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The producers of the TV show "Empire" said Friday that Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season "to avoid further disruption on set" after Smollett was accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself in Chicago.
"While these allegations are very disturbing, we are placing our trust in the legal system as the process plays out. We are also aware of the effects of this process on the cast and crew members who work on our show and to avoid further disruption on set, we have decided to remove the role of `Jamal' from the final two episodes of the season," "Empire" executive producers Lee Daniels, Danny Strong, Brett Mahoney, Brian Grazer, Sanaa Hamri, Francie Calfo and Dennis Hammer said in a written statement.… More
Southeast U.S. Weather Reports
The 1st black meteorologists: WWII's Tuskegee Weather Detachment made notable strides in opening meteorology field to African Americans
During World War II, a group of African-American United States Army Air Corps servicemen became what were likely the first black meteorologists.
Weather News - February 22, 2019, 11:57:02 AM EST
While flooding problems will continue over parts of the South and Midwest, rain with melting snow may trigger flooding in part of the central Appalachians and mid-Atlantic region this weekend.
Large mudslides damage stretch of Highway 70 in Tennessee as flooding causes issues around the state
Weather News - February 22, 2019, 2:31:52 AM EST
A mudslide forced the closure of Highway 70 in Hawkins County, Tennessee, Thursday morning, after a large chunk of the road came apart following days of heavy rain.
Weather News - February 22, 2019, 7:51:07 AM EST
A powerful storm, more typical of March, will cause winds to howl and may knock down trees, cut power and lead to travel problems from the Plains to the Midwest and Northeast this weekend.