Trump opens 10-room B&B on Charlottesville mansion
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Trump opens 10-room B&B on Charlottesville mansion

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Charlottesville bed-and-breakfast owned by the Trump Organization has opened its doors to the public. The Daily Progress reports (http://bit.ly/1cfMKBk ) the 26,000-square-foot Trump Albemarle Estate recently opened 10 rooms to booking. The property is located adjacent to the Trump Winery and features five rooms that are located in the main … Continue reading

Beyonce visits Haiti to see progress made since 2010 quake
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Beyonce visits Haiti to see progress made since 2010 quake

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Pop queen Beyonce has paid a visit to Haiti to look at the progress made since an earthquake devastated the country five years ago. Haiti U.N. mission spokeswoman Sophie Boutaud de la Combe said Saturday that Beyonce also was able to “meet some of the people who were affected by” by … Continue reading

B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legend
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B.B. King Homecoming festival honors memory of blues legend

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of music fans are expected to let the good times roll Sunday at the 35th annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, a free gathering that the legendary bluesman started in his hometown of Indianola, Mississippi. Performers this year include a country blues band called the North Mississippi Allstars; a Bentonia, Mississippi, … Continue reading

Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving
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Flavor Flav arrested in Vegas, suspected of impaired driving

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said. Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman Loy Hixson said the 56-year-old entertainer … Continue reading

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 24-30
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Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 24-30

May 24: Actor-comedian Tommy Chong is 77. Musician Bob Dylan is 74. Actor Gary Burghoff (“M(asterisk)A(asterisk)S(asterisk)H”) is 72. Singer Patti LaBelle is 71. Actress Priscilla Presley is 70. Country singer-songwriter Mike Reid is 68. Actor Jim Broadbent is 66. Actor Alfred Molina is 62. Singer Rosanne Cash is 60. Actress Kristin Scott Thomas is 55. … Continue reading

MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus
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MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus

This year’s MCJR Week was a success as it helped Norfolk State University students learn from media professionals and alumni.  The annual tradition at NSU also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism.  Spartan Echo TV reporter Jamila Patterson has the story. Continue reading

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
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Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres. “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless” were the top winners Sunday with three trophies each, while the latter shared … Continue reading