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Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?

Millions more Americans are now eligible for COVID-19 boosters, and they can get a different vaccine than their first shots. A number of factors, including the vaccine you started with and when your last dose was, help determine when you qualify, according to recommendations issued Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you started with Pfizer or Moderna and are older than 65 or otherwise at higher […]

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Sheriff: Baldwin fired prop gun that killed cinematographer

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Officials say actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of a Western and killed the cinematographer. The director of the movie was wounded, and authorities are investigating. Santa Fe County Sheriff's officials said cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and director Joel Souza were shot Thursday on the set of "Rust." A Baldwin spokesperson said there was an accident involving the misfire of a prop […]

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David Byrne says audiences seem ‘thrilled’ to be in theater

NEW YORK (AP) — As he brings "American Utopia" back to Broadway following the pandemic pause, David Byrne says it's evident how thrilled people are simply to be enjoying live entertainment again. He's also noticed that his audience seems a little younger and more diverse than before shutdown. He attributes some of this to Spike Lee's film of the show. Byrne has adjusted his monologues slightly to fit the times. […]

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News

Feds: Former Delaware FedEx manager took goods worth more than $3.25M

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Delaware man who stole goods worth more than $3.25 million while working at a FedEx facility has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for interstate transportation of stolen goods and tax evasion. WMDT-TV reports that prosecutors announced this week that Joseph Kukta of Laurel was sentenced to 42 months in prison in connection with his theft and resale of shipped merchandise. Kukta was […]

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DE State Police Investigating Homicide near Ocean View

Clarksville, DE – The Delaware State Police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning in the Bethany Crest Development. The incident occurred around 4:21 a.m. Thursday October 21, 2021 in the 30000 block of Bethany Crest, when troopers responded to the report of a shooting. Upon arrival it was determined that a 55-year-old female was shot and a male suspect had fled in a vehicle. Shortly thereafter, […]

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Entertainment

Bond and ‘Willy Wonka’ songwriter Leslie Bricusse dies at 90

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning British songwriter Leslie Bricusse, whose work includes James Bond themes and Willy Wonka's signature tune, has died. He was 90. Son Adam Bricusse said on Facebook that his father "passed away peacefully" on Tuesday. No cause of death was given. Born in London in 1931, Bricusse wrote lyrics for the Bond themes "Goldfinger" and "You Only Live Twice," with music by John Barry. Among his best-known […]

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Police: Teen arrested after gun found at Dover school

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Dover High School student was arrested after police discovered he had a gun on campus. News outlets report that when a school resource officer learned that a student may have a gun on campus, police and school officials said the school was placed on lockdown so the student could be found. Within 10 minutes, police say the student was taken into custody […]

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Grammys release inclusion requirement to ensure diverse show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammys will stick to its word with the public release of the full inclusion rider to ensure equity and inclusion in hiring on all levels of production for next year's ceremony. The Recording Academy released on Tuesday an eight-page document detailing the rider's purposes and objectives. The agreement requires producers to recruit and hire more diverse candidates backstage and in front of the camera for […]

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Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx looks back at lean, driving years

NEW YORK (AP) — Before he was a rock god, he sold lightbulbs. Before he shouted at the devil, he shouted at his mom. Before he was Nikki Sixx, he was Franklin Feranna. The Mötley Crüe co-founder and bassist looks back at his formative years in his new autobiography "The First 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx," revealing family secrets and the origins of his drive to succeed. Sixx was […]

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