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Joe Walsh writing his life story

The rocker jokes he used to think he could make more money by not writing a book than by writing one.

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Dolly Parton teases new TV movie

They hadn't even started shooting the movie, but Dolly Parton had no trouble selling "Coat of Many Colors" to critics. The film, set to air Dec. 10 on NBC, is inspired by Parton's childhood.

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Swift leads winners but West, Cyrus rule the VMAs

Taylor Swift may have won the most Moonmans on Sunday but it was her reunion with rapper Kanye West on the MTV Video Music Awards stage that stole the show, as West declared he will run for the U.S. presidency in 2020.

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10 of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards moments

Since debuting in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards have prided themselves on being a stage for all things hip - and often - controversial.

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MTV VMAs: Tears, chaos, and music history

The Executive Producer of the MTV Video Music Awards looks back at the craziest and the most unpredictable moments in the ceremony's history.

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The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ turns 50

The spy spoof - at one point titled "Eight Arms to Hold You" - opened on Aug. 25, 1965.

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At this record store, vinyl outsells everything

The comeback of vinyl records is strong at Austin's Waterloo Records, where LPs account for more than 50 percent of sales.

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The Beatles first recording contract valued at $150K

A Dallas-based auction plans to sell what's said to be the first recording contract signed by the Beatles on Sept. 19.

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Frank Sinatra to be honored by Grammys

Ol' Blue Eyes will receive the Architect of Sound: Vision and Artist Awards at the event, which will be hosted by Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band sidekicks Steven Van Zandt and Max Weinberg.

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Steven Tyler and Joe Walsh to headline addiction awareness rally

The two stars, who have both battled addiction issues in the past, will take part in the free event at the National Mall aimed at raising awareness about people in need of help.

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50 years later, Beatlemania alive and well for Minnesota fans

It has been five decades since the legendary band's first and only Minnesota performance.

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Obama to release music playlists on Spotify

The White House is launching an official channel on the popular music streaming service Spotify.

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Dave Grohl shares stage with singing fan at Canada gig

Foo Fighters rocker Dave Grohl let a fan take control of the band during a gig in Canada on Wednesday night.

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Nickelback axe world tour due to Chad Kroeger’s surgery

Rockers Nickelback have scrapped their entire world tour so Chad Kroeger can recover from surgery.

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ attendees dismiss theater security concerns

Attendees at opening night screenings of "Straight Outta Compton" dismissed concerns about the film triggering violence amid heightened racial tension.

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Disney’s ‘Descendants’ soundtrack tops Billboard album chart

The soundtrack from the Disney Channel TV movie "Descendants" topped the Billboard 200 chart this week, as Taylor Swift and British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran strengthened their dominance in album sales this year.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

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Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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O’Malley, Morrison shine late, lift Seattle over Astros 8-3

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Rookie Shawn O'Malley had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning to help the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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State ease fishing restrictions on Nooksack

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Anglers can thank this week’s rain and cooler temperatures.

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Birch Bay Waterslides closed because of summer storms

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They were hoping to reopen Thursday, but they decided to hold off until Friday.

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City of Bellingham proud owner of rundown motel

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It took possession of The Aloha Motel on Samish Way this week.