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Visitors enjoy ice skating at Dilworth Park on Christmas Day.
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Holli Stephens
December 13, 2019 - 5:30 am
Regardless of the weather forecast this weekend, there will be ice. From hand-carved ice sculptures in Fishtown, to Christmas “spirits” being shared at an Old City bar crawl, and a pajama party in the park with Saint Nick, there’s all that and more to do in Philly this weekend. Read The KYW To-Do...
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Counter Confederate Monument
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CNN
December 11, 2019 - 10:05 am
A monument of a young African-American man has found its permanent Virginia home near the Confederate statue it was modeled after. "Rumors of War," by artist Kehinde Wiley -- who painted President Obama's portrait hanging in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery -- was unveiled Tuesday at...
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Star Wars
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CNN
December 10, 2019 - 12:58 pm
"Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker," the highly anticipated conclusion to the Skywalker saga, could trigger seizures in photosensitive people. Read more here.
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Marie Fredriksson, singer of the pop duo Roxette. Fredriksson has died, aged 61 after a long illness, according to an announcement Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019.
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 11:46 am
Marie Fredriksson, the female half of the Swedish pop duo Roxette, has died at age 61, her management agency said Tuesday. Read more here.
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Bill Cosby
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am
A Pennsylvania appeals court rejected Bill Cosby’s bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday over issues including the trial judge’s decision to let five other accusers testify. Read more here.
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Juice WRLD
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 5:12 pm
A federal agent who was at a Chicago airport to search a private plane that rapper Juice WRLD and his entourage had arrived in administered the opioid antidote Narcan to the performer, who briefly woke up incoherent but later died. Read more here.
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This image released by Netflix shows Scarlett Johansson, left, and Adam Driver in "Marriage Story."
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 11:56 am
With four films up for best picture, four series nominated for the top television awards and 34 total nominations, Netflix dominated the 77th Golden Globe nominations on Monday. Read more here.
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Caroll Spinney, center, best known for his TV character "Big Bird" from Sesame Street, receives an honorary doctor of Humane Letters degree from Eastern Connecticut State University President David G. Carter, right.
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AP News
December 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. Read more here.
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Front row from left, 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees Michael Tilson Thomas, Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Lloyd Morrisett, back row from left, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, and characters from "Sesame Street."
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AP News
December 08, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Actress Sally Field, singer Linda Ronstadt and the disco-funk band Earth Wind and Fire awaited their turn in the spotlight Sunday night as part of the latest group of recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievements in the arts. Read more here.
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R. Kelly and Aaliyah
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AP News
December 06, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. Read more here.
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