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  1. Miss NJ Brenna Weick traveled long pageant road to Miss America

    Brenna Weick sat sipping coffee at Coffee Works in Voorhees Township as she looked over her schedule for the day.
  2. Take our quiz: What Boardwalk food do you identify with?

    By the middle of a South Jersey summer, you’ve probably traversed a boardwalk or two. And, if you’re anything like us, that involved sampling some boardwalk-famous treats.
  3. Like the 'Star Trek' series, local fandom lives long, prospers

    For Rita Marcon, of Northfield, the inclusiveness of the “Star Trek” science-fiction franchise proved to be irresistible.

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Luc Besson wows Comic-Con with early 'Valerian' footage

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Comic-Con audiences got a sneak peek at seven minutes of heart-racing action Thursday afternoon in footage from the upcoming sci-fi epic "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets."

Oregon man sentenced in celebrity hacking case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who admitted hacking hundreds of email accounts and stealing explicit photos from several celebrities has been sentenced to six months in federal prison

Gosselin makes 'appearance' at T.G.I. Friday's for charity

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Former reality star Jon Gosselin has shown up at a popular restaurant chain, not as a diner but as one of its cooks.

Actor Peter MacNicol loses 'Veep' Emmy nod over technicality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter MacNicol's best guest actor Emmy nomination for his work on "Veep" this past season has been revoked after officials determined the actor appeared in too many episodes of the HBO comedy.

'Star Trek Beyond' premieres at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The world premiere of "Star Trek Beyond" blasted off at Comic-Con with an orchestra, fireworks, lasers and tributes to the series' late stars.

Graphic novelist Mark Siegel working on new series

NEW YORK (AP) — Acclaimed graphic novelist and illustrator Mark Siegel is embarking for new worlds.

Miniature wall appears around Trump's Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On the day Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination for president, a miniature wall appeared around the former reality TV host's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Kathleen Carroll, AP's executive editor, stepping down

NEW YORK (AP) — Kathleen Carroll, the executive editor of The Associated Press for the last 14 years, will leave her post at the end of the year.

Caitlyn Jenner: Easier to come out as trans than Republican

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prodding her party, Caitlyn Jenner said Wednesday it was easier to come out as transgender than as a Republican and conceded Democrats promote more inclusive policies.

Third Eye Blind provokes crowd during concert near RNC

CLEVELAND (AP) — Third Eye Blind has used a performance near the site of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland to speak out on gay rights.

Shannen Doherty shaves head amid cancer battle

Actress Shannen Doherty has shaved her head amid a battle with breast cancer.

Another D-list day at the Republican National Convention

NEW YORK (AP) — Another former soap star, Kimberlin Brown, brought up the rear Tuesday at the Republican National Convention, her late-night limelight delayed by a long delegate count in the Donald Trump nominating process.

Fox News chief Roger Ailes denies harassing Megyn Kelly

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Roger Ailes is denying that the Fox News Channel chief executive sexually harassed network star Megyn Kelly.

Viewers found relief from grimness with TV's fun-and-games

NEW YORK (AP) — The news was awful again last week, but viewers found some refuge in TV's fun-and-games.

#FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes dominate social media after speech

Accusations that Melania Trump lifted parts of her speech Monday to the Republican National Convention from one Michelle Obama gave eight years ago have become a trending topic on social media under #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes.

UK police warn caller who reports 'Pokemon' stolen

LONDON (AP) — British police have released an audio recording of a call to the emergency 999 line in which a youth reported his Pokemon had been stolen.

Russian Jewish group OK with "Pokemon Go"

MOSCOW (AP) — The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia says it does not mind people playing the hit smartphone game "Pokemon Go" around synagogues and other cultural buildings.

Activists to Bosnian Pokemon Go users: beware of mine fields

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A non-governmental organization in Bosnia says it has heard of people wandering into mine fields while playing Pokemon Go, and is urging them to pay more attention before someone gets hurt.

GOP Rep. Steve King asks how minorities gave to civilization

CLEVELAND (AP) — Iowa Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King, one of the most conservative members of Congress and a harsh critic of immigration, has questioned the contributions to civilization of groups of people who aren't white.

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