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Brooks cancels concerts, Menzel to sing at All-Star Game

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 01:00

The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Garth Brooks cancels Ireland concerts, Idina Menzel to perform at Major League Baseball's All-Star Game, and J.K. Rowling resurrects Harry Potter in new short story. Bob Mezan reports.

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Garth Brooks has canceled a planned series of concerts in Ireland. Brooks was set to perform five shows in a park in Dublin starting July 25. However, the concert series received opposition from locals who were upset about the number of shows being permitted. Promoters notified fans that all five concerts were canceled with no plans of rescheduling. Idina Menzel will sing the U.S. national anthem before Major League Baseball's All-Star Game on July 15. The Broadway and "Frozen" star will also sing as part of a pre-game ceremony, covering Bob Dylan's 'Forever Young.' Harry Potter has returned - this time in a short story posted online by J.K. Rowling. The story features Potter at a school reunion, approaching the age of 34 and showing a few gray hairs. The 1,500-word story also features the two other main characters in the Harry Potter trio, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley - now married to each other.

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Brooks cancels concerts, Menzel to sing at All-Star Game

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 - 01:00