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Los Angeles: police find missing actress several days after disappearance

Los Angeles: police find missing actress several days after disappearance

By ArLuther Lee, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Troy Warren for LosAngelesNewsAndTalk.Com Woman’s whereabouts over weekend remain mystery, but foul play not suspected An actress reported missing by her family last week has been found safe, and authorities said they do not suspect foul play was involved in her disappearance, according to reports. Tanya Fear, a British actor and comedian best known for her role in the British sci-fi television program “Doctor Who,” was located Monday after she was last seen Thursday in Los Angeles, NBC News reported. An investigation was launched over the weekend after family members called Los Angeles police to report…
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Florida man wins $1M same day he opens new auto shop

Florida man wins $1M same day he opens new auto shop

By The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks #Lifestyle A Florida man won $1 million in a lottery game the same day he and his wife opened an auto repair shop. Brian Woodle, 46, bought the $5 Gold Rush Supreme scratch-off ticket from a Circle K in Callahan. “I love working on vehicles and it has always been my dream to own my own repair shop,” Woodle said in a news release sent by the Florida Lottery. “At the end of our first day, I stopped by Circle K to get a few things and picked up a Lottery ticket;…
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Atlanta: Black newspapers join forces nationally online

Atlanta: Black newspapers join forces nationally online

By Ernie Suggs, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Troy Warren for AtlantaNewsAndTalk.Com #Business #EditorsPicks   Atlanta Voice part of 10-publication coalition from across country In 1971, Wilbert “Bill” Tatum was part of a group of Black investors who pooled their money together to save the New York Amsterdam News, the venerable Black newspaper and Harlem institution since 1909. Tatum became the paper’s sole owner in 1996 and when he died in 2009, his only daughter, Elinor, took over the family business as publisher and owner. Black newspapers “have been the voice of Black America for more than 100 years,” Elinor Tatum said. “We have…
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Prominent lawyer shot in head 3 months after wife, son slain

Prominent lawyer shot in head 3 months after wife, son slain

By The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks A lawyer from a prominent South Carolina legal family who found his wife and son shot to death at their home three months ago was shot in the head and wounded Saturday after he had car trouble on a lonely rural road, a family attorney said. Alex Murdaugh was heading to Charleston when his car had stopped on Salkehatchie Road in Hampton County, his lawyer Jim Griffin told The State newspaper. A truck passed Murdaugh on the road before turning around and then someone in the vehicle shot him, Griffin added. The lawyer…
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Landlord finds 19 tarantulas, 1 python left behind by tenant

Landlord finds 19 tarantulas, 1 python left behind by tenant

By The Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks AUBURN, Maine — A Maine landlord arranged for the rescue of 15 tarantulas and one python that had been left behind by a tenant. Animal rescuer Drew Desjardins was called to the apartment Wednesday in Auburn, the Sun Journal reported. He found that four of 19 tarantulas had died and that the ball python did not have water. Desjardins said Thursday that he took the surviving animals back to his home and that they were doing fine. All the recovered animals are illegal in Maine and will be relocated. There was no word…
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NEW DETAILS: Twins found dead were in SUV for more than 9 hours

NEW DETAILS: Twins found dead were in SUV for more than 9 hours

By David Travis Bland, The State Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks No signs of abuse; parents ‘very distraught,’ coroner says Identical twin brothers likely died of heat stroke after being left in a vehicle outside a daycare for more than nine hours Wednesday, according to the Richland County Coroner’s Office. Coroner Naida Rutherford announced the probable cause of the infants’ death Thursday at a news conference. Confirmation of the cause of death is pending other examinations, she said. Rutherford identified the children as 20-month-old Brayden and Bryson McDaniel. The twins “seem to be well taken care of by their family,” Rutherford…
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ABBA to Release First New Album in Almost 40 Years

ABBA to Release First New Album in Almost 40 Years

BY ARIANA BROCKINGTON | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Music #EditorsPicks 'Voyage' will be released on Nov. 5, with the group set to perform their new songs in concert next year via digital avatars. Decades after their split and years after teasing new music, hit-making Swedish music group ABBA is finally reuniting and giving their fans an album and a tour. Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Agnetha Fältskog, better known as ABBA, have reconciled to release a 10-track album, the group announced in a statement Thursday. Voyage, which marks the quartet’s first studio album in almost 40 years, will be…
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Thousands face weeks without power in Ida’s aftermath

Thousands face weeks without power in Ida’s aftermath

By REBECCA SANTANA and JAY REEVES, Associated Press Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana communities beginning the huge task of clearing debris and repairing the damage inflicted by Hurricane Ida are facing the depressing prospect of weeks without electricity in the stifling, late-summer heat. Ida ravaged the region's power grid, leaving all of New Orleans and hundreds of thousands of other Louisiana residents in the dark with no clear timeline on when the electricity would come back on. Some areas outside New Orleans also suffered major flooding and structure damage. “I can’t tell you when the power is…
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Ed Asner, the Iconic Lou Grant on Two Acclaimed TV Series, Dies at 91

Ed Asner, the Iconic Lou Grant on Two Acclaimed TV Series, Dies at 91

BY MIKE BARNES | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Entertainment #Celebrity #EditorsPicks The seven-time Emmy winner was funny on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show' and serious on his own newspaper drama, then delighted movie audiences with 'Up.' Ed Asner, the tough guy with the soft side who starred as the irascible newsroom boss Lou Grant on the legendary sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and on his own hard-hitting TV drama, died Sunday. He was 91. Said his family on Twitter: “We are sorry to say that our beloved patriarch passed away this morning peacefully. Words cannot express the sadness we feel. With a kiss on your head…
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Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Wins Parole, Rory Kennedy Urges Board to “Reverse Initial Recommendation”

Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Wins Parole, Rory Kennedy Urges Board to “Reverse Initial Recommendation”

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, THR STAFF Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks "We adamantly oppose the parole and release of Sirhan Sirhan and are shocked by a ruling that we believe ignores the standards for parole of a confessed, first-degree murderer in the State of California," wrote six Kennedy children via a statement on social media. U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy’s assassin was granted parole Friday after two of RFK’s sons spoke in favor of Sirhan Sirhan’s release and prosecutors declined to argue he should be kept behind bars. The decision was a major victory for the 77-year-old prisoner, though it does not assure his…
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