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Garry Marshall, Prolific TV and Filmmaker, Dies at 81

The entertainment world lost a giant yesterday, when Garry Marshall, creator of some of the most popular television shows in the medium’s history and a director of some of the most beloved movies of the last 30 years, died after what The New York Times called “a series of strokes.” He was 81 years old.

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35 Years Ago: The Ramones Fracture With ‘Pleasant Dreams’

Released on July 20, 1981, the Ramones' 'Pleasant Dreams' showed the internal cracks within the band.

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30 Years Ago: ‘Sid and Nancy’ Tells the Story of Punk’s First Couple

'Sid and Nancy' premiered on July 20, 1986 at London’s Limelight Club. Directed by Alex Cox, the film starred Gary Oldman as Sid Vicious.

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Tyler in June Was the Hottest on Record

If it feels hotter than usual, it's true. Last month was the hottest June on record in Tyler, and meteorologists don't see any signs of that changing.

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J.J. Abrams Says Anton Yelchin’s Role Will Not Be Recast in Future ‘Star Trek’ Movies

It may seem a bit soon to be discussing the future of a franchise when the latest installment hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but the early buzz surrounding Star Trek Beyond is so positive that Paramount has already announced plans for Star Trek 4. Following the recent, tragic passing of Anton Yelchin, some fans have wondered how the Trek universe will address that loss, and producer J.J. Abrams has an answer.

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‘Alien: Covenant’ Wraps Production With a New Set Photo

Our first look at Katherine Waterston’s character in Alien: Covenant was a bit shadowy, but the latest photo from the set offers a much better sneak peek at the actress’ new hero — and she’s sporting a very familiar look. Ridley Scott celebrated the end of production on his upcoming Alien prequel by sharing a new image, in which he poses opposite Waterston in what could just as easily be a Calvin Klein ad.

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30 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel and Genesis Take Turns Topping the Pop Chart

The summer of 1986 brought Genesis their first No. 1 hit in the United States — and former frontman Peter Gabriel reached the same milestone the very next week.

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Texas is a Great Place for First-Time Home Buyers

We're lucky in Texas that for the most part, the job market is steady and houses are affordable.

That makes us one of the best places in the country to buy a first home, and it doesn't look like that will change anytime soon.  See which Texas city ranks higher than any other.

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Suspect Named in Death of Officer at French Robertson Unit in Abilene

Officials are investigating the death of TDCJ Office, Mari Johnson, as homicide.

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‘The Girl on the Train’ Trailer: The Thriller That Shocked the World

We’re so close, guys. So close to the end of summer movie season and the start of the fall, when the weather cools down and the movies start to get interesting again. I don’t know that The Girl on the Train is going to be an awards contender, but it certainly looks like a juicy thriller.

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There Are Three Things We Shouldn’t Buy Generic

If you're like me, weekends include a trip to Brookshire's to stock up.

Good news...If you came home with an SUV full of a mix of name-brand things and generics, you probably did it right.

There are some things we should buy generic and some things we shouldn't, and there's a key to telling the difference.

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Mick Jagger’s Wife and Girlfriends Through the Years: Photo Gallery

The Rolling Stones frontman has been romantically linked to many intelligent, accomplished and beautiful women over the years.

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