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Washington replacing cheerleading team with coed dance team

Washington will not have cheerleaders for the first time since the NFL's longest-running cheerleading team was founded in 1962. Washington will instead have a coed dance team in 2021 as it continues an organizational rebranding effort. Former Laker Girl manager Petra Pope was hired as an adviser to use her three decades of NBA experience to revamp the group. The organization had come under fire for allegations of employees making […]

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‘Dr. Oz’ aids police in resuscitating man at Newark airport

When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, police got an assist from a celebrity doctor: Mehmet Oz. The incident occurred late Monday night when Port Authority Officer Jeffrey Croissant saw the 60-year-old man fall to the floor near a baggage claim area. Croissant called for backup, rushed to the man and immediately began performing CPR. When another man came over to help, Croissant didn't immediately recognize it […]

today03/03/2021

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Vi Ripken, mother of Cal Jr. and kidnap victim, dies at 82

Vi Ripken, matriarch of the famed Orioles family that includes Hall of Fame son Cal Ripken Jr. and once the victim of a bizarre kidnapping, has died. She was 82. Family spokesman John Maroon said she died Friday, a day before her birthday. Violet and Cal Ripken Sr. married in 1957 and he managed in the late 1980s, when sons Cal Jr. and Billy played for him. In 2012, police […]

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Delays For 3/1/21

ACCOMACK PUBLIC SCHOOLS Delayed 2 hours HOLLY GROVE CHRISTIAN Delayed 2 hours LIVING HOPE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Delayed 2 hours SEASIDE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY Delayed 1 hour SOMERSET COUNTY SCHOOLS Delayed 2 hours WORCESTER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Delayed 1 hour WORCESTER PREP SCHOOL Delayed 2 hours

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Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen dropped

The government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker’s blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn’t warrant the charges. Springsteen pleaded guilty to a third charge, consuming alcohol in a closed area. That references the Gateway National Recreation Area, better known as Sandy Hook, an Atlantic Ocean peninsula with views of the New York […]

today02/25/2021 8

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Moet Hennessy buys 50% stake in Jay-Z’s Champagne brand

Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50% stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand sales. Terms of the deal weren’t released Monday. Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, acquired Armand de Brignac in 2014. The brand, produced in France's Champagne region, is known familiarly as Ace of Spades because of its distinctive label. Moet Hennessy President and CEO Philippe […]

today02/23/2021 6

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Shailene Woodley confirms she’s engaged to Aaron Rodgers

Shailene Woodley has confirmed she’s engaged to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Woodley discussed her relationship with Rodgers on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday and noted that they got engaged “a while ago.” The 37-year-old Rodgers had mentioned his engagement and thanked his fiancée while accepting his third career MVP award on Feb. 6 but didn’t say her name. Woodley says she hasn't attended one of […]

today02/23/2021 4

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National Spelling Bee to return in mostly virtual format

The Scripps National Spelling Bee will return this year in a mostly virtual format. Last year's bee was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was the first year without the contest since World War II. This year's bee will conclude on July 8 with an in-person competition between the top dozen or so spellers on an ESPN campus at Walt Disney World in Florida. The rest of the bee […]

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Delaware starts vaccinations at Dover International Speedway

The state of Delaware has begun its largest coronavirus vaccination event to date. The News Journal reports that the inoculation effort kicked off Sunday at Dover International Speedway. The six-day drive-thru clinic represents a possible blueprint for future vaccine distribution. And it will have the capacity to vaccinate 3,000 people a day. The event is being operated by the state government in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Staff […]

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