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  • TV Pitchman Ron Popeil Dies at 86

    by - Jul 29, 2021
    By ANDREW DALTON and TED ANTHONY Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Popeil, the quintessential TV pitchman and inventor known to generations of viewers for hawking products including the Veg-O-Matic, the Pocket Fisherman, Mr. Microphone...
  • ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dies at 72

    by - Jul 29, 2021
    HOUSTON (AP) — ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill, the long-bearded bassist for the million-selling Texas blues rock trio known for such hits as “Legs” and “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” has died at age 72.  In a Facebook...
  • Thuney Giving Boost to Chiefs’ O-Line

    by - Jul 29, 2021
    By MATT DERRICK Associated Press ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs left guard Joe Thuney walked off the field following Kansas City’s first full squad practice of training camp drenched with perspiration as the heat index...
  • Rioter Behavior Subject of Jan. 6 Hearing

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By AARON MORRISON Associated Press It had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked police officers not just with makeshift weapons, stun guns and fists,...
  • Lawmakers Work to Strip Old ‘Whites Only’ Covenants

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Fred Ware and his son were researching the history of the home he’s owned in the Hartford suburbs since 1950 when they discovered something far uglier than...
  • Restaurant Owner Arrest Rattles Hometown

    by - Jul 28, 2021
    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press KANE, Pa. (AP) — A crank caller ordered an “insurrection pizza” from Pauline Bauer’s restaurant. A profane piece of hate mail addressed her as a domestic terrorist. She even became a...

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