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Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside his home
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Afghan campaign worker shot dead outside his home
The Hindu
A prominent campaign worker in Afghanistan’s presidential election was shot dead outside his home in the country’s east, officials said on Tuesday. The Taliban denied they were involved in the killing. Campaign worker Esmatullah, who like many Afghan men uses only one name, was returning home from visiting a friend on Monday afternoon when...
Lightning swept out of playoffs by Canadiens
Herald Tribune
MONTREAL (AP) — Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play goal with 43 seconds remaining for a 4-3 victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay. The first team...
Venice mayor seeks tougher noise ordinance
Herald Tribune
VENICE - Venice Mayor John Holic wants to toughen the city's noise regulations. He thinks Sarasota County's newly revised noise ordinance may be a good model. Facts IN OTHER ACTION On Tuesday, the Venice City Council discussed or acted on the...
Venice adds Rose Hill East Apartments to historic register
Herald Tribune
The Rose Hill East Apartments, 504 Armada Road S., is now on Venice's Local Register of Historic...
Warface exits beta, enters warzone on Xbox 360
Joystiq
As was previously announced, Crytek Kiev-developed FPS Warface officially launched on Xbox 360 today following its...
State Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion
The Leaf Chronicle
NASHVILLE, TENN. — House Democratic leaders said Tuesday that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee eclipses his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges. The Democrats held a news conference to...
"Battle of the Cultures" block possible?
The Examiner
Although R&D head Mark Rosewater may have a strict policy of not being able to see unsolicited card designs, for legal reasons, he's perfectly happy to take suggestions about literally anything else in Magic. And one thing people always ask...
Minecraft video demonstrates world customization update
Joystiq
Minecraft developer Mojang showed off one piece of the forthcoming update for the PC game in a new video today, which offers more options...
Relentless Dead Intro Pack | Decklist and review
The Examiner
Relentless Dead is a blue/black Magic: The Gathering Dark Ascension Intro...
New Flash Gordon Movie Being Developed
IGN Insider
According to THR, Twentieth Century Fox has picked up the film rights to Flash Gordon - the vintage comic book space adventurer whose exploits have been brought to TV and...
Peggle 2 Windy fairy DLC gives a flying flock
Joystiq
Peggle 2 received a new master via downloadable content today named Windy, a spritely fairy that brings with her a special "Fairy Flock" power. Windy transforms blue pegs in the game into the score-boosting purple pegs and "simple shots" into ones...
Humble Mobile Bundle 5 adds Enviro-Bear, R-Type, Paper Monsters
Joystiq
Humble Mobile Bundle 5 is now nine games strong with the addition of Enviro-Bear 2010,...
Director Tim Story's Fantactic Four Career Lessons
IGN Insider
He's one of the most successful directors you've likely not heard of, but the films of Tim Story have...
'The Voice': Eliminated singers are...
Entertainment Weekly
And just like that, the Top 12 is down to a Top 10. Tuesday’s episode of The Voice marked the first time this season that contestants and coaches got a...
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: "The Only Light in the Darkness" Review
IGN Insider
Our review of Agents of SHIELD will be running at this same...
Uma Thurman ends her engagement
Entertainment Weekly
Uma Thurman has ended her six-year engagement to financier Arpad...
Jessica Chastain in Talks to Play Marilyn Monroe in Blonde
IGN Insider
Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Mama) is said to be nearing a deal to star...
Arrow Photo Gallery: "Seeing Red"
IGN Insider
In the last episode of Arrow, Oliver and company managed to bring Roy back under their control - but of...
PSN Tuesday: Octodad, Cel Damage HD, Walking Dead
Joystiq
Happy PSN Tuesday! This week on PS4 we get Octodad: Dadliest Catch ($15), Putty Squad ($25) and Cel...
BlizzCon hordes invade Anaheim Nov. 7-8
Joystiq
"Steel thyself, O mortal realm of Anaheim," a blog post on Blizzard's official site reads, announcing the dates for BlizzCon 2014. On Friday, November 7 through Saturday, November 8,...
League of Legends' New Champion is Braum the Heart of the Freljord
IGN Insider
A new support Champion known as Braum, the Heart of the Freljord, is bound for League of Legends. The announcement was made...
KDFW hires Ali Turiano as new meteorologist
The Dallas Morning News
According to DFW.com, Fox 4 (KDFW) views will have a new meteorologist on their TVs come May 28: Ali Turiano. She's coming to Dallas after a six year gig at News 13 in Orlando, Fla. She says of the move, "“I have always dreamed of being a part of the...
Next Fatal Frame to snap ghostly images on Wii U
Joystiq
The next entry in the Fatal Frame series will haunt Nintendo's Wii U console, according to a Famitsu report translated by Gematsu. Nintendo and...
Study says beards may be 'out,' but they’re going strong in Dallas
The Dallas Morning News
Time to get the clippers? Beards are on their way out, if a study from Australia is to be believed. Don’t tell that to members of the Dallas Facial Hair Club, who are busy making plans for the third annual Beardfest, a celebration of facial fur, in...
We Review Dan Slott's Entire Superior Spider-Man Saga
IGN Insider
*Spoiler Warning: full spoilers for Superior Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man are contained within this article!* Last week was a bittersweet one for...
Lack of NES Remix on 3DS explained
The Examiner
When Nintendo announced the NES Remix series, fans thought it would be a perfect game for the 3DS. However it would end up being a WiiU only title, and with NES Remix 2 coming out soon, Nintendo has explained why. In an...
Soulcalibur: Lost Swords finds a home on PlayStation 3
Joystiq
Today marks the debut of Bandai Namco's Soulcalibur: Lost Swords, an attempt at transferring the free-to-play success of Tekken Revolution to the publisher's other big 3D fighting franchise....
5 of The Biggest News Stories for April 22nd
IGN Insider
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Wrestling Wrap Up: Kane Returns to Demon Form, Tombstones Daniel Bryan
IGN Insider
The Devil's Favorite Semen is back! Ha ha ha. See what I did there. I found a rhyme for "demon" that was highly inappropriate! Wackity schmackity dooooooo.* *yes, it's going to be that kind of Wrap Up Anyone else wondering why Stephanie was yelling...
Podcast Beyond: Uncharted PS4 in 2016?
IGN Insider
PlayStation. Does the word send a chill down your spine? Does it caress your senses with wave upon wave of...
Community invited to receptions with finalists for APSU president job
The Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — The four candidates vying to become the next president of Austin Peay State University will arrive on campus in the next few weeks for a series of meetings, interviews, tours and forums. During...
Study: Beards may be "out," but they’re still in Dallas
The Dallas Morning News
Time to get the clippers? Beards are on their way out, if a study from Australia is to be believed. Don’t tell that to members of the Dallas Facial Hair Club, who are busy making plans for the third annual Beardfest, a celebration of facial fur, in...
New 'Fatal Frame' coming to Wii U
Canoe
Tecmo Koei has announced that a brand new instalment in survival-horror series Fatal Frame (known as Project Zero in Europe and simply Zero in Japan) will be heading to the Wii U. According...
Bandai Namco Global Gamers Day 2014 round-up
Canoe
You might have noticed that gaming news sites are flooded with Bandai Namco announcements. This is because earlier this month, Bandai Namco held their Global Gamers Day 2014, where they unveiled the details about their upcoming releases for the year....
New details for 'Lords of the Fallen'
Canoe
Set in a world where mankind has overthrown the evil god that once ruled over them, Lords of the Fallen tells the story of a criminal-turned-hero named Harkyn who has been charged with defending mankind against the forces of evil that are once again...
Watch 'Walking Dead' season 2 trailer for Vita
Canoe
Telltale Games' The Walking Dead Season 2 is now on PS Vita. That's really all...
Interview - Yusuke Sasaki ('JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle')
Canoe
Click: What exactly is it that makes JoJo's Adventure so bizarre? YS: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is based on a manga series that started in 1987 and has been publishing continuously since then. One of the characteristics of the manga series is that the...
Bandai Namco bringing RPG Sword Art Online to NA Vitas this summer
Joystiq
Bandai Namco announced today that its PlayStation Vita action-RPG Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment will hit North American shores as a digital exclusive this summer....
Heritage Auctions might top $1 million with Beatles-signed Sullivan wall
The Dallas Morning News
Fifty years after the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, a very tangible artifact of that performance is being sold by Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. A Sullivan stagehand had the presence of mind to ask the Fab Four to autograph the movable...
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 saves PacWorld later this year
Joystiq
First it was a game, then it was a cartoon, then it was a game, and now it's a game ... again! Don't worry about following that baffling pedigree, all you need to know is that Bandai Namco has announced Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 for the...
Susan Gregg Gilmore to Keynote Tenth Annual Writers Conference
The Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- The Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council, in partnership with Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Arts Commission, is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Clarksville Writers Conference, being held June 5...
Curse of the Bloody Tome | Innistrad
The Examiner
Curse of the Bloody Tome is a common blue curse enchantment in Magic: The Gathering’s Innistrad. Mill or library destruction strategies are often weaker Limited options, but Curse of the Bloody Tome is brutally efficient as it requires no...
Gaming PC Tips. Is this a good build?
The Verge
Gaming PC Tips. Is this a good build? Posted by SamLikesGames on April 22, 2014 05:25 pm 0 Do you guys think this is a good build?NZXT SOURCE 210 RED CASE USB 3.0 GAMING CHASSISASRock H81M-HDS Motherboard and Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Combo Fan...
Next Ace Attorney delivers justice to 19th century Japan
Joystiq
A scan, reportedly lifted from the latest issue of Famitsu, reveals that the next entry in the fan-favorite Ace Attorney series will leave our modern era in favor...
This Week on the PSN (April 22, 2014)
IGN Insider
Every Tuesday, Sony drops a bunch of new stuff onto the...
James Tynion IV Discusses the 2 Villain Reveals in Batman Eternal #2
IGN Insider
*Huge Batman Eternal #2 spoilers are contained within this...
Miegakure solves puzzles, breaks your brain in the 4th dimension
Joystiq
At first glance, Miegakure is just a simple puzzle-infused platformer with a crisp, colorful Japanese setting. That is, until you stumble upon its central mechanic. At the press of a button, the world seems to fold in on itself, collapsing and...
Len Wiseman to Direct Sci-Fi Thriller Black Chapter
IGN Insider
Director Len Wiseman (Total Recall, Sleepy Hollow) is...
Introducing Joystiq Deals
Joystiq
Gaming, as we all know, is a fantastic hobby, but it's also an expensive one. Here at Joystiq, we follow sales with as much fervor as you do in the hopes of easing the strain on our wallets while still getting to...
BlizzCon 2014 Date and Ticket Availability Announced
IGN Insider
Blizzard announced today that its eighth BlizzCon will...
Call of Duty 2014: First Image Revealed
IGN Insider
During its Game Developers Conference 2014...
Drew Barrymore welcomes new baby
Entertainment Weekly
It’s a girl for Drew Barrymore! The actress and husband Will...
Batman: Arkham Origins DLC explores Mr. Freeze's origins
Joystiq
Curious how a supervillain settles on a life of ice-themed larceny, instead of say, crime devoted to penguins or calendars? Today's Cold, Cold Heart DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins offers answers to that bizarre query. Cold, Cold Heart focuses on Mr....
Watch This: Frozen Meets Grand Theft Auto
IGN Insider
Can't get that Oscar-winning tune "Let It...
Ace Combat Infinity boarding PS3s on May 27
Joystiq
Bandai Namco's free aerial fighter Ace Combat Infinity is set to lift off on May 27 for PS3. The next entry in the long-running Ace Combat series was first announced last year in July, and was listed as the first free-to-play game in the series one...
Deleted Developer Tweet Teases Prince of Persia's Future
IGN Insider
A now-deleted tweet from an alleged Ubisoft engineer teased...
Disney Chairman Addresses Star Wars: Episode VII Budget, Locations and Casting
IGN Insider
Surprise! Disney still isn't quite ready to announce the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII even though...
PS3 RPG Tales of Xillia 2 hits North America, Europe in August
Joystiq
Bandai Namco's PlayStation 3 RPG sequel Tales of Xillia 2 is headed stateside in August with a bonus-packed Collector's Edition in...
App Store Update: April 22
IGN Insider
Every day hundreds of new apps make their debut on the App Store, and...
Roberto Orci Lobbying to Direct Star Trek 3
IGN Insider
Word has come today that longtime writing-producing partners Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman are...
Skip After Burner Climax if you are looking for a nostalgic gaming experience
The Examiner
Sega released the original After Burner in arcades during the 80s. Many Fans of one of the early flight combat simulator can download an updated version from the Google...
Borderlands, Civilization 4 facing service interruptions due to GameSpy closure
Joystiq
With the impending closure of GameSpy online services on May 31, publisher 2K Games says players should expect a temporary outage of multiplayer modes for a number of its titles as it switches to a new online platform. The original Borderlands,...
New Online Service Providers for Borderlands, Civilization IV
IGN Insider
2K’s Borderlands, Civilization III and Civilization...
Fargo Photo Gallery: "The Rooster Prince"
IGN Insider
Fargo debuted to impressive reviews and impressive ratings last week, as FX launched their TV take on...
NewGate students perform ‘Harlequin’ children’s opera
Herald Tribune
NewGate School elementary students performed the children's opera "Harlequin," to a sold-out audience, April 11, at The Glenridge Performing Arts Center. This audience stood proudly giving a much-deserved standing ovation for this 14th annual...
Siesta Key Kiwanis Club kicks off Tropical Nights
Herald Tribune
Siesta Key Kiwanis Club members got into high gear and tropical fashions at Café Baci to promote their...
Joystiq Streams: Blinded by Daylight
Joystiq
Daylight by Zombie Studios is full of lies! Just look at screenshots of that game. There is not an abundance of sunshine present. Indeed, darkness, creeping madness, and monsters seem...
GRID Autosport Strips Down to its Racing Roots
IGN Insider
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J. Jonah Jameson Hinted at for Amazing Spider-Man 3
IGN Insider
Director Marc Webb indicated that J. Jonah Jameson may appear in The Amazing...
Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood and wife are expecting
Entertainment Weekly
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood and record executive wife Kelli Cashiola Haywood are...
First DLC for 'PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale' includes Kat and Emmett
The Examiner
On Thursday, PlayStation Blog confirmed the...
Cruel Feeding from 'Journey Into Nyx'
The Examiner
Cruel Feeding is a new common black "Magic: The Gathering" card from Wizards of the Coast's expert expansion set "Journey Into Nyx." In the right scenario this instant can act as a removal spell or in the best case...
Extinguish All Hope from 'Journey Into Nyx'
The Examiner
What's worse for your opponent than blowing up all the creatures on the battlefield with a Fated Retribution, Merciless Eviction, or Supreme Verdict? Why, getting rid of only their creatures and then attacking unopposed for the win. Meet...
Cast into Darkness from 'Journey Into Nyx'
The Examiner
Cast into Darkness is a new common black "Magic: The Gathering" card from Wizards of the Coast's expert expansion set "Journey Into Nyx." This aura can weaken one of your opponent's threats, also keeping...
Thassa's Ire from 'Journey Into Nyx'
The Examiner
Thassa's Ire is one of the newest blue "Magic: The Gathering" cards from Wizards of the Coast's expert expansion set "Journey Into Nyx." Thassa's Ire will be an MVP in limited, where it will allow you to keep your...
Super Nintendo Remix Depends on Fan Support
IGN Insider
NES Remix 1 & 2 transform vintage...
Disney Chairman Noncommittal on Captain America 3 Opening Against Batman vs. Superman
IGN Insider
Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn signaled his company may blink in the game of chicken between his studio's Captain America 3 and...
IGN Digigods Podcast Episode 331
IGN Insider
From their secluded home-theater compound, film critics Wade Major and Mark Keizer mix insightful commentary with irreverent banter, covering the latest DVD and Blu-ray news and new releases of the week, including studio, independent, television...
Dark Souls 2 PC trailer collects cutscenes, foreshadows your demise
Joystiq
A better looking and performing version...
Game Scoop! Episode 300 LIVE
IGN Insider
Game Scoop! -- IGN's video game talk show -- is about to level up. The show turns...
Road Closures for Rivers & Spires
The Leaf Chronicle
Clarksville, TN. – April 21, 2014 - Road closures for this week have been announced for the 12th Annual Rivers & Spires Festival in downtown Clarksville. The following streets will be closed: Wednesday, April 23 Beginning at 7 a.m. Public Square in...
HBO's 'Silicon Valley': Fake company from the show has a great fake website
Entertainment Weekly
Are you watching Silicon Valley, HBO’s pitch-perfect sendup of the tech world? (Well, pitch perfect besides its near total lack of female characters. Wait, what’s that you say? This is what Silicon Valley is actually like? Never mind!)...
Campbell Crossing receives awards for resident satisfaction
The Leaf Chronicle
(Nashville, TN) – WinnResidential Military Housing Services, the firm providing property management and maintenance services for Lend Lease’s military housing portfolio, including Campbell Crossing at Fort Campbell, has been recognized as a 2013...
Roxy Regional Theatre unveils 32nd season
The Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, TN -- Shhh! It's a secret ... until "Happenin' at the Hollemans," that is. The Roxy Regional Theatre will unveil its highly-anticipated 32nd season on Monday, May 5, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. For the second...
R2R Bluegrass Challenge comes to Clarksville May 2
The Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — This year’s UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Bluegrass Challenge is taking place Sunday, April 27 through Friday, May 2. More than 200 injured veterans,...
Tekken, Soul Calibur teams let loose ancient fighters in Rise of Incarnates
Joystiq
Rise of Incarnates comes from Bandai Namco and the creators of the Soul Calibur and Tekken franchises – and it looks absolutely insane. Seriously, that guy with the mad...
Suikoden II Likely Coming to PlayStation Network
IGN Insider
It looks like the classic PlayStation RPG Suikoden II is headed to the PlayStation...
Xbox Live Gold members get deals on NBA 2K14, NFS Rivals this week
Joystiq
Xbox Live Gold members can save some cash on NBA 2K14 and Need for Speed Rivals this week thanks to a series...
The Raid Remake Will Feature "A Clash of Fighting Styles"
IGN Insider
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Mario Golf: World Tour Getting DLC and Season Pass
IGN Insider
Nintendo has announced three DLC packs will be available for...
The Expendables 3: Introducing The Young Guns
IGN Insider
“Our stories by and large have been pretty much told. So now we have to branch out and investigate...
Tesla Effect slinks back into the shadows for now, out May 7
Joystiq
Full-motion space quest Tesla Effect isn't touching down today as planned, after dev Big Finish Games decided to hold it...
Peggle 2 Gets Windy's Master Pack DLC
IGN Insider
Popcap Games announced that Peggle 2 will receive new DLC starting today...
Bland Theft Auto: China censorship weighs on games consoles
Toronto Sun
BEIJING - China has fully lifted a 14-year ban on selling video game consoles, but foreign console makers hoping to make a killing in a potentially huge new market will first have to find a way around the country's onerous censorship rules. The...
'Grid Autosport' announced
Canoe
Codemasters announced yesterday that they'd be unveiling something special today, but...
New Details Emerge About LG Smartwatch
IGN Insider
LG has revealed a few new tidbits about its upcoming G smartwatch. Powered by Android Wear, the G Watch comes...
Mario Golf: World Tour irons out DLC plans, season pass
Joystiq
Nintendo revealed it's taking a swing at season passes with Mario Golf: World Tour, after it announced the 3DS game's DLC schedule today. The arcadey sim gets three packs across May and June, each offering two 18-hole courses...
'Uncharted 4' gameplay to be shown at E3
Canoe
With E3 lurking just around the corner it's looking likely that players will be given their first glimpse of Uncharted 4 at the event. According to industry...
Dragon Age: Inquisition Release Date Revealed
IGN Insider
BioWare has announced Dragon Age:...
Epic Experiment unleashes Izzet insanity
The Examiner
Magic: The Gathering players looking to blast through their decks with some Izzet inspiration are in luck with Return to Ravnica’s mythic blue/red Epic Experiment. Epic Experiment was previewed with choose-your-own-adventure flair by Jenna Helland in...
Putt-Putt, Spy Fox join Humongous Entertainment's Steam catalog
Joystiq
Putt-Putt Joins the Parade, Spy Fox in: Dry Cereal and other classic children's adventure games from publisher Humongous Entertainment are now available via Steam as part of a new partnership with...
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