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From 1992: Father and son: Guitarists Bucky Pizzarelli and John Pizzarelli


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:39:44 -0400

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As a singer John Pizzarelli has been crooning classic standards by such legendary artists as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. As a guitar player he had an even closer inspiration: his father, jazz guitarist John “Bucky” Pizzarelli. The two talked with “Sunday Morning” correspondent Billy Taylor about their musical collaboration (which would evolve into several albums together) in a story originally broadcast on June 28, 1992. [Bucky Pizzarelli died on April 1, 2020 at age 94.]

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Teachers caravan California community to inspire students during pandemic


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 20:08:52 -0400

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Schools have been closed in just about every state for weeks now. Some teachers can't stand seeing their students all cooped up at home, so they found a way to bring a smile to their faces. Jamie Yuccas has their story.

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Ellen faces backlash for comparing quarantine to "being in jail"


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:46:28 -0400

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"This is like being in jail," the comedian joked. "Mostly because I've been wearing the same clothes for 10 days and everyone in here is gay."

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John Prine, decades into his career, has never been more popular


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:35:59 -0400

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Late career success brings new recognition to a man with a devoted following who's long been admired by his peers

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John Prine, the "Singing Mailman," delivers again


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:58:29 -0400

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John Prine started writing songs while delivering mail in Chicago in the late 1960s. Over the last 50 years, classic tunes just seemed to pour out of him – some sad, like "Angel From Montgomery" and "Sam Stone"; some funny, like "Illegal Smile" and "In Spite of Ourselves." Now, after beating cancer twice, the 72-year-old Prine is back with a new album, "The Tree of Forgiveness," and it's turning into the biggest record of his career, debuting at #2 on the Billboard Rock and Country charts. Anthony Mason pays a visit to Prine (whom Rolling Stone calls the "Mark Twain of American Songwriting") at his home in Nashville.

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Songwriter John Prine dead of coronavirus at 73


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:47:15 -0400

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Prolific songwriter John Prine has died of coronavirus complications at the age of 73. Prine, once called "the Mark Twain of American songwriting," received a lifetime Grammy achievement award earlier this year. Anthony Mason looks back at the musician's life and the huge footprint he left on American music history.

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Lives to remember: People we lost to coronavirus


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:36:00 -0400

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Here are just some of the coronavirus pandemic's many victims: who they were, and the lives they touched.

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Lives to Remember: Costumer Josh Wallwork


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:38:15 -0400

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Josh Wallwork, a beloved costumer for shows like “Madam Secretary” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit,” passed away March 26 from complications of COVID-19. He was 45. “Law and Order: SVU” star Mariska Hargitay said the show’s family is “heartbroken.” Anthony Mason looks back at Wallwork’s legacy.

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John Prine, decades into his legendary career, has never been more popular


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 07:13:10 -0400

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It's been 47 years since John Prine earned his first Grammy nomination for best new artist. Since then, he's won two. At the age of 72, Prine has never been more popular. His highest charting album yet, "The Tree of Forgiveness," is up for three awards at Sunday's Grammys. John Dickerson traveled to Nashville to find out what inspires the songwriting giant.

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John Prine, folk singer-songwriter, has died at age 73


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 22:39:41 -0400

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Prine was hospitalized 12 days ago after suffering "a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms."

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Chicago theater brings viewers into virtual experience right from their couch


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 19:53:01 -0400

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Theaters have gone dark as the world stays home to stop the spread of coronavirus. However, the curtain still goes up every night for those who remember the words of Shakespeare: "all the world's a stage." Dean Reynolds reports.

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New movies coming in 2020: The most anticipated films on the way


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:45:00 -0400

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From Mulan to the next Fast and Furious film, these are the new movies fans are most looking forward to in 2020

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Andrea Bocelli to sing at empty Duomo on Easter Sunday


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:03:34 -0400

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"Thanks to music, streamed live, bringing together millions of clasped hands everywhere in the world, we will hug this wounded Earth's pulsing heart," Bocelli said

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Online arts for kids: Museums, arts organizations bring the experience home


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:48:05 -0400

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Check out the lessons, interactive games, videos and audios perfect for homebound kids to explore art from museums and arts organizations around the world

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Arts organizations bring the experience home to kids


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:34:13 -0400

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Lights are out at theaters and museums around the country due to the coronavirus pandemic. But arts organizations are finding ways to stay connected, even with the youngest art lovers. "Lincoln Center at Home" is just one initiative that offers free children's classes and lessons online. “Sunday Morning" producer Sara Kugel reports.

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Priyanka Chopra: Festival will pressure companies to fight virus


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:04:42 -0400

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"One World: Together At Home" will broadcast live on Saturday, April 18.

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Musical theater stars team up for "Beautiful" online performance


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:35:59 -0400

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Cast members and musicians from productions of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” around the world are bringing a special collaboration to online audiences to remind people they are not alone during this period of self-isolation. The performance, which premiered first on “CBS This Morning” Tuesday, features 80 members of the musical and will benefit The Actor’s Fund, a non-profit that helps support actors and others in need. Dr. Jon LaPook speaks to some of the talented people who worked to create the performance.

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Broadway stars unite for "Beautiful" online performance


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:24:03 -0400

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"This is why we were put on the planet, to connect people," Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell told CBS News' Dr. Jon LaPook.

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Global Citizen announces virtual music festival "One World: Together At Home"


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:19:57 -0400

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Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas is speaking with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about her role in "One World: Together At Home," a historic music and entertainment festival broadcast online to fans around the globe. The event, organized by the World Health Organization and advocacy group Global Citizen, will be curated by Lady Gaga and aims to celebrate health care workers and others on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis.

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Creative performers bring joy to worldwide audience stuck at home


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:13:02 -0400

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Half the world's population is under stay-at-home orders and for many its a hardship. But some took the opportunity to show off their talents to a global audience. Jim Axelrod shows us the videos.

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How troubling times have brought out creative performers


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:52:00 -0400

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Performers are not letting the need to stay apart keep them from creating soul-soothing sounds together.

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Some ... of many: Those we've lost to coronavirus


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 00:20:43 -0400

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They are our friends, our neighbors; people of renown, and just regular people. "Sunday Morning" takes a moment to remember just a few of the victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Queen Elizabeth gives rare public address about coronavirus


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 19:16:34 -0400

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Queen Elizabeth gave a rare public address on Sunday as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. The queen's speech urged unity and gratitude in these trying times. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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"Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers has died


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:48:00 -0400

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Withers died on Monday from heart complications at age 81, his family confirmed in a statement.

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"Little Fires Everywhere" author Celeste Ng


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 11:23:49 -0400

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The bestselling writer talks about her childhood in a progressive and diverse Cleveland suburb, which helped inspire her stories of class and racial divides, and about being targeted by racist online trolls

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Some ... of many: Remembering victims of coronavirus


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:25:27 -0400

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They are our friends and neighbors, people of renown or just regular people. "Sunday Morning" takes a moment to remember just a few of the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

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"Little Fires Everywhere" writer Celeste Ng


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:20:20 -0400

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For her second mega-bestselling novel, "Little Fires Everywhere" (now a Hulu miniseries), author Celeste Ng was inspired by the Cleveland, Ohio suburb where she grew up as the daughter of Hong Kong immigrants. In February she returned to Shaker Heights with correspondent Martha Teichner, to talk about her childhood in a progressive and diverse community, her stories of class and racial divides, and how she dealt with internet trolls.

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For one Portland arcade, it's not "game over"


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:12:44 -0400

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When the coronavirus pandemic made pinball parlors a no-go, QuarterWorld earned a bonus round by offering shut-in Portlanders eager to play the opportunity to rent games for their very own home

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A Portland pinball arcade gets a bonus round


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:10:19 -0400

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Only a month ago Logan Bowden was celebrating the resurgence of pinball; his Portland, Ore., company, QuarterWorld, which features scores of classic pinball and arcade games, was a success — until the coronavirus pandemic made pinball parlors a no-go. But QuarterWorld turned harrowing financial news into an opportunity, by offering shut-in Portlanders eager to play the chance to rent its games for their very own home. Luke Burbank reports.

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Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and George Takei with advice for the "Next-Greatest Generation"


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:04:53 -0400

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The comedy writers and "Star Trek" actor offer some insight into resilience for challenging times, from a generation that survived a depression and world war

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Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and George Takei on getting through a national crisis


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:00:18 -0400

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For millions of Americans, these are challenging times. For some insight into resilience from a generation that survived a depression and world war, Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz turns to funnymen Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner. Via cyberchat, the two comedy writers, who first met in the 1950s ("Call it laugh at first sight"), talk about enduring World War II and coming out on top. Mankiewicz also talks with "Star Trek" actor and activist George Takei (who as a child was detained in a Japanese-American internment camp in the 1940s) about what Americans look for when facing an uncertain future.

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Authorities seaching for two members of the Kennedy family


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:12:18 -0400

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Maryland authorities are searching to recover the bodies of Robert and Ethel Kennedy’s granddaughter and great grandson. The two were last seen paddling near Annapolis late Thursday.

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"Star Wars" actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 18:00:19 -0400

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The actor also worked as a dialect coach for actors such as Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth.

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Kobe Bryant elected to Basketball Hall of Fame months after death


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:55:00 -0400

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Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, about three weeks before the Hall of Fame said that he was a finalist.

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Pink reveals she tested positive for coronavirus, donates $1 million to relief


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:51:05 -0400

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The singer revealed on social media that she tested positive several weeks ago.

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Saturday Sessions: Adeline performs "Middle"


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:32:42 -0400

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French-Caribbean singer Adeline was born in Paris before moving to New York after high school to pursue her dream of becoming a performer. She fronted the band “Escort” before releasing her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. With a new EP coming out in June, Adeline recorded “Middle” at the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn, New York for “CBS This Morning’s” Saturday Sessions.

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Saturday Sessions: Adeline performs "Come & Go"


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:32:28 -0400

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French-Caribbean singer Adeline was born in Paris before moving to New York after high school to pursue her dream of becoming a performer. She fronted the band “Escort” before releasing her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. With a new EP coming out in June, Adeline recorded “Come & Go” at the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn, New York for “CBS This Morning’s” Saturday Sessions.

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Saturday Sessions: Adeline performs "Twilight"


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 10:32:16 -0400

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French-Caribbean singer Adeline was born in Paris before moving to New York after high school to pursue her dream of becoming a performer. She fronted the band “Escort” before releasing her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. With a new EP coming out in June, Adeline recorded “Twilight” at the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn, New York for “CBS This Morning’s” Saturday Sessions.

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"Lean On Me" singer Bill Withers dies at 81


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 09:32:15 -0400

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Soul legend Bill Withers, known for songs like “Lean On Me” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died at the age of 81. The three-time Grammy Award winner’s family said he died of heart complications. The singer’s hit “Lean on Me” has been a source of comfort for many, with choirs and medical workers recording their own renditions of the song amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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From 2004: The Marsalis family’s musical legacy


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:25:02 -0400

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New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis passed away on April 1, 2020 at the age of 85. In this “Sunday Morning” feature which originally aired on May 2, 2004, Ellis talked about the musical traditions and love for jazz that he passed down to sons Wynton, Jason, Delfeayo and Branford Marsalis, musicians all.

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From 1983: The Marsalis jazz family


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:08:21 -0400

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In this report originally broadcast on “Sunday Morning” January 30, 1983, Dr. Billy Taylor reported on a virtuoso “boy wonder” of jazz, 21-year-old trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, whose promising future was already taking off. Taylor also talked with New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, the patriarch of a family of talented musicians, who collaborated with his sons, Wynton and Branford, on a 1982 album titled “Fathers and Sons.” (Ellis Marsalis died on April 1, 2020.)

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Garth Brooks is taking your song requests


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:42:18 -0400

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Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood want your song requests. Their online concert last week went so well, they're doing it again for the next few Mondays. Sunday night on PBS, Brooks will be honored with the Gershwin Prize by the Library of Congress. Norah O'Donnell reports.

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The best movies of 2019, ranked


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:31:36 -0400

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From "The Irishman" to "Toy Story 4," these are the highest-rated films released in 2019.

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Jay-Z and Meek Mill sending surgical masks to jails and prisons


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:08:10 -0400

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The masks will be sent to the facilities to help correctional officers, health care workers and inmates in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kim Kardashian West on criminal justice reform: "I couldn't just sit back"


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:49:59 -0400

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After helping get Alice Marie Johnson released from prison, Kardashian West wants to do more.

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Country star Kane Brown on his new duet with John Legend


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:27:02 -0400

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Country star Kane Brown joins "CBS This Morning" before Sunday night's "ACM Presents: Our Country," a special that will bring music icons together virtually for an evening of performance and conversation. Brown and fellow musician John Legend will perform their duet called "Last Time I Say Sorry," together, but from their own homes.

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Notable deaths in 2020


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:28:00 -0400

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A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity

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Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts


Created: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 17:09:40 -0400

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"I still remember growing up with my mother in Milwaukee when we were all on welfare, and sometimes we needed assistance for our family just to survive. During times like this, so many more people are vulnerable," Winfrey said.

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Marsalis jazz family patriarch dies of virus complications, son says


Created: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 01:20:00 -0400

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One of Ellis Marsalis Jr.'s six sons, Ellis Marsalis III, says his father succumbed to pneumonia brought on by COVID-19

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Fountains of Wayne co-founder has died from coronavirus


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:55:38 -0400

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The award-winning musician and song-writer was well-known for the Fountains of Wayne song "Stacy's Mom," and his compositions for the CW show "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend."

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