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Channel 7 to broadcast Boston's signature July Fourth event

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Viewers will be able to watch the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on July Fourth on WHDH-TV this year. Channel 7 will broadcast the 2018 spectacular, which includes a concert and … Click to Continue »

Israelis, Palestinians await William's inaugural royal visit

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Prince William is set to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories this week for the first official visit of a member of the British royal family, ending the monarchy's … Click to Continue »

ABC orders 'Roseanne' spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

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ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall. ABC ordered 10 episodes of … Click to Continue »

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Iowa City to hold downtown block party; thousands expected

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Iowa City is expecting tens of thousands of people to attend its second Downtown Block Party this weekend. Last year's inaugural Downtown Block Party drew an estimated 30,000 people to … Click to Continue »

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Ex-soccer star says Iran officials barred him from program

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The former captain of Spain's national soccer team, Carles Puyol, is claiming that Iranian TV officials barred him from appearing as a World Cup commentator because of his long hair. … Click to Continue »

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Horoscopes for Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Aries March 21-April 19 Intrigue flavors the day as the mysterious Moon moves through secretive Scorpio and your eighth house of sex, money, and power. You may want to keep … Click to Continue »

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Michelle Obama says her memoir is a 're-humanization' effort

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Former first lady Michelle Obama said Friday her upcoming memoir "Becoming" is a "re-humanization effort" that shares the "ordinariness of a very extraordinary story" that she hopes will give voice … Click to Continue »

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Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying … Click to Continue »

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Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

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A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images. Jan Rouven … Click to Continue »

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Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

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An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: Musa gives Nigeria 1-0 lead vs Iceland

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The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:08 p.m. Ahmed Musa has scored in the 49th minute to give Nigeria a 1-0 lead against Iceland at … Click to Continue »

Friday, Jun 22

APNewsBreak: About 500 kids reunited with families since May

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The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A senior … Click to Continue »

Rapper Jim Jones among 4 arrested after Atlanta police chase

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Rapper Jim Jones has been arrested after a brief police chase in west Georgia. A Coweta County investigator said he saw a southbound Mercedes sport utility vehicle drift into the … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

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The Latest on funeral services for fashion designer Kate Spade (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade … Click to Continue »

Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

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Koko the gorilla, whose remarkable sign-language ability and motherly attachment to pet cats helped change the world's views about the intelligence of animals and their capacity for empathy, has died … Click to Continue »

Thursday, Jun 21

What’s going on in the Modesto region? A lot, here’s a look

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GALLO CENTER FOR THE ARTS “JERSEY BOYS” ▪ June 22-24 Grammy and Olivier award-winning musical. 8 p.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $29-$89. GRUPO INTOCABLE ▪ June 30 … Click to Continue »

Wednesday, Jun 20

The Latest: Messi gets a chance to save face against Croatia

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The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:16 a.m. Lionel Messi is going to have a hard time keeping up with Cristiano Ronaldo at this year's … Click to Continue »

Looking for a low-cost way to entertain the kids this summer? Regal Cinemas offering $1 tickets

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With summer on the Sacramento region's doorstep and temperatures set to soar, Regal Cinemas is giving parents and kids a chance to take a break from the heat and watch … Click to Continue »

The Latest: AMA calls for an end to border separations

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The Latest on Congress and immigration (all times EDT): 12:01 a.m. The largest U.S. doctors' group, the American Medical Association, is urging the Trump administration to end promptly the practice … Click to Continue »

Tuesday, Jun 19

GameStop confirms buyout talks in wake of struggles and a data breach

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Video game retailer GameStop confirmed Tuesday that it is in discussions with third parties for a potential buyout. This followed a report from Reuters on Monday that New York-based private … Click to Continue »

Modesto Blues Fest returns, more entertainment across the region

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Modesto Blues Festival The blues return to Modesto for this festival on Saturday featuring bands wailing both indoors and out. Check out the lineup of BluesBox Bayou Band, Bill Clifton's … Click to Continue »

Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead outside South Florida motorcycle shop

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South Florida underground rapper XXXTentacion, who became a rising star amid a swirl of criminal charges and controversies over domestic abuse, was murdered on Monday afternoon as he sat behind … Click to Continue »

Monday, Jun 18

The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup

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The Latest on Monday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:09 a.m. Saudi team officials say the players have landed safely after a reported engine failure on their flight … Click to Continue »

It's not 'Just a Dream': Nelly announces Raley Field show near the end of summer

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Just a week before summer officially ends, the rapper who brought the world "Hot in Herre" will bring some of that heat to West Sacramento. Hip-hop artist Nelly will come … Click to Continue »