Month: October 2018

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Iowa’s four incumbent congressmen are seeking reelection this year. In the second district, Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack faces a rematch with Republican Christopher Peters. Peters, who’s from Coralville, finished seven-and-a-half points behind Loebsack last time around. Peters said he got into that race late. just seven months before the 2016 election, so he launched this […]

Events are planned at the end of the week in four cities to welcome back Iowa National Guard soldiers from their overseas deployment. Guard spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Wunn says about 350 members of the 248th Aviation Support Battalion will be recognized. He says they have been gone for one year. “The 248th is comprised […]

Steven Chee(LOS ANGELES) — Cate Blanchett is coming to American TV. The Oscar-winning Australian actress is making her U.S. TV debut in a new FX limited series called Mrs. America. She’ll also be co-executive producing the project. The nine-episode series tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in the […]

ABC/Bob D’Amico(HOLLYWOOD) — Viola Davis is set to be honored at The Hollywood Reporter‘s 2018 Women in Entertainment breakfast. The Oscar, Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and producer will receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, given to a woman who is a “trailblazer and philanthropic leader in her industry.” Over the years, Davis has been on […]

Desiree Navarro/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Game of Thrones prequel has found its star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Naomi Watts has signed on for the untitled new show from creators Jane Goldman and George R.R. Martin. The new show, which HBO picked up for a pilot in June, will take place thousands of years […]

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — Prince fans will soon have another reason to party like it’s 1999. According to Deadline, Ava DuVernay is developing a documentary on the late, great musician for Netflix. “Prince was a genius and a joy and a jolt to the senses. He was like no other. He shattered every preconceived notion, […]

Albert L. Ortega/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — William Daniels, the 91-year-old actor known for his portrayal of beloved principal Mr. Feeny on Boy Meets World, foiled an attempted burglary at his home this weekend. Authorities told ABC affiliate KABC in Los Angeles that Daniels was at his San Fernando Valley home with his 89-year-old wife, Bonnie Bartlett, […]

Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for SinfulColors(LOS ANGELES) — Kylie Jenner has bestowed her mom, Kris Jenner, with the ultimate early birthday gift. As documented on Kylie’s Instagram Story Monday night, she surprised her mom with a shiny red Ferrari 488, which retails for around $250,000. Kris, who turns 63 on November 5, was brought to tears […]

Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic(SANTA MONICA, CA) — Bob Saget is a married man. The Full House star tied the knot with TV host Kelly Rizzo Sunday in Santa Monica, California. Saget posted a photo from the special day on Instagram, writing, “Okay, so we went and did it. And damn are we happy.” The 62-year-old wore a […]

ABC/Richard Harbaugh(LOS ANGELES) — Hilary Duff and boyfriend Matthew Koma have welcomed a baby girl into the world. The 31-year-old actress shared the sweet news on Instagram Monday, announcing their daughter, Banks Violet Bair, was born on Oct. 25 at their home. “This little bit has fully stolen our hearts,” Duff wrote in her post. […]

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