GOLDEN VALLEY (AP) -- About 300 people rallied outside KARE-TV studios to protest the station's decision to air Dr. Laura Schlessinger's upcoming television show.
The protesters Sunday vowed to boycott businesses that advertise during the Paramount-syndicated show, which will begin airing on KARE Sept. 11.
Gay rights activists have criticized the radio talk-show host for her views on homosexuality, which she has called "deviant" and a "biological error."
KARE officials said the station purchased the show for its fall lineup before learning about Schlessinger's controversial views. But they said the station will honor its contract.
Knotts stands out
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Even if Morgantown High School's class of 1942 wasn't dwindling in size, actor Don Knotts would probably still stand out.
Knotts, best known as Barney Fife, the bumbling deputy to Sheriff Andy Taylor in "The Andy Griffith Show," joined 80 former classmates at a reunion Saturday.
Knotts, 76, smiled and laughed with ex-classmates as they reminisced about their high school days. The comedian, with dozens of movies and TV programs to his credit, said he was "a giggler and always got people in trouble for telling jokes."
The 356-member class was the largest of its time, but the turnout for the reunion was the smallest ever, alumnus Jack Feck said. Of the graduates, 124 have died.
"It may be the last single meeting of this type," he said.
Knotts seldom passes up a class reunion. "It feels like I never left," he said.
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A Brigham Young University student who was suspended after appearing on MTV's "Real World" says the show will prove she didn't do anything wrong.
Julie Stoffer, a business major from Delafield, Wis., was suspended for the fall semester for breaking the school's honor code. The Mormon university prohibits single students from living with members of the opposite sex.
Stoffer lived with four men and two other women in New Orleans during the show's filming, which lasted five months.
In a statement issued Saturday, Stoffer said that to "insinuate that I was sleeping with a guy, or having sex, is totally false and slanderous."
She said TV footage proves she didn't have sex and she can no longer respect the school's Honor Code office.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) -- After months of rumors, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were married Saturday at a ceremony on an ocean bluff.
About 200 guests attended the lavish sunset ceremony at an estate owned by television executive Marcy Carsey.
Guests seen going into the Malibu estate included actress Cameron Diaz and Aniston's "Friends" co-stars, including Matthew Perry.
Aniston wore a floor-length white satin silk gown designed by Lawrence Steele, according to a press statement. Her ivory-colored, suede high-heel sandals were designed by shoemaker Manolo Blahnik for Steele.
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