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March 28, 2020

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‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ actor Mark Blum, 69, dies from COVID-19 complications

March 27, 2020, 12:48pm Entertainment

Mark Blum, the actor known for roles in “Crocodile Dundee” and “Desperately Seeking Susan,” has died from complications of COVID-19. He was 69. Read story

Kristen Bell hosts Nick pandemic special for kids, families

March 27, 2020, 9:39am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Kristen Bell is hosting a Nickelodeon special with a “kid’s-eye view” of the coronavirus pandemic to address youngsters’ concerns and help families weather the crisis, the channel said Friday. Read story

Stars of ‘Contagion’ reunite to offer coronavirus advice

March 27, 2020, 9:39am Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19. Read story

Craft beer enthusiasts connect as Clark County businesses pivot to carryout

March 27, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Clark County craft brewers are weathering the COVID-19 crisis by doing what they do best — brewing beer and selling it, just not to people drinking on-site. Brewers are banding together, getting creative, and, as they say at Fortside Brewing Company, staying “beer strong.” Read story

Is the thriller ‘Blindspot’ coming back for another season?

March 27, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

Take advantage of extended trials to stream TV for free

March 27, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

The reality is starting to set in: Coronavirus has a lot of people stuck at home. Sports are shut down. People are temporarily out of work or might be soon. Budgets for luxuries — like TV — are tightening. Read story

Rogers, Houston, Dr. Dre among Library of Congress recording inductees

March 27, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

Whitney Houston’s 1992 rendition of Dolly Parton’s hyper-romantic ballad “I Will Always Love You,” Dr. Dre’s groundbreaking rap album “The Chronic” from the same year, Glen Campbell’s 1968 heart-rending single “Wichita Lineman,” blues singer Memphis Minnie’s ribald 1941 hit “Me and My Chauffeur Blues” and the sportscast of the 1951 National League tiebreaker between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers are among the latest inductees into the Library… Read story

Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries’ valuable resources available at home

March 27, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

With libraries closed, information hounds who otherwise prefer to peruse shelves of bound sheaves of paper must instead look to the digital realm. Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries’ website has plenty to offer. So much, in fact, that it can be overwhelming. Read story

Downtown Vancouver’s Elements stays open as eateries shift during stay-at-home order

March 27, 2020, 6:01am Business

Steve Early and Mary Shepard picked up their lunch, a boxed and bagged salmon BLT, from Elements Restaurants on Thursday. Read story

Elton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote

March 27, 2020, 6:00am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Elton John is hosting a “living room” concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday. Read story