billboard, country superstar Brad Paisley explained that “on country radio,...
  • Bringing California's government up to speed on digital technology

    Bringing California's government up to speed on digital technology
    State governments don't tend to be incubators of innovation. Certainly not when it comes to technology, design or digital fabulousness. That would be OK — if they recognized and adopted good ideas when they found them. For the most part, however,...
  • Restaurant managers refused to cooperate with security concerns, police say

    WACO, Texas Police didn't know nine people would be killed, but they had a feeling violence could erupt at Sunday's planned meeting of hundreds of biker gang members at a Twin Peaks restaurant. For months, police say they tried to thwart danger by...
  • Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star

    They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring started gaining a loyal social media following. @MaryLeeShark is the fake Twitter...
  • PPL, Met-Ed owner score well for rates, reliability

    PPL, Met-Ed owner score well for rates, reliability
    Lehigh Valley electric providers PPL Corp. and FirstEnergy Corp. scored near the top in a nationwide customer satisfaction report measuring reliability and rates among the nation's 25 largest investor-owned utilities. In a report released Tuesday,...
  • Ghana's movie stars lead protest march against power cuts

    Ghana's movie stars have joined blue-collar workers in demonstrations against power cuts, marching through the streets of the capital to demand an end to this West African nation's ongoing energy crisis. A march on Saturday in an eastern section of the...
  • Comedy no longer central to TV networks' prime-time programming

    Comedy no longer central to TV networks' prime-time programming
    Comedy may still be a desired staple of prime-time TV, but broadcasters haven't found much to laugh about for the upcoming season. The TV networks unleashed their 2015-16 evening lineups in New York this week, leaving industry insiders buzzing about the...
  • What lies ahead for fall TV season

    If Rome can fall, so can "American Idol." At the recent New York upfronts the TV networks' equivalent of a high-school pep rally, where executives swear the upcoming fall schedule will change life as we know it Fox dropped the bombshell that "Idol's"...