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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at 72
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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dead at 72

Dusty Hill, the bearded bassist with American blues-rock band ZZ Top, has died, according to the band’s official website. He was 72. “We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his sleep at home in Houston, TX,” the statement, from surviving members Frank Beard and Billy Gibbons,…

‘Arthur’ to end at PBS Kids with Season 25 in 2022

‘Arthur’ to end at PBS Kids with Season 25 in 2022

“Arthur” is coming to an end after 25 years. PBS Kids plans to end the iconic children’s series, screenwriter Kathy Waugh revealed during a recent interview on the “Finding DW” podcast. Executive producer Carol Greenwald said reruns will continue to be available on PBS Kids. “Arthur is the longest-running kids animated series in history and…

Olympics schedule and events to watch Wednesday
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Olympics schedule and events to watch Wednesday

There’s plenty happening at the Olympics in Tokyo, not to mention the news being made — including gymnast Simon Biles’ decision to drop out of Tuesday’s team competition and the upcoming individual all-around competition. Here are some events available to watch on Wednesday, keeping in mind that Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of Eastern Time…

Kanye West: Mercedes-Benz Stadium is embracing his residency
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Kanye West: Mercedes-Benz Stadium is embracing his residency

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is Team Yeezy. The official Twitter account for the stadium in Atlanta is currently named DONDA Studio at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in recognition of Kanye West occupying the venue as he completes his 10th studio album named after his late mother, Donda West. Almost a week ago West held a sold-out listening event at…

Bob Odenkirk in stable condition after collapsing on set of ‘Better Call Saul’
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Bob Odenkirk in stable condition after collapsing on set of ‘Better Call Saul’

Bob Odenkirk, star of hit TV shows “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul,” is in stable condition “after experiencing a heart related incident” that caused him to collapse on set, the actor’s representatives said Wednesday. Odenkirk was shooting “Better Call Saul” in New Mexico when he collapsed, TMZ, who first reported the incident, said. In…

Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46
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Joey Jordison, former Slipknot drummer, dies at 46

Joey Jordison, a founder of the heavy metal band Slipknot, has died, his family announced in a statement provided Tuesday to CNN. He was 46. “We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021,” the family said. “Joey’s death…

 

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