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Award-Winning Actor, Producer and New York Times Best-Selling Author Rob Lowe to Receive 2018 Horatio Alger Award

WASHINGTON DC - Hortio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that Rob Lowe, film and television actor, producer, writer and director and New York Times best-selling author, has been selected for membership in this prestigious organization.

Lowe joins 11 other esteemed business, civic and cultural leaders from across North America in receiving 2018 honors. For more than 70 years, the Horatio Alger Award has been annually bestowed upon admired leaders who have succeeded despite facing adversities, and who have remained committed to higher education and charitable efforts in their local communities.

VANILLA FUDGE; Iconic Psychedelic Rock Band Releases New DVD/CD, Live At Sweden Rock - The 50th Anniversary

NEW YORK - As they celebrate a half-century of cutting edge music and live performances, VANILLA FUDGE will release the CD/DVD of LIVE AT SWEDEN ROCKS - THE 50th ANNIVERSARY. Available December 8th on MIG Records and distributed by MVD, LIVE AT SWEDEN ROCK presents the band in its rawest and most honest setting. Guitar, bass, drums and keyboards hold down the music, while the perfectly blended voices of the group provide the color behind the compelling lead vocals of Mark Stein.  The result is a band that sounds just as strong and relevant today as it did in 1967.

"Quite honestly, even though Vanilla Fudge has been together for half a century," says lead vocalist and keyboardist Mark Stein, "I really never tire of playing these songs and arrangements because the energy level never seems to dissipate."

Official Worldwide Box Office Results for Weekend of December 3, 2017

LOS ANGELES comScore today announced the official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 3, 2017, as compiled by the company's theatrical measurement services.

As the trusted industry partner for real-time box office reporting, comScore is the only theater-level movie measurement and analytics company providing insights across the world's largest markets, covering 95 percent of the global industry gross. Using comScore's suite of movie products, customers are able to analyze admissions and gross results from around the world.

Christmas Tree Lane Set to Open for 97th Time

FRESNO - For the 97th year, Christmas Tree Lane will light up in Fresno. Nearly 150 homes and 300 trees will be on display for a two mile long stretch of road.  It opens to the public free of charge on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 and runs from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm. This will also be a walk night, so no vehicles will be allowed to drive on Van Ness Blvd. between Shields and Shaw Avenues.

A second walk night is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12th from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Again, no vehicles will be allowed. Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies will be patrolling the area on foot and on horseback for security reasons and to assist the public.

Table Mountain Casino Massive Cash Jackpot Hits Again!

FRIANT Table Mountain Casino Player's Club member, Barbara, now has over 123,500 more reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving season, thanks to Table Mountain Casino! Barbara, of neighboring Fresno, is the latest winner of Table Mountain Casino's totally random Massive Cash Jackpot. Barbara won a huge $123,500.07 jackpot while playing her favorite Black Panther machine. 

Barbara has been a member of Table Mountain Casino's Player's Club for ten years, and loves to drop in at the Casino. It was especially lucky that Barbara stopped by Table Mountain Casino during this Thanksgiving week, because Massive Cash suddenly HIT on the Black Panther dollar machine she was playing, awarding her a $123,500.07 Massive Cash Jackpot!

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