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Brian May of Queen performs during Fire Fight Australia at ANZ Stadium on February 16, 2020 in Sydney, Australia.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 25, 2020 - 2:40 pm
By: MATT FRIEDLANDER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Queen guitarist Brian May recently suffered "a small heart attack" and underwent an operation to have stents placed in three partially blocked coronary arteries. The 72-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer revealed the news in a video message posted...
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May 25, 2020 - 2:20 pm
By: NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (LEESPORT, Penn.) -- A surprise birthday parade for an 8-year-old boy had a massive, 651-vehicle turnout on Saturday. Leesport, Pennsylvania resident Riley Rejniak, who is battling neuroblastoma a second time, waved as hundreds of cars, motorcycles and first...
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May 25, 2020 - 1:54 pm
By: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (EAST STROUDSBURG, Penn.) -- Police said the University of Connecticut senior who has been accused of killing two people was seen walking in the Poconos. Pennsylvania state police released a new surveillance photo that they say shows suspect Peter Manfredonia walking on...
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May 25, 2020 - 11:25 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- In the face of rising cases of coronavirus throughout the U.S. and Canada, and calls from health officials to remain socially distant during the long weekend, crowds still flocked to Memorial Day hot spots. Some of the incidents spurred responses from elected...
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May 25, 2020 - 6:38 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 345,000 people worldwide. Over 5.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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May 25, 2020 - 5:53 am
By LAUREN LANTRY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- On this Memorial Day, despite the spread of the coronavirus across the country, much of the Pier family -- sons, daughters and even a few grandkids -- will gather in the front yard of Vikki and Mark Pier's home in North Carolina. Each will take a red balloon...
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May 25, 2020 - 5:43 am
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many traditional Memorial Day ceremonies and events are being streamed online this year. “Memorial Day is a time we normally gather at the memorials to lay a wreath in honor of the fallen, remember their heroic deeds, and...
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May 25, 2020 - 5:25 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (SPRINGFIELD, Mo.) -- Two hairstylists potentially exposed 140 customers to COVID-19 at a Great Clips in Missouri, according to alerts from a local health department. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department announced on Friday that a hairstylist who tested...
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May 25, 2020 - 5:01 am
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (UNION, S.C.) -- Two people were killed, including a teenager, when gunfire erupted at a rural South Carolina block party that drew up to 1,000 revelers in spite of government warnings against large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, authorities said. The...
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May 25, 2020 - 4:39 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A man was arrested last week after allegedly kidnapping a teenager and forcing her to drive him through a coronavirus checkpoint in the Florida Keys. According to Monroe County Sheriff's Office officials, Alexander Michael Sardinas, 37, of Tavernier, and a...
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