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In this Wednesday, March 6, 2019 booking photo released by the Cook County Sheriff’s Office is R. Kelly. A Cook County Sheriff's Office official says singer Kelly won't be released from jail until he pays $161,000 in back child support he owes. Sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari says Kelly was taken into custody Wednesday during a hearing over the child support and that his next hearing is scheduled for next Wednesday, March 13. (Cook County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 8:09 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Embattled R&B star R. Kelly angrily blamed his ex-wife for "destroying" his name and claimed other people stole from his bank accounts in an interview that aired Thursday, a day after he was sent to jail for not paying child support. Kelly, who is also facing felony charges that...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:02 am
The Associated Press/WCCO LOS ANGELES (AP) — Members of the team behind "Green Book" were amazed and thrilled it was crowned best picture at the Academy Awards despite the controversy that has dogged the segregation-era road-trip drama. Co-writers and producers Nick Vallelonga and Brian Currie told...
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(Photo by Mark Vancleave/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 10, 2019 - 9:58 am
Minnesota's 5th district congresswoman got "the treatment" on NBC's Saturday Night Live show on Feb. 9. Ego Nwodim played Ilhan Omar, who was among the white-clad members of "Women of Congress," a skit that spoofed the 1970's television show "Charlie's Angels." They're...The Women of Congress! #SNL...
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Two Haute Mamas
January 22, 2019 - 8:48 pm
This column is by WCCO Radio Producer Sheletta Brundidge, who also hosts the Two Haute Mamas podcast. When walking in the doors of Bouquets by Carolyn Flower Shop on Selby Avenue in St. Paul, I was awestruck by hundreds of ravishing red roses and heathy hydrangea. The floral arrangements decorating...
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Steve Simpson
December 05, 2018 - 11:03 am
One of music's biggest stars is coming to US Bank Stadium. Country music legend Garth Brooks is scheduled to bring his tour to Minneapolis Saturday, May 4th. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Dec. 14, at 10AM, with an eight-ticket limit per purchase and cost $94.95. All seats will be available...
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Glenn Weiss, right, winner of the award for outstanding directing for a variety special for "The Oscars" and Jan Svendsen pose in the press room after getting engaged at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 18, 2018 - 7:10 am
"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Glenn Weiss — who summoned the courage to propose to his girlfriend on live TV. She said yes — thank...
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