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  • This photo provided by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, Zac Efron in a scene from Warner Bros. Pictures' and Studiocanal's romantic drama, "We are Your Friends." (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP)

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  • In this April 4, 2011 file photo, The Judds, Naomi Judd, left, and Wynonna Judd perform at the Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country in Las Vegas. The Judds are reuniting after nearly five years to perform a series of shows in Las Vegas. AEG Live and The Venetian casino announced on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, that the duo will perform nine shows Oct. 7 through Oct. 24 at The Venetian Theatre. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

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