Alabama Public Television refuses to air 'Arthur' episode with gay wedding

May 20, 2019, 11:08 PM UTC By Janelle Griffith Alabama Public Television chose not to air PBS’ recent “Arthur” episode that featured a same-sex marriage. During the animated series’ 22nd season premiere, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” Arthur’s third-grade teacher, Mr. Ratburn, marries Patrick, a chocolatier, at a …

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The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chance

Five years ago Darwin Prakash wasn’t able to read music and had no formal singing training. The baritone started his operatic singing career after a chance meeting with a British music teacher after following friends to an opera masterclass in Delhi, India. Now, having completed his training, he’s about to …

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Why Israel eyes the EU with distrust

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many Israelis love Eurovision, but think Europe is against them Walk down the sea front in Tel Aviv in recent weeks and you cannot fail to grasp the gusto with which people here embraced the concept of Eurovision; the posters, the parties, the wall-to-wall media …

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Phil Simmons To Quit As Afghanistan Coach After World Cup 2019

Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons will step down as Afghanistan coach after the World Cup 2019, saying his goal had been reached by taking the minnows to the 50-over showpiece. Simmons, who took over in December 2017, said he will not renew his contract after the World Cup in …

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Memory-Lane Monday: We’re monitoring that

Flashback to the 1990s, when this pilot fish is the lone network admin for his division of a big office support company. “Since our division had its own building and was somewhat remote, we had a lot of autonomy,” says fish. “I was able to pretty much have my data …

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Score over $1,750-worth of coding courses for a price you pick

It’s no secret that coding is one of the most lucrative skills you can learn today. But, with a myriad of languages out there, finding the best ones to master first can be challenging. Featuring 13 courses on HTML, Ruby, and more languages used by today’s coding pros, the Pay …

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House panel releases transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen

The House intelligence committee on Monday released two transcripts of closed-door interviews with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, along with some exhibits from the testimony. READ MORE: Michael Cohen, ex-Trump lawyer, says still ‘much to be told’ as he enters prison The committee’s decision to release the …

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