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Legendary jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney dies of complications from coronavirus

Legendary jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney dies of complications from coronavirus

Legendary jazz trumpeter Wallace Roney has died of complications from the novel coronavirus, his publicist said. He was 59. Roney died Tuesday at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey, publicist Lydia Liebman said in a statement. “I am saddened to confirm that the iconic trumpeter and jazz legend Wallace Roney passed away…MORE

Police are arresting and fining people for violating social distancing orders

Police are arresting and fining people for violating social distancing orders

Across the nation, people are under strict orders to follow social distancing guidelines in order to lower the risk of coronavirus spreading. To comply with new stay-at-home orders, many people have postponed their planned celebrations, everything from birthdays to weddings. Others have canceled big trips. Theaters have closed their doors, concerts and festivals have been…MORE

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes Idaho

A preliminary magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck northeast of Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday night, according to the United States Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries, but residents on social media in several cities reported feeling the shaking. The USGS says the epicenter of the quake was nearly 45 miles west of the town…MORE

When you order from this restaurant, you won’t pay a dime

When you order from this restaurant, you won’t pay a dime

It’s no secret that the coronavirus has many people out of work, so a small mom and pop restaurant decided money was no object when it comes to receiving a hot meal. Cliff “Cooks” restaurant in Barneveld, Wisconsin, a rural town 30 minutes from Madison, took prices off its menu in order to help those…MORE

It’s Census Day. Here’s what you need to know about the 2020 count

It’s Census Day. Here’s what you need to know about the 2020 count

Households across the United States have been receiving invitations to complete the 2020 census for weeks. But another milestone in the count is here. April 1 is known as Census Day. And around the country, local officials are encouraging residents to complete census questionnaires this week. “Lots of people are home right now, as you…MORE

ESPN tennis broadcaster Patrick McEnroe tests positive for coronavirus

Patrick McEnroe, the ESPN tennis broadcaster and 16-time men’s doubles champion, confirmed on Tuesday that he tested positive for coronavirus and is recovering from mild symptoms. McEnroe said in a tweet that he started feeling minor symptoms about 10 or 11 days ago so he went to get tested at a drive-through in upstate New…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Let’s cast the inevitable ‘Tiger King’ screen adaptation

Cool cats and kittens everywhere are hungry for more “Tiger King.” Luckily, before the docuseries found a ravenous fanbase on Netflix, “SNL” star Kate McKinnon was already set to adapt the story for screen, having secured rights to the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic.” McKinnon is set to star as animal advocate Carole Baskin and executive…

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

Celebrities who tested positive for coronavirus

A growing number of actors, musicians, comedians and others in entertainment are opening up about their personal experiences after a COVID-19 diagnosis, citing their desire to encourage people to heed social distancing guidelines. Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson were among the first to take to social media to talk about their diagnosis and…

Andy Cohen shares how he stayed out of the hospital

Andy Cohen returned to work Monday and shared with his audience what it was like to have the coronavirus. Appearing on his SiriusXM radio show, “Andy Cohen Live,” the Bravo executive and talk show host talked about his symptoms, which he said included fever, a cough, tightness in his chest, some chills, loss of smell…