Comedian Bill Cosby shares fatherly advice before upcoming show at San Manuel Casino

05/15/2014 06:30 PM EDT
Comedian, actor and author Bill Cosby portrayed fictional father Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable in probably his most famous role on "The Cosby Show" from 1984 to 1992. 
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The Accidental Musician: Chad VanGaalen brings his quirky sound to town
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - A funny thing happened to Chad VanGaalen on the way to becoming an accomplished illustrator and animator: He became a hell of a songwriter and musician, too. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Experience the Nativity -- around the world

St. Andrew's will display 475 creche scenes from Ayer resident's personal collection
AYER -- Nativities from around the world will be on display at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church this weekend, continuing a 17-year tradition started by a member of the congregation, Carolyn Smith, who owns the 475-piece collection. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Fruitlands keeps past alive into the future (SLIDESHOW)

HARVARD -- For the past 103 years, Fruitlands has been welcoming visitors seeking nature, art and history. Full Story
PEPPERELL NEWS
A FATHER SHOWS HIS LOVE WITH 'THE STORYTELLER'

By Anne O'Connor aoconnor@nashobavalleyvoice.com PEPPERELL -- Sean James McGinty is what you might call a professional Irishman. Full Story
 
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PBS statement on Tavis Smiley misconduct allegations

12/14/2017 12:40 PM EST
PBS released a response Thursday to a statement by talk show host Tavis Smiley after the network cut ties with him over allegations of misconduct: "Following receipt of a complaint, PBS hired an independent law firm to conduct an investigation and we stand by its integrity. 
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NYT publisher stepping down, to be succeeded by son
12/14/2017 12:25 PM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of the New York Times Company is stepping down after 25 years. The Times announced Thursday that Arthur O. Full Story

Florida university cancels Horovitz play after allegations
12/14/2017 09:30 AM EST - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida university canceled production of a play by Israel Horovitz after the playwright was accused of sexual misconduct. Full Story

Essence magazine to honor Missy Elliott at pre-Grammy event
12/14/2017 09:05 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Essence magazine will honor Missy Elliott at a pre-Grammy Award event next year. Full Story

New book compiles online annals of Trump presidency
12/14/2017 08:05 AM EST - NEW YORK (AP) — Political activist Amy Siskind has been keeping a list. She has a book deal based on the widely read list she compiled online that tallies alleged threats to Democratic norms during Republican Donald Trump's administration. Full Story

A judge says there is enough evidence to send 2 men to trial for an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 partygoers
12/14/2017 07:15 PM EST - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge says there is enough evidence to send 2 men to trial for an Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 partygoers. Full Story

Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes
12/13/2017 10:03 PM EST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January's Golden Globes. Full Story