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Supporters push Dayton, Warren County sites for World Heritage status

Supporters are trying to convince the Trump administration to nominate Dayton aviation history sites and Ohio American Indian sites, including the Fort Ancient Earthworks in Warren County, for World Heritage Site status, a move that many believe would boost the state’s tourism industry. The Ohio History Connection and other partners are working with lawmakers, such as Sen. Rob Portman, to get...


5 things to know about ‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler

5 things to know about ‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler

Marvel’s “Black Panther” is already one of the highest-rated movies from the franchise. With high praise from critics, the film is on track to set box office records. It’s only the third movie from director and screen writer Ryan Coogler. >> Read more trending news  Here are five things to know about the filmmaker behind the blockbuster: Coogler was born on May 23...
‘Cinderella’s’ glass slipper fits Kuss Auditorium stage

‘Cinderella’s’ glass slipper fits Kuss Auditorium stage

You know the fairy tale — a girl is put down by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters, discovers a fairy godmother, gets invited to a ball, a glass slipper, Prince Charming, happily ever after. “Cinderella” has been loved by generations and many already know it by heart. The latest version of the musical “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” has maintained the magic...
Silence is golden at Mother’s in Springfield

Silence is golden at Mother’s in Springfield

Silents are golden in Springfield these days. The earliest films made between the late 1890s and late 1920s with no synchronized recorded sound have become a new social phenomenon with added interactions beside just the film. “Mother’s Movie Night” will showcase the first of two silent events with the “Silent Disco Party: ‘Metropolis,’” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb...
Actor Luke Wilson hailed as hero after rescuing woman in fatal crash

Actor Luke Wilson hailed as hero after rescuing woman in fatal crash

Actor Luke Wilson reportedly sprang into action after he was involved in a car accident that left one person dead. According to The Associated Press, the actor pulled over his vehicle after a Ferrari clipped it on Tuesday and pulled a 50-year-old woman out of her BMW at the scene. >> Read more trending news  “He was the hero, he led the charge,” tattoo artist Sean...
Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam reportedly owes $102K in state taxes

Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam reportedly owes $102K in state taxes

Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, who was recently evicted from the house in “Celebrity Big Brother,” owes the Georgia Department of Revenue $102,286.37 in unpaid taxes. >> Read more trending news  In a filing in the Fayette County Superior Court from Dec. 30, 2017, the former “Cosby Show” kid owes $51,469 in unpaid state taxes from 2011 and 2013. She has since...
Popular Springfield restaurant to bring back seasonal food truck

Popular Springfield restaurant to bring back seasonal food truck

Springfield barbeque lovers, take notice: Rudy’s is going mobile again. Rudy’s Smokehouse, the barbeque restaurant touted as a Springfield staple, has brought back its mobile food truck for the season. The restaurant started serving from the truck on Feb. 12. DETAILS: Downtown Springfield restaurant adds featured artist, new menu items Rudy’s, whose flagship store is located at 2222...
Chiller provides perfect icing on the cake for Winter Olympics

Chiller provides perfect icing on the cake for Winter Olympics

It’s a party four years in the making. The NTPRD Chiller will put seasonal sports at center ice with its Winter Games Celebration, where families can experience a variety of indoor ice action. The games will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Chiller, 301 W. Main St., during the public skate. » READ MORE: Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son The celebration is for the experienced...
Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation

Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux announce separation

Jennifer Aniston and her husband, director Justin Theroux, are separating after two years of marriage. The couple announced the separation in a statement to The Associated Press Thursday.  >> Read more trending news  “Normally we would do this privately, but given that the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we wanted to convey the truth...
Amy Schumer marries chef Chris Fischer in secret ceremony

Amy Schumer marries chef Chris Fischer in secret ceremony

Amy Schumer is officially off the market. Us Weekly reported that the comedian married chef Chris Fischer in Malibu, California, on Tuesday. Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Aniston, Larry David and Jake Gyllenhaal were among the celebrities present at the secret ceremony, according to People. >> Read more trending news  Schumer reportedly enforced a strict no-photos policy for guests, but by...
‘Survivor’ winner Jenna Morasca revived with Narcan, accused of DUI

‘Survivor’ winner Jenna Morasca revived with Narcan, accused of DUI

Former “Survivor” winner Jenna Morasca is facing charges of DUI and possession of drug paraphernalia after she was found passed out in her car while stopped at a stop sign. Morasca shot to fame and fortune in 2003, when she won $1 million on “Survivor: The Amazon.” >> Read more trending news  On Jan. 25, police received a 911 call from a driver who witnessed someone...
Mr. Incredible stays home? ‘Incredibles 2’ Olympic-sized teaser trailer drops

Mr. Incredible stays home? ‘Incredibles 2’ Olympic-sized teaser trailer drops

The Olympics were the perfect venue for Disney and Pixar to release their latest installment of “The Incredibles” franchise. And if you’ve seen any of the teaser images, they’re starting to make sense. >> Read more trending news  Recently, they’ve teased fans with Mr. Incredible, voiced by Craig T. Nelson, at an ironing board. We also know where the super suits...
Gibson guitar company facing imminent bankruptcy

Gibson guitar company facing imminent bankruptcy

Gibson guitar company, which has been a staple brand among various musical instruments since 1902, is facing bankruptcy. According to the Nashville Post, Gibson’s chief financial officer, Bill Lawrence, left after six months on the job and just as $375 million in senior secured notes mature and another $145 million in bank loans become due if they aren’t refinanced by July. The departure...
Ciara, Russell Wilson share first photos of daughter Sienna Princess

Ciara, Russell Wilson share first photos of daughter Sienna Princess

Nine months after giving birth, Ciara is sharing photos of her daughter with Russell Wilson. The singer, 32, shared a video on an app called TraceMe, a celebrity content app founded by Wilson. >> Read more trending news  The video shows 9-month-old Sienna Princess Wilson’s face for the first time as Ciara holds her and poses for photos. Dad Wilson is behind the camera, snapping...
Smashing Pumpkins reunite for tour

Smashing Pumpkins reunite for tour

The Smashing Pumpkins will return to the stage this summer with their first tour in nearly 20 years to feature founding members Billy Corgan, Jimmy Chamberlin and James Iha. The “Shiny and Oh So Bright” tour coincides with the 30th anniversary of the Pumpkins’ formation and will highlight music from the group’s inception through 2000, with material from “Gish...
How to hear a never-released Jimi Hendrix rendition of ‘Hear My Train’

How to hear a never-released Jimi Hendrix rendition of ‘Hear My Train’

Get ready to hear another side of Jimi Hendrix.  The legendary guitarist is being memorialized on “Both Sides of the Sky” (out March 9), which features 13 studio recordings he made 1968-1970 — 10 of which were never before released. A freewheeling, never-before-heard rendition of “Hear My Train A Comin', ” recorded in New...
Olympian Tom Daley expecting first child with screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black

Olympian Tom Daley expecting first child with screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black

Olympian Tom Daley and his director and screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black are growing their family. The pair announced they were having a baby on Wednesday morning with matching Valentine’s Day photos, each featuring a ultrasound photo along with their wedding bands. >> Read more trending news  Black shared his photo on Instagram with the caption, “A very happy #ValentinesDay...
A few of our favorite things about ‘The Sound of Music’

A few of our favorite things about ‘The Sound of Music’

When his family gathered around the television each holiday season to watch “The Sound of Music,” Randy Charleville could never have imagined that some day he’d be entertaining audiences across the country with the Broadway musical he’d grown to love. “Ever since I was a little kid I was always captivated by watching movies and musicals,” says the Hamilton native...
A story that feels ripped straight from the #MeToo headlines

A story that feels ripped straight from the #MeToo headlines

Sometimes a writer gets lucky. A few years ago Don Winslow published “The Cartel,” his second novel about the Mexican drug wars. One of the main characters in that book was a fictional drug lord who was running the Sinaloa Cartel. As it opens, the drug lord makes a daring escape from a high-security prison. A few weeks after that book came out the actual leader of the real Sinaloa Cartel...
‘American Idol’ winner Fantasia Barrino mourns nephew killed in shooting

‘American Idol’ winner Fantasia Barrino mourns nephew killed in shooting

“American Idol” alum Fantasia Barrino, 33, is grieving after her teenage nephew was killed in North Carolina on Tuesday.  >> Read more trending news  The singer’s nephew, Tyquan Von Ricco Washington, was found with multiple gunshot wounds in front of a Greensboro residence. Paramedics attempted to revive the 18-year-old, but, unfortunately, he was pronounced...
JUST IN: All 29 Arby’s restaurants across the Miami Valley are sold

JUST IN: All 29 Arby’s restaurants across the Miami Valley are sold

All 29 Arby’s locations in the Dayton area have been sold, and the nearly 1,000 workers at those restaurants have a new corporate employer. AES Restaurant Group LLC, an Arby’s franchisee based in Carmel, Indiana, announced today, Feb. 14 that it has acquired 29 Miami Valley restaurants from GZK, Inc., headquartered in West Carrollton. GZK had operated Arby’s restaurants in the...
7 facts about Danielle Herrington, Sports Illustrated’s new swimsuit cover model

7 facts about Danielle Herrington, Sports Illustrated’s new swimsuit cover model

Twenty-four-year-old Danielle Herrington made history when Sports Illustrated announced her as the 2018 Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model. “I am so excited to be part of this iconic brand that has long given identity and voice to women of all shapes, colors and beliefs,” Herrington said in a statement. “I hope that young girls who look at this cover are inspired to...
Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son

Olympic baby: Michael Phelps welcomes son

He’s not even competing this year, but Michael Phelps is making Olympic headlines. The record-holding medal-winner announced via Instagram that his family has added another bundle of joy. Phelp’s wife Nicole gave birth to the couple’s second son, Beckett Richard Phelps, the “Today” show reported. The Olympian made the announcement via Instagram. The couple&rsquo...
7 spring break road trips for college kids (inspired by movies)

7 spring break road trips for college kids (inspired by movies)

Whether you're a genuine college kid taking a break from the books or you're a few years out and trying to recapture those carefree days, it's time for some spring break inspiration. Why not take a cue from a cinematic adventure? Let's just start by getting “Dirty Grandpa”(2016), starring Robert De Niro and Zac Ephron, out of the way. If you haven't been introduced to the time-honored...
Omarosa says U.S. would be 'begging' for Trump's return if Mike Pence became president

Omarosa says U.S. would be 'begging' for Trump's return if Mike Pence became president

Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former White House aide who quickly transitioned to the CBS reality show “Celebrity Big Brother,” dropped more bombshells on the program, this time sharing a warning about Vice President Mike Pence. The woman who became a household name on “The Apprentice” told her reality show housemates on Monday’s episode that they ought to think...
They shared their lives on YouTube. Then an obsessed fan came calling — with a gun

They shared their lives on YouTube. Then an obsessed fan came calling — with a gun

Christopher Giles passed his hours plugged into the internet, either gripping an X-box controller or burning through YouTube videos. He was 23 years old and lived by himself in a two-story apartment complex topped with stucco in a neighborhood in northern Albuquerque. It was an existence a police investigator bluntly described in a recent search warrant affidavit as "single, lonely and disturbed...
Tessa Thompson to star as notorious jewel thief Doris Payne in upcoming biopic

Tessa Thompson to star as notorious jewel thief Doris Payne in upcoming biopic

Actress Tessa Thompson will star in an upcoming biopic of international jewel thief and metro Atlanta resident Doris Payne, according to Variety. >> Read more trending news  Payne, 87, has stolen approximately $2 million worth of jewelry and other items over her six-decade career. She was last arrested in July 2017, after she was accused of stealing $86.22 worth of merchandise...
Original ‘All That’ cast members reunite on MTV’s ‘Wild ‘N Out’

Original ‘All That’ cast members reunite on MTV’s ‘Wild ‘N Out’

Nick Cannon made ‘80s and ‘90s babies rejoice with a special reunion of the original cast of “All That” for an upcoming episode of his sketch comedy competition series, “Wild ‘N Out.” >> Read more trending news  Cannon brought together some of his former cast mates from the popular Nickelodeon sketch show. Josh Server, Lori Beth Denberg, Kel Mitchell...
Couple mistakenly goes to see Red Hot Chilli Pipers 

Couple mistakenly goes to see Red Hot Chilli Pipers 

It was a colossal mistake, but hopefully Duncan Robb’s Valentine’s Day gaffe is under the bridge. After all, he wasn’t trying to encourage sick love. Robb thought he was buying tickets for his girlfriend’s “all-time” favorite band, the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Instead, he bought tickets for the “Red Hot Chilli Pipers,” which touts itself as “the...
Omarosa on Pence: ‘He thinks Jesus tells him to say things’

Omarosa on Pence: ‘He thinks Jesus tells him to say things’

Former reality star turned White House aide turned reality star Omarosa Manigault-Newman is still going strong — and spilling tea — as a contestant on "Celebrity Big Brother."  On Monday night's episode, Manigault-Newman, who previously declared on the show that she wouldn't vote for Donald Trump again "in a million years," said a Mike Pence administration would...
Local BBQ chain opens new restaurant, and another is on the way

Local BBQ chain opens new restaurant, and another is on the way

A locally owned barbecue restaurant will open two restaurants in the next two weeks, starting with one today, Feb. 13, that will have a relatively limited clientele, followed by the second that will mark a return engagement of sorts. OinkADoodleMoo Barbecue will open a new location this morning in the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Area A Kittyhawk Area food court outside the Base Exchange. The...
Wendy Williams calls Meghan Markle a ‘random princess,’ says she applied for a job with show

Wendy Williams calls Meghan Markle a ‘random princess,’ says she applied for a job with show

Meghan Markle reportedly once applied for a job at “The Wendy Williams Show.” >> Read more trending news  Wendy Williams made the claim on a recent edition of her show while she was interviewing an actress from a series that Markle had once appeared on: “90210.” AnnaLynne McCord was chatting about Markle’s guest-starring stint on the CW show. While McCord...
‘Peter Rabbit’ filmmakers apologize for ‘food allergy bullying’ scene

‘Peter Rabbit’ filmmakers apologize for ‘food allergy bullying’ scene

Parents of children with food allergies are criticizing Sony Pictures’ new movie, “Peter Rabbit,” saying it makes light of such allergies and encourages bullying. The New York Times reported that the movie, based on the Beatrix Potter children’s book, features an animated rabbit and other animals trying to get access to a garden from a garden owner, played by a live actor...
Country singer Daryle Singletary dies at 46

Country singer Daryle Singletary dies at 46

Country musician Daryle Singletary, best known for hits like "I Let Her Lie" and "Amen Kind of Love," died Monday morning, according to multiple reports. He was 46. WKRN reported Singletary’s death was sudden and unexpected. McAlpin Entertainment employees broke the news on the company’s Facebook page Monday morning. “Completely heartbroken to learn of the passing...
Singer Vic Damone dies at 89

Singer Vic Damone dies at 89

Legendary pop and big band singer Vic Damone, who Frank Sinatra once said had “the best pipes in the business,” died Sunday, family members confirmed Monday to Fox News. He was 89. Family members told Fox News that Damone died surrounded by family at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida.
Victoria Beckham says there is no Spice Girls tour

Victoria Beckham says there is no Spice Girls tour

Despite reports of a Spice Girls reunion that involved world tour plans, Victoria Beckham says it’s not happening. “I’m not going on tour,” Beckham told Vogue UK. “The girls aren’t going on tour.” >> Read more trending news  Former Spice Girls member Emma Bunton posted a photo on Instagram with Beckham, Mel B, Geri Halliwell and Melanie...
Kid from ‘The Blind Side’ now works for Arkansas football team

Kid from ‘The Blind Side’ now works for Arkansas football team

Sean “SJ” Tuohy Jr. has not been blindsided by fame. In fact, he has embraced it. Tuohy works for University of Arkansas coach Chad Morris, but many remember him because of the character portrayed by Jae Head in the 2009 movie “The Blind Side.” "Everyone wants me to stay as this 11-year-old kid," Tuohy, an assistant director of football operations, told KATV...
Valentine's Day 2018: 6 ways to eat for free or cheap

Valentine's Day 2018: 6 ways to eat for free or cheap

From flowers to a gift to dinner out, Valentine's Day can be an expensive holiday. To help you save some money, these restaurants are offering some cheap or free Valentine's Day meals. If you're without a significant other this Valentine's Day – or even if you've found a new sweetie and want to score some free wings – participating Hooters locations will help you shred your ex...
Marvel made some truly heroic suits for the U.S. Olympic ski team

Marvel made some truly heroic suits for the U.S. Olympic ski team

Members of the U.S. Olympic ski team have some iconic costumes to help them on their path to victory at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. They’ve always been heroes, but now they’re superheroes! Thanks to a partnership with Disney’s Marvel property, the athletes have been kitted out in outfits based on famous Marvel superheroes like Captain Marvel and...
NBC apologizes for comment about Japan, South Korea during Olympics opening ceremony

NBC apologizes for comment about Japan, South Korea during Olympics opening ceremony

NBC contributor Josh Cooper Ramo ran into some controversy during the 2018 Winter Olympics after making a comment about the relationship between Japan and South Korea. As the Washington Post reported, Ramo said on live television that “every Korean will tell you that Japan as a cultural and technological and economic example has been so important to their own transformation.” The...
Attorney general: Enabling Harvey Weinstein's sex life was 'condition of employment'

Attorney general: Enabling Harvey Weinstein's sex life was 'condition of employment'

New York's attorney general on Sunday filed a civil rights lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein and his film company, accusing the disgraced Hollywood mogul of repeatedly sexually harassing, intimidating and demeaning female employees and perpetrating a hostile work environment. Weinstein's "vicious and exploitative" treatment of employees, coupled with the company's failure to protect them...
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