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Actress who portrayed Mary Ann on ‘Gilligan’s Island’ dies of COVID-19

Dawn Wells, who played the wholesome Mary Ann among a misfit band of shipwrecked castaways on the 1960s ...

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World mourns Mississippi singer who ‘did things no one had ever done’

Charley Pride wasn’t country music’s first Black artist, but he reached heights that had not been available to ...

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Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen loses battle with cancer

Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into ...

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Harshmallow hiatus: Pandemic prompts Peeps production pause

Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Just Born ...

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Is this an alien egg? A dragon stone? Strange object found in Arkansas field causes speculation

A big, strange-looking thing that resembles a large, scaly egg was discovered recently in an Arkansas field, sparking ...

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Trick-or-What? Halloween in pandemic mixed bag for American families

Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties ...

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Author Winston Groom who created ‘Forrest Gump’ dead at 77

Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became ...

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Scientists see possible signs bizarre microbes live on Venus’ clouds

Astronomers have found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints there may ...

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Chick-fil-A cow says ‘Don’t like chikin’? Try new brownie or coffee drink’

Chick-fil-A announced last week the national rollout of three new items that may help recharge and satisfy patrons. ...

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Newborn endangered gorilla baby dies at New Orleans zoo

Less than a week after celebrating the birth of a critically endangered gorilla, the zoo in New Orleans ...

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