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Dashing to the show: Five big films open on Christmas Day

Once you have opened the presents, eaten a big meal and had your fill of football — and your out-of-town relatives — what else is there to do? Go to the movies, of course. Besides the much-discussed comedy “The Interview,” there are several much-anticipated films that open on Christmas Day. The Star has reviews of each by Robert W. Butler, Jon Niccum and Loey Lockerby.

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Add singer/songwriter to the list of accomplishments of Mizzou's Olympics-bound wrestler J'den Cox. He recently worked through "Routine," with his mother, Cathy Cox, in the Tigers' wrestling facility.
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