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Frankie Valli eventually blessed 'Jersey Boys' idea

MINNEAPOLIS - In Clint Eastwood's buoyant "Jersey Boys," Frankie goes to Hollywood. Frankie...filming began, he was scared. "I never imagined myself in a Clint Eastwood movie, but he's just the nicest man. Coming from a musical-theater...
Harsh land and raw emotion test 'The Homesman'

...She would win her first Oscar. The next came in 2005 for another heart-breaker, the doomed female boxer in Clint Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby."Mary Bee is cut from the same cloth. Swank brings a kind of hardness to Mary Bee that...
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...President Al Gore, died in Carthage, Tennessee; she was 92. The boxing drama "Million Dollar Baby," starring Clint Eastwood (who also directed) and Hilary Swank, was put in limited release by Warner Bros.Five years ago: World leaders...
University hires Carol Young as new dining general manager

...catered to former Presidents Carter and Clinton, Clint Eastwood and Joe Montana, recently started as the new general...where she served celebrities including Joe Montana and Clint Eastwood. Additional stops along the way included Air Force...
Holiday movies offer quite the mix

...American Sniper" - Bradley Cooper stars as Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in military history. Director Clint Eastwood adapts the best-selling memoir. With Sienna Miller."Big Eyes" - The story of Margaret and Walter Keane, whose...
On Independence Day, George Washington's warning

...against George Washington? He would have brought them to their knees without having to do much more than employ his Clint Eastwood stare.The colonists' victory over Great Britain - against unfathomable odds - had to be the greatest comeback in...
Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela

...moment in the transformation from apartheid to multi-racial democracy.The day spawned books and a blockbuster Clint Eastwood movie. It still speaks - nearly 20 years later - to what sport is capable of achieving. With his cap and a team...
My turn: Award winners leave out key info about life with paralysis

...Awards, two films with negative portrayals of disability won Oscars, drawing ire from disability rights' groups. Clint Eastwood's boxing flick Million-Dollar Baby won multiple awards including best picture. It portrays a main character choosing...
Inside Out

...48. Folks in the seafood industry say Alaska Halibut is keeping company with the Dirty Harry Burger on the menu at Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breath Inn in Carmel, Calif. Does it make their day? And customers are eating signature Alaska salmon...
Photo: Images from another time: 'The High Plains Drifter'

...the Juneau Empire's 1987 legislative guide. Cowper's nickname was "The High Plains Drifter" after the 1973 Clint Eastwood movie of the same name. Cowper served from 1986 to 1990. Sound off on the important issues at


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