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TV series ‘a love letter to teachers’

September
8
,
2016
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This is High School, a CBC-TV documentary shot at South Kamloops secondary in April, starts airing Oct. 2, 8 p.m. The six-part series is set in a high school described as both extraordinary and ordinary, “where teachers, led by a passionate...

'Real Housewives' star Teresa Giudice freed from prison in Connecticut

December
23
,
2015
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DANBURY, Conn. — One of New Jersey's "Real Housewives" has been freed after serving nearly a year in prison for bankruptcy fraud. A lawyer for Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) says she was freed at about 5 a.m. Wednesday from the...

Former 'Two and a Half Men' star Charlie Sheen says he has the HIV virus

November
17
,
2015
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NEW YORK — Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has the HIV virus. In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old Sheen said he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS. But when asked...

'Kustom' car king George Barris, creator of TV's original Batmobile, other cars, dead at 89

November
5
,
2015
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LOS ANGELES — George Barris, who created television's original Batmobile, along with scores of other beautifully customized, instantly recognizable vehicles that helped define California car culture, has died at age 89. Barris Kustom...

HBO takes home a haul of Emmys; Davis, Hamm and Morgan win some hearts

September
21
,
2015
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HBO claimed the hardware at the annual Emmy Awards. Viola Davis, Jon Hamm and Tracy Morgan captured the hearts. In the 67th edition of the television awards show Sunday, Davis became the first woman of colour to win best actress in a drama series...