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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel Prizes for literature were awarded Thursday to two writers enmeshed in Europe's social and political fault lines: a liberal Pole who has irked her country's conservative government and an Austrian accused by many liberals of being an apologist for Serbian war crimes.

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John Thao now knows that you don’t wear a red shirt and khaki pants while back-to-school shopping at Target unless you want to help customers find the toilet paper in aisle 6.

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When Wizard World stops in Madison Oct. 25-27, “Freaks and Geeks” and “Inglourious Basterds” star Samm Levine will be not only one of the special guests, but also a panelist and interviewer for the three day show at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

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Fruits and vegetables are easier to come by in the summer months than in the fall and winter. But to stay healthy and ward off diseases, it’s important to include fruits and vegetables in your diet year-round.

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An air of menace and a cloud of controversy accompany the arrival of Todd Phillips’ “Joker” like a thick perfume. That, in itself, could be something to celebrate. Danger isn’t a quality often found in the sanitized corporate-made movies of today, least of all in the safe, fan-friendly world…

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Sun Prairie’s prince of paranormal, Chad Lewis, tracks down the unusual across the globe but a nearby spot is getting his attention these days.

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In "The Shape of Night" by Tess Gerritsen, a writer named Ava Collette attempts to escape a tragic event in Boston by fleeing to a remote area of Maine where she rents an isolated mansion that overlooks the coast.

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I am writing this review during the 2019 Emmy Awards, which is appropriate since the “Downton Abbey” TV series won quite a few Emmys back in the day. But I never watched an episode of the show, so this review is not coming from a place of nostalgia.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Heaton is having a recurring dream she describes as "half prosperity, half panic," in which she and her husband are remodeling a massive apartment in New York City with a squad of designers. Then comes the unsettling part, when she wonders why and how they bought …

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Having stayed rigorously close to his native New York for much of his career, writer-director James Gray has lately been making up for lost time. His last film, "The Lost City of Z," journeyed into the Amazon, circa early 20th century. His latest, "Ad Astra," skitters across the solar system…

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I’ve prepared lunches for my family for several years, and one thing I know for sure, you’ve got to have a plan! Eating out every day is not only too expensive, the meal choices are typically unhealthy. And if your child is a picky eater like mine, buying school lunches are a waste of money.

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The “Downton Abbey “ movie isn’t exactly a movie. It’s more like another season of the popular “Masterpiece Classic” show that’s been condensed to 90 minutes instead of 8 hours.

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TORONTO (AP) — As a big-budget original movie made largely with practical effects, "Ford v Ferrari" isn't so much pointed against headwinds in Hollywood as it is speeding 200 miles-per-hour right into them.

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Back in 2017, the big-screen version of Stephen King’s “It” became the biggest horror movie of all time with a domestic gross of over $327 million. The film probably would have gotten a sequel based on its box office alone, but it helped that King’s book takes places in two different time pe…

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 NEW YORK (AP) — A small but important exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art explores a little-known facet of architect Frank Lloyd Wright's creations: his line of wallpapers, printed and woven textiles, and other home goods designed for the public.

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The Knights of Columbus Council #4879 Friday night Fish Fries are back starting Sept. 13 through December from 5-8 p.m. at  The Round Table, 1611 N. Bristol St.  Stop by for a hearty meal and support community youth groups fundraising at each event.

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At our house, we're always searching for ways to eat healthier ... on a budget. One way to do just that is to add healthly seafood to your menu at least twice a week. This includes both fish and shellfish as the main protein on your plate. Seafood is available in a variety of price points, s…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Intrigued by a drama set behind the scenes of a morning TV show, with Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon in the cast? How about a supernatural series topped by Lin-Manuel Miranda or a comedy with Paul Rudd as a man overshadowed by his clone, or the chance to see Oscar-…

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Twenty-six local and regional artists will show their work and offer art for sale throughout businesses in Stoughton’s arts and entertainment district during Art Walk Stoughton. The free event takes place from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. college students are using marijuana at the highest rates in 35 years, according to a report released Thursday.

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With hundreds of quilts on display, Quilt Expo is the ultimate adventure for quilt enthusiasts of all skill levels. The 15th annual event takes place Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 5-7, in the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

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R-rated coming-of-age comedies like “Good Boys” have tapered off in the past decade, at least in the mainstream.

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Back-to-school shopping can blow up a household budget. Sometimes the only way a family can save money is by monitoring what it spends each week on groceries.

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The last few “Fast & Furious” movies have gotten a little heavy on the number of characters. The franchise isn’t as crowded as, say, the MCU, but it’s becoming increasingly reasonable to say that “anybody who’s anybody” has been in one of these movies.

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SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — D.A. Pennebaker, the Oscar-winning documentary maker whose historic contributions to American culture and politics included immortalizing a young Bob Dylan in “Don’t Look Back” and capturing the spin behind Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign in “The War Room,” …

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Sun Prairie’s library will get a boost from movement and mascots during the Sun Prairie Library Foundation’s 2019 Book’n It Run for Literacy, set this year for Saturday, Aug. 3 at Sheehan Park.

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Summer is one of the best seasons to indulge in beautiful, leafy green vegetables. These include the most common varieties seen in grocery stores or farmer’s markets, like spinach, kale, collards, mustard greens or Swiss chard. You also can eat the green, leafy tops of many root vegetables, …

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It’s time for the latest entry into the trend of Disney live-action remakes, and this week we have a doozie — 1994’s “The Lion King” is one of the most beloved and successful 2D animated movies of all time.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marvel’s push for more women and people of color in its immensely popular film franchise is extending to behind the camera as it launches its next round of films after the massive success of “Avengers: Endgame.” Of the five films the superhero studio announced at Comic-Con…

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“Crawl” is a horror movie with a simple enough premise: Haley (Kaya Scodelario) has to rescue her father (Barry Pepper) from the basement of their Florida home during a hurricane. Obstacles include steadily rising flood waters, the impending threat of a surge of water if a levee breaks, the …