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Singer LaKisha Jones performs onstage at Reality Rocks Expo - Day 1 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 9, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Reality Rocks)

Former ‘American Idol’ Finalist Avoids Jail Over Dad’s Bills

Former “American Idol” finalist and Flint native, LaKisha Jones, has avoided jail on a civil contempt conviction for failing to pay her father’s nursing home bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015

CBS announced today the 11 teams racing around the globe for the opportunity to win the $1 million dollar prize, on a special dating edition of THE AMAZING RACE. The show kicks off the most extreme blind dates ever with a 90 minute premiere on, Wednesday, Feb. 25 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and moves to it's regular time period on Friday, Feb. 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Top Row, L-R: Tyler Adams, Laura Pierson, Jeff Magee, Lyda Grawn, Michael Dombrowski, Rochelle Nevedal, Bergen Olsen, Kurt Jordan Belcher, Aly Dudek, Steven Langton, Lebya Simpson, C.J. Harris; Bottom Row, L-R: Jeffrey Weldon, Jackie Ibarra, Harley Rodriguez, Jonathan Knight, Blair Townsend, Hayley Keel, Jelani Roy, Jenny Wu, Ashley Gordon, Matt Cucolo Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

‘The Amazing Race’ To Feature All Dating Duos This Season

For the first time ever “The Amazing Race” will feature all dating duos with existing couples and singles set up on blind dates.

01/20/2015

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YouTubers to Interview Obama After State of the Union Address

President Obama, the leader of the free world, will field questions from representatives of the online audience, represented by three popular YouTubers.

01/19/2015

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Tony Verna, Inventor Of TV Instant Replay, Dies At 81

Tony Verna, a television director and producer who invented instant replay for live sports 51 years ago, has died. He was 81.

01/19/2015

[(L to R) Reggie (Affion Crockett), Kip (Alan Ritchson) , Lurch (Jorge Garcia), Bronstein "Dan Gill", Jimmy (Kevin Hart), Doug (Josh Gad), Endo (Aaron Takahashi), and Fitzgibbons (Colin Kane) in Screen Gems’ THE WEDDING RINGER.]] (L to R) Reggie (Affiom Crockett), Kip (Alan Ritchson) , Lurch (Jorge Garcia), Bronstein "Dan Gill", Jimmy (Kevin Hart), Doug (Josh Gad), Endo (Aaron Takahashi), and Fitzgibbons (Colin Kane) in Screen Gems’ THE WEDDING RINGER.

“The Wedding Ringer” Will Ring In The Laughs

Hart is a best man for hire in “The Wedding Ringer.” He stars as Jimmy Callahan, the owner and CEO of Best Man, Inc., a company providing the ultimate in best man services.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2015

Oprah Winfrey (center) plays Annie Lee Cooper in SELMA, from Paramount Pictures, Pathé, and Harpo Films.

‘Selma’ Stars, Oprah To March In Alabama In Honor Of King

Oprah Winfrey and other stars of the movie “Selma” will march in the Alabama city Sunday afternoon in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Despite Outside Protests, Cosby Welcomed By Denver Audience

The 77-year-old comedian is facing sexual assault accusations from at least 15 women, with some of the claims dating back decades.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

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Ocean, Great Lakes-Themed Film Festival Returns To Michigan

A film festival focusing on ocean and Great Lakes issues returns to Michigan’s northeast Lower Peninsula.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2015

[(L to R) Reggie (Affion Crockett), Kip (Alan Ritchson) , Lurch (Jorge Garcia), Bronstein "Dan Gill", Jimmy (Kevin Hart), Doug (Josh Gad), Endo (Aaron Takahashi), and Fitzgibbons (Colin Kane) in Screen Gems’ THE WEDDING RINGER.]] (L to R) Reggie (Affiom Crockett), Kip (Alan Ritchson) , Lurch (Jorge Garcia), Bronstein "Dan Gill", Jimmy (Kevin Hart), Doug (Josh Gad), Endo (Aaron Takahashi), and Fitzgibbons (Colin Kane) in Screen Gems’ THE WEDDING RINGER.

“The Wedding Ringer” Will Ring In The Laughs

Kevin Hart is one busy guy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2015

(L-R) Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, and David Fincher attend the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall on September 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a Nomination

With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.

01/16/2015

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