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TV's Mario Lopez to appear at Winchester festival

Monday - 4/9/2012, 3:43am  ET

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) - Television personality Mario Lopez will be the grand marshal for the 85th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester.

The Winchester Star reports ( that Lopez will lead the Grand Feature Parade on May 5. The festival runs April 27 to May 6.

Lopez is the host of the daily show "Extra" and of MTV's program "America's Best Dance Crew." He played the role of A.C. Slater on the teen TV hit "Saved by the Bell" two decades ago, but has had a diverse career since. He is the author of fitness books, performed on Broadway, was a contestant in the third season of "Dancing With the Stars" and has made guest appearances on various TV shows.


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