Secret Service Investigated John Mulaney Over Julius Caesar Joke

Comedian John Mulaney says he was investigated by the Secret Service following a joke he made about Julius Caesar on Saturday Night Live.

This week, John Mulaney revealed the Secret Service has a file on him thanks to a Julius Caesar joke he told on Saturday Night Live. Now an established comedian, Mulaney got his start on SNL as a writer in 2008. He remained with the show for

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Oregon State Parks looking for flexibility in campground reservations, fees

A standard nine-month window for campground reservations at Oregon state parks could become a thing of the past.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced a proposed rule change Tuesday, which if approved would give the agency more flexibility in deciding both the campground reservation window and the transaction fees charged to campers.

For years, the agency has allowed people to book campsites, cabins and yurts from one day to

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With COVID-19, will snowbirds still answer the call of warmer weather?

Now is the time when snowbirds flock to the Southwest – and Arizona is a major hot spot for those looking for a warm winter getaway from the harsh weather up north and in the Midwest. Arizona’s sizzling desert turns into a mildly warm winter utopia with beautiful landscapes that make being outdoors especially enjoyable. Some enjoy the buzzing Phoenix metropolitan area, while others cozy up in RV desert camp

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Where to Watch the Show When It Leaves Netflix

Netflix is soon to lose yet another major TV series from its catalogue as all eight seasons of Dexter are set to leave the service on December 30, 2020, a day before Gossip Girl and The Office also exit the streamer as the latest casualties of the streaming wars.

This comes six weeks after Showtime announced that Dexter would return for a limited series. In recent months, there has been

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What’s News Today: Tree lighting, job fair

Road work in Lynchburg could impact your commute this week. The D Street Bridge will close daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday as water crews install sewer service to the area. Traffic will be detoured onto Cabell Street and Victoria Avenue.

Botetourt County Schools is holding a job fair today. It’s looking for nurses and nurses substitutes, as well as substitute teachers, bus drivers, custodians and other

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Madison City Council bans city agencies from using facial recognition technology | Local Government

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The Madison City Council banned late Tuesday city agencies, including the Madison Police Department, from using facial recognition technology and also pushed back a decision on Edgewood High School’s latest effort to install lights at its athletics field.

On a 17-2 vote, the council approved a new ordinance that prohibits city agencies, departments and divisions from using facial recognition technology or

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Kern River Valley Art Association reshapes art shows amid COVID-19 lockdowns

WOFFORD HEIGHTS, Calif. (KGET) — Many small business owners were forced to reinvent how they served the public under statewide COVID-19 restrictions. Freelance artists, although free from overhead cost, also had to make adjustments. As Governor Newsom teeters on issuing another stay at home order the Kern River Valley Art Association (KRVAA) is working to keep art in the eyes of potential buyers. 

The KRVAA has held annual shows for

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Happiest Season Director Would Love to Do a Sequel and Already Has Ideas

A Happiest Season sequel hasn’t been handed the green light yet, but director Clea DuVall has ideas. The holiday rom-com recently debuted on Hulu. Fronted by Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis as a lesbian couple who wind up in an uncomfortable situation at Christmas, the movie has become an online sensation since it debuted. Assuming the powers that be wish to capitalize with another installment, DuVall seems to be ready.

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Michigan sets daily record for COVID-19 deaths

Michigan on Tuesday reported a record 190 deaths tied to COVID-19 and added 5,793 new cases. Of the Tuesday deaths, 30 were identified during a delayed records review, the state said.

With the additional records, Tuesday surpassed the previous high for deaths of 164 reached on April 16, at the peak of the pandemic, a day that had no additional reviewed records added.

The latest additions bring the state’s total

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WinterFest comes back to Henderson

WinterFest is happening throughout December in Henderson.

Some activities will be presented virtually, such as the annual tree lighting at 5 p.m. on Dec. 3 and Sights and Sounds of the City, Holiday Edition. Some activities will require registration in advance. Other activities include the Holiday Light Display (Dec. 3-Jan. 5), Pop-up Holiday Entertainment, Cookie Crawl, and Letters to Santa.

Letters to the North Pole
Dec. 1-11 | 8 a.m.-6

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National Park Service nixes entrance fee for Delaware River recreation areas

The National Park Service has rejected charging an entrance fee to simply set foot inside its Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River.

The announcement came Tuesday as the federal agency released its new Visitor Use Management (VUM) Plan for the park, capping a five-year planning effort that began in September 2015.

Public comments on the proposed entrance fee raised a host of

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