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  • The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    The AP's top 10 movies of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:48 PM EST2013-12-26 22:48:13 GMT
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
    In surveying the year at the movies, the topography is rich. From the dusty, dying towns of "Nebraska" to the rooftop Roman parties in "The Great Beauty" to the sleek future Los Angeles of "Her," 2013 has been a trip. But has it been a great year?
  • AP critics pick the year's best video games

    AP critics pick the year's best video games

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:41 PM EST2013-12-26 22:41:33 GMT
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
    The top 10 video games of 2013, according to AP Entertainment Writers Lou Kesten and Derrik J. Lang.
  • AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    AP music writers' top 10 albums of the year

    Thursday, December 26 2013 5:05 PM EST2013-12-26 22:05:43 GMT
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
    Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year.
  • Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Why 2013 was our year of guilty pleasures

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:58 PM EST2013-12-26 21:58:50 GMT
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
    This year, Hollywood reminded us of one long Kanye West rant — somewhat intelligible yet completely nonsensical; intriguing but annoying; and something you wanted to ignore but just could not look away.
  • Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

    Thursday, December 26 2013 4:18 PM EST2013-12-26 21:18:09 GMT
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
    The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk. Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.
  • No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    No contest: Miley was the 2013 pop-culture queen

    Thursday, December 26 2013 3:54 PM EST2013-12-26 20:54:56 GMT
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
    Call her this year's pop-culture prom queen. A year ago, Miley Cyrus was no stranger to us, of course. But who could have guessed how her star would rise — or rather, explode — in 2013, making this former preteen idol one of the most watched people on the planet?
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  • Audit finds former Clark County circuit clerk waived court fees for family

    Audit finds former Clark County circuit clerk waived court fees for family

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:05:38 GMT
    A state audit reveals that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones failed to deposit some money received by the office and did not collect court costs in several cases, some of which involved family members. State Auditor Thomas A. Schweich released a 24-page report Tuesday which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing monies.
    A state audit reveals that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones failed to deposit some money received by the office and did not collect court costs in several cases, some of which involved family members. State Auditor Thomas A. Schweich released a 24-page report Tuesday which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing monies.
  • Genealogical book helps mark 50th reunion of Genenbacher family

    Genealogical book helps mark 50th reunion of Genenbacher family

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:56 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:56:21 GMT
    A family that researches its history together stays together, and one Quincy area clan is doing just that.  Descendents of John and Anna Genenbacher hosted their 50th family reunion Sunday at the Knights of Columbus' Father McGivney Hall, but marking a half-century of remaining connected wasn't the only cause for celebration.  After about two years and 500 hours of research and compilation, a group of organizing family members presented their kin with a 110-page book.
    A family that researches its history together stays together, and one Quincy area clan is doing just that.  Descendents of John and Anna Genenbacher hosted their 50th family reunion Sunday at the Knights of Columbus' Father McGivney Hall, but marking a half-century of remaining connected wasn't the only cause for celebration.  After about two years and 500 hours of research and compilation, a group of organizing family members presented their kin with a 110-page book.
  • State auditor: 'Impossible to determine' if former Clark County circuit clerk stole money

    State auditor: 'Impossible to determine' if former Clark County circuit clerk stole money

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:52 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:52:17 GMT
    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich said Tuesday that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones is the 28th public official to be suspected of embezzling money since he took office in January 2011. Schweich on Tuesday released a 24-page report which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing money when Jones was in office in 2001, 2003 and 2011 through 2013.
    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich said Tuesday that former Clark County Circuit Clerk Mary D. Jones is the 28th public official to be suspected of embezzling money since he took office in January 2011. Schweich on Tuesday released a 24-page report which shows the county was short $12,181 in misappropriated court funds and missing money when Jones was in office in 2001, 2003 and 2011 through 2013.
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