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Indianapolis 500 will run without fans

Indianapolis 500 will run without fans

Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, Indy 500 officials talked about attendance levels of some 300,000 for the 2020 version of America’s iconic open-wheel event. That number is now zero. “It is with great regret that we announce the Indianapolis 500 will take place August 23 without fans,” Indianapolis Motor Speedway tweeted Tuesday. “This tough decision…MORE

Ice cream made with liquor is now legal in New York, because sure, why not

Ice cream made with liquor is now legal in New York, because sure, why not

The people love ice cream. The people also love liquor. And so, by the power vested in Gov. Andrew Cuomo by the state of New York, liquor-infused ice cream is now legal in the Empire State. The governor signed legislation Monday authorizing the manufacture and sale of liquor-infused frozen desserts. The measure is intended to…MORE

The Rockettes’ 2020 Christmas Spectacular is canceled over Covid-19 concerns

The Rockettes’ 2020 Christmas Spectacular is canceled over Covid-19 concerns

There will be no Rockettes kickline on the Radio City Music Hall stage this holiday season for the first time in its nearly 90-year history. The 2020 production of the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes has been canceled due to “uncertainty associated with the Covid-19 pandemic,” MSG Entertainment announced on Tuesday. Patrons who…MORE

One dead, four others injured in Los Angeles mansion party shooting

One dead, four others injured in Los Angeles mansion party shooting

A mansion party on Los Angeles’ famed Mulholland Drive on Monday turned deadly when someone opened fire, killing a 35-year-old woman and injuring several others, police said Tuesday. At around 7 p.m. local time on Monday, LA news helicopters caught images of more than 100 people gathering at the rented mega mansion — some inside,…MORE

More than 50% of the US population is now under the age of 40

More than 50% of the US population is now under the age of 40

It’s official: millennials and those in the younger generations now make up more than half of the US population. The data, which was released by the Census Bureau last month and analyzed by the Brookings Institution, reveals the 166 million Americans under the age of 40 — millennials, Gen Z and younger generations — make…MORE

Thousands of cockfighting roosters found during raid on Los Angeles property

Thousands of cockfighting roosters found during raid on Los Angeles property

California authorities are crying foul against occupiers of an L.A. property after approximately two to three thousand roosters were found being bred for cockfighting. On Monday, L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant on a multi-acre property in the Chatsworth neighborhood as part of an investigation related to animal cruelty and possession of game…MORE

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