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A&E renews Leah Remini doc series ‘Scientology and the Aftermath’

NEW YORK (UPI) — Leah Remini‘s A&E documentary series, Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, has been renewed for a third season. (Image credit: A&E Networks) Scientology and the Aftermath, launched in 2016, features the actress who previously defected from the religion, sharing stories of abuse, misconduct and retribution More...

by United Press International | Published 2 months ago
By Associated Press On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Toys R Us is planning to liquidate its US operations

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Halestorm, Mastodon co-headlines grandstand stage at Illinois State Fair August 11

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois State Fair announced their first rock music acts for the 2018 incarnation at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Tuesday, as Halestorm and Mastodon have been confirmed More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Ice Cube coming to SIU Carbondale April 28

CARBONDALE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, producer and media personality Ice Cube is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale next month. The man who has sold millions of records More...

By United Press International On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Nickelodeon to bring back Blue’s Clues with new host

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Nickelodeon announced last week it is looking for a new host for its revival of the live-action and animated series Blue’s Clues. Production on a new version of “Blue’s More...

By United Press International On Sunday, March 11th, 2018

The Sopranos prequel film now in development

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — New Line is working with The Sopranos creator David Chase on a prequel movie to his HBO mob drama The Sopranos. Actress Edie Falco speaks during an in memoriam segment for fellow “Sopranos” More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Illinois fly and spring trout fishing dates for 2018 announced

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The 2018 Illinois spring trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an inland trout stamp to participate, unless they are More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

McDonald’s is bringing back a sauce that led to riots

OAK BROOK, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — A product featured on popular animated television program Rick & Morty, which triggered multiple riots in 2017, is prepared to make a comeback in 2018. McDonald’s More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

Everything coming to Netflix in March — and what’s leaving

LOS GATOS, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Netflix Inc. continues to throw its weight around and zero in on luring Hollywood’s top creative talent to make shows and films exclusively for the streaming platform. Last More...

By United Press International On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

McGregor submitted to be included in UFC 222 vs. Frankie Edgar

LAS VEGAS (UPI) — Conor McGregor says he put his name in for UFC 222, but was told there “wasn’t enough time to generate the money that the UFC would need.” McGregor, 29, is 21-3 in his More...