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Today in History: June 15, deadly steamboat fire

Jun. 15, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 15, the 166th day of 2022. There are 199 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 15, 1775, the Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 12-18

Jun. 06, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 12-18: June 12: Disney composer Richard Sherman is 94. Sports announcer Marv Albert is 81. Actor Roger Aaron Brown (“The District”) is 73. Actor Sonia Manzano (“Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”) is 72. Drummer Bun E. Carlos of...

Historian releases 2 new books in Black history series

May. 14, 2022 01:09 AM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Jeremy Houston, the founder of Miss-Lou Heritage Group and Tours, has recently released volumes four and five of his ongoing Black history series about people from Natchez. In 2016, Houston first set out writing true stories about Black people from Natchez who...

Column: Draft cements the marriage of Las Vegas and NFL

Apr. 27, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NFL brings the traveling circus that is its draft to a city where nothing — including 300-pound football players posing with showgirls and circus clowns above the Bellagio hotel fountains — is too outlandish. As the draft begins Thursday, the marriage...

Fountains, scubas, slot machines, Ferris wheel and NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Draft night on Thursday will include prospects walking a red carpet above the Bellagio fountains, a theater built specifically for the proceedings where they hope to hear their names called early, and the aura of gambling everywhere. How about that for something...

Fox Sports makes Easter Sunday a NASCAR ratings success

Apr. 20, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dirt will be back on NASCAR's schedule next year and likely on Easter Sunday again if Fox Sports has its way. NASCAR delivered the most-watched race at Bristol Motor Speedway since 2016 on Sunday night when an average 4,007,000 viewers tuned in as the Cup...