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Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

PIERRE, S.D — Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography will show devoted “Little House on the Prairie” fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

Shia LaBeouf, ‘not famous’ but still in headlines

NEW YORK — Who can forget the time he put a paper bag on his head that read “I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE”? Or when he was forced to apologize for plagiarizing parts of his short film? He then promised to retire from public life.

Diggers find Atari's E.T. games in landfill

A documentary film production company has found buried in a New Mexico landfill hundreds of the Atari "E.T." game cartridges that some call the worst video game ever made.

Fans celebrate Coen Bros.' film at Lebowski Fest

Jeff Bridges and his band performed Friday at Lebowski Fest, but Joel and Ethan Coen's 1998 campy crime comedy "The Big Lebowski" was still the night's biggest star.

Hobbit finale renamed 'Battle of the Five Armies'

Peter Jackson is tweaking the ending of Bilbo Baggins' journey.

Prince reaches agreement with music label

Prince now owns the rights to the music he recorded on Warner Bros. Records after years of disputes and battles with the record label.

Theron pledges help in AIDS fight

Theron pledges help in AIDS fight JOHANNESBURG — Actress Charlize Theron has pledged her support in the campaign against AIDS during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma. Theron, an ambassador for the United Nations program on AIDS, met Zuma in Pretoria on Monday to discuss the fight against AIDS in South Africa and across the continent.

Radio, TV personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick dies

Radio, TV personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick dies NEW ORLEANS — Radio and TV personality David “Kidd” Kraddick, the high-octane host of the “Kidd Kraddick in the Morning” show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations in national syndication, has died at a charity golf event near New Orleans, a publicist said. Kraddick was 53. The Texas-based radio host whose program is syndicated by YEA Networks, died at his Kidd’s Kids charity function in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna on Saturday, said publicist Ladd Biro in releasing a statement on behalf of YEA Networks.

Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

Washington wins 3 trophies at NAACP Image Awards

'Hobbit' extends No. 1 journey with $36.7 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiny hobbit Bilbo Baggins is running circles around some of the biggest names in Hollywood.