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'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Kellie Pickler, Kristin Chenoweth and the stars of "Duck Dynasty" are to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, NBC announced.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, July 12, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 12, 2012.
By United Press International

Two arrested in theft, hazmat spill

ENFIELD, Conn., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Two men face charges they stole a Connecticut power company transformer that leaked a toxic chemical, forcing a hazardous materials crew to clean up the mess.
Publicist says Simmons is in fine shape

Publicist says Simmons is in fine shape

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Richard Simmons' publicist said Tuesday the U.S. fitness guru is in fine shape despite Internet speculation he isn't well.
Simmons to release new 'Sweatin'' video

Simmons to release new 'Sweatin'' video

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. fitness guru Richard Simmons is set to release his first new "Sweatin'" exercise video in 15 years, Time Life announced.

Girl finds $1,000 at Salvation Army

HONOLULU, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The parents of an 11-year-old Kona, Hawaii, girl who found $1,000 hidden inside a used video at a Salvation Army store said the girl turned in the money.
'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to mark 1,000th show

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to mark 1,000th show

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Eva Longoria Parker, Richard Simmons and Kid Rock are slated to help host Jimmy Kimmel celebrate the 1,000th episode of his U.S. late-night talk show.

One-time world's heaviest woman dies

LAKELAND, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Rosalie Bradford, once listed by Guinness as the world's heaviest woman, died in a Lakeland, Fla., hospital from complications of obesity at age 63.

'Tiny' Villafane, Manhattan giant dies

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- The New York man who gained celebrity by dropping from 840 pounds to 353 pounds, Eleodoro "Tiny" Villafane, died in a Bronx hospital on his 52nd birthday.

DMX pleads guilty, probably gets jail

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- It looks like rap star DMX has a bed reserved for him for a 40-day stay at New York's Rikers Island prison.

Speeches are big business for many

BOSTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, who charges $350,000 per speech, is the most expensive speaker in the world, but relatively unknowns can make a living.

Richard Simmons assault charge dismissed

PHOENIX, May 26 (UPI) -- The assault charge against fitness guru Richard Simmons has been dismissed in a Phoenix, Ariz., court, it was reported Wednesday.

'Kimmel' F-word slipped by censors

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- ABC issued an apology to U.S. viewers and affiliates for an expletive used by a guest on the late night show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

Richard Simmons ticketed for slapping man

PHOENIX, March 25 (UPI) -- Richard Simmons is facing charges he slapped a man who insulted him at a Phoenix airport.
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