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    Law enforcement raids Hawaii hotel site to remove protesters

    HONOLULU (AP) — State sheriffs on Thursday removed protesters from the ruins of a Hawaii hotel where they have been squatting since last year in an attempt to block redevelopment of land where Hawaiian chiefs once lived and where Elvis Presley's...

    By Audrey Mcavoy, Associated Press|

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    California officials charged with misspending public funds

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general has charged five current and former public officials with misspending money and mishandling hazardous waste at a rural water agency.The felony charges filed Wednesday by Attorney General Xavier...

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    Man who admitted to concert scam wants to take plea back

    HONOLULU (AP) — A North Carolina man who admitted to defrauding the University of Hawaii of $200,000 by lying about being able to produce a Stevie Wonder fundraiser concert now wants to take back his guilty plea.Marc Hubbard is scheduled to be...

    By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press|

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    Lawmakers weighing more incentives for film crews in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah lawmaker won unanimous committee approval for a proposal to add $5 million to a fund designed to lure movie and television film crews to the state.Republican state Sen. Jake Anderegg of Lehi told the Deseret News he...

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    Tiffany Haddish to host MTV Movie & TV Awards in June

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish is set to host the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.The network announced Thursday that the "Girls Trip" breakout star will host the ceremony in Los Angeles on June 18.The 38-year-old actress and comedian has seen her...

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    Springer security director, talk show host Wilkos facing OUI

    DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — Jerry Springer protege Steve Wilkos is facing a drunken driving charge in connection with a car crash in Connecticut last month.Darien police say the 53-year-old Wilkos turned himself in Wednesday after learning there was a...

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    ESPN adds Herbstreit to NFL draft coverage, replacing Gruden

    Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place on ESPN's coverage of the NFL draft.ESPN announced Thursday that Herbstreit will be part the opening night coverage of the first round in prime time on April 26 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas....

    By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer|

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    New study finds female protagonists decreased in 2017 films

    NEW YORK (AP) — 2017 may have been the year of "Wonder Woman," but a new study finds that female protagonists were down 5 percent in the year's 100 top-grossing films.The Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

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    Mistrial for CEO in case that ensnared ex-baseball star

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the second federal trial of a former California CEO accused of providing ex-baseball star Doug DeCinces with insider information about his company's pending merger.The Orange County...

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    Arkansas radio station removes 'babe' from bracket's name

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas radio show says it'll no longer call a promotion where listeners rate 16 local female television personalities in a tournament-like contest a "Babe Bracket" after facing growing criticism.The hosts of Little...

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