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Entertainment

‘Sweetie Pie’ star found guilty in nephew’s shooting death

September 19, 2022

Photo: Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal jury on Friday convicted a former star of the St. Louis-based reality TV show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” of arranging the shooting death of his nephew. The jury deliberated about 17 hours over three days before reaching its verdict in the murder-for-hire case against James “Tim”…

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“Abbott Elementary” creator visits Kimmel, collects apology

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Quinta Brunson, right, winner of the Emmy for outstanding writing for a comedy series for “Abbott Elementary”, checks on Jimmy Kimmel as he lays on stage at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Terrill) By Lynn Elber associated press LOS…

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Broadway theater renamed in honor of James Earl Jones

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The name James Earl Jones appears on the newly restored Cort Theatre on Broadway in New York on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. The theater will be renamed after James Earl Jones on Monday, becoming the second theater on the Great White Way named after a Black artist. The move comes after a wide…

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Emmy Moments: A winner’s joy — in song — lifts Emmy night

September 16, 2022

Sheryl Lee Ralph and Quinta Brunson win first Emmys for “Abbott Elementary” ABOVE PHOTO: Quinta Brunson, left, and Sheryl Lee Ralph at the 74th Emmy Awards Governors Gala on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images) By Jocelyn Noveck ASSOCIATED PRESS…

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Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles restaurant

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: PnB Rock performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands on Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Dover, Del. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery in South Los Angeles, according to police and his representatives. The…

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Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis dies at 87

September 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Recording artist and show host Ramsey Lewis warms up before a taping of the “Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis,” Nov. 16, 2005, in WTTW’s studio in Chicago. Renowned jazz pianist Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one…

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Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis has died, age 87

September 13, 2022

CHICAGO (AP) — Renowned jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Trio and made him one of the country’s most successful jazz musicians, has died. He was 87. Lewis is revered in jazz circles for 1960s hits like “The ‘In’ Crowd,” “Hang…

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Sheryl Lee Ralph, 66, 1st-time nominee, wins Emmy award

September 13, 2022

By Sally Ho Veteran actor Sheryl Lee Ralph, an ageless stalwart of the industry who won an Emmy as a first-time nominee at the age of 66, relished in her victory by bellowing powerful lyrics about being an “Endangered Species,” and imploring others to never give up on themselves no matter how long it takes…

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Bernard Shaw, CNN’s 1st chief anchor, dies at 82

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: CNN anchorman Bernard Shaw talks to his viewers while on set at the network’s Atlanta headquarters on Friday, Nov. 10, 2000. Shaw, a 20-year veteran of CNN, said he would leave the network early next year to write books and spend more time with his family. (AP Photo/Erik S. Lesser) ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW…

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