Month: April 2020

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State officials say 30 residents and staff members at a Cedar Rapids nursing home have tested positive for COVID-19. The first COVID-19-related death of a resident at a U.S. nursing home was reported February 29th in Washington state. On March 14th, Governor Kim Reynolds ordered Iowa nursing homes closed to visitors Brent Willet is president […]

Just more than 20 months after July 2018 tornado –there is again a dome atop the Marshall County Courthouse. A couple of hundred County residents, most practicing their social distancing, ringed the courthouse and clapped, and some honked their car horns as the nearly 29,000 pound new dome was put into place. It took around […]

Traditional Easter egg hunts in communities across Iowa are canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but nontraditional Easter egg hunts are already underway. Katie Nola, a spokeswoman for the Iowa Egg Council, suggests Iowans tape colored Easter egg drawings in their windows for young passers-by to spot during walking Easter egg hunts. “Not […]

CBS via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Fran Drescher surprised fans of The Nanny by revealing that she and the rest of the cast of the beloved ’90s sitcom would be reuniting for a table read…and it’ll be available via the video app Zoom.  “NANNY FANS ALERT,” she wrote on her socials, and linked to an […]

iStock/simpson33(LOS ANGELES) — In what will come as a shock to no one, new Neilsen numbers show that Americans who are sheltering from the coronavirus pandemic are streaming like never before.  In fact, the data quoted by Variety show an 85% jump in Americans streaming TV programming over the first three weeks of March compared to last year […]

Sony Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Sony Pictures has done some last-minute shuffling with a few of its films in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Deadline.  Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been pushed to March 5, 2021 from its original July 10 release date, while Sony/Marvel’s Morbius, starring Jared Leto, will hit theaters March 19, 2021, instead of July 31.  […]

(NEW YORK) — With millions of people stuck at home with COVID-19 social distancing, it’s no secret we’re streaming moves more than ever. The video-on-demand service FandangoNOW has charted its most popular titles from last week through the weekend, and the horror flick The Invisible Man, starring Elisabeth Moss, topped their list for the second week in […]

ABC – ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — As New York grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and area hospitals struggle to safely treat patients due to dwindling supplies of personal protective equipment, Ryan Reynolds and wife Blake Lively extended a much-needed hand on Monday. E! News reports that the couple personally reached out to the state’s four hardest-hit hospitals: Elmhurst, Mount Sinai, Northern […]

ABC/Paula Lobo(LOS ANGELES) — Tiffany Haddish is giving Girls Trip fans a much-needed update on the status of the film’s long-awaited sequel. As you may recall, Haddish’s Girls Trip co-star, Queen Latifah, had previously said that “everybody’s down” for the new film and they were simply “waiting for a script.”  But now, in an interview with HuffPost, Haddish says it’s a little bit more complicated […]

ABC/Nicole Wilder(LOS ANGELES) — We’ve all heard it a million times already, but Matthew McConaughey took to Instagram on Monday to urge all Americans to stay home. In the new PSA, in which he co-created, called “At War with the Virus,” McConaughey is heard speaking under a montage of medical professionals treating patients as ordinary people are seen […]

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