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Born Robert Zimmerman, Dylan went by Elston Gunnn when he lived in Fargo — and plenty of other North Dakotans changed their names before making it in the entertainment industry.
We asked readers to weigh in on their favorite commercials and jingles over the years. And many of you had the same handful of answers, "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs says.
When you only have 3 or 4 stations, you tend to hear the same commercials over and over again, and boy do we remember them. "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs wants to know your favorites.
From the "11 CDs for one penny!" marketing of the Columbia House Record Club to today's slick "Just click to subscribe" trickery, columnist Tammy Swift struggles to navigate the complex world of auto-renewals, free trial periods and digital subscriptions.

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"Minding Our Elders" columnist Carol Bradley Bursack says there are several options on the market, but it's important to pay attention to the details to find the right device for a loved one.
Former Rochester resident Elli Rowe played an original song in front of the celebrity judges in Nashville.
The interview with Peggy Lee's granddaughter will air this weekend.
The former director of TV who died Jan. 21 is being remembered for his commitment to excellence.
The St. Paul native was a counselor to troubled children before he got his start in comedy when he won first place in the Midwest Comedy Competition in 1981, according to Deadline.
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Paul Thureen and his writing partner, Hannah Bos, are part of the creative team that produced "Somebody Somewhere," a seven-episode series about an outsider's journey of self-discovery

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We're not in St. Olaf anymore, but that's fine with Alice Hogenson, who has precious memories of an awesome day with comedy legend Betty White.
The cause of Saget's death was unclear. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use, the department said.
In a youth-driven entertainment industry where an actress over 40 is facing career twilight, White was an elderly anomaly who was a star in her 60s and a pop culture phenomenon in her 80s and 90s.

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