Live and Local Concert Series Presents Spred the Dub
The series continues on Friday, July 15, 2022, at 7pm, featuring Spred the Dub, known for their good-time reggae which always includes a mix of ska, a little punk, a little r&b and some soul. In 2016, the band was awarded ‘Best Reggae Band’ by Broward-Palm Beach New Times, and then in 2017 they captured another win in the ‘Best Band’ category from Miami New Times. Formed in 2007, Spred the Dub has been building a steady following in South Florida with an intoxicating blend of jazz, soul, funk, reggae, ska and dub. Mick Swigert leads the band on vocals and rhythm guitar, with Hunter Hutchings on lead guitar. The Ali Cultural Arts Center is located at 353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Pompano Beach, Florida.thewestsidegazette.com
'They Question My Ethnicity, My Patriotism': Elaine Chao Slams Democrats for 'Double Standard' on Racism
Elaine Chao is accusing Democrats of a “double standard” on racism against Asian Americans, saying she has faced attacks on her Chinese heritage both in office and on the campaign trail. On Democrats: Chao, who served as the former secretary of Transportation in the Trump administration, said Democrats accuse her of “divided loyalties” while claiming to be “purveyors of anti-discrimination.” “They’re the ones who question my ethnicity, question my patriotism, question the patriotism of my family and my husband,” Chao, who is Taiwan-born and married to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, told the Washington Examiner.news.yahoo.com
Daywatch: U. of I. saliva COVID-19 test approved, thousands of CPS students return and the plight of restaurant workers in the pandemic
Good morning, Chicago. Illinois on Monday recorded 1,143 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 — the lowest case count since late July — as well as 20 additional fatalities. The state administered 50,897 coronavirus vaccine doses Sunday. Meanwhile, the Tribune talked to Laurie Zoloth, a bioethicist at the University of Chicago, about the ethical questions around getting the COVID-19 vaccine. If you missed the Facebook Live, you can watch it here.chicagotribune.com
Woman fed up with Miami-Dade shootings: ‘Always the same people, but different families’
Is that a normal life for our children?”During a news conference about the community shootings, Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava had questions too: “Where do these guns come from? “It’s always the same people, but different families when it comes to these shootings,” Foster said. Faith Brown, a Lincoln Fields Apartments resident, also decided to speak up in outrage. The Lincoln Fields Apartments’ property manager declined to talk about the shootings. Detectives and the victims’ families are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.
Live with Kelly and Ryan to air Regis Farewell Friday on Local 10
NEW YORK Hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will honor the memory of former host Regis Philbin on Friday, July 31, with an updated presentation of the Emmy Award-winning Regis Farewell Celebration Special episode from Nov. 18, 2011. Live with Regis and Kelly airs on Local 10 at 10 a.m. weekdays. The special send-off celebrates Philbins nearly three decades on Live and features favorite guests, musical tributes and Philbins reflections on his years with the iconic morning program. Also, throughout the week, Live is sharing additional memories and favorite moments on the shows social and digital platforms. It was on ABC that Philbin became a household name in the 1980s cohosting Live!
Aftermath of Minnesota police shooting streamed live on Facebook
Philando Castile was shot several times Wednesday night during a traffic stop outside Minneapolis. His girlfriend broadcast the immediate aftermath in a Facebook Live post, showing tense moments with police officers at the scene. Castile later died at a hospital. Ashley Roberts of CBS Minneapolis station WCCO reports from Falcon Heights.cbsnews.com
Kelly Ripa a no-show after Michael Strahan announces he's leaving
"Live" Host Kelly Ripa was absent from her talkshow today, one day after co-host Michael Strahan announced he's leaving for Good Morning America. Strahan was forced to awkwardly announce his departure from the show Wednesday with guest fill-in Ana Gasteyer.cbsnews.com