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BROADWAY GOES TO THE MOVIES: Baywatch & Pirates of the Caribbean

I love movies.  I love the experience of going to the movies.  I love the big screen, the great sound, and the overpriced popcorn.  I even love the sound your shoes make when they walk through semi-dried soda that was spilled on the floor during the last showing. I love movies so much that I sometimes find it difficult to ... Read More »

LISTEN: Strange Stops on Vacation

We’ve all been there…the world’s 2nd largest rocking chair, BigFoot museum or the Uranus Fudge Factory. Bud stopped at the Fishing Museum while in Branson and it got us thinking, what strange place have you been on vacation? Read More »

LISTEN: Miracle Field is AWESOME!

Broadway wants to invite you and your family out to the Miracle Field in Chesterfield. These kids are awesome and would love a cheering section! Read More »

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  • Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron

    Trump handshake showdown: France’s Macron just won’t let go

    BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump met his match in a handshake showdown with France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron. At their first meeting, ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, the two men locked hands for so long that knuckles started turning white. Trump finally seemed ready to pull away — but Macron evidently wasn’t. The French ...
  • New nurse being credited with saving life of plane passenger

    EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey nurse who has only been on the job for nine months is being credited with saving the life of a fellow airplane passenger in a medical emergency. Twenty-two-year-old Courtney Donlon was awakened on a connecting flight home from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, by the airplane’s loudspeaker asked if anyone was a medical professional. ...
  • The Latest: Merkel demands Incirlik access for legislators

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 4:00 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will tell Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that she plans to withdraw her country’s troops from an air base near the Syrian border if lawmakers are banned from visiting them. Germany has some 270 troops stationed at Turkey’s ...
  • Retailer earnings help US stocks toward 6th day of gains

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are climbing for the sixth day in a row Thursday as strong quarterly results from retailers including Best Buy, Williams-Sonoma and PVH give consumer-focused companies a lift. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and Nasdaq composite are trading at all-time highs. Stocks are stretching for their longest winning streak in three months. KEEPING SCORE: ...
  • Chris Cornell’s wife writes note: ‘I know that was not you’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life. Vicky Cornell writes in the note published online by Billboard on Wednesday that she’s sorry she didn’t “see what happened to you that night.” Cornell was pronounced dead on May 18 after being found unresponsive in ...
  • Donald Trump, Charles Michel

    Angry UK to confront Trump on leaks as NATO leaders meet

    BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump opened meetings with European Union leaders Thursday against the backdrop of striking anger from Britain over intelligence leaks and a decision by Manchester police to withhold information from the United States about the investigation into this week’s bombing. A British official said Thursday that Manchester police have decided not to share further information on ...
  • The Latest: British leader: Intelligence must remain secure

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says that she will make it clear to President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between law enforcement agencies “must remain secure.” May made the comments to reporters after entering NATO headquarters for a summit. Some British ...
  • Chris Cornell’s wife writes note: ‘I know that was not you’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life. Vicky Cornell writes in the note published online by Billboard on Wednesday that she’s sorry she didn’t “see what happened to you that night.” Cornell was pronounced dead on May 18 after being found unresponsive in ...
  • The Latest: British leader: Intelligence must remain secure

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says that she will make it clear to President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between law enforcement agencies “must remain secure.” May made the comments to reporters after entering NATO headquarters for a summit. Some British ...
  • Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins ...
  • Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Manchester children’s hospital following the concert attack

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Manchester children’s hospital following the concert attack.
  • Prime Minister Theresa May: UK threat level to remain at ‘critical’ level, public should be vigilant

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May: UK threat level to remain at ‘critical’ level, public should be vigilant.
  • Raids, arrests as on-edge UK seeks ‘network’ of attackers

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks. Officials scoured the background of the British-born ethnic Libyan identified as the bomber, saying he was likely part of a wider ...
  • The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed ‘sophistication’

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in the deadly Manchester Arena attack in England suggests a “level of sophistication” that might indicate its maker had foreign training. Texas Republican Mike McCaul, chairman of the House ...
  • Greg Gianforte

    The Latest: Polls open after candidate charged with assault

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a Thursday special election. (all times local): 7:50 a.m. The polls are open in a race for Montana’s only congressional seat just hours after the front-running candidate was charged with beating up a reporter. Republican Greg Gianforte has ...
  • US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville’s new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series “Law & Order.” Sen. Lamar Alexander announced the Senate vote Wednesday on a resolution already passed by the House, leaving the final decision to President ...
  • Will Ferrell

    From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

    BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide range of others in entertainment, politics, business and journalism. In ...
  • Jerry Perenchio

    Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did. Perenchio was famously publicity-shy. The first item on his list of 20 rules for subordinates was “stay clear of the press.” But ...
  • Robert Yates

    Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he’d never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates’ 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him in tears. The 74-year-old Yates admitted he wasn’t the smartest guy, ...
  • Writers Guild overwhelmingly ratifies new 3-year contract

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract with television and film producers. The guild announced Wednesday that the new agreement passed by a 99 percent margin, with only 30 members voting no out of nearly 3,650 ballots cast. The agreement will remain in place until May 2020. The ratification ...
  • Andrea Tantaros

    Fox moves to dismiss lawsuit by ex-host Andrea Tantaros

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit by former host Andrea Tantaros, saying her claims that “sock puppet” Twitter accounts were set up to harass her were false. Fox said in court papers filed Wednesday that a Twitter feed allegedly set up under a false identity is instead operated ...
  • GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren’t positive. GLAAD’s annual study released Thursday surveyed 125 releases from the seven major Hollywood studios and found them again to be severely lagging behind strides made in ...
  • US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville’s new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series “Law & Order.” Sen. Lamar Alexander announced the Senate vote Wednesday on a resolution already passed by the House, leaving the final decision to President ...
  • Patty Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot

    London premiere of ‘Wonder Woman’ is canceled after attack

    LONDON (AP) — The glitzy, star-filled London premiere of “Wonder Woman” has been scrapped following the terror attack in Manchester. Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright had been scheduled to walk a red carpet on May 31 to help welcome the super hero film to Europe. Warner Bros said in a statement Wednesday that the movie’s junket and ...
  • Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman: ‘I try to improve each day, but you don’t’

    CANNES, France (AP) — Afternoon Mediterranean light pours into an open doorway where Dustin Hoffman sits, grinning. He will turn 80 this summer and his hair, still full, is mostly white. But he looks remarkably good. Age has done little to dim his eagerness for engagement, his mischievous wit or, it turns out, his proclivity for continual self-examination. In Noah ...
  • ‘Clerks’ actress Lisa Spoonauer dies in New Jersey at 44

    JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Lisa Spoonauer, an actress who starred in the 1994 award-winning movie “Clerks,” has died. She was 44. Spoonauer died Sunday at her home in Jackson, the George Hassler Funeral Home said. The cause of death wasn’t released. Kevin Smith cast Spoonauer in the role of Caitlin Bree in his first movie, which was set in the ...
  • Nicole Kidman

    Coppola, Kidman put Cannes spotlight on gender imbalance

    CANNES, France (AP) — The imagery was stark, if inevitable: 12 Palme d’Or winners, one of them female. When the Cannes Film Festival celebrated its 70th anniversary on Tuesday, it assembled luminaries from across cinema as well as many of the recent winners of its top prize. Jane Campion was the only woman director among the honored group, which included ...
  • Jon Stewart, Carolyn Maloney

    Technical problems force HBO to scrap Jon Stewart venture

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO is scrapping a web-delivered satirical project it was developing with Jon Stewart, a change of plans that keeps the popular political humorist on the sidelines as the Trump administration continues to provide his fellow comedians with comic gold. “HBO and Jon Stewart have decided not to proceed with a short-form digital animated project,” the network ...
  • The Latest: British leader: Intelligence must remain secure

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says that she will make it clear to President Donald Trump that intelligence shared between law enforcement agencies “must remain secure.” May made the comments to reporters after entering NATO headquarters for a summit. Some British ...
  • Manchester police find valuable items; stop sharing with US

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester have uncovered important items for the investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief announced Thursday. A British official said Manchester police have decided not to share further information on the probe with the United States due to leaks blamed on U.S. officials. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins ...
  • Khizr Khan

    Gold Star father Khizr Khan plans book for young people

    NEW YORK (AP) — Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who became a national celebrity after speaking at last year’s Democratic National Convention, has a book planned for young readers. Khan’s “This Is Our Constitution” comes out Nov. 14, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers told The Associated Press on Thursday. The book arrives the same day as his ...
  • US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville’s new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series “Law & Order.” Sen. Lamar Alexander announced the Senate vote Wednesday on a resolution already passed by the House, leaving the final decision to President ...
  • Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Manchester children’s hospital following the concert attack

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Manchester children’s hospital following the concert attack.
  • Will Ferrell

    From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

    BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide range of others in entertainment, politics, business and journalism. In ...
  • The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed ‘sophistication’

    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead (all times local): 11:55 p.m. A U.S. congressman says the bomb used in the deadly Manchester Arena attack in England suggests a “level of sophistication” that might indicate its maker had foreign training. Texas Republican Mike McCaul, chairman of the House ...