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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Has Officially Resumed Filming

For awhile there, it looked like 'Star Wars: Episode 7' was in trouble. Harrison Ford had broken his leg in a freak Millennium Falcon accident and there were rumors that the production was going to be shut down for weeks! Months! Forever!!! And then Harrison Ford got better and the only real damage to the schedule was a two-week break where everyone made ice bucket challenge videos and refused to answer questions to prying reporters on red carpets.

And now, 'Star Wars: Episode 7' has officially resumed filming.

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Joan Rivers Is in Critical Condition

Joan Rivers has reportedly been rushed to the hospital and is currently in critical condition.

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The Josh Abbott Band Release Music Video for New Single, ‘Hangin’ Around’

The Josh Abbott Band is back and better than ever. The Texas group is hitting the airwaves with their latest single, 'Hangin' Around,' which each of the six members says they fell in love with the first moment they heard it.

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Robert Downey Jr. Says ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is the Best Marvel Movie Yet

Marvel Studios and the character of Tony Stark/Iron Man transformed Robert Downey Jr. from a has-been into one of the biggest movie stars on the planet, so it's not surprising that he'll sing their praises outside the context of the movies he stars in. However, he recently took it a big step further, declaring 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to be the best Marvel movie yet. Yep, even the ones that he's not in.

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Dolly Parton Calls Her ALS Ice Bucket Challenge a ‘Wet T-Shirt Contest’ [Watch]

No one thought she would do it, but the always glamorous Dolly Parton has completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge ... in a way only she could.

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Marty Raybon Rejoins Shenandoah

After a 17-year absence, Marty Raybon has announced his return as lead singer of Shenandoah.

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‘Friends’ Reunion: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow Act Out Jimmy Kimmel’s Fan Fiction

Like anyone who lived through the '90s, Jimmy Kimmel loved 'Friends,' but while being a fan of the television staple is wholly understandable, the depth of his affection is, well, perhaps not. Kimmel hosted 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston on his show last night, and while she might have expected to chat about her latest movie, 'Life of Crime,' and share some fun tidbits and anecdotes, the host had other ideas.

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32 Years Ago: George Strait Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fool Hearted Memory’

It's been 32 years since George Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with 'Fool Hearted Memory.' The Texan's first single from his sophomore album, 'Strait From the Heart,' shot to the top of the charts, paving the way for 59 more singles to follow. The song reached No. 1 on Aug. 28, 1982.

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Chase Rice’s Album ‘Ignite the Night’ Debuts at No. 1

Even though Chase Rice chose to enter into country music on a non-traditional route, he's still quickly on his way to becoming a notable country star, with his most recent accomplishment being a No. 1 album debut.

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Morning Minute: August 28th, 2014

August 28th, 2014
WEATHER:  Sunny. 97/70

LOCAL: Free legal clinic held in Tuscaloosa on Thursday. 

STATE: M-Class Mercedes gets a new name.

NATIONAL: Russians all up in America's banking business.

SPORTS: 2014 Alabama Hype Video released.

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