In this Sunday, Sept. 11, 1977 file photo, Screenwriter William Blinn, left, Ed Asner, center, and David Greene pose with their Emmy statuettes at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song”, “Roots” and the Prince film “Purple Rain,” has died, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. He was 83.

'Brian's Song,' 'Roots,' 'Purple Rain' writer dies at 83


Arlo Guthrie, citing health, says he's retired from touring
In this Aug. 15, 2020 file photo Arlo Guthrie talks during a concert at a Woodstock 50th anniversary event in Bethel, N.Y.In lengthy posts on his Facebook page and website, the 73-year-old folksinger announced Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, he is retiring from performance immediately. He's canceled numerous shows next year and says he won't book any new ones.

Josh Hartnett delivers message to Minnesotans urging safe voting
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Ice Castles not returning to Minnesota due to pandemic

NBC's Welker sharp in first turn as debate moderator
Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn.

Banksy artwork sells for almost $10 million at auction
A member of staff poses in front of a work of art by Banksy entitled 'Show Me The Monet

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Short-video app Quibi shutting down just months after launch


Giuliani shown in hotel bedroom scene in new 'Borat' film
Review: Borat is back, and this time he fits right in
Apple TV+ to exclusively stream 'Peanuts' holiday specials
Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats
Presale for GLOW Holiday Festival drive-thru event at State Fairgrounds begins

Presale for GLOW Holiday Festival drive-thru event at State Fairgrounds begins


Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis
Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey', Chadwick Boseman's final performance
John Oliver now has a sewage plant named after him
Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds' hits No. 1 on iTunes
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Rhonda Fleming, film star of 40s and 50s, dies at 97

Holidazzle to take place virtually

Billie Eilish wins top album at Billboard Awards, Kelly Clarkson performs


Herbert Kretzmer, lyricist of Les Miserables, dead at 95


'West Wing' reunites cast with a mission: get out the vote


Families, therapist share advice for beating pandemic winter blues
Minnesota National Guard deploys for first federal cybersecurity mission
Lee Kun-Hee, force behind Samsung’s rise, dies at 78

9-year-old boy shot in St. Cloud, father says son out of hospital


Minnesota National Guard deploys for first federal cybersecurity mission

Shorter days, onset of winter weather signal difficult season for mental health

MDH: 21 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,684 new cases

Families, therapist share advice for beating pandemic winter blues

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