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Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 in LA

LOS ANGELES - Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess, died today of heart failure.
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Week ahead

TODAY AIKEN CITY COUNCIL: 7 p.m., municipal building, Park Avenue. FASHION SHOW: 5 p.m., Harlem High School auditorium; fashion show to benefit Safe Homes of Augusta; registration $5; e-mail Ka'Neesha Caldwell VOLUNTEER TRAINING: University Hospital; conducted by Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services; (706) 774-2769.
Some teens settle on alternative plan over annual dance

Come prom night for Westside High School, senior Dayna Symms might not be there.
Xtreme | Westside High School
TV Lookout: highlights for the week

Purists may flinch but pure delight is in store when four Shakespearean plays get a contemporary makeover on BBC America's "ShakespeaRe-Told."
Summertime, and the TV viewing is easy

LOS ANGELES - Gas prices are up, airport lines are long and global warming could mean an increased and mortifying risk of summertime sweatiness.
People in the News

LONDON - British police were searching for a woman suspected of breaking into the home of pop star George Michael.
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At the Movies: 'The Prince & Me'

"The Prince & Me," in which Julia Stiles plays an American who falls in love with the prince of Denmark, is just begging for "Hamlet" puns - something about spreading compost on the weeds to make them ranker, perhaps, or how fluffy romantic comedies like this come not in single spies but in battalions.
Notable off-screen and on-screen Hollywood couples

LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood history is loaded with on-screen pairings of performers with real-life romances. Some highlights:
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Mark Rylance perfects the actor's craft by playing a woman

LONDON -- The mournful Olivia in Shakespeare's dark comedy, "Twelfth Night," isn't the first woman Mark Rylance has portrayed.