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Moviegoers are taking up a new habit as "The Nun 2" tops this weekend's box office. The latest in Warner Brothers' "Conjuring" series took in an estimated 32-point-six-million-dollars in its opening weekend. Last week's box office champion "Equalizer 3" earned just over 12-million-dollars for second place. Another sequel, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3," debuted in third-place, while the Indian Hindi-language film "Jawan" had a surprising fourth-place finish in its opening weekend. "Barbie" placed fifth, marking the first time in its eight-week run the summer blockbuster has finished outside the top two.

The Eagles' "Long Goodbye" farewell tour has taken flight. Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit, along with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey -- son of late Eagles member Glen Frey -- took to the stage at Madison Square Garden this past Friday.The band dedicated "Take it to the Limit" to former member Randy Meisner, who passed away in July. The Eagles also performed a pair of Jimmy Buffett songs, "Come Monday" and "Fins." Walsh, who donned a parrot-head hat while singing lead on "Fins," told the crowd "Jimmy and I got thrown out of some of the finest hotels in the world."

Arby's is set to introduce a new sandwich with an unusual promotion in the Colorado mountains. The fast food chain plans to start selling its Big Game Burger nationwide tomorrow. The burger patty is a blend of elk, venison and ground beef and the addition of wild game to the mix has led to an unusual "hike-through" promotion. Arby's will set up a pop-up restaurant on private property in the Colorado mountains and allow 40 chosen hikers to trek about four miles for the chance to try the burger.

The country music star who's dominating the Billboard Hot 100 right now is in hot water. Zach Bryan was arrested this past weekend in his home state of Oklahoma for obstruction. He took to X to apologize to fans. Bryan says his security guard's vehicle was stopped by an officer, so he decided to pull over and wait. Bryan he got out of his vehicle, approached the officer and, quote, got 'too lippy.' He was put in handcuffs and taken to jail.

A long-missing piece of Star Wars history will hit the auction block in Texas next month. An original 20-inch X-wing starfighter model was recently found after missing for decades. The model was used for filming key scenes in the original 1977 Star Wars film, including the climatic battle at the Death Star. It will be part of a Heritage Auctions event featuring items from the collection of an Oscar nominated modelmaker that will take place October 14th and 15th in Dallas.

Strippers working at Portland's Magic Tavern are joining Star Garden Topless Dive Bar in North Hollywood as the only two strip clubs in the U.S. to be unionized. This after dancers voted to unionize last week. The exotic dancers at Magic Tavern have been striking for months over what they say are unsafe and unfair working conditions. Kate Shindle, president of Actors' Equity, says it a win for both unions and people in stigmatized and marginalized industries.

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