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Rule change over feathers allows Alaska Native artists to sprout wings

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Linkin Park singer died by hanging, coroner confirms

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China bans Justin Bieber from performing

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Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dead at 41

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R. Kelly and alleged victim deny sex cult accusations

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    Rule change over feathers allows Alaska Native artists to sprout wings

    by Dave Leval on Jul 21, 19:52

    Perry Eaton works on his latest art work. “The Spirit of the Halibut” is the latest mask made by the Kodiak native in his Mountain View studio. Eaton is Alutiiq. The feathers are one of the key parts to this project. “The majority of them are turkey feathers,” Eaton said, as he explained the feathers […]

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    Linkin Park singer died by hanging, coroner confirms

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Jul 21, 17:26

    LOS ANGELES — The L.A. County coroner confirmed Friday that Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington died by hanging. Coroner’s office spokesman Ed Winter said the 41-year-old rocker hanged himself from a bedroom door in his home near Los Angeles. Bennington was found dead Thursday. Winter said a half-empty bottle of alcohol was found in the […]

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    China bans Justin Bieber from performing

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Jul 21, 15:56

    Pop star Justin Bieber is not welcome to perform in China, the capital said. The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture said that Bieber’s past “bad behavior” precludes him from singing in China, though it did also say that Bieber has talent. In response to a question from a purported fan on its web page, the […]

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    Chester Bennington, Linkin Park singer, dead at 41

    by CBS News on Jul 20, 16:42

    Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed to CBS News Thursday. He was 41. Early reports from TMZ claimed that Bennington’s death was the result of suicide and that he had hanged himself. His body was found at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California. Band-member Mike Shinoda […]

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    R. Kelly and alleged victim deny sex cult accusations

    by CBS News on Jul 18, 17:37

    R. Kelly is slamming a BuzzFeed report that he is holding women against their will in a sex “cult.” The singer denied the accusations through his lawyer, Linda Mensch, in a statement to ET: “Mr. Robert Kelly is both alarmed and disturbed at the recent revelations attributed to him. Mr. Kelly unequivocally denies such allegations […]

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    ‘Game of Thrones’ debut draws record 10.1 million viewers

    by Associated Press on Jul 18, 17:14

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – Women dominate Westeros as never before, and it’s the same with the ratings for “Game of Thrones.” Nielsen figures out Tuesday showed the HBO drama’s seventh-season premiere last weekend drew a record-setting 10.1 million viewers. That eclipsed previous top-rated “Game of Thrones” episodes, including the 8.11 million who watched the season […]

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    Oprah and Gayle King set sail to Alaska for O-inspired journey

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 17, 17:12

    One of America’s favorite talk show hosts has made it to Alaska and by the looks of it, it could very well make the list of her favorite things. CBS This Morning’s Gayle King took to Instagram Monday to say Oprah is here! SHE is HEEEERE ! @oprah arrives to begin her #OMAGonHAL ALASKA adventure […]

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    Martin Landau, Oscar-winning actor, dead at 89

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Jul 17, 8:34

    LOS ANGELES — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show “Mission: Impossible,” then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994’s “Ed Wood,” has died. He was 89. Landau […]

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    George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, is dead at 77

    by Associated Press on Jul 16, 16:41

    NEW YORK (AP) – George Romero, whose classic “Night of the Living Dead” and other horror films turned zombie movies into social commentaries and who saw his flesh-devouring undead spawn countless imitators, remakes and homages, has died. He was 77. Romero died Sunday following a battle with lung cancer, said his family in a statement […]

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    ‘The Walking Dead’ stuntman dies from injuries sustained in fall on set

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Jul 14, 16:01

    ATLANTA — A stuntman for “The Walking Dead” has died after falling on the Georgia set of the hit television show. It’s the first on-set death in the U.S. in nearly three years. John Bernecker, 33, died about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital after falling roughly 30 feet onto concrete on the show’s […]

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    Win tickets to see BUSH in concert this weekend!

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 12, 14:40

     

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    Beastie Boys go to ‘Sesame Street’

    by CBS News on Jul 07, 15:57

    If it’s possible, one Beastie Boys fan might have just improved upon the 1994 music video for “Sabotage.” A YouTube user remade the iconic early ’90s music video with heist-like scenes from “Sesame Street,” showing Big Bird, Elmo, Bert and Ernie and more of the beloved characters running through the streets and fields and ducking […]

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    Weekend events in Southcentral Alaska

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 07, 10:16

    Girdwood Forest Fair When: July 7 and 8, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; July 9 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parade July 8 at 10 a.m. Location: Alyeska Highway mile 2.2, Girdwood Price: Free admission National Parks Program When: July 7, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Mountain View Library For school age children Nature’s […]

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    Joey Chestnut wins his 10th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

    by CBS News on Jul 04, 12:56

      Joey Chestnut (L) and Matt Stonie (R) consume hot dogs as time expires to conclude the annual Fourth of July 2015 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Brooklyn, New York July 4, 2015. Stonie defeated 8-time champion Joey Chestnut 62-60, according to local media / Andrew Kell /Reuters  NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut won […]

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    Fourth of July weekend 2017 in Southcentral Alaska

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jun 29, 10:39

    ANCHORAGE Delaney Park Strip Events When: July 4, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Delaney Park Strip Parade map and schedule available here Alaska Baseball League Doubleheader When: July 4, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Location: Mulcahy Stadium The Anchorage Glacier Pilots and the Anchorage Bucs play two games There will be fireworks after the […]

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    Autopsy report reveals what was found in Carrie Fisher’s system

    by CBS News on Jun 19, 10:16

    LOS ANGELES — Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death. The report released Monday stated that Fisher may have taken cocaine […]

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    Fun things to do in Southcentral Alaska this weekend

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jun 15, 11:48

    Code Breaker When: June 16, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Mountain View Library Price: Free Family event Anchorage Mayor’s Marathon & Half Marathon When: June 17 Location: Various start locations Price: Up to $190 Marathon, half marathon, 5k run and relays Marathon results can be used to qualify for the Boston Marathon Online registration […]

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    “Sweat” playwright: “I felt like I was holding a hammer in my hand”

    by CBS News on Jun 11, 17:14

    Sunday’s Tony Awards is Broadway’s biggest night, and while musicals usually get most of the attention, the play “Sweat” is up for three awards and has already won the Pulitzer Prize for drama. The play captures, and some say predicted, a number of the most important and divisive issues of our time, such as race, […]

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    Tony-nominated women playwrights say it’s lonely at the top

    by CBS News on Jun 11, 17:09

    Tony-nominated playwrights Paula Vogel and Lynn Nottage say that gender inequality isn’t just a problem in Hollywood — it stretches to Broadway, as well. Vogel has won a Pulitzer Prize, but she tells Meg Oliver of CBS News that it took her more than two decades to break through on Broadway with her play “Indecent.” […]

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    Two events joined forces to celebrate diversity in Mountain View

    by KTVA 11 News on Jun 11, 12:40

    Two events came together to celebrate diversity in Mountain View. Catholic Social Services celebrated World Refugee Day while Mountain View held their Street Fair, Saturday afternoon. Performers from the Somali and Congolese community were there. There were also children’s activities and dozens of vendors. One organizer told KTVA she loves the Mountain View area because […]