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Movie review: ‘Rocketman’ is true razzle-dazzle

How do you capture the life of a flamboyant musical icon like Elton John? Just follow the lead of director Dexter Fletcher, whose “Rocketman” achieves lift-off under the guise of a glittery jukebox musical as bright and shiny as John’s rhinestone-embellished costumes. Not only is it full of heart and …

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What to Stream the Weekend of May 31

Cancel whatever beach trip you have planned this weekend because the greatest rom-com since To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, titled Always Be My Maybe, is dropping on Netflix on Friday. But if the Ali Wong and Randall Park-led film isn’t your cup of tea, there’s also Good Omens, …

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Fear the Walking Dead Boss Says Season 5 Takes a Page From Indiana Jones

Fear the Walking Dead returns for Season 5 on June 2, which is Season 2 of its new paradigm. When showrunners […]

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Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 5-30-19

Check out Birds of a Feather and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to [email protected]

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How to Extend Your (Working) Life

Many people plan to work past normal retirement age, by choice or necessity. But most aren’t taking the steps that could increase the odds they’ll be able to do so.

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George R.R. Martin’s Third ‘Holy Sh–‘ Moment from Game of Thrones Revealed

Game of Thrones fans have known for quite some time that there were at least three moments from the post-book seasons that came straight from the mind of George R.R. Martin, including one from […]

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Joshua Jackson Needed to Be Alone After Watching When They See Us

In When They See Us, Ava DuVernay’s visceral limited series centered on the Central Park Five, […]

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Purse lost behind locker for decades recovered in Ohio school

A custodian found it when repairing a locker in the North Canton Middle School building.

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University of Alabama to return donor’s $21.5 million gift over interference allegations

The University Alabama System’s announcement Wednesday afternoon came hours after Hugh Culverhouse Jr. called for a boycott of state institutions, including the University of Alabama, over the state’s new abortion law.

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Video shows shark circling swimmer off Florida Gulf coast

“You don’t want to write what I was thinking,” joked Stan Battles, who filmed the encounter from his 28th floor balcony at Tidewater Resort Wednesday morning. “I just didn’t want the girl to get hurt.”

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LISTEN: Real Moms navigate the skimpy swimsuit conundrum

On the latest “Real Moms Get Real” podcasts, Deirdre and Maureen talk about helping teen daughters with bathing suit choices, the challenges of the home office and what screen time can do to babies (nothing good).

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Movie review: ‘Godzilla’ is god-awful

Godzilla takes over Boston in new movie, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters.”

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The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Teaser Takes Us Back to Thra

Well, this looks pretty spectacular. The first teaser trailer for Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: […]

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Oklahoma Joe’s shutters its doors at One Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH — Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Cue has closed its doors at One Daytona, becoming the second tenant to leave the entertainment/shopping/dining complex in just over a month.Notices taped on the doors of the restaurant could be seen Thursday morning stating, “Thank you Daytona and surrounding areas for your patronage and …

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Cannonball Adderley goes ‘Swingin’ in Seattle’ with new album of previously unreleased live material

Album review: ‘Swingin’ in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966-1967)’

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Swamp Thing Review: Veggie Superhero Makes for Great Horror-ticulture

Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear about 40 pounds of seaweed salad and look like they’d be delicious with a rice wine vinaigrette! Swamp Thing, baby!Swamp Thing is a bit of an outlier in the DC Universe, not really mentioned in the same sentences as Superman, Wonder Woman, The …

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