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Christmas beer
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WWJ News
December 19, 2019 - 10:36 pm
These local holiday brews that will give you that warm seasonal feeling.
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J.K. Rowling
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2019 file photo, author J.K. Rowling attends the HBO Documentary Films premiere of "Finding the Way Home" in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
December 19, 2019 - 4:39 pm
The “Harry Potter" author is otherwise known for her liberal political views.
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Spike Lee, winner of the award for best adapted screenplay for "BlacKkKlansman" jumps into the arms of presenter Samuel L. Jackson as fellow presenter Brie Larson, right, looks on, at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 2019. It was the first Oscar awarded to the veteran filmmaker. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Associated Press
December 19, 2019 - 1:41 pm
The fabulous reaction Phoebe Waller-Bridge gave when winning a trophy at the Emmy Awards, the time Spike Lee gleefully jumped into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson at the Oscars and a dynamic shot of Maggie Rogers performing at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival are among the top entertainment...
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Wayne County Lightfest
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WWJ News
December 18, 2019 - 2:54 pm
It's one of the best family-friendly and inexpensive activities for Metro Detroiters this holiday season.
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largest theater screen in the midwest opens
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Terri Lee-Sylvester
December 18, 2019 - 2:34 pm
Emagine Entertainment is set to open a Super Emax screen at its Canton/Westland location on Thursday, December 19, 2019. And, it's even larger than the Super Emax in Novi. WWJ's Terri Lee spoke with Paul Glantz, chairman of Emagine Entertainment, to get a sneak peek.
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This image made from undated video provided by Zola shows a scene of its advertisement. The Hallmark Channel says it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled from the network. Hallmark Cards CEO Mike Perry said in a statement Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, that pulling the commercials “was the wrong decision." (Zola via AP)
Associated Press
December 16, 2019 - 7:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Hallmark Channel's decision to pull, then reinstate a commercial that featured a same-sex couple kissing shows how controversy can generate more publicity than simply ignoring it. The company also didn't help matters by reversing its decision following the backlash. “It's hard...
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andrew-kramer
December 16, 2019 - 10:12 am
MICKLETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Is "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" the best holiday movie of all time? If you answered yes to that, you may want to stop by Steve Harbaugh's home on Legends Court in Gloucester County, New Jersey where he has once again recreated the full-blown, four-alarm...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, file photo, Harvey Weinstein, center, leaves court following a bail hearing in New York. A lawyer for the Weinstein companies said Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, that 98 percent of creditors are joining a tentative settlement that includes $25 million for over two dozen actresses and former Weinstein employees who claim they were sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Associated Press
December 16, 2019 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein says he is a pioneer in advancing the careers of women in the film industry. “I feel like the forgotten man,’’ Weinstein said in an interview published Sunday in the New York Post. “I made more movies directed by women and about women than any filmmaker, and I’m...
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This image released by Sony shows Kevin Hart, from left, Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Karen Gillan in a scene from "Jumanji: The Next Level." (Hiram Garcia/Sony via AP)
Associated Press
December 15, 2019 - 2:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jumanji: The Next Level” puts “Frozen 2” on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” opened with one of the worst box office debuts for the director. The Sony film starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart brought in $60.1 million in the U.S. and Canada to break a...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, file photo, actor Danny Aiello smiles while being photographed in New York. Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” "The Godfather, Part II," “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 86. Aiello died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 after a brief illness, said his publicist, Tracey Miller. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Associated Press
December 13, 2019 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Aiello, the blue-collar character actor whose long career playing tough guys included roles in “Fort Apache, the Bronx,” "Moonstruck" and “Once Upon a Time in America” and his Oscar-nominated performance as a pizza man in Spike Lee’s "Do the Right Thing," has died. He was 86...
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