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Some new college students Steve Harvey says he's committed to covering tuition for eight incoming freshmen at his alma mater Kent State University Kent state said in a release that the Stephen Marjorie Harvey foundation has worked with the school to provide scholarships of about twenty three thousand dollars per student they must maintain a two point five grade point average for the funding to be renewed each semester the scholarships are in memory of Devon more against a student from Cleveland who died in twenty seventeen while playing basketball the University Center the school says the foundation also committed ten thousand dollars to ten states men empowerment network singer Patti LaBelle is being honored in her home town of Philadelphia with her very own street a stretch of Broad Street has been re named for the legendary soul singer the thoroughfare between locust and spruce streets will be called Patti LaBelle way lady marmalade was the bells first number one hit when she was the lead singer of lebel she also had a successful solo career with its like you are my friend and new attitude about was one two Grammy awards and she's appeared on TV shows like American horror story freak show in addition to her cooking show Patti LaBelle place Woody Allen is getting ready to make his the scholar debuted directing Puccini's comic one act opera G. on the ski key Allen was greeted with applause as he arrived at the press conference ahead of the weekend premia the prolific eighty three year old director has been shunned by growing segment of the Hollywood film industry but is acceptance in Europe appears largely untouched by allegations of misconduct they've been revisited in the wake of the me too movement in the U. S. Amazon studios has terminated an agreement to distribute his latest film a rainy day in New York which will be released in the full in Italy and Spain Allen says his work resonates with the Europeans crisis conditions for detainees I'm Jackie Quinn with an AP news minute government auditors are warning about dire conditions for migrants who are penned in overcrowded border patrol facilities not getting the care that they need in South Florida congresswoman Frederica Wilson says detain children should be released.

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