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Father of country star Reba McEntire dies

File-This file photo from 1995 shows Reba McEntire, right,  and her "daddy" Clark McEntire having a laugh with members of the media prior to induction ceremony at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame.  A post on the singer's verified Twitter account Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, says Clark McEntire passed away Thursday night in Coalgate, Okla. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel, File)

COALGATE, Okla. (AP) — The father of country music star Reba McEntire has died in Oklahoma.

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TLC cancels its ‘Honey Boo Boo’ series

In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, beauty pageant regular and reality show star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson speaks during an interview as her mother, June Shannon, looks on in her home in McIntyre, Ga. On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the TLC network canceled the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” series, following published reports that Shannon was in a relationship with a man who had a criminal past. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

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NYC museum plans Basquiat exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Museum plans an exhibition on graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL’ BAH’-skee-aht) that includes eight rarely seen notebooks filled with his handwritten texts and sketches.

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Museum show tells story of father-son collection

This Oct. 22, 2014 shows curator Jo Briggs looking at a wall of paintings at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore that’s part of a new installation called “From Rye to Raphael.” The show, opening Sunday, tells the story of William Walters and his son Henry, who amassed a collection of everything from antiquities to fine art. The Walters’ fortune came from rye whiskey, railroads and banking. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

BALTIMORE (AP) — William Walters made a fortune in rye whiskey, railroads and banking in the 19th century, and along the way he also developed a passion for collecting art and antiquities. His son Henry was an avid collector, too, and built a memorial to his father in Baltimore to display their treasures.

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Punk icon Joan Jett savors rockin’ role-model gig

Joan Jett, center, speaks with children backstage at the 6th Annual Little Kids Rock benefit presented by Guitar Center at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — “Can’t stay at home, can’t stay at school! Old folks say: ‘Ya poor little fool!'”

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