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Alec Baldwin fatally shoots crew member with prop gun


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 22:15:38 -0400

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Actor Alec Baldwin, who fired a prop gun that killed a cinematographer and injured a director on a movie set in New Mexico, called the incident a "tragic accident" and said his heart is broken. Omar Villafranca has the latest.

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Issa Rae on nine-figure deal: "Someone's betting on me"


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:54:02 -0400

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Actress Issa Rae sat down with "CBS Mornings" co-host Gayle King to reflect on the fifth and final season of her hit show "Insecure."

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen on race, friendship and the influence of fathers


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:39:28 -0400

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Preview: In their first interview together for "CBS Sunday Morning" and "CBS Mornings," the former president and the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discuss their podcast and book, "Renegades: Born in the USA."

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Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen on their unlikely friendship, conversations that led to podcast


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:20:55 -0400

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Former President Barack Obama and singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen sat down with Anthony Mason to discuss their podcast "Renegades: Born in the USA," which launched in February and inspired their book of the same name, which will be released on October 26. Watch the extended interview this weekend on "CBS Sunday Morning," and next week on "CBS Mornings."

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Book Excerpt: "Renegades: Born in the USA" by Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 16:16:52 -0400

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The former president and the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter engage in a dialogue about personal stories – narratives shared through politics and music – that can help tell the story of an America striving to become a most just, more fair union.

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Peter Scorali, "Bosom Buddies" and "Girls" actor, dies at 66


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 15:07:02 -0400

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Scolari rose to fame in 1980 when he and Tom Hanks co-starred in the sitcom "Bosom Buddies."

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19-year-old rapper fatally shot in Sweden


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:57:17 -0400

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An award-winning 19-year-old Swedish rapper was shot to death in southern Stockholm in an incident that media reports on Friday said was likely to be gang-related.

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Jack Antonoff talks touring the new Bleachers album and his songwriting at Electric Lady Studios


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:51:59 -0400

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Anthony Mason joins five-time Grammy-winner Jack Antonoff in his recording studio at New York City's famed Electric Lady. Antonoff is back on the road with his band Bleachers, touring for their third album, "Take the Sadness Out of Saturday Night." He and Mason talk about his songwriting process, working through trauma, and his reputation as one of the top producers in pop music.

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The best holiday movies, ranked (and where you can stream them)


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 14:44:00 -0400

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Ring in the holiday season by streaming these festive films.

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50 essential horror films for Halloween


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:58:00 -0400

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Check our guide to some of the most unforgettable cinematic shockers.

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Alec Baldwin calls fatal movie set shooting a "tragic accident"


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 13:44:00 -0400

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Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins​ was killed in Thursday's shooting and director Joel Souza was wounded, authorities said.

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Young Thug sues over allegedly stolen bag with $100,000 worth of jewelry


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:17:56 -0400

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Rapper Young Thug said an apartment concierge let an unknown person take his Louis Vuitton bag holding about 200 unreleased songs and more than $100,000 worth of jewelry and cash.

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Alec Baldwin fired prop gun that killed crew member, injured director


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 12:13:34 -0400

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Baldwin, 68, is starring in and co-producing the movie "Rust". The local sheriff said he discharged the "prop firearm" that left one colleague dead and another injured in New Mexico.

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Alec Baldwin fires a prop gun on a movie set, killing one person and injuring another


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:17:56 -0400

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Sheriffs in Santa Fe, New Mexico, say actor and co-producer Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of his movie "Rust," killing the director of photography and injuring the director. They say their investigation into what happened is "open and active." Jonathan Vigliotti reports.

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Netflix employees stage walkout over Dave Chappelle special


Created: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:25:43 -0400

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The group is demanding Netflix remove the David Chappelle special.

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pens letter to Congress calling for paid leave


Created: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 08:02:28 -0400

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Meghan said she wrote the letter "as a mom" to advocate for paid leave for all parents.

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Philadelphia music academy continues with online lessons during pandemic


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:31:26 -0400

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Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra Summer Academy continued to give music lessons throughout the pandemic. A group of 90 middle and high school students received online instruction from professional musicians, including some from the Philadelphia Orchestra. Jim Axelrod reports.

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How COVID-19 is impacting rodeos and riders


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:30:13 -0400

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected many aspects of life in America, and rodeos are no different. The sport continues, but without fans, riders and other participants are learning to adjust. Major Garrett has more.

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Historic Philadelphia music program teaches young students virtually


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:15:42 -0400

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The 90 students at the All City Orchestra Summer Academy have found a way to keep practicing, despite the quarantine. Jim Axelrod reports.

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Sumner Redstone, Chairman Emeritus of ViacomCBS, dead at 97


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:15:02 -0400

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Sumner Redstone, the Chairman Emeritus ViacomCBS, has died at 97. Redstone battled his way to the top, growing a small chain of movie theaters into a media empire. Mark Strassmann reports.

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World's last Blockbuster store is holding a 90s-themed slumber party


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 21:06:37 -0400

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The world's last Blockbuster video store is hosting a once-in-a-lifetime 90s-themed sleepover for only $4. The store manager of the Oregon location is converting it into an Airbnb for three nights in September, and lucky guests can watch movies or play video games in a makeshift living room — complete with a sofa bed, VCR cassette player and free snacks. Reservations are only for local customers to thank them for their support.

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Opera breathes new life into Circus Maximus amid coronavirus pandemic


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:30:55 -0400

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In this era of social distancing, Chris Livesay reports how an ancient place in Rome has become a safe performance space.

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Netflix employees protest Dave Chappelle special


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:23:02 -0400

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Dozens of Netflix employees protested outside of the company's Los Angeles headquarters, demanding the streaming platform remove Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special.

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Media mogul Tyler Perry on “Camp Quarantine” production and helping others


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 20:17:02 -0400

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Actor, director, writer and producer Tyler Perry joins "CBS This Morning" to give a behind-the-scenes look at the precautions in place to keep cast and crew members safe while filming at his studio amid the coronavirus outbreak. Tyler Perry Studios is one of the first studios in the country to resume production during the pandemic.

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Fox News anchors and former reporter accused of sexual misconduct


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:46:02 -0400

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Two of Fox News Channel's most prominent hosts are accused of sexual harassment, and a former reporter is accused of rape. Jericka Duncan reports. (Warning: Some of the allegations are graphic in nature).

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Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:03:03 -0400

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At a time when so many are starving for entertainment, a Chicago man is captivating his neighborhood with a lockdown puppet show from his own balcony. Adriana Diaz reports.

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Florence's Uffizi museum reopens with pandemic restrictions


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:02:28 -0400

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The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, has reopened after closing down due to the coronavirus pandemic. New health and safety restrictions, such as temperature checks and social distancing requirements, have been put in place. Chris Livesay reports.

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Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:56:40 -0400

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At a time when so many are starving for entertainment, a Chicago man is captivating his neighborhood with a lockdown puppet show from his own balcony. Adriana Diaz reports.

Read more: Zoo toy creator puts on a puppet show for his neighborhood with no strings attached


Students host bingo games to honor 2020 graduates


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:44:27 -0400

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The pandemic has taken graduation ceremonies away from students all over the country. For many, celebrations haven't been what they expected. But some alums at historically Black colleges or universities did get to celebrate, in a very special way. Mark Strassmann reports.

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Broadway star Nick Cordero dies from COVID-19 after 95 days in hospital


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:40:00 -0400

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Broadway actor Nick Cordero has died at the age of 41 after a monthslong battle with the coronavirus. Cordero was on a ventilator and had his leg amputated while he was hospitalized. Meg Oliver reports.

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Baseball's Negro Leagues celebrate 100th anniversary


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:32:10 -0400

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This summer marks the 100th anniversary of baseball's Negro Leagues, and many are taking the chance to salute some of the best players baseball has ever seen. Jim Axelrod reports.

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Amanda Kloots on visiting Nick Cordero in ICU


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 18:21:14 -0400

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Nick Cordero's wife Amanda Kloots discussed the emotional photo she shared of her holding her husband’s hand in the ICU, telling "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King that she's waiting for the moment when "he holds [her] hand back." The 41-year-old Broadway star has been hospitalized for three months, following complications from COVID-19.

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Teen goes viral on TikTok for tutoring others in math


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:58:49 -0400

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When schools shifted to remote learning, a 16-year-old student from the Bronx took to social media to share his knowledge with others. The "TikTok Tutor" now has 700,000 followers online — and he hasn't graduated high school yet. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

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Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for wearing blackface in past sketches


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:43:41 -0400

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Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is apologizing for appearing in blackface when impersonating celebrities, like NBA star Karl Malone, Snoop Dogg and Oprah Winfrey in past sketches.

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Broadway star Norm Lewis performs in an empty Lincoln Center plaza, closed due to coronavirus


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:40:02 -0400

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Only on "CBS This Morning," Tony-nominated actor and singer Norm Lewis performs "Lift Every Voice and Sing" a cappella in an empty Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts plaza. The New York City complex, home to the New York City Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center and more, has been closed since March 12 due to coronavirus concerns.

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Man creates instructional YouTube channel for people who need "Dad advice"


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:22:30 -0400

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Father's Day is coming up — but for people whose fathers aren't around, one man has taken his fatherly wisdom and put it online. Jim Axelrod reports.

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Former SNL cast member Jay Pharoah recalls LAPD officer drawing gun, placing knee on his neck


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:16:00 -0400

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Former "Saturday Night Live" comedian Jay Pharoah says LAPD officers drew their guns and knelt on his neck while detaining him when he was out jogging. Michelle Miller reports.

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Jay Pharoah tells Gayle King about being stopped by police and an officer kneeling on his neck


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:11:02 -0400

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On CBS This Morning, comedian Jay Pharoah opens up to Gayle King about being stopped by police and the moment an officer kneeled on his neck.

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John Prine's widow on losing her husband to the coronavirus and tribute concert honoring him


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 16:33:20 -0400

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Revered singer-songwriter John Prine died in April of complications caused by COVID-19. An all-star lineup will pay tribute to Prine in a streaming concert organized by the late singer’s family. Prine's widow, Fiona Whelan Prine, joins Anthony Mason on "CBS This Morning" to discuss the loss of her husband and the upcoming show.

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Langston Hughes' "Let America Be America Again" shows the nation's continued struggle of freedom and equality


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 16:08:32 -0400

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Langston Hughes' "Let America Be America Again" was written more than eight decades ago, but is just as relevant now as our nation struggles to live up to its promise of freedom and equality.

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Musician Mikel Jollett on escaping notorious Synanon cult, finding success and revealing new memoir


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:46:46 -0400

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Only on “CBS This Morning,” frontman of the indie rock band "The Airborne Toxic Event," Mikel Jollett, is talking for the first time at length about being born into an infamous cult and how he's still coming to terms with the repercussions today. His revealing new memoir "Hollywood Park" and new album of the same name are out now.

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Musicians play "Taps" across America to honor veterans on Memorial Day


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:45:33 -0400

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In order to honor America's fallen heroes for Memorial Day, a request was made for musicians to join together across the country. Steve Hartman reports, in a special edition of "On The Road."

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Colorado tourist attractions remain closed despite reopening plans


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:37:02 -0400

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All 50 states have reopened to different degrees, but in Colorado the message is "you are not welcome". Barry Petersen reports on why the Centennial State is asking people to stay away.

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How COVID-19 impacts Hollywood's employees


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:36:29 -0400

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Memorial Day weekend usually means the start of the season of summer blockbusters, but the coronavirus pandemic has dimmed the bright lights of Hollywood this year. Jamie Yuccas reports.

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Movie drive-ins making a comeback amid the coronavirus


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:31:41 -0400

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As life slowly begins to go back to normal, more families are venturing outside seeking entertainment. And due to some of the pandemic restrictions, a whole new generation is discovering an old-timey way to watch movies. Mireya Villarreal takes a look.

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Loughlin and Giannulli to plead guilty in college admission scandal


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:31:02 -0400

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Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli face time in prison for cheating the admissions process to get their daughters into the University of Southern California. Cater Evans reports.

Read more: Loughlin and Giannulli to plead guilty in college admission scandal


Coronavirus pandemic leads to spike in pet adoptions


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:09:17 -0400

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Social distancing and self-isolation have dramatically reduced human interactions. Many people are adopting cats and dogs to fill the void in companionship. Chip Reid reports.

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"The Office" cast reunites for fans' virtual wedding


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:53:01 -0400

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A Maryland couple recently got engaged at a gas station just like Jim and Pam from "The Office" – so, John Krasinski had them tie the knot just like the characters. The actor invited his former castmates from "The Office" to surprise the couple during his digital show "Some Good News" on Sunday.

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Music icon Little Richard dies at 87


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 14:53:01 -0400

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Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, died Saturday at the age of 87 after battling bone cancer. Penniman leaves behind one of the most illustrious music careers in rock and roll history. Michael George reports.

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Musicians are back on stage


Created: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:44:00 -0400

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After COVID shuttered live music events around the world in 2020, musical artists are now returning to festival and concert stages - and so are the fans.

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