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The Cheeksters: Friday Lounge Sessions

The Cheeksters are playing each Friday night at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall in the month of January – the 9th, 12th, 23rd and 30th! BUY TICKETS!

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One-man band entertains Seattle airport passengers

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This guy will brighten the day of even the most beleaguered traveler.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dr. Evil’ on the Sony hack

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Mike Myers interrupts "Saturday Night Live" to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack.

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WATCH: The ‘Force’ is strong with this home

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If you weren't already excited for the next "Star Wars" movie, this house will change your mind.

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WATCH: Airman ‘Santa’ surprises 6-year-old son at storytime

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Aaron Williams was sad that his dad, stationed in South Korea, wouldn't be stateside for the holidays ... but a little Christmas magic gave him a gift he'll never forget.

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Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

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Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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Sarah Jessica Parker eyes return to small screen

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The "Sex and the City" star could be heading back to HBO.

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Obama: Sony hack not an act of war

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President Barack Obama says the massive hacking was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.

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Final ‘Hobbit’ wins weekend box office

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In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

The last movie of Peter Jackson's three "Hobbit" films rode to the top of the weekend box office.

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Holiday homes that put Clark Griswold to shame

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Unravel these ... we need to check every bulb.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec 22

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Cuba’s famed cigars get a foot in door of U.S. market

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Cuban cigars are considered by many as the best in the world.

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Obama: Sony hack not an act of war

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President Barack Obama says the massive hacking was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.

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Survey: U.S. gas prices fall 25 cents per gallon

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The average price nationwide has dropped to $2.47 a gallon.

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NYPD slayings raise pressure on mayor

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faces the biggest crisis of his political career after a gunman killed two police officers.

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2 NYPD officers killed, gunman dead

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The fatal shooting may have been a revenge attack over police treatment of minorities.

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Gold tooth dropped in red kettle

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There's been diamond rings, silver bars, and four-leaf clovers but this could be the first donation of its kind.

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Boy sends $1 allowance to help save UAB football

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A 5-year-old boy hoping to save the UAB football program has donated his allowance and a handwritten note.

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Bunnies banned in NYC

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What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

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Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

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Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Dr. Evil’ on the Sony hack

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Mike Myers interrupts "Saturday Night Live" to address North Korea and Sony Pictures directly about the hack.

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Jack White hid records in recliners

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It just might pay to rip apart your couch.

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Elton John marries longtime partner under new law

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Elton John married David Furnish, converting their civil partnership after laws allowing gay marriage in Britain came into force this year.

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Mistletoe: Poisonous plant becomes Christmas tradition

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It's a strange custom dating back centuries.

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This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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Forget 2-day shipping, Amazon launches 1-hour delivery

A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

You won't get your deliveries in a New York minute, but you might be able to get them in a Manhattan hour.

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American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds

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The AKC now recognizes 184 breeds of dogs.

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Waiting for Christmas

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For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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Michael Stipe offered up as garage sale bargain

Michael Stipe attends the "Young Ones" premiere at the Landmark Sunshine on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in New York.

Watch Former R.E.M. star Michael Stipe star in a skit to mark the end of TV host Stephen Colbert's late-night show.

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Jenny M. is the lucky winner of our autographed Christmas Jam guitar! Check out the photos!

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Runners and craft beer enthusiasts, mark your calendars for Asheville’s first running race series of its kind!

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