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Woman claims Haven of Lakeside ran out of food

LAKESIDE — After Julie Bell endured a week of her father being hospitalized, she now says he was not properly fed while being housed at The Haven of Lakeside Skilled Care and Rehab Facility over Thanksgiving weekend. Bell’s father, 87-year-old Thomas E. King, suffered severe internal bleeding on Saturday, Nov....
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Tori Spelling on Whether or Not She'll Be 'Contributing' to Dean McDermott's Christmas Gift from Their Kids

Tori Spelling is getting real about the holidays. During an appearance on SiriusXM's Jeff Lewis Live on Thursday, the former Beverly Hills: 90210 actress, 48, revealed whether or not she will be contributing to Dean McDermott's Christmas gift from their kids this year. The couple, who wed in 2006, have been "living separate lives" as of late, a source told PEOPLE in November.
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Air traffic control tower at Richmond International Airport could be closed during overnight hours

The Federal Aviation Administration is considering closing Richmond International Airport’s air traffic control tower during overnight hours, prompting concerns from airport officials, airlines and politicians that operations and safety at the airport could be affected. The FAA proposal calls for closing the control tower at Richmond International from midnight to...

Bell honored, Hardy named Farmington’s interim fire chief

FARMINGTON — A surprise party was held Tuesday, Nov. 30, for outgoing Fire Rescue Chief Terry Bell. Bell announced in October that he would be stepping down. He has served as the chief since June of 2000. Family members, fire department colleagues, other town employees and state representatives were at...
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Bell opposes Fitch’s plan for nonpartisan elections in St. Louis County

CLAYTON — St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell on Thursday criticized a plan to turn county elections into nonpartisan races with runoffs. The change, championed by St. Louis County Councilman Tim Fitch, R-3rd District, would remove party labels from candidates for council, county executive, prosecuting attorney and county assessor. A nonpartisan election would replace separate party primaries in August. If no candidate in a race received more than 50% of the vote, the top two vote-recipients would face each other in November.

College football feud | Neighbors draw 50-yard line between homes

LOGANVILLE, Ga. — We've all heard of neighborhood feuds with stories of people going to war over home décor or even what color paint their house can be. But for one Loganville neighborhood, that feud revolves around college football. Brent Howard and Brian Bell keep things peaceful. Their families are...

Salvation Army seeks bell ringers in south Arkansas

EL DORADO, Ark. (KNOE) - The Salvation Army is collecting donations for Christmas! And they can always use more bell ringers!. Their red kettles will be at select Walmart, Brookshire’s and Hobby Lobby stores in south Arkansas. According to the website “The purpose of Bell Ringing is to help raise...

Salvation Army online Red Kettle donations to be matched

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Bell ringers are out collecting donations for the Salvation Army, marking the holiday season. This year the Casper Salvation Army has received a donation from a Casper area community member, offering to match up to $10,000 in donations. “This is a great opportunity for...

Edinburgh Council 'hell-bent' on protecting abuser, says whistleblower

A whistleblower has claimed that Edinburgh council bosses were "hell-bent" on protecting a senior social worker who was a serial abuser. Jonathan Stanners said he raised concerns about the behaviour of Sean Bell nine years before Mr Bell took his own life last year while awaiting trial on physical and sexual abuse charges.

The Weeknd's forthcoming HBO drama 'The Idol' adds six cast members

It was revealed Nov. 22 that HBO has given a series order to The Idol, an hour-long drama from The Weeknd and Sam Levinson. Thursday (Dec. 1), the cast grew by six (h/t Variety): Juliebeth Gonzalez, Maya Eshet, Tyson Ritter, Kate Lyn Sheil, Liz Sierra and Finley Rose Slater. Gonzalez is the only one to be cast as a series regular at this time.
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Salvation Army rings bells for needy

They are needed to help collect the funds many others require to get through troubled economic times. They are needed to man the red kettles used by The Salvation Army, which has become as much a part of the Christmas kaleidoscope as mistletoe and wrapping paper. “Those kettles are our...