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July 4 Holiday Box Office Guide

The Fourth of July is a big weekend at the box office. Here’s our guide to what’s playing this holiday weekend.

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  • Son of ‘Barney’ co-creator gets 15 years for shooting

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The son of a co-creator of the “Barney and Friends” TV show has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting his Malibu neighbor. City News Service says 29-year-old Patrick…

  • Billy Joel bests Elton John, sets new record at MSG

    NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel set a record for most performances by a single artist at Madison Square Garden with his 65th show Wednesday night, besting Elton John. The Piano Man was full of…

  • Customs officials recover idol looted from Indian temple

    NEW YORK (AP) — Customs officials in New York have recovered a bronze religious statue from the 11th or 12th century that they say was looted from a temple in India. The New York office…

  • WWE seeking to block concussion-related lawsuits

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. is asking a federal judge to block lawsuits by former wrestlers who claim they have suffered long-term health problems from concussions they received in the ring. The…

  • ‘Ant-Man’ Paul Rudd gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a big honor for “Ant-Man.” Paul Rudd, who plays the incredible shrinking hero in the upcoming Marvel film, got a star Wednesday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rudd, who’s…

  • Robber killed in shootout with ex-anchor’s husband at motel

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A cross-country road trip got derailed for a former CNN anchor and her husband after a would-be robber forced his way into their motel room and a shootout ensued. Lynne Russell…

  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ___ July 1 Los Angeles Times on Texas’ abortion law: The Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to allow nearly a dozen Texas abortion clinics…

  • A biker named ‘Stray Dog’ postpones Granik’s Ozarks exit

    NEW YORK (AP) — Debra Granik met Ron “Stray Dog” Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks. Granik, a 52-year-old filmmaker from New York, was in the Missouri mountains to make “Winter’s Bone,” the…

  • Congregants, protesters gather at Indiana Church of Cannabis

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 100 people packed a pot-smoking Indianapolis church for a music-filled service without their illegal sacrament Wednesday, days after authorities threatened arrests if the congregation lit up during the rites. Participants…

  • Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday during a bail…

  • Arum sues Haymon, Premier Boxing Champions over fights

    Boxing promoter Bob Arum filed suit Wednesday against Al Haymon and his financial backers, claiming they are violating federal law by acting as illegal promoters and monopolizing fighters and venues for fights. The lawsuit filed…

  • Mall fireworks: Viewing spots off limits, security concerns, schedule of events

    WASHINGTON – There’s a little less space to watch the fireworks at the National Mall this weekend. And with crowds coming in for the daylong festivities, the National Park Service says visitors should rethink how they’re getting there.…

  • Polygamous Montana trio applies for wedding license

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document…

  • US win draws best men’s or women’s World Cup semi audience

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ win over Germany is the most-watched men’s or women’s World Cup semifinal ever on American television. The 2-0 victory by the second-ranked U.S. over the No. 1 Germans…

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