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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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‘Jeopardy!’ hosts: Bialik, Ken Jennings will finish 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will split "Jeopardy!" hosting duties for the remainder of 2021. Sony Pictures Television announced the plan Thursday, the same week that episodes filmed by ousted host Mike Richards to begin the show's 38th season are airing. Richards, who also lost his role as "Jeopardy!" executive producer, was initially selected as Alex Trebek's successor but left the show after past misogynistic and […]

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Seafood company owner pleads guilty to visa fraud

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Eastern Shore ice and seafood company and its owner have pleaded guilty to employing foreign workers illegally and visa fraud in a manipulation of a seasonal worker program to boost profits at the workers' expense. Acting U.S. Attorney Jonathan Lenzner said Wednesday in a statement that Capt. Phip's Seafood and its owners "engaged in a calculated pattern of visa fraud," deceiving the government […]

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Chiefs’ Reid deflects attention as he approaches NFL history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Good luck getting Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid to ruminate on the fact that he's nearing NFL history, just one win away from becoming the first to reach 100 with two different franchises. Reid always deflects any such attention to his players, assistant coaches and others within the organization. Yet it's Reid who is closing in on the No. 5 spot in career wins […]

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Maryland Zoo will vaccinate certain animals against COVID-19

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Zoo says it will vaccinate certain animals that have been proven to be susceptible to COVID-19. Senior director of animal health, conservation and research Dr. Ellen Bronson said Tuesday that the zoo in Baltimore hasn't had any cases of COVID-19 in its animals, but the vaccine will “add another layer of protection.” Bronson says the zoo expects to receive doses in the fall from the […]

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Maryland marks 10K deaths from COVID-19

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has directed flags in Maryland to fly at half-staff in remembrance of more than 10,000 state residents who have died from COVID-19. The state reported Thursday morning that 21 more Maryland residents have died from the virus. That brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 10,011 over the last 19 months. Hogan says in a statement that more people are getting vaccinated […]

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Maryland legislative panel votes to require masks in K-12

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A panel of Maryland lawmakers has approved an emergency measure to require masks in K-12 schools statewide to help stop COVID-19 from spreading. Tuesday's vote by a joint committee of the General Assembly puts the emergency regulation into effect for up to 180 days. The Maryland State Board of Education approved the regulation last month. Only two of Maryland's 24 jurisdictions, Carroll and Somerset counties, have […]

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