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Ohio Star Fair reopening kiddie, other "low-impact" rides

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rides at the Ohio State Fair's Kiddieland and some elsewhere in the amusement park reopened Friday with the OK of inspectors two days after the governor shut them all down following a thrill ride malfunction that killed a teen who had recently enlisted in the Marines.


The Latest: Some rides reopening at Ohio fair after death

The Latest on Ohio State Fair's deadly accident when a ride broke apart...


Leading Disney parks 'Imagineer' Martin Sklar dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Martin A. "Marty" Sklar, a right-hand man of Walt Disney and central figure in the development and expansion of his company's theme parks around the world, has died.


Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers.


Hillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton is calling her new book "What Happened" and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.


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The Latest: Dutch ride maker says no record of problems

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State Fair's deadly accident when a ride broke apart. (all times local):


Wicked good poems: Boston gets its 1st anthology of poetry

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's about to bust a rhyme.


Ohio, California close 'Fire Ball' ride after fatal accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Fair will open Thursday one day after a man was killed and seven other people were injured when a thrill ride broke apart, but the rides won't be running until they all are deemed safe, officials state.


Ex-Park aide, culture minister guilty for artist blacklist

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists and denying them state support because they were believed to be unfriendly to ousted President Park Geun-hye.


South Korean court sentences former culture minister, Park aide to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean court sentences former culture minister, Park aide to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists.


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Colson Whitehead, Arundhati Roy among Man Booker contenders

LONDON (AP) — Paul Auster, Colson Whitehead and past winner Arundhati Roy are among contenders for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction.


Fire official: At least 1 dead, several others injured in ride malfunction on opening day of Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fire official: At least 1 dead, several others injured in ride malfunction on opening day of Ohio State Fair.


Toni Morrison, Joan Didion among those in PEN online archive

NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Morrison moderating a discussion about writing in the Soviet Union. Joan Didion defending Salman Rushdie against an Iranian death decree. Pablo Neruda explaining the role of the Latin America author.


Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has a book deal.


Artist uses Iraq refugees, war veterans in radio project

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In 2016, an Iraqi-American artist sat down with Bahjat Abdulwahed — the so-called "Walter Cronkite of Baghdad" — with the idea of launching a radio project that would be part documentary, part radio play and part variety show.


The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending July 23, 2017 (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher ):


The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

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Novel takes energetic look at life of ambitious news anchor

"Amanda Wakes Up" (Viking), by Alisyn Camerota


Ohio pair finally meet after 3 years of excuses on Tinder

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Ohio college students who connected on Tinder have finally met after three years of excuses on the dating platform.


Laura Ingalls Wilder butter statue coming to Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Fair will this year celebrate "Little House on the Prairie" with a butter sculpture of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.


George Clooney threatens prosecution over pics of baby twins

George Clooney threatens prosecution over pics of baby twins

Former judge in 'kids for cash' case receives appeal hearing
Review: 'The Emoji Movie' may be meh, but it's not evil

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Review: Bigelow explores a horrific history in 'Detroit'

Review: Bigelow explores a horrific history in 'Detroit'

Dylan O'Brien says acting helped recovery from set injuries

Dylan O'Brien, Tyler Posey

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D.L. Menard, Cajun music ambassador, is dead at 85

D.L. Menard, Cajun music ambassador, is dead at 85

Linkin Park singer's widow opens about husband's death

Chester Bennington, Dean DeLeo

Allman's final music 'obvious farewell' but full of life

Allman's final music 'obvious farewell' but full of life

Newport Folk Festival kicks off 3 days of music

Newport Folk Festival

Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones
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