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These seniors are posing as Hollywood stars to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

With each flash of the camera, these beautiful people “smize” with their eyes and work their best angles. Decked out in colorful wigs, makeup and costumes, the mature models are recreating iconic movie scenes and characters for their annual calendar. The glitzy group are all seniors from a Washington state assisted living community, and proceeds…MORE

Arrest made in slaying of New York teen stabbed and set afire

A Bronx man was arrested Thursday in the death of a teenager who was stabbed and set on fire in an apartment building, police said. Adones Betances, 22, was charged with murder and manslaughter in the slaying of Winston Ortiz, 18, according to police. Betances is in custody, police said. The pair got into a…MORE

FSU football player accuses school of lying about Covid-19 safety

Florida State University wide receiver Warren Thompson has accused the school’s athletics department of lying “multiple times” about players’ health safety conditions related to Covid-19 during the first week of football camp. Warren made the accusations in a letter posted on Instagram. “Being a Student Athlete is difficult during this time and the proper leadership…MORE

A scientist found a tongue-eating parasite in the mouth of a fish

In the course of studying wrasse skulls, an evolutionary biologist found a parasite hiding inside a fish’s mouth. And not only had the louse eaten the fish’s tongue — it effectively replaced it. The parasite, a tongue-eating louse, is found in a variety of fish and ecosystems, but it’s not known to what degree. The…MORE

Sister of slain tech CEO Fahim Saleh pays emotional tribute to her brother

The sister of slain technology entrepreneur Fahim Saleh has recounted her reaction to hearing the horrifying news that her brother had been found dismembered in a New York City apartment. “I dropped the phone and crawled onto the wooden floor, touching its cold, hard surface with the palms of my hands. I shook my head.’No,…MORE

A bird named for a Confederate general officially has a new identity

A bird named for a Confederate general officially has a new identity

The American Ornithological Society is the latest organization to shed a problematic name from the past. The organization has announced it is renaming the McCown’s longspur, a little prairie bird native to the Southwest and northern Plains that originally was named after Confederate Gen. John Porter McCown. The bird will now be known as the…MORE

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Dan + Shay Announce 2021 Arena Tour

Dan + Shay Announce 2021 Arena Tour

Dan + Shay announced a new 2021 Arena Tour with more than 30 dates. “thank you to our fans for being so patient while we worked through the rescheduling of the (arena) tour. we’re absolutely crushed that it wasn’t able to happen this year, but your safety is more important to us than anything, so…

In Rhythm: Lindsay Ell Readies New Concept Album, “Heart Theory,” on Aug. 14

In Rhythm: Lindsay Ell Readies New Concept Album, “Heart Theory,” on Aug. 14

Lindsay Ell will release her new concept album, heart theory, on Aug. 14. Produced by Dann Huff, heart theory is comprised of 12 tracks that journey through each stage of grief: shock, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, testing and acceptance. The album title and song titles have been stylized in lowercase. Lindsay co-penned 11 tracks on…


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