Story | Sep 22, 2014 | 6:25 AM
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Story | Sep 22, 2014 | 12:30 PMWhen it premiered on September 23, 1994, "The Shawshank Redemption" barely registered at the box office. The prison drama opened at No. 9, below the odious sex comedy "Exit to Eden" and just above Robert Redford's "Quiz Show," already in its fifth week. Though nominated for seven Academy Awards, the film failed to connect with audiences and vanished from theaters with little fanfare. And then, slowly but surely, its fortunes began to change. On its 20th anniversary, here's how "The Shawshank Redemption" beat the odds and became a beloved classic.
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Story | Aug 28, 2014 | 5:20 AM
MANSFIELD, Ohio They take their "get out of jail free" cards seriously here. When the historic Ohio State Reformatory closed here in 1990 after 94 years in operation, officials wanted to tear it down. Those vast expanses of green lawn were destined to...