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‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Hoosiers’ streaming this month

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It is a trilogy so elaborate that it took one out of every 160 New Zealanders to make it. And the first part in the series is coming to Netflix this month. ...

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KC native returns to open Royals game with National Anthem

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Stephanie Varone never tires of performing the National Anthem at stadiums across the country. “I love performing, especially when people feel emotion from my performances,” said Varone, a Plymouth, Minnesota resident who ...

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Popular MoviePass will now exclude major movies

MoviePass, the app that lets you see a movie a day for just $10 a month, will now stop paying subscribers from using the service to see major movies. The movie-ticket subscription ...

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Day trips are perfect get-a-way from Kansas City

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As Summer winds down and you feel pressure to squeeze in one more family trip, you don’t need a huge budget or endless days away from home to make a memorable summer ...

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5 family-friendly things for August entertainment includes ‘The Waltons’ and Kirk Cameron

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Some children try to sneak a peek at movies they shouldn’t watch. That sometimes happens at my house, too, but more recently, it’s been something far more vanilla – “The Waltons.” Yes, ...

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Poll shows Americans not convinced by blurring of genders

The media and the Academy Awards may be blurring the differences between men and women, but most Americans aren’t buying it, according to a Pew poll. The Pew Research Center released a ...

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Wynter Pitts, author and mother of War Room actress dies unexpectedly

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Wynter Pitts, author and mother of War Room actress Alena Pitts, died unexpectedly Tuesday night. In a Facebook post, Alena shared the sad news about her mom with fans and friends: “On ...

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Buried Cars: The art of Patrick Nagatani

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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO  – With the discovery of twenty-nine buried cars at significant sites around the world, one would think Japanese archeologist Ryoichi would be a household name. He’s not. Instead, the creator ...

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Netflix fills new Anne of Green Gables with LGBT characters and sexual sub-plot

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The new Netflix adaptation of the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables has been revised to include multiple homosexual characters, according to the series creator, Moira Walley-Beckett. In the Northwood Entertainment-produced series, ...

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For a cool $1.85 million you could own the Brady Bunch house

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The listing calls the Brady Bunch House “the second-most photographed home in the United States,” after the White House.  The house was made famous in the iconic TV show “The Brady Bunch.” ...

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Netflix series features Jesus as 12-year-old American boy

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“He can turn water into wine, make the crippled walk, and, perhaps, even raise the dead,” according to the network’s description of the show, which is based on a 2009 comic book ...

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Rethinking the Christian music culture

Music and film producer Mark Joseph knows a thing or two about the entertainment industry, having worked for decades in both the Christian and secular worlds. Rethinking both industries is the focus ...

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NFL player J.J. Watt gives 10K to family of dead firefighter

American football player J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to a GoFundMe campaign in support of the family of a Wisconsin firefighter who was killed in an explosion. Prairie Fire Department Captain Cory Barr ...

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Katy Perry’s faith may be evolving recent comments show

Katy Perry’s mom is like every other mom in the world. She prays for her children and their faith. The singer revealed last week that her mother prayed her whole life that ...

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Critics Bashed Mike Rowe for New Show on Christian Network — He Gets The Last Word With A Few Love Letters

Mike Rowe, the former star of “Dirty Jobs,” took to Facebook to launch a fiery response to critics of his new show, “Somebody’s Gotta Do It.” In a lengthy post, Rowe addressed four “love ...

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Summer’s new music releases sizzle

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I hope everyone is enjoying summer. When I think of summer I think of lemonade, watermelon, kids out of school and vacation. I know we all have busy schedules but I would ...

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5 easy ways to make Netflix more kid-friendly 

The first time I realized the need for parental controls on Netflix, I was searching with my 10-year-old son for shows on the “Revolutionary War.” The search was anything but friendly. I ...

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Franklin Graham says Jimmy Carter wrong about Jesus supporting gay marriage

Evangelist Franklin Graham responds to former President Jimmy Carter’s recent assertion that Jesus himself would approve of gay marriage, saying the former president is “absolutely wrong.” In a short video clip of ...

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Facebook restores Gospel group’s music video

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A gospel music group recently had its music video removed from Facebook. Last month, the vocal ensemble, Zion’s Joy, from Indianapolis, posted the video, “What Would Heaven Look Like,” to its Facebook ...

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There’s an ‘unfortunate’ truth for Christians in Hollywood says Mario Lopez

It’s no secret Christianity is a tough sell in Beverly Hills, and in a recent interview, popular E! News host Mario Lopez described that reality as “unfortunate.” “Faith] is alive in me. ...

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‘Incredibles 2’ shows parenting really is a superhero power

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It stinks when you have superhero powers and can’t use them. But that’s the situation that Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible), Helen Parr (Elastigirl) and their three children find themselves after they tried ...

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And you thought she was dead: Star outlives entire cast

Olivia de Havilland, the lone surviving cast member of the Hollywood epic “Gone with the Wind,” turned 102 Sunday. A reporter once asked her about her deep faith which she shared. The ...

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Facebook reverses decision that censored patriotic song

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The country music group The Wes Cook Band is firing back at Facebook after the social media giant denied their request to use the company’s paid tools to promote their new patriotic ...

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Christian filmmaker chosen to head Disney’s Pixar

Christian filmmaker and animator Pete Docter is now the new Creative Officer of Pixar Animation. Pete Docter will fill the role left by John Lasseter, who left the company over misconduct allegations. ...

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Netflix’s ‘The Toys That Made Us’ tops July’s streaming entries

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One of my best childhood memories involved three correlating things: the Service Merchandise catalog, Star Wars toys, and my Christmas wish list. Each December during the 1980s, I would study the catalog ...

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