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Steph Curry on his moon landing conspiracy comments: 'Obviously I was joking'

NBA player Steph Curry said he was joking when he said he didn’t believe humans landed on the moon. The remark was made when the athlete made an appearance on the Monday episode of the “Winging It” podcast, which is hosted by Atlanta Hawks players Vince Carter and Kent Bazemore. ESPN reported that the Golden State Warriors player was in the middle of a lighthearted...


‘Sesame Street’ Muppet becomes homeless in new story line

‘Sesame Street’ Muppet becomes homeless in new story line

A Muppet character that was introduced in 2011 has a new story line shining a light on a tragedy that affects many children in our country -- homelessness. Lily was introduced to the PBS neighborhood seven years ago. She had food insecurity, meaning her family didn’t have enough to eat.  At the time, Lily had the same story that nearly 17 million households experienced, The New York...
2019 SAG Awards: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper lead nominations

2019 SAG Awards: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper lead nominations

The nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced Wednesday in Los Angeles by Laverne Cox and Awkwafina, and “A Star Is Born” leads the pack in film. Variety reported that the Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga movie has four nominations, including best actor, best actress, best ensemble and best supporting actor. Other notable nominees include Rami Malek for ...
Senator defends '90s boy band booted from Connecticut parking lot

Senator defends '90s boy band booted from Connecticut parking lot

Things got a little hot for 98 Degrees on Tuesday, but a U.S. senator from Connecticut quickly jumped in to cool down the controversy. >> Read more trending news  The band -- known for the songs “I Do (Cherish You),” “Because of You” and “What Christmas Means to Me” -- was in Norwalk preparing for a Wednesday concert. Tuesday afternoon, the band&rsquo...
Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

Nick Cannon isn't just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He's also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself. Cannon was one of many cheering the decision to appoint Hart as host of the Feb. 24 telecast but then with dismay watched as his friend voluntarily stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets....
Mexican street food, ‘crazy flavors’ and nearly everything else served at new Huber Heights restaurant 

Mexican street food, ‘crazy flavors’ and nearly everything else served at new Huber Heights restaurant 

One of the Dayton area’s newest restaurants offers flavors for your taste buds and your eyeballs.  Bright and boldly decorated in a rainbow of colors, Pepe’s Mexican Flavors has a menu packed with everything from Doriliocos (a bag of Doritos served with pickled skin pork, cucumber, jicama, pico de gallo, lemon, peanuts and Valentina brand sauce), empanadas and ...
'Selena: The Series': Netflix announces new show about Selena Quintanilla

'Selena: The Series': Netflix announces new show about Selena Quintanilla

A new series about slain Tejano icon Selena Quintanilla is heading to Netflix in 2020, the streaming service announced Tuesday. According to a Netflix press release, the scripted drama, produced by Campanario Entertainment, is "a coming-of-age story following Selena as her dreams come true and all the heart-wrenching and life-changing choices she and her family have to make as they navigate...
Leonardo DiCaprio returns Oscar gifted to him by fugitive financier

Leonardo DiCaprio returns Oscar gifted to him by fugitive financier

  A-list actor Leonardo DiCaprio has returned an Oscar he received as a gift from a fugitive financier, who is on the run from authorities after allegedly stealing billions of dollars from a Malaysian government investment fund, according to news reports. >> Read more trending news  The Oscar, Marlon Brando’s 1954 statue from “On the Waterfront,” was given to DiCaprio...
Stormy Daniels ordered to pay Trump $293,000 in legal fees over defamation suit

Stormy Daniels ordered to pay Trump $293,000 in legal fees over defamation suit

A judge has ordered adult film star Stormy Daniels to pay $293,000 in legal fees to President Donald Trump after her defamation lawsuit against the president was dismissed in October. >> Read more trending news  Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, filed suit in April contending Trump defamed her in a social media post last April that made fun of her allegations that a man threatened...
Ohio’s Sunday alcohol sales restrictions would vanish under legislators’ proposal

Ohio’s Sunday alcohol sales restrictions would vanish under legislators’ proposal

A bipartisan group of Ohio legislators has introduced a bill in the Ohio House of Representatives that would allow all bars, restaurants and liquor stores to treat Sundays just as they would any other day of the week when it comes to alcohol sales. The "Sunday Alcohol, Liquor, and Especially Spirits (SALES) Act," House Bill 783, would “eliminate provisions of law governing local option...
Video shows Jake Owen's daughter sing, play guitar along to his song

Video shows Jake Owen's daughter sing, play guitar along to his song

Jake Owen was in Vero Beach, Florida, over the weekend to perform at his annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert, but his daughter, Olive Pearl Owen, stole the show for some. TCPalm reported that Jenna Cocorullo was at the Saturday show and got video of Pearl strumming what appeared to be a toy guitar offstage while her dad was onstage. >> Read more trending news  The...
Going to concerts, games and events in Columbus is about to get more expensive 

Going to concerts, games and events in Columbus is about to get more expensive 

It is going to soon be more expensive to attend many events, games and concerts in Columbus. >> MUST-TRY: These beefy burgers are well worth the drive east on I-70 Columbus City Council enacted a 5 percent admission tax on most arts and cultural events in the city, Monday night, according to the Columbus Dispatch and other news organizations.  See exceptions to the tax...
Chrissy Teigen's dad shows his love with a tattoo of her face for her birthday

Chrissy Teigen's dad shows his love with a tattoo of her face for her birthday

As a birthday present, Chrissy Teigen's dad got a tattoo. That's not at all an unusual way to mark the years.  But this tattoo was of Teigen's face on his arm for her 33rd birthday. The former model and entrepreneur was thrilled. She captioned an Instagram post in all caps, "MY DAD GOT A TATTOO OF ME FOR MY BIRTHDAY." Her father, Ron Teigen Sr., is posing with well-known...
Jamal Khashoggi and ‘The Guardians’ named Time Person of the Year 2018

Jamal Khashoggi and ‘The Guardians’ named Time Person of the Year 2018

Slain Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and other journalists, dubbed “The Guardians and the War on Truth,” are Time’s Person of the Year for 2018, the magazine announced Tuesday. >> Read more trending news  The magazine hailed Khashoggi, who was critical of the Saudi regime and is believed to have been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, for daring &ldquo...
Meghan Markle shows off baby bump, stuns crowd at British Fashion Awards

Meghan Markle shows off baby bump, stuns crowd at British Fashion Awards

The British Fashion Awards got the royal treatment Monday when the Duchess of Sussex, formerly known as Megan Markle, made a surprise appearance. Markle, who married Britain's Prince Harry in May and announced her pregnancy in October, wore a black Givenchy gown to the ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall in London, "Today" reported. Markle presented Givenchy artistic director Clare Waight...
WWE Smackdown will be the main event at WSU’s Nutter Center

WWE Smackdown will be the main event at WSU’s Nutter Center

Professional wrestling fans won’t want to miss an opportunity to see WWE Smackdown Live at the Wright State University Nutter Center this spring.  Tickets for the March 12, 2019 event go on sale at the WSU box office Friday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m.  Wrestling favorites Rey Mysterio, Randy Orton and Charlotte Flair are scheduled to perform. Current WWE Champion Daniel Bryan will take on...
Dolly Parton’s younger brother, songwriter Floyd Parton, dead at 61

Dolly Parton’s younger brother, songwriter Floyd Parton, dead at 61

Dolly Parton’s younger brother and songwriting partner, Floyd Parton, has died at the age of 61. >> Read more trending news  He passed away last Thursday, according to an obituary from Atchley Funeral home. Floyd Parton was described in the obituary as “a man of many talents and areas of knowledge.” “He was an avid outdoorsman and had an abundant knowledge of...
TIME’s Person of the Year 2018 shortlist announced

TIME’s Person of the Year 2018 shortlist announced

TIME unveiled its 2018 Person of the Year shortlist Monday, recognizing “the person or group of people who most influenced the news and the world — for better or for worse — during the past year.” >> Read more trending news  Last year, TIME honored the “silence breakers,” a group of “all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually...
50 Cent’s crew member killed on set of Starz series ‘Power’

50 Cent’s crew member killed on set of Starz series ‘Power’

A crew member on 50 Cent’s popular Starz series “Power” was struck by an SUV and killed Monday morning in Brooklyn, New York, closing down filming on the show’s sixth season, according to media reports. >> Read more trending news  Production assistant Pedro Jimenez, 63, was fatally struck around 4 a.m. by another crew member while placing traffic cones on a...
Rupert Grint is wealthy, but said he has no idea of net worth

Rupert Grint is wealthy, but said he has no idea of net worth

There is no need for Ron Weasley to panic now -- at least not financially. >> Read more trending news  Rupert Grint, who played the nervous redhead in the “Harry Potter” movie series, admitted in an interview he did not know how much money he has in the bank, the Daily Mail reported. However, Grint, 30, is worth more than $35 million and said he is content knowing he can...
Catherine Zeta-Jones celebrates Kirk Douglas' 102nd birthday with moving tribute

Catherine Zeta-Jones celebrates Kirk Douglas' 102nd birthday with moving tribute

Iconic actor Kirk Douglas celebrated his 102nd birthday Sunday, and daughter-in-law Catherine Zeta-Jones paid homage with a moving tribute, ETonline reported. >> Read more trending news  Jones, who is married to Douglas’ son, Michael Douglas, posted a black-and-white video on Instagram that showed the 49-year-old actress’ daughter, Carys Zeta Douglas, playing the piano...
Jacquees gets dragged on social media for calling himself 'king of R&B'

Jacquees gets dragged on social media for calling himself 'king of R&B'

R&B singer Jacquees has had a year full of buzz -- from his unauthorized but popular remake of Ella Mai’s “Trip” to the release of his debut album “4275.” Though he has attracted a legion of fans, some R&B music lovers have knocked the 24-year-old down a peg after his boastful comments on Instagram over the weekend. >> Read more trending news  The Shade...
Historic Dayton area theater has 16,093 reasons to celebrate  

Historic Dayton area theater has 16,093 reasons to celebrate  

The folks behind one of the Dayton area’s oldest movie theaters have 16,093 new feathers for their cap.  The historic Plaza Theatre, 33 S. Main St. in downtown Miamisburg, has hit the attendance goal it established before reopening in 2015, according to a note from board member Doug Sorrell. >> PHOTOS: Look inside Miamisburg’s historic Plaza Theatre “Thank you...
Singer Ty Dolla $ign indicted for felony cocaine possession

Singer Ty Dolla $ign indicted for felony cocaine possession

Ty Dolla $ign may face more than a decade in prison after being indicted by a grand jury on drug charges. TMZ reported that, according to court documents, the singer and rapper is facing three counts of drug charges, including two felonies. >> Read more trending news  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported in September that Ty was arrested in Atlanta on charges of felony possession...
Dayton Air Show leader inducted into national hall of fame

Dayton Air Show leader inducted into national hall of fame

Dayton Air Show Executive Director Terry Grevious has been inducted into the National Air Show Hall of Fame. Grevious was inducted into the hall of fame over the weekend at the International Council of Air Shows Annual Conference in Las Vegas. He has spent more than 40 years in the air show industry, managing the Flint Bishop Air Show, Muskegon Air Fair and the Dayton Air Show. He is the 66th person...
1990 basketball card appears to show Menendez brothers in background 

1990 basketball card appears to show Menendez brothers in background 

A sports card that has been practically worthless for more than 25 years has suddenly become a sensation in the collectibles hobby. >> Read more trending news  That’s because the two men in the background of a 1990-91 Hoops basketball card of Mark Jackson look like the infamous Menendez brothers, the New York Daily News reported. While there has been no confirmation that the...
Hilary Duff on 'Lizzie McGuire' reboot rumors: 'There's been some conversations'

Hilary Duff on 'Lizzie McGuire' reboot rumors: 'There's been some conversations'

Could "Lizzie McGuire" be heading back to TV?  According to "Entertainment Tonight," actress Hilary Duff, who starred in the Disney Channel teen sitcom that aired from 2001 to 2004, said "there's been some conversations" about a possible reboot.  "It could be a possibility, or it could be nothing, so we'll see," Duff, now 31, told "ET"...
Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending naked photos to student

Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending naked photos to student

A former Miss Kentucky was arrested Friday and charged with four felony counts in Kanawha County, West Virginia, after she was caught sending nude photos of herself to a former student, according to authorities. >> Read more trending news  Ramsey Bearse, 28, now a middle school science teacher outside Charleston, admitted to sending the photos to a 15-year-old ex-student after his...
Eddie Murphy welcomes 10th child, second with fiancee Paige Butcher

Eddie Murphy welcomes 10th child, second with fiancee Paige Butcher

Actor Eddie Murphy is a father for the 10th time. The Associated Press reported Dec. 3 that the 57-year-old actor and his fiancee, Paige Butcher, welcomed a baby boy. >> Read more trending news  Murphy’s publicist said in a statement for the couple that Max Charles Murphy was born Nov. 30 and weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. His middle name is a tribute to Murphy’s older brother...
Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams ends engagement to pastor Chad Johnson

Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams ends engagement to pastor Chad Johnson

Michelle Williams is no longer engaged. People reported the former Destiny’s Child singer, 38, called off her engagement to pastor and pro sports chaplain Chad Johnson, 41. The two announced their engagement in April. Williams initially announced the news in her Instagram Story on Friday. She released her new single “Fearless” that day and was reposting positive responses...
'Baby, It's Cold Outside' writer's daughter says song isn't about date rape

'Baby, It's Cold Outside' writer's daughter says song isn't about date rape

The daughter of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" writer Frank Loesser is firing back against critics who are giving the holiday classic a frosty reception this year. Susan Loesser, 74, spoke to NBC News last week, defending the 1944 song against claims that it normalizes date rape. "Bill Cosby ruined it for everybody," she said Thursday. "Way before #MeToo, I would hear...
'SNL': Watch Jason Momoa sing, dance to 'Aqua Boogie' on 'Saturday Night Live'

'SNL': Watch Jason Momoa sing, dance to 'Aqua Boogie' on 'Saturday Night Live'

"Aquaman" star Jason Momoa isn't afraid to boogie down. The self-described Saturday Night Live "super-nerd" delighted fans on the comedy show this week, kicking off his hosting gig with a hilarious musical moment. >> Read more trending news  After a pink-clad Momoa introduced himself ("I am so muscular to be hosting 'Saturday Night Huge'") and wowed a...
Kid Rock pays off $81K worth of layaways at Nashville Walmart

Kid Rock pays off $81K worth of layaways at Nashville Walmart

Inspired by Tyler Perry's act of generosity, musician Kid Rock has brought holiday cheer to Walmart shoppers in Nashville. >> Read more trending news  Thanking Perry for the great idea, Kid Rock said on Twitter Friday that he paid off all of the layaway accounts at his local Walmart in Nashville. The store's manager told The Tennessean that the musician gave approximately...
‘A Christmas Carol’ offers fresh take on a holiday classic

‘A Christmas Carol’ offers fresh take on a holiday classic

Being called a Scrooge isn’t usually a compliment. Scott H. Severance says bah, humbug to that notion. His take on Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” takes audiences on a roller-coaster ride of feelings: laughing one moment, frightened the next, sad another and eventually uplifted. “This show tries to plumb the depths of emotion,” said Severance, who not...
Elf on the Shelf hangs out at the Heritage Center

Elf on the Shelf hangs out at the Heritage Center

Among the many things to discover at the Heritage Center of Clark County this holiday season, there’s one staying just for the month named Clark. Just don’t expect to find him in one place. The Heritage Center’s version of the popular holiday tradition Elf on the Shelf will be literally hanging around throughout December and kids can earn stickers for a passport by finding where...
‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 teaser trailer released

‘Game of Thrones’ season 8 teaser trailer released

It appears the final season of “Game of Thrones” will be what many thought: a battle between fire and ice. HBO dropped its official teaser trailer Thursday night. The clip shows a wolf and dragon engulfed by ice as a lion burns and ignites the ground around it, with both elements meeting at the center of the Painted Table at Dragonstone, Entertainment Tonight reported. >> Read...
61st Grammy Awards: See list of nominees

61st Grammy Awards: See list of nominees

The nominees for the 61st Grammy Awards have been announced. Kendrick Lamar and Drake received the most nominations. Lamar was nominated eight times, and Drake was nominated seven times. Brandi Carlile had six nominees, CNN reported.  Janelle Monáe, whose work “Dirty Computer” was nominated for album of the year, made the announcements Friday Morning with Alessia...
‘Avengers Endgame’ trailer released

‘Avengers Endgame’ trailer released

The first trailer has finally been released for the upcoming installment of the “Avengers” franchise and fans finally know the name of the movie: “Avengers Endgame.” In it, you see the fallout after Thanos’ snap that changed the world. Tony Stark is drifting in space, recording a final message for Pepper Potts. We also see the other survivors from &ldquo...
Grammy-winning teacher forced woman into 'sexual servitude,' police say

Grammy-winning teacher forced woman into 'sexual servitude,' police say

A two-time Grammy Award-winning music teacher is accused of using promises of a singing career “to force one of his adult students into sexual servitude,” The News & Observer reported, citing a police report. >> Read more trending news  Ivan Hampden Jr., 60, of Clayton, North Carolina, was arrested Wednesday at his Johnston County home. He was charged with five counts of...
Former MLB players Jose Castillo, Luis Valbuena die in car crash 

Former MLB players Jose Castillo, Luis Valbuena die in car crash 

Two former major-league baseball players were killed in an automobile accident Thursday night after playing a winter league game in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times reported. >> Read more trending news  Cardenales de Lara teammates Jose Castillo, 37, and Luis Valbuena, 33, were returning to Barquisimeto with another former major-leaguer, Carlos Rivero, after a game in Caracas when...
Pete Shelley of pioneering British punk band Buzzcocks, dead at 63

Pete Shelley of pioneering British punk band Buzzcocks, dead at 63

The co-founder, singer and guitarist of the pioneering British punk band Buzzcocks, Manchester-born Pete Shelley, died Thursday at the age of 63. >> Read more trending news  The BBC is reporting Shelley died of a suspected heart attack. “It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of Pete Shelley, one of the UK’s most influential and prolific songwriters and co-founder...
Columbus Zoo welcomes first baby elephant in 10 years

Columbus Zoo welcomes first baby elephant in 10 years

The first elephant born at the Columbus Zoo in almost 10 years arrived early this morning. Mother Phoebe gave birth to a calf at 3:09 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6. The gender has yet to be determined. To give Phoebe and her new baby privacy to continue forming their strong bond, the pair will remain in a behind-the-scenes area. 
Ohio State has installed a bacon vending machine with ready to eat bacon for $1

Ohio State has installed a bacon vending machine with ready to eat bacon for $1

For instant, savory bacon— just insert a dollar and press B10.  The Ohio State University has added a Bacon Vending Machine in its Animal Science Building. Now through Dec. 13, students can purchase ready-to-eat bacon from the machine for a dollar.  Ohio State’s meat science program partnered with the Ohio Pork Council to install the machine, according to a 10TV report....
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