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November 18, 2004 | By RICHARD HUFF New York Daily News
T-Boz and Chilli, the remaining members of TLC, will turn to television to find a third singer for their group. They'll do it through a UPN reality series. And they hope that when the eight-week competition is over, they'll have a performer to round out the act, which was left short when Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes was killed in a 2002 car crash. "We want to find someone with the right chemistry and magic to work with us," the duo said in a statement. "We have been blessed with great success, and this is a chance for our fans to join us as we give someone a chance in a lifetime opportunity to fulfill their dreams.
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October 14, 1990 | By Bryon Kurzenabe, Special to The Inquirer
For some, the unwieldy gusts of autumn stir up images of renewed bursts of color and the silvery dew of frosty mornings. For others, the season merely marks the onset of a different kind of allergy. But for the 7,030 residents in the close-knit community of Palmyra, autumn means another thing: It's time to make the hoagies. What was created 26 years ago as a way to provide schoolchildren with a healthy lunch has evolved into a rite of passage for the Ladies Auxiliary of the borough's Independence Fire Company No. 1. Since 1964, the auxiliary has gathered at dawn every Wednesday, from October through May, to feed a small town and raise money for its 45-member volunteer fire company.
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November 26, 1999 | By Francesca Chapman Daily News wire services contributed to this report
The mood must be chilly on TLC's current tour. Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, the most cantankerous member of the R&B threesome, is obviously still unclear on the concept of being a "team player. " Lopes, apparently not on speaking terms with group members Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, throws down a challenge to the women in the pages of the new Entertainment Weekly. "Let it be understood that I am interested in making multimillion-dollar business deals," Lopes huffs in the mag. "It seems that my two group members are not. This poses a serious conflict.
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January 21, 2000 | By Dan DeLuca, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Curtains for TLC? Could be. The First Union Center show on Tuesday for the Atlanta-based trio of Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, Rozanda "Chili" Davis and Philadelphia native Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes may well be one of the group's final performances. Since the October kick-off of the tour for the four-million-selling, six-Grammy-nominated Fanmail (LaFace/Arista) - which, in the male-loser bashing "No Scrubs," includes the latest in a career's worth of terrific pop-R&B-hip-hop-soul hits - the trio has been carping in the press as if the end were nigh.
NEWS
August 31, 1999 | By Francesca Chapman Daily News wire services contributed to this report
We don't expect Britney Spears will be sending them a congratulatory note any time soon, but the singers of TLC have come out against breast implants. "We represent for the small-breasted girls," says Rozanda "Chili" Thomas. "I was that girl in ninth grade whose breasts never came. "Hands up for the small-breasted crew!" she cheers in the Sept. 4 TV Guide. The group is so opposed to the idea of young women having unnecessary surgery to emulate "perfect" celebrities, Thomas says, that TLC addresses the issue in their latest video.
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July 29, 1993 | By Russell E. Eshleman Jr., INQUIRER HARRISBURG BUREAU
Got a green thumb, a hose and some shears? Pennsylvania needs someone to take care of its palm trees. Yes, palm trees - a dozen of them tucked into the "conservatory" and cafeteria areas of the Capitol's east wing, the $124-million addition to the Capitol that was built a few years ago. State officials are searching for someone to maintain the dozen gangly palms and a smattering of other flowering plants and foliage for the next three...
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July 13, 1996 | by Eric Mink, New York Daily News
When it comes to television, everybody wants a piece of the O.J. Simpson story. ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox have all had their shots, in news, talk and even entertainment formats. The Simpson case also had a major impact on major cable players like CNN, Court TV, CNBC, E! and, to a lesser extent, BET. Well, it's not over. This weekend, the Simpson case filters its way down to The Learning Channel (a sister operation of the Discovery Channel), which is devoting two prime-time hours to two one-hour specials about it. One is at least arguably worth your time.
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September 8, 1995 | by Mark de la Vina, Daily News Staff Writer
The kiss was replaced by the dis. Michael Jackson, who at last year's MTV Video Music Awards offered up an unconvincing newlywed liplock with Lisa Marie Presley, last night performed what amounted to a glorified commercial for "HIStory," his greatest-hits package. Ever the dutiful wife, Lisa Marie applauded with all the excitement of a patient waiting to get her teeth scaled. So maybe Lisa Marie was bored that hubby Michael could only get Slash and not Paul McCartney to pitch in on his medley-fired song-and-dance extravaganza at Radio City Music Hall.
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May 28, 1999 | by Renee Lucas Wayne, Daily News Staff Writer The New York Daily News, The New York Post, the Washington Post and Daily News wire services contributed to this report
QUOTE "There's a lot of anti-hirsute prejudice. I mean, name one very hairy person in a position of power, besides Robin Williams. " - MIKE MYERS, divulging the real reason his Dr. Evil character in the "Austin Powers" movies is bald It never hurts to ask. That's the lesson Strawberry Mansion High School student Malcolm Blair reinforced when he scored a celebrity escort for his prom - none other than Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes of...
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February 14, 1993 | By Karin Braedt, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Tuesday is the busiest day of the week at the Haddon Township High School library. But not all the students are there to check out books. Around the room, students sit in four to six pairs, bending over books and talking quietly. Each pair includes an academically strong student who is helping the other as part of a school tutoring program. The program, called TLC (for Tutoring and Learning Center), has been so successful that school officials have extended it through the spring.
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August 16, 2013
THESE HAVE been fallow, bitter times for those who chronicle the comings and goings of the glitterati. After all, The Most Important Woman in the World, Kim Kardashian , has been in self-imposed exile since she presented baby daddy Kanye West with a daughter they named North West . (This kid will never lack direction in her life!) Yesterday, mommy, daddy and baby were spotted at an El Lay medical center. Presumably, they were there so North could have a checkup. As for what North looks like, no news yet. Borrowing a classic move from Michael Jackson , TMIWIW covered her spawn with a blanket.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 12, 2012
* AMISH MAFIA. 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Discovery Channel. Moves to 9 p.m. Wednesdays the following night.   "THE AMISH church denies the existence of the Amish Mafia," reads the disclaimer at the beginning of the Discovery Channel's latest "reality" venture, "Amish Mafia. " So it must be real, right? Because why else would the TV-shunning sect bother to deny its existence? If you're OK with that logic - or couldn't get enough of TLC's equally contrived "Breaking Amish" - you're going to love "Amish Mafia," which is from the same producers as the TLC hit and purports to expose the doings of a small group of men in Lancaster County who allegedly grease the buggy wheels for Amish who run into problems they can't handle themselves.
REAL_ESTATE
October 14, 2012 | By Sally Friedman, For The Inquirer
The house sits almost hidden and comes slowly into view after a turn off Bordentown's main street. Still faithful to its 1750 farmhouse roots and surrounded by towering trees, this is a dwelling that is welcoming rather than grand, friendly rather than fancy. The home that Bonnie Goldman, presiding judge of the Municipal Courts of Burlington County, and her husband, cardiologist Steven Lederman, bought in 1999 needed more than a little updating. But an engineer had declared it sound, and they took the plunge.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 16, 2012 | By Dan Gross
KRYSTLE CAMPBELL , fiancée of Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard , will be seen on TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" at 9 p.m. Friday. The show features Campbell at New York's Kleinfeld Bridal in search of the perfect gown. The couple are to wed Dec. 1, according to their online registry at Macy's, where the most expensive items are Swarovski crystal toasting flutes. If you're buying, they're asking for three pairs of the flutes at $390 per pair. The cheapest items on the registry are 13-inch washcloths.
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July 20, 2012 | Dan Gross
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis will be in town briefly on July 31, stumping for "The Campaign," their political comedy opening Aug. 10.   Their exact whereabouts are as yet undetermined. The film stars Ferrell as a longtime party-boy congressman and Galifianakis as the meek family man who becomes his first serious challenger.   Rydell resting up Best wishes to Bobby Rydell, who is recuperating from a liver and kidney transplant he underwent at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
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February 7, 2012 | By Howard Gensler
YESTERDAY was the annual Oscar nominee luncheon at which this year's Hollywood elite got together and dined on chopped vegetable salad, hors d'ouevres featuring Indochina spiced beef and roasted Asian barbecue duck, a main course of Atlantic salmon, and sorbet with mango sauce and berries for dessert. Sounds yummy. The most important thing on the menu, however, was good conversation among new and old friends. "A lot of people at home think we all hang out together," George Clooney told reporters.
NEWS
January 16, 2012
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Ms. TGA, a 7-year-old domestic shorthair cat at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Ms. TGA has a darling disposition. She was kept in a home with too many cats, and when her owner ended up in the hospital, Ms. TGA and her pals were brought to the Pennsylvania SPCA. Ms. TGA has hyperthyroidism, a common condition easily manageable with inexpensive medication. Her $10 adoption fee includes current vaccinations, spaying and a month of pet insurance. For more information on Ms. TGA, contact the PSPCA, 215-426-6300, stop by 350 E. Erie Ave., or visit www.pspca.org .
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December 14, 2011 | BY MITCH STACY, Associated Press
TAMPA, Fla. - The conservative group that got Lowe's to pull its ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims has been fighting for more than two decades against gay rights, strip clubs and most anything else that offends evangelical Christians. The leader of the Florida Family Association is David Caton, 55, a family-values crusader who left an accounting career to found the group in 1987. He said the association has 35,000 members who were urged to email Lowe's to pressure the home improvement giant into dropping commercials during the TLC cable network show "All-American Muslim.
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November 13, 2011 | By David Hiltbrand, Inquirer Staff Writer
NEW YORK - There's a new reality show star on the tube Sunday night. Suehaila Amen doesn't drink, prays daily, and wears a head scarf in public to preserve her modesty. I don't think we're at the Jersey Shore anymore, Snooki. Suehaila is one of the cast members of TLC's new series All-American Muslim . While most of the women on the show, set in Dearborn, Mich., choose to wear the hijab (traditional scarf), there are some startling exceptions. Glamorous blonde Nina Bazzi, for instance, appears to have wandered over from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills set by mistake.
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October 17, 2011 | By Kevin L. Carter, For The Inquirer
From the first minute of Esperanza Spalding's appearance Friday at the Merriam Theater, when the beautifully fro'd 26-year-old calmly sat down and had a bit of red wine before picking out a fluid introduction to "Little Fly" on her bass, the level of her musicianship was firmly apparent. Her ensemble, Chamber Music Society, featured a string trio (Sara Caswell, violin; Jody Redhage, cello; and Lois Martin, viola) that impressed in the complexity of the voices that worked inside the music throughout the 90-minute performance.
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