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  • Millions Pounded by Winter Snowstorm

    Millions Pounded by Winter Snowstorm

    (NEW YORK) — The winter blast returned Tuesday, bringing snow, ice and bitter cold temperatures to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The storm closed federal agencies in Washington, D.C., Tuesday and will delay government business at least two hours on Wednesday. Washington, D.C., public schools will be closed Wednesday. Tuesday’s storm stretched from Kentucky to New England. Earlier, Chicago got about a foot of snow.  “This is our eighteenth snow program so far this season, which is four more than all of the entire snow season last year,” said Charles Williams of the Chicago Sanitation Department, charged with plowing snow from… Read more

  • Alison Sweeney Is Leaving 'Days of Our Lives' After 21 Years

    Alison Sweeney Is Leaving 'Days of Our Lives' After 21 Years

    (LOS ANGELES) — After 21 years, Alison Sweeney is ready to leave Days of Our Lives. The soap opera star, 37, broke the news to Ellen DeGeneres in an interview that aired Tuesday. She was just 16 when she first appeared on the show. “I decided that it’s going to be my last year with the show,” she said. “It’s awesome. I love [her character] Sami. … I love my job, I love daytime [TV], I love the fans, I love everything about it but … I have worked so much and my daughter just turned 5 and my son… Read more

  • Ke$ha Checks In from Rehab with Message to Fans

    Ke$ha Checks In from Rehab with Message to Fans

    (NEW YORK) — Ke$ha may be in rehab for an eating disorder, but the pop singer’s friend took it upon herself to check in with her fans through Ke$ha’s official Twitter account. “This is Kesha’s friend. She asked me to tweet an update for her because she doesn’t have access to Twitter right now,” she wrote. According to the friend, Ke$ha wanted to tell her fans “THANK YOU. SOOO MUCH. I’m overwhelmed to tears by all of the love, letters and support!! I’ll be back soon and better than ever.” She added, “She can’t believe Timber is still number one!… Read more

  • Entire Billy Joel Catalog Remastered for iTunes; Digital Rarities Compilation Also Released

    Entire Billy Joel Catalog Remastered for iTunes; Digital Rarities Compilation Also Released

    Just in time for the start of Billy Joel‘s historic open-ended residency at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, the Piano Man’s catalog of studio albums have been mastered specifically for iTunes and can be purchased now at the digital music service.  In addition, a brand-new 17-track rarities compilation titled Collected Additional Masters (1985-2007) has been made available for download. The series of full-length releases spans Joel’s entire solo recording career, from his 1971 debut Cold Spring Harbor through his 2001 collection of classical compositions, Fantasies & Delusions.  Billy’s 1981 live album, Songs in the Attic, also is available.  In… Read more

  • Missing NYC Teen Avonte Oquendo's Remains Identified

    Missing NYC Teen Avonte Oquendo's Remains Identified

    (NEW YORK) — The New York City medical examiner’s office has confirmed that remains found on a beach in Queens were those of an autistic teen who had been missing for nearly four months. Avonte Oquendo, 14, disappeared Oct. 4 from his school in Queens. Surveillance video showed him walking out without anyone stopping him. An extensive search was launched for the teen with Oquendo’s picture posted in subway stations across New York City. Last week, human remains were found on rocks at the water’s edge by a teen who was taking photographs in the area. Oquendo’s family plans to… Read more

  • One Dead in Purdue University Shooting

    One Dead in Purdue University Shooting

    (WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.) — One person died and another is in custody after a shooting Tuesday on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. Police said the victim was a male and they were still trying to identify him. Purdue campus police said the shooting occurred at the electrical engineering building Tuesday afternoon. Police are continuing to search the area, although they have finished clearing the engineering building, according to the university. The shooting triggered a “shelter in place” text message alert for the rest of campus, the school told ABC News affiliate WRTV.  The shelter in place… Read more

  • Deluxe Reissues of Star-Studded Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert Due Out in March

    Deluxe Reissues of Star-Studded Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert Due Out in March

    On October 16, 1992, a jaw-dropping lineup of stars joined Bob Dylan at New York City’s Madison Square Garden to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the folk-rock legend’s self-titled debut album.  Now, deluxe expanded reissues of the album and video documenting the historic concert are set to hit stores on March 4.  Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration — Deluxe Edition will be sold in three configurations — as a two-CD set, a two-DVD collection and a Blu-ray disc. Among the many famous artists who participated in the event were George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Tom… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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