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‘SNL’ returning with all but one incumbent cast member

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" returns for its 47th season this weekend with a bit of a surprise. All but one of the cast members are returning. Only Beck Bennett has said he will not be coming back for the show. There was some mystery about whether some of the veteran cast members, like Aidy Bryant, Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, Kenan Thompson and Pete Davidson, would return. But […]

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Tucker’s NFL-record FG lifts Ravens to 19-17 win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Tucker set an NFL record with a 66-yard field goal, bouncing it through off the crossbar as time expired to lift the Baltimore Ravens to a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions. The kick topped the 64-yard field goal Matt Prater made for Denver against Tennessee on Dec. 8, 2013. Lamar Jackson threw a 36-yard pass to Sammy Watkins to get the Ravens across midfield with […]

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Famed cathedral names artist to replace Confederate windows

Washington National Cathedral says an artist renowned for his works depicting African American life will design new stained-glass windows with racial justice themes to replace ones with Confederate imagery. Artist Kerry James Marshall Marshall says it's too soon to say what the new windows will look like. But he notes that the sanctuary's goal is for them to depict the pain as well as the dignity of "the African-American struggle […]

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After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

NEW YORK (AP) — As residents across the Northeast U.S. recover from the catastrophic flooding from recent storms, they are being hit with another unexpected blow: Without flood coverage, their homeowners and renters insurance won't cover their losses. While officials continue to calculate the value of damage from the downpours, residents wonder how they'll come up with the money to repair homes and replace belongings. Most of those caught off […]

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Mayim Bialik’s ‘Jeopardy!’ goal: maintaining its integrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides returning to production on her Fox comedy series "Call Me Kat," Bialik was recalled to duty as a "Jeopardy!" guest host in the aftermath of the messy effort to replace Alex Trebek. Mike Richards exited as newly minted host (and producer) in August after past unsavory podcast comments came to […]

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Netflix buys Wonka author Dahl’s catalog

LONDON (AP) — Netflix says it has bought the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children's books such as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to author's characters and stories. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal builds on a partnership that the two struck in 2018 to create […]

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‘Outsiders’ house: Tiny Tulsa museum draws big names

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — It was used as a central set in the 1983 movie, "The Outsiders." A low-slung white bungalow in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a wide front porch. The house has now been turned into the Outsiders House Museum, dedicated to preserving the memory of the movie and the 1967 novel on which it was based. The Outsiders House Museum was founded by a member of the hip-hop group […]

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Music festival requires vaccine or negative COVID-19 test

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attendees of an annual music festival in Delaware will need to show proof they've been fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test. The Firefly Music Festival will feature headliner Billie Eilish and Lizzo. It is begin Thursday at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, and will run through Sunday. The Delaware State News reports that state health officials hope the prevention measures put in place will […]

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MD State Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash In Worcester County

(BERLIN, MD) – Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday afternoon in Worcester County. Shortly after 4:30 pm. on Saturday, troopers from the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack responded to the intersection of westbound US Route 50 and MD Route 610 in Worcester County for a crash involving two motorcycles. According to a preliminary investigation, a 2011 Harley Davidson, driven by Brian P. Riley, 47, […]

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