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  • A photo from 2011 shows Roberto Gómez Bolaños and his wife Florinda Meza at the 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington. Bolaños reportedly died on Friday at age 85.

    Roberto Gómez Bolaños, a popular Mexican comedic actor and screenwriter known by the nickname "Chespirito," has died at age 85 after a long illness, Latin Times reports.

    The newspaper says Bolaños died of heart failure in Cancun.

    The Associated Press notes: "His morning show was a staple for preschoolers, much like Captain Kangaroo in the United States.

  • Diversity On 'The Walking Dead' Wasn't Always Handled Well

    Language advisory: Quotes from The Walking Dead in this story contain language some find offensive. For The Walking Dead, it was less like a conversation between two characters and more like a mini manifesto. The moment came during an episode called "Four Walls and Roof," as Bob Stookey spoke to...
  • Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Reinstated By NFL

    Updated at 4:50 p.m. ET Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who was suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced earlier this year that showed him hitting his then-fiancee, has won an appeal and will be reinstated by the NFL.

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  • Author:  Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Shoppers will turn out in droves on Black Friday, continuing the upward trend of revenues for the biggest shopping day of the year. Last year, consumers across the country spent an estimated $12.3...
     
  • Author:  Josh Medore YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Shoppers will turn out in droves on Black Friday, continuing the upward trend of revenues for the biggest shopping day of the year. Last year, consumers across the country spent an estimated $12.3...
     
  • CLEVELAND -- Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic are expanding their health education collaboration to include dental and nursing students on the campus already planned for the institutions’ medical students. The announcement comes as the university and...
     

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  • Christmas Memories at historic Arms House

    It's almost time...Memories of Christmas Past opens at The Arms Family Museum on Saturday, November 22. Stroll through seven period rooms filled with one-of-a-kind vintage holiday decor. Get all the information you'll need about visiting the museum at www.memoriesofchristmaspast.com.

  • Planetarium Hosts Kids Show

    The YSU Planetarium will present The Case of the Disappearing Planet on Saturday, November 22, at 1:00 p.m. at Ward Beecher Hall. The show is about a gumshoe named Skye Watcher who is trying to discover what happened to Pluto. Kids play detective, collect clues and travel through time to examine how people have viewed plantes.  The show is one hour in length and free of charge -- no reservations required.  Parking is also free. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the show. 

  • Intelligence Squared on WYSU

    Rethink your point of view with Intelligence Squared U.S., Oxford-style debates recorded in New York City.  Based on the highly successful British program, Intelligence Squared U.S. has presented nearly 100 debates on a range of provocative and timely topics.  Intelligence Squared U.S. brings together the world’s leading authorities on the day’s most important issues. Starting this fall, you can hear Intelligence Squared U.S. some Sundays at 6 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.