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In this Oct. 7, 2019 photo provided by the National Toy Hall of Fame, Matchbox Cars, left, the coloring book, center, and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, N.Y. The winners were selected by a panel of judges from among 12 finalists, which also included: Care Bears, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Jenga, Masters of the Universe, My Little Pony, Nerf Blaster, Risk, the smartphone and the top. (Victoria Gray/The Strong, National Toy Hall of Fame via AP)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 07, 2019 - 11:35 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Matchbox Cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering were inducted Thursday into the National Toy Hall of Fame, recognized for an enduring appeal that keeps them on store shelves today. A panel of experts selected the Class of 2019 from among...
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Chocolate Festival
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Erica Brosnan
November 06, 2019 - 2:12 pm
The weather may have cooled down, but that doesn't mean you still can’t get out this weekend.
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Alec Baldwin
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Associated Press
November 05, 2019 - 8:37 pm
Alec Baldwin has filed a defamation lawsuit against the man who says Baldwin hit him in the face during an argument over a New York City parking space.
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Brian Tarantina
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 5:26 pm
Brian Tarantina, a character actor who most recently known for his role in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” has died in his Manhattan home. He was 60.
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Thanksgiving Day parade
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 01, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Emmy-winning "Pose'' actor Billy Porter, Latin singer Ozuna and Grammy-winning performers Black Eyed Peas, TLC, Chicago and Kelly Rowland will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
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Lori Loughlin
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Associated Press
November 01, 2019 - 10:25 am
BOSTON (AP) — "Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband are contesting the latest charges against them in the college admissions scandal. Lawyers for Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli filed court documents Friday saying the couple plans to plead not guilty to charges of...
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Ken Jeong
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Erica Brosnan
October 31, 2019 - 5:00 am
Whether you’re into beer festivals or just want to smash those old pumpkins, there’s something for everyone on WCBS 880’s “To-Do List.”
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 30, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Horror takes center stage in this week's WCBS Author Talks podcast.
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FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2009, file photo, John Witherspoon leaves a taping of "The Late Show with David Letterman" in New York. Actor-comedian Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube’s father in the “Friday” films, has died at age 77. Witherspoon’s manager Alex Goodman confirmed late Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, that Witherspoon died in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor-comedian John Witherspoon, who memorably played Ice Cube's father in the "Friday" films, has died. He was 77. Witherspoon's family issued a statement to the website Deadline saying that Witherspoon died Tuesday in Los Angeles. No cause of death was released. The actor had a...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2019 file photo Taylor Swift performs at Amazon Music's Prime Day concert in New York. Swift will be honored with the award for artist of the decade at this year's American Music Awards. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 8:35 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Superstar singer Taylor Swift will receive the artist of the decade award at the American Music Awards next month. Dick Clark Productions announced Wednesday that Swift will be honored during an ABC live telecast on Nov. 24 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. At the show,...
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