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In this April 28, 2008, photo, radio broadcaster Ed Farmer is shown in the broadcast booth before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox in Chicago. Farmer, a former All-Star reliever who spent nearly three decades as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox and became an advocate for organ donation, has died. He was 70. The White Sox said Thursday, April 2, 2020, he died the previous night in Los Angeles following complications from a previous illness. (Rich Hein/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
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April 02, 2020 - 11:34 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Ed Farmer, an All-Star reliever who spent nearly three decades as a radio broadcaster for the Chicago White Sox, has died. He was 70. The White Sox said he died Wednesday night in Los Angeles following complications from an illness. A native of Evergreen Park, Illinois, and a...
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CORRECTS MAYOR'S LAST NAME TO CANTRELL INSTEAD OF CAMPBELL - FILE - This April 28, 2019, file photo, shows Ellis Marsalis during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Wednesday, April 1, 2020, that Marsalis has died. He was 85. (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)
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April 02, 2020 - 7:55 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, died late Wednesday after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus, leaving six sons and a deep legacy. He was 85. “My dad was a giant of a musician and teacher, but an even...
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April 01, 2020 - 2:32 pm
United Way of the Plains invites parents and their children to watch Dolly Parton's weekly read-aloud video series called "Goodnight with Dolly", launching Thursday, April 2, 6 p.m. (Central). Parton hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families everywhere...
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Lizzy Buczak
April 01, 2020 - 6:00 am
With movie theaters shut down, Sony Pictures is changing around and postponing many highly-anticipated movie release as a result of the global coronavirus outbreak. See the new dates for ‘Ghostbuster,’ ‘Morbius,’ and more!
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Lizzy Buczak
March 31, 2020 - 9:47 am
“Star Wars” actor Andrew Jack has passed away from coronavirus. Andrew’s rep, Jill McCullough, told TMZ that complications developed as a result of the coronavirus are to blame. Read the full story now.
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FILE - This Aug. 22, 2018 file photo shows Joe Diffie performing at the 12th annual ACM Honors in Nashville, Tenn. A publicist for Diffie says the country singer has tested positive for COVID-19. Diffie is under the care of medical professionals and is receiving treatment. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File)
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March 29, 2020 - 8:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man,” has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61. Diffie on Friday announced he had contracted the coronavirus, becoming the first...
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March 27, 2020 - 9:44 am
Starlite Drive-In had planned to be open this weekend after getting approval from Sedgwick County officals. Now, the County says "no."
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Johnny Lopez
March 26, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Mark Blum, who starred opposite Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan, has died due to complications from the coronavirus. He was 69. Blum was a veteran theater actor and also recently appeared on the Netflix series ‘You.’
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March 25, 2020 - 4:21 pm
Hollywood and fashion industry help with medical supplies amid COVID-19 pandemic.
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March 25, 2020 - 3:45 pm
Starlite Drive-In says it is open for business amid the current events impacting our community.
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