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POPULAR SUPPORTING ACTOR, DEAD AT 87

George Segal, actor who forged a lucrative career as a genial comic star of 1970s Hollywood movies – obituary

George Segal Dies: 'The Goldbergs' Actor Dead at 87 | TVLine
George Segal (February 13, 1934 – March 23, 2021)

(FoxNews) – Celebrities far and wide took to Twitter on Tuesday
to honor late Hollywood icon
George Segal following news of
his death due to complications from bypass surgery.

Segal appeared regularly on ABC’s “The Goldbergs and was
nominated for an Oscar in 1967 for his supporting performance
in “
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

 

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THEY HONORED A FALLEN POLICE OFFICER

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BOULDER, Colo. – A procession was held Monday evening to honor a
fallen Boulder police officer who was among 10 killed in a mass
shooting at a Boulder King Soopers earlier in the day. Eric Talley,
51, was identified during an evening press conference as the police
officer killed in the shooting. Talley was a father of seven and joined
the force in 2010. The suspect, who was not identified, is receiving
medical treatment.

 

   

 

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SHORT HISTORY OF AN ICONIC CONFECTION

Tootsie Roll is a chocolate-flavored taffy-like candy that has been manufactured in the United States since 1907. The candy has
qualities similar to both
caramels and taffy without being exactly
either confection. The
manufacturer, Tootsie Roll Industries, is
based in
Chicago, Illinois. It was the first penny candy to be
individually wrapped in America. (
From Wikipedia)

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FAMOUS TV CRIME SERIES BEGAN ON RADIO

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John Larkin as Perry Mason and Joan Alexander as Della
Street in 1950.


Perry Mason was a 15-minute radio crime serial based on the novels
of
Erle Stanley Gardner. Broadcast weekdays on CBS Radio from
1943 to 1955, the series was adapted into The Edge of Night which
ran on television for an additional 30 years. 


The actors portraying Mason switched frequently over the first three years of the show’s run, starting with Bartlett Robinson, followed by Santos Ortega and Donald Briggs. John Larkin (above) took over the starring role March 31, 1947, and portrayed Mason until the end of
the series in December of 1955. 

 

 

 

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VALUABLE CORVETTE IS UP FOR AUCTION

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(FoxNews) – A one of a kind 1967
Chevrolet Corvette L88 is
scheduled to cross the block at the
Mecum Auctions event
in Glendale, Ariz., on March 20.

The coupe is one of 20 1967 Corvettes specified with the
L88 option package, which essentially turned them into 
competition cars.

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