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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Lewis telethons raised billions, but many cheered when he went off the airAs Jerry Lewis continuously rose and fell in the eye of public opinion througho
The Sacramento Bee / Posted an hour ago
As Jerry Lewis continuously rose and fell in the eye of public opinion throughout his career, one thing remained constant: Every Labor Day weekend from 1966 to 2010, he and celebrity pals such as Sammy Davis Jr., Johnny Carson and Jack Benny would be... Read more
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New Kerala
Jerry Lewis, Longtime MDA National Chairman, Telethon Star and Humanitarian, Dies - newkerala news #264879CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2017 : The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2017 : The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened by the death of beloved comedian, performer, humanitarian and former MDA telethon star and national chairman Jerry Lewis. The comic film legend, who led the fight against... Read more
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Philly.com
Jerry Lewis, America's funnyman, dies at 91Jerry Lewis, 91, the jester who ruled as America's clown prince and France's ro
Philly.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Jerry Lewis, 91, the jester who ruled as America's clown prince and France's roi de crazy, died Sunday. The love-him-or-loathe him funnyman was the patron saint of every gamma geek who aspired to be an alpha male. He was a livewire who made audiences... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
As summer wanes, it's back to schoolStaff report YOUNGSTOWN Students who will attend Youngstown City Schools will
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Students who will attend Youngstown City Schools will experience many changes for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. CEO Krish Mohip expressed excitement. “We’re looking forward to a successful school year,” he said. The... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Alison Ranney of Koya Partners, Chicago philanthropy's star recruiterIn April 2015, Celena Roldan, then executive director of Erie Neighborhood Hous
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
In April 2015, Celena Roldan, then executive director of Erie Neighborhood House, attended an Economic Club of Chicago dinner. She had spent 15 years at the agency, which serves about 5,000 people a year, and was pondering her next career move. At... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Passing the Torch – Next-Gen Chicago InnovatorsHoward Tullman, Sean Chou, Eileen Murphy, Adam Hecktman, and Rishi Shah during
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
Howard Tullman, Sean Chou, Eileen Murphy, Adam Hecktman, and Rishi Shah during the Passing the Torch: Next-Gen Chicago Innovators panel at the City Club of Chicago, August 17, 2017 (City Club of Chicago) August 17, 2017 Passing the Torch: Next-Gen... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Here are candidates for mayor, city council and board of education on Tuesday’s ballotBell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, a
The Birmingham Times / Posted 4 days ago
Bell worked with Dr. Richard Arrington on his historic 1979 mayoral campaign, as well as Rev. Jesse Jackson’s historic bid for president in 1984. She became the first female in the history of Birmingham to run for mayor in 1995. Patricia recorded... Read more
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CNET
They're changing the face of Silicon ValleyTiffany Smith couldn't stop fidgeting. The 27-year-old had flown halfway acros
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Tiffany Smith couldn't stop fidgeting. The 27-year-old had flown halfway across the country from Chicago to pitch a room full of venture capitalists in Oakland, California, about her startup: a website connecting ex-inmates to construction and other... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jamila Woods releases CPS student written/directed music video for 'LSD'In May, R&B artist Jamila Woods announced she had teamed-up with Chance the Rap
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
In May, R&B artist Jamila Woods announced she had teamed-up with Chance the Rapper and Chicago-based studio VAM for a new music video for her single “LSD.” Woods, Chance and the folks at VAM took to social media, looking for “all Chicago Public... Read more
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Pitchfork
Brand New Announce “Very Limited” New Vinyl RecordBrand New have launched a pre-order page for their long-awaited comeback album—
Pitchfork / Posted 5 days ago
Brand New have launched a pre-order page for their long-awaited comeback album—the follow-up to 2009’s Daisy. The record, which is available to purchase on vinyl, ships in October. It’ll be out on the band’s Procrastinate! Music Traitors label.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Food & Fun Calendar, Aug. 13-19, 2017second and fourth Sunday of each month, bring a snack; Free use of pool tables,
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
second and fourth Sunday of each month, bring a snack; Free use of pool tables, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Legion members and their guests welcome. 296-9400. THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: Sunday Funday Karaoke, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13;... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88A longtime editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune who won a Pulitzer Priz
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
A longtime editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983, Richard E. “Dick” Locher also worked on the popular comic strip “Dick Tracy” for more than three decades, both writing and drawing the adventures of the... Read more
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ABC News
Who is this future Oscar-winning character actor?Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and
ABC News / Posted 13 days ago
Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor with a career in film, television, and theater. Known for his versatile roles, Hoffman is one of Hollywood's leading character actors. A chameleon who embodies his characters, with characters like Captain Hook... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Dick Locher, Pulitzer Prize-winning Tribune cartoonist, dies at 88A longtime editorial cartoonist for the Tribune who won a Pulitzer Prize in 198
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
A longtime editorial cartoonist for the Tribune who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983, Richard E. "Dick" Locher also worked on the popular comic strip "Dick Tracy" for more than three decades, both writing and drawing the adventures of the square-jawed... Read more
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EuroNews
2017 National Black Theatre Festival Showcases Best in TheaterThe 15th Biennial National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) is not only the premie
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
The 15th Biennial National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) is not only the premiere festival for African-Americans but it's the largest of its kind in the world, with a mission that fosters artistic diversity and excellence. Produced by the North... Read more
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NBC News
This year's National Black Theatre Festival showcased the best in theatreThe 15th Biennial National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) is not only the premie
NBC News / Posted 14 days ago
The 15th Biennial National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) is not only the premiere festival for African-Americans but it’s the largest of its kind in the world, with a mission that fosters artistic diversity and excellence. Produced by the North... Read more
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Valley Free Press
$136,350 in grants support music and music educationA Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School
Valley Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
A Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School of Arts. Pictured (from left) are Anita Zurbrugg, DeKalb County Community Foundation program director; Charlie McCormick, DCCF Board member; Kristin Sherman, NIU CSA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Jazz Appreciation - Horace Silver - the Pianist With Cape Verdean RootsAs we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: New Musikfest platz features inflatable walk-thru of light, colorWhat's as big as half a football field, has a maze of winding paths, and domes
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
What's as big as half a football field, has a maze of winding paths, and domes as high as 30 feet? It's featured at the new Experienceplatz venue at this year's 34th Musikfest in Bethlehem and it's called "Architects of Air: Katena Luminaria," a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Sam Shepard, America's 'cowboy playwright dramatist,' dead at 73Sam Shepard, dubbed a "cowboy poet" who bridged the worlds of theatre and film
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
Sam Shepard, dubbed a "cowboy poet" who bridged the worlds of theatre and film as an accomplished playwright, actor, and author, is dead at 73. Shepard died at his Kentucky home last Thursday of complications from Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Sam Shepard, playwright, Oscar-nominated actor, dead at 73Renowned playwright, author and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard, many of whos
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Renowned playwright, author and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard, many of whose notable works were written and first performed in San Francisco, died Thursday, a family spokesman said Monday. He was 73. Mr. Shepard died at his Kentucky home after a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Sam Shepard, Actor and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright, Dies at 73Sam Shepard, author, playwright and actor, died on July 27 from complications o
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Sam Shepard, author, playwright and actor, died on July 27 from complications of ALS, theatre public relations firm Boneau/Bryan-Brown confirmed Monday. He was 73 years old. Shepard is the author of 44 plays as well as books of short stories, essays... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Sam Shepard, Esteemed Playwright and Actor, Dies at 73He won the Pulitzer Prize for his play, 'Buried Child,' was nominated for an Os
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
He won the Pulitzer Prize for his play, 'Buried Child,' was nominated for an Oscar for his role in 'The Right Stuff' and recently appeared on Netflix's 'Bloodline.' Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard has died at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Parade' opens under the Corn Stock Tent on Aug. 4musical about religious intolerance, political injustice, and racial tension, o
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
musical about religious intolerance, political injustice, and racial tension, opens Friday, Aug. 4, at Corn Stock Theatre. “Parade is one of the most important musical theater productions ever written,” said director Deric Kimler. “It is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Food & Fun Calendar, July 30-Aug. 5, 20178 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 5. Lounge opens 4 p.m.; Free use of pool tabl
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 5. Lounge opens 4 p.m.; Free use of pool tables 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Legion members and their guests welcome. 296-9400. THE BOOBIE TRAP BAR, 1417 S.W. 6th: Sunday Funday Karaoke, 10 to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 30;... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
$136,350 in grants support music and music educationA Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
A Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School of Arts. Pictured (from left) are Anita Zurbrugg, DeKalb County Community Foundation program director; Charlie McCormick, DCCF Board member; Kristin Sherman, NIU CSA... Read more
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Greenwich Time
The Dish:Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 days ago
Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted to teen and young adults performing with wide ranging abilities and disabilities will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich Wednesday... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The Dish:Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted to teen and young adults performing with wide ranging abilities and disabilities will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich Wednesday... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The Dish:Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted
Stamford Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Out there… Off Beat Players, Inc., the Greenwich Based Theater Company devoted to teen and young adults performing with wide ranging abilities and disabilities will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” at the Arch Street Teen Center in Greenwich Wednesday... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 24 days ago
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 24 days ago
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 24 days ago
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
July 282013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role a
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
2013: Actress Eileen Brennan, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role as Capt. Doreen Lewis in "Private Benjamin," dies of bladder cancer at age 80 in Burbank, California. Brennan also reprised her role in the TV adaptation of "Private... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Shakespeare comedy in Batavia to make artful impressionBATAVIA – A Shakespeare comedy will be put into high gear, moved up a few centu
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
BATAVIA – A Shakespeare comedy will be put into high gear, moved up a few centuries and given a new visual punch in the hands of director Julane Sullivan. "Love's Labour's Lost" will open July 28 in the outdoor courtyard of the Batavia Fine Arts... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Chagall's buoyant stage designs, an alt arts festival kicks off, photography about the borderAn artist’s dramatic stage renderings. An arts festival involving desert walks
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
An artist’s dramatic stage renderings. An arts festival involving desert walks and tightrope walking. And a show in San Diego takes a look at the border as depicted in photography. Here are five exhibitions and events to check out in the coming... Read more
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The MidWeek
$136,350 in grants support music, music educationA Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School
The MidWeek / Posted 26 days ago
A Wurlitzer Foundation Grant was recently presented to the NIU Community School of Arts. Pictured (from left) are Anita Zurbrugg, DeKalb County Community Foundation program director; Charlie McCormick, DCCF Board member; Kristin Sherman, NIU CSA... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
July 262016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the Uni
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 26 days ago
2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. [ + - ] 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
July 262016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the Uni
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 26 days ago
2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. [ + - ] 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
July 262016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the Uni
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. [ + - ] 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
July 262016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the Uni
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 26 days ago
2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. [ + - ] 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
July 262016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the Uni
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 26 days ago
2016: Hillary Clinton becomes the first female nominee for president of the United States by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. [ + - ] 2015: Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News native, now Broadway actress to perform at FergusonSitting on the curb, with her laundry in one hand, Heather Parcells was squeezi
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
Sitting on the curb, with her laundry in one hand, Heather Parcells was squeezing in as much time in the day as she could. Parcells was on the phone with the Daily Press, talking about her time traveling across the country in shows like “Chicago”... Read more
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Daily Herald
Actor John Heard, of 'Home Alone' movies, dies at 72FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, actor John Heard, who stars as Alex, r
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
FILE - In this April 5, 2006 file photo, actor John Heard, who stars as Alex, rehearses for Steppenwolf Theatre's production of Don DeLillo's play, "Love-Lies-Bleeding," in Chicago. Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie... Read more
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New Kerala
50 Sing for Hope Pianos to be Permanently Placed in 50 New York City Schools where Sing for Hope Supports Arts Education - newkerala news #256169NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 : Sing for Hope today announced the 50 New York City pu
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 : Sing for Hope today announced the 50 New York City public schools across the five boroughs chosen to receive Sing for Hope Pianos this fall. The placement of Sing for Hope Pianos in schools is in partnership with the New... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates moneyNEW YORK (AP) — Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York st
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org and... Read more
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Philly.com
Vo-tech students on path to top-rung colleges, even Ivy LeagueMatt Love was a puzzle no one knew how to solve. He had been traumatized by hi
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
Matt Love was a puzzle no one knew how to solve. He had been traumatized by his father’s drowning death a week before his fourth birthday. By second grade, he was bored and acting out, so unruly that the private school he attended asked him to leave... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Weld County Tributes for July 21where she attended school and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1971. In
Greeley Tribune / Posted a month ago
where she attended school and graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1971. In 1972, she met her husband, Jim, and they married in March 1973, celebrating 44 years. They were blessed with three children: James, Yvonne and Diego. Marie's... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rapper Common surprises students at school, donates moneyNEW YORK (AP) – Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York st
SaukValley.com / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK (AP) – Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Rapper Common surprises students at NY school, donates moneyNEW YORK (AP) - Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York st
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted a month ago
NEW YORK (AP) - Oscar and Grammy winner Common surprised a group of New York students by donating $10,000 to help their teachers buy supplies like calculators and science kits. The rapper-actor partnered with the nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org and... Read more
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