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Developer, Wayne Newton in Nasty Legal Fight

Lawsuit accuses him of sexual harassment, among other things

(Newser) - Plans to turn Wayne Newton's sprawling Las Vegas estate into a celebrity museum have shifted into an ugly legal battle citing mismanagement, animal abuse, and sexual harassment. The company that purchased the rights to convert Newton's home into "Graceland West" filed a lawsuit this week in Las... More »

Impressionist Travalena Dead at 66

(Newser) - Fred Travalena, a master impressionist whose catalog of voices ranged from US presidents to Frank Sinatra doing Boy George, has died at 66 of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the Los Angeles Times reports. The actor-singer-mimic, known as the "Man of a Thousand Faces," opened for the likes of Shirley... More »

Wanna Feel Old? Check This List

Facts of life for fall's college freshmen include Leno as only face of Tonight Show

(Newser) - A glance at this year's Mindset List, from Wisconsin's Beloit College, provides a glance into the facts of life for the 18-year-olds beginning their freshman year in college. Via the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel:
  • Harry Potter, created in 1990, is old enough to be a fellow freshman.
  • GPS navigation systems are about
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Daddy Don't You Dance so Fast

Newton joins Scary Spice, Marie Osmond on new season of Dancing with the Stars

(Newser) - A Spice Girl, a billionaire, a supermodel, a racecar driver, and a soap hunk will all be breaking out their dancing shoes for season five of Dancing with the Stars. The ABC hit, which revealed its new 12-person cast today, is slated to premiere next month with a new format... More »

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