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LLOYD CENTER UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP!

One of Oregon's Biggest Malls to Lose Its Macy's

 

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) – The Lloyd Center appears to escape redevelopment
as a new owner attempts to “revitalize” the long-standing Portland mall.

Urban Renaissance Group, a real estate company with offices in
Portland announced a partnership Monday with lending company
KKR Real Estate Finance Trust to take ownership of the 61-year-
old mall with the intention of maintaining retail and works paces
as well as ice skating (below).

 

Black Friday Giveaway | Lloyd Center | 2201 Lloyd Center Portland, OR

When will Lloyd Center in Northeast Portland reopen after fire? | kgw.com

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LONGTIME FOX NEWS ANCHOR IS LEAVING

Chris Wallace Says Sunday Show Audience Isn't the Biggest, But 'It's One of  the Most Influential'

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran anchor Chris Wallace signed off his
"Fox News Sunday" show after 18 years to join CNN’s new
streaming service, dealing a blow to Fox’s news operation at a
time its opinion side has become preeminent.

CNN’s announcement that Wallace will join CNN+ as an anchor
came within two hours of his last Fox show. The streaming
service is expected to debut in early 2022.

Chris Wallace signs off 'Fox News Sunday' for a the last time
Chris Wallace signs off news show for the last time.



 

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COMIC ACTOR HAS DIED AT 84

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Arthur Metrano (September 22, 1936 – September 8, 2021)

(New York Post) – Art Metrano, a stand-up comedian best known
for playing callous police captain Ernie Mauser in the second
and third "Police Academy" films (below),has passed away.

According to his son,the Brooklyn-born funny man died of
natural causes at his Aventura, Florida home on Wednesday.

In addition to his roles in the 1985 and 1986 installments of the
comedic cop series, Metrano also appeared in the 1982 "
Happy
Days
" spinoff "Joanie Loves Chachi" and guest-starred on
"All in the Family," "
Bewitched," "Starsky and Hutch" and
"Mod Squad," among other TV shows.

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LEGENDARY WEATHERMAN HAS DIED AT 87

Willard Scott's Life & Career — He Worked with NBC for 65 Years and 35 of Them Were on 'Today'

Willard Scott, legendary TODAY weatherman, dies at 87
Willard Herman Scott Jr. (March 7, 1934 – September 4, 2021)

 

 

(The New York Times) – Willard Scott, the antic longtime weather forecaster on the “Today” show, whose work, by his own cheerful acknowledgment, made it clear that you don’t need a weatherman
to know which way the wind blows, died on Saturday at his farm in Deplane, Va. 

His death was confirmed by his wife, Paris Keena Scott. She did
not specify a cause, saying only that he had died after a brief
illness.

Mr. Scott, who had earlier played both Bozo the Clown and the
original Ronald McDonald on television (below), was among
the first of a generation of television weathermen who stressed showmanship over science.

Legendary Today Show weatherman Willard Scott dies at 87 - USA News Lab
STUMPTOWNBLOGGER: IT'S WILLARD SCOTT

 

 

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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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