Tinseltown Talks: Julie Newmar Still the Cat’s Meow

This summer, Julie Newmar turned 83; but it only seems like yesterday she was prowling across our TV screens as the original Catwoman supervillainess in the ’60s TV series Batman.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: ‘Walk Away Renée’

Was there ever a real Renée from “Walk Away Renée,” and was the sad story true about her devastated lover sending her home? Renée did exist, but the rest of the tale? Sadly, it was simply the figment of a forlorn 16-year-old’s imagination.

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Deal Me In: The Quicker You Go, the Behinder You Get

Dear Mark: If a card counter has an advantage over the casino, wouldn’t it be to the card counter’s advantage to have more hands per hour via a continuous shuffler? – Travis C.

You’ve read it here before, Travis, and you’ll read it again. Speed kills in a casino environment.

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Tinseltown Talks: Lindsay Wagner’s One-(Bionic) Woman Show

One of the hottest actresses to emerge from the 1970s has been appearing around the country in recent years presenting her stage show, More than a Bionic Woman: An Evening with Lindsay Wagner.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: The Market for Frank Lloyd Wright Objects

Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings are unmistakable. He designed private residences, buildings of worship, office buildings, schools and ateliers, urban civic architecture, and even a major art museum.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Uncovering Treasure with Dr. Lori

As the star appraiser on History’s The Curse of Oak Island, I spend a lot of time identifying buried treasure found on a small, secluded island off Nova Scotia.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: New Trends in Wine-Glass Collecting

Wine lovers seek to understand and enjoy all things grape. And for antique and vintage wine and barware collectors, collecting the right glass for their favorite wine is equally important.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Nutcracker Collectibles

Nutcrackers span the globe among various cultures. According to reports, an Italian bronze nutcracker dating back to the 4th century B.C. is among the earliest one known. England’s King Henry VIII gave Anne Boleyn a nutcracker as a gift.

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Choral Program Connects Music with Memories (2)

Like most seasonal choral groups, rehearsals for the Sing for the Moment choir held at the Rife Center at Bethany Village are well underway.

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