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CHICAGO — A judge appointed a special prosecutor Friday to look into why the Chicago state’s attorney’s office abruptly dropped the case against Jussie Smollett, leaving open the possibility that the former “Empire” actor could yet face charges in what police say was a phony attack on himsel…

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Hip-hip hooray — Easter is on its way! Whether you are a parent of small children or an adult looking for an Easter egg hunt just for you, there are plenty of Easter-related activities happening over the next two weekends.

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The Kokomo Civic Theatre will be hosting the five-state American Association of Community Theatre Regional Competition (Region 3 AACTFest) on April 12 and 13 at Indiana University Kokomo's Havens Auditorium.

Many families across Central Indiana will be packing their suitcases and heading out for a vacation over spring break or summer vacation. Chances to bond as a family and take a break from the stresses of work and school are healthy for the body and mind.

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We are all guilty of spending too much time streaming television and movies on Netflix during our free time. But for kids, too much screen time can actually be detrimental for their brain development and overall health.

Eastern junior and senior high students have been busy for months preparing to present the musical “Hello, Dolly!” this weekend. This year, 145 students make up the cast and crew. 

Tired of waiting for the next season of “Dancing with the Stars” to premiere on ABC? Well you’re in luck — Kokomo’s own Dancing with the Stars competition is returning on Saturday, featuring five new celebrity couples.

Auditions for Kokomo Civic Theatre’s musical collaboration with Curtain Call Children’s Theatre, “Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka,” will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, March 11, and Tuesday, March 12, at the KCT Warehouse, located at 722 N. McCann St.

What do Captain Jack Sparrow, Elsa, Darth Vader and Marilyn Monroe have in common? They will all be in downtown Kokomo for First Friday Movie Night — well, their cardboard versions at least.

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A new southern gospel trio, Livin Forgivin, will be hosting two CD release concerts this weekend to celebrate their first album, “Love Like Rain.”

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Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know anything about the vendors that offer services for the big day. Couples will make dozens of decisions during the planning process —and just one bad choice could lead to a flaw in an otherwise perfect day.

Nineteen businesses and organizations will battle it out for bragging rights as the best chili in town during Lovin’ Spoonful, a free chili competition and tasting. From hemp chili to chocolate chili to chicken chili to Mexican chili and more, downtown businesses and organizations will put t…

There are several new themes coming to First Friday in 2019, including “Lovin’ Spoonful,” “Movie Night,” “Art Walk,” “Dance Fever,” “Freedom Friday,” and “Masquerade.”

2019 Parade of Homes

The 52nd annual Parade of Homes for Howard County will take place Sunday, Sept. 15, and continue on Sunday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 5 p.m. each day. Additional info can be obtained at kokomohomebuilders.org

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