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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 21

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.


PHOTOS: Celebrities who look like pirates

In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, we're putting you to the test: Famous person or swashbuckling pirate? You decide.


TV’s new ‘golden age’ bodes well for exciting Emmy Awards

Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards hold the promise of a history-making evening and a winner's podium packed with new faces.


Buffalo Wild Wings pulls ads with comedian who lied about 9/11

Buffalo Wild Wings Inc said on Thursday it would stop airing commercials featuring comedian and actor Steve Rannazzisi.

In this undated photo, Jimi Hendrix performs with a Fender Stratocaster electric guitar. The Stratocaster, used by countless professional and amateur musicians, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014.

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 18

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


Amazon rolls out $49.99 ‘mass market’ tablet, new Fire TV

The new Fire tablet, one of several new and upgraded devices launched by Amazon, comes with a 7-inch wide screen and a front and back camera. It will start shipping on Sept. 30.


Nazis? Cults? Creative freedom draws Hollywood to Netflix, Amazon

In two years, Netflix and Amazon have drawn top names across film and TV, enticing them with creative liberty, freedom from time constraints, and no fears of offending advertisers.


The Emmys by the numbers

Just how much carpet is used for TV's biggest night?


Forest Whitaker signs on for ‘Roots’ reboot

The "Matrix" star was recently cast as real-life author Alex Haley in the revamp, taking over the role originated by James Earl Jones in the 1977 mini-series.


Gorge yourself on Olive Garden … for seven weeks only

Olive Garden is bringing back its "Pasta Pass" that lets people eat on as much pasta as they want for a limited time.


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 17

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


‘The League’ star Steve Rannazzisi lied about 9/11 escape

The comedian gave several accounts of a daring escape from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, but has confessed that the whole thing was made up ... conveniently just days before his new comedy special is set to premiere.


Is Kit Harrington headed back to ‘Game of Thrones?’

Could Jon Snow be making a comeback?


Today in entertainment history: Sept. 16

A look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


‘Game of Thrones’ meets ‘Bob’s Burgers’

If the hit HBO drama was animated like a Fox cartoon ...


Nickelodeon is (probably) bringing back the best of the ’90s

Bring on the "Doug" and "Hey Dude" marathons.


‘Judge Judy’ sets Guinness world record

Judge Judith Sheindlin is embarking on her 20th season on TV.


Will ‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm finally get some Emmy love?

Don Draper's blissful smile closed the series finale of "Mad Men" in May, and on Sunday actor Jon Hamm could find some redemption of his own.

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Making headlines this week


Here's a look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Deerfield Apple Thief Facing Charges

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Deerfield Police pulled over the woman in the Mercedes after receiving a report that someone was illegally harvesting apples from trees at Clarkdale Fruit Farm.

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Easthampton’s Route Ten Closes Again, This Time For A Water Main Break

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It happened around one Thursday morning between Florence Road and Highland Avenue. The road did not reopen until around two that afternoon. It was the second time in 24 hours that the road was forced to close.

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Westfield Road Rage Incident Nets Arrests

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On an altercation on Route 20, a female motorist told police that four men in a car waved a gun at her. When police pulled the car over, there were only three men inside and no gun.

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Western Mass Opioid Awareness Effort Wins Federal Grant


Congressmen Jim McGovern and Richard Neal have announced that Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant is being awarded to ongoing opioid awareness programs in Berkshire and Franklin counties and the North Quabbin region.