Gino and The Magic Morning Show

A sports reporter at a Nashville TV station says that he was fired after delivering a Prince-themed report in the wake of the star’s death. Dan Phillips wrote on his Facebook page that some viewers and management considered the report insensitive and he lost his job over it. It began: “Dearly beloved, were are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word life . . . but I’m here to tell you there’s something else. The NHL playoffs,” and went on from there.

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Box Office Recap – 05/02/2016

by Gino May 2, 2016 Front Page News

The Jungle Book has topped the weekend box office for the third week in a row. The Disney movie was successfully able to fend off the arrival of three new releases including Keanu, Mother’s Day and Ratchet & Clank. Jon Favreau’s live-action adaptation took in an additional $42.4 to $43.8 million — more than the […]

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Students Invent Gloves that Translate Sign Language

by Gino April 29, 2016 Front Page News

Two students have invented gloves that do so much more than keep your hands warm. Navid Azodi and Thomas Pryor won a $10,000 Lemelson MIT-Student-Prize for creating the SignAloud gloves, which translate American Sign Language into speech or text. Each SignAloud glove has sensors that record movement and gestures then transmit the info wirelessly to […]

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Last Day to Sign Up for Settlers Green’s Pogo Pillo Polo Tournament

by Gino April 28, 2016 Front Page News

Settlers Green invites area nonprofits, school groups and friends to compete for up to $500 in a new, unique charity event on Saturday, April 30th. Pogo Pillo Polo is a game that combines hopper balls with the game of pillo polo. Basically this… while riding these… This fun and competitive 3v3 tournament will played “on […]

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Box Office Recap -04/25/2016

by Gino April 25, 2016 Front Page News

The arrival of The Huntsman: Winter’s War was not enough to take down The Jungle Book at the weekend box office. The Jon Favreau Disney film pulled in an additional $60.8 million in its second weekend in theaters. Disney exec Dave Hollis credited the timing of the film’s release with some its success telling Deadline, […]

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Remembering PRINCE… 1958 – 2016

by Gino April 22, 2016 Front Page News

Music icon Prince died on Thursday (April 21st) at the age of 57. News of his death was first reported by TMZ after his body was found at his Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota. His publicist confirmed the news in a statement which read, “It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that […]

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MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY ANNOUNCES NEW WORDS

by Gino April 21, 2016 Front Page News

Merriam-Webster announced the some 2,000 new additions to its unabridged dictionary yesterday (April 20th), reflecting words we’re increasingly using today. Merriam-Webster’s editors add words that they believe will have staying power or are memorable. Some of the new words are: athleisure n : casual clothing designed to be worn both for exercising and for general […]

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