Longtime paranormal radio host Art Bell dead at 72

Published: Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 4:34 AM

Longtime radio announcer Art Bell is dead at 72.
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Longtime radio announcer Art Bell is dead at 72.(Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)

Longtime radio host Art Bell, whose paranormal-themed show “Coast to Coast AM” was nationally syndicated, died Friday at his Nevada home, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. He was 72.

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The Nye County Sheriff’s Office announced Bell’s death.

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Bell’s show was broadcast on approximately 500 North American radio stations during its peak in the 1990s. Bell’s program aired from his hometown of Pahrump before he left the late-night show in 2002. He had a brief stint on SiriusXM satellite radio in 2013, the Review-Journal reported.

Bell was born in Jacksonville, North Carolina, on June 17, 1945. He was a medic during the Vietnam War.

According to the Coast to Coast AM website, Bell was an FCC licensed radio technician at age 13. The website also said that Bell set a Guinness World Record for a solo broadcast marathon, at more than 116 hours, while working as a DJ on KSBK in Okinawa, Japan. That record has since been broken; the current mark of 205 hours, 2 minutes, 54 seconds was set in 2016 by Stefano Venneri on Radio BBSI in Alessandria, Italy, Guinness said on its website

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Prince Louis' christening portraits revealed: Kate Middleton, royal family stun in new photos

Published: Monday, July 16, 2018 @ 2:05 AM

In this Monday, July 9, 2018, photo provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince Louis. (Matt Holyoak/Camera Press/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via AP)
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In this Monday, July 9, 2018, photo provided by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, holds Prince Louis. (Matt Holyoak/Camera Press/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via AP)(Matt Holyoak/AP)

The British royal family released four official portraits Sunday from the christening of Prince Louis, the youngest son of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

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According to Kensington Palace, Matt Holyoak took the new photos last Monday at Clarence House after the 2-month-old prince was christened at Chapel Royal at St. James' Palace.

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>> Prince Louis christened: Prince George, Princess Charlotte join royal family at ceremony

In the portraits, Catherine, formerly known as Kate Middleton, beams as she holds the newest royal. Prince William and children Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, also smile for the camera in three of the shots.

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Other photos include Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall; Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex; Kate's parents, Michael and Carole Middleton; her brother, James Middleton; her sister, Pippa Middleton, who is pregnant; and Pippa's husband, James Matthews.

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Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife of Frank Sinatra, dead at 101

Published: Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 3:11 AM

Nancy Sinatra Sr. is flanked by her daughters, Nancy Sinatra Jr., left, and Tina Sinatra. The Sinatra matriarch died Friday. She was 101.
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Nancy Sinatra Sr. is flanked by her daughters, Nancy Sinatra Jr., left, and Tina Sinatra. The Sinatra matriarch died Friday. She was 101.(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the first of entertainer Frank Sinatra’s four wives and mother of their three children, died Friday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She was 101.

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Her death was announced on Twitter by her daughter Nancy, who tweeted “My mother passed away peacefully tonight at the age of 101. She was a blessing and the light of my life. Godspeed, Momma. Thank you for everything.”

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Nancy Barbato was born March 25, 1917, in Jersey City, New Jersey. She met Sinatra in the summer of 1934 and married her high school sweetheart five years later. The couple’s first two children were born in Jersey CIty: Nancy, who sang the 1966 hit “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’” in 1940, and Frank Jr. in 1944. The family moved to California in late 1944, and daughter Tina was born in Toluca Lake in 1948, the Hollywood Reporter said.

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Their marriage ended in 1951 after Sinatra’s affair with actress Ava Gardner, CNN reported. Sinatra married Gardner days after the divorce was final. 

After he divorced Gardner, Sinatra went on to marry Mia Farrow in 1966 and Barbara Marx in 1978. 

He died in 1998 at the age of 82.

Nancy Sinatra Sr. never remarried, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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’Young and the Restless’ actor Corey Sligh convicted of child molestation in Georgia

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 5:54 PM

Soap Opera Actor Convicted of Child Molestation

A Georgia soap opera actor was convicted of child molestation nearly two years after the allegations first surfaced, according to Cherokee County court records. 

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Corey Seth Sligh, 30, was convicted on one count of molesting a child younger than 10. Sligh previously appeared on the CBS soap opera, "The Young and the Restless."(Cherokee Sheriff’s Office)

A jury convicted Corey Seth Sligh of one count of child molestation and cleared him on another count last month, records showed. Sligh has not been sentenced, yet.

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Sligh, a Canton resident, was first arrested in October 2016 after parents of the victim, who was under the age of 10, reported the molestation. According to a police report, the molestation took place between April and September of that year. The parents reported the incident Sept. 24, 2016.

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Nearly a month after his arrest in that case, officials in Walton County, Florida, arrested Sligh on similar charges. He has yet to go to trial in that case. 

Sligh allegedly touched another girl under 10 while she was vacationing with her family on Rosemary Beach in June and July of 2016, according to the Northwest Florida Daily News, which cited an arrest warrant. The girl also told authorities Sligh forced her to touch him inappropriately.

Authorities were notified of that incident in September 2016. Sligh was ordered to wear an ankle monitor following that arrest. 

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Sligh was an extra on the long-running CBS soap opera, “The Young and the Restless,” online entertainment site TMZ reported.  Sligh also appeared in a short-lived TV series, “All About Lizzie,” according to his IMDb page.

 

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Warped Wing is kicking yoga class up a few notches

Published: Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 6:00 AM



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If only yoga mats had built-in coozies. 

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Warped Wing Brewing Company is once again pushing aside everything in their iconic warehouse brewery to make room for a Warped Yoga session. 

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For $15, you can experience an hour yoga class while enjoying your favorite Warped Wing “beverage.” Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed to be consumed during the session.

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“Yoga and beer share the common intention of bringing people together so what could be better than both at the same event! Beginners welcome!” read a Warped Wing Facebook post. 

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WANT TO GO?

WHAT: Warped Yoga

WHEN: 11 a.m. Sunday, July 15

WHERE: Warped Wing Brewing Company, 26 Wyandot St., Dayton

INFO and TICKETS: Facebook

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