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Laurie Hernandez crashing the party at US championships

US Womens Gymnastics Championships

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Laurie Hernandez walked onto the floor at the U.S. gymnastics championships in 2012 and did what most kids do if they happen to see their role models just sort of hanging out. Read more

Winners announced in Georgia APME contest

Winners of the Georgia APME contest were announced Saturday in Atlanta. Read more

List of winners in Georgia APME awards

Georgia APME winners list in Radio: Read more

Former Seahawks player Tarvaris Jackson arrested in Florida

Former Seattle Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has been arrested in central Florida after authorities say he pulled a gun on his wife. Read more

Killer sale: Fans flock to buy Jerry Lee Lewis items

People-Jerry Lee Lewis

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There's a whole lot of sellin' going on at the home of rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis. Read more

Jeff Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly Ripa

NASCAR Jeff Gordon Live With Kelly Auto Racing

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Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new "Live" co-host — so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst. Read more

Pulitzer Prize finalist's novel to be released in paperback

Being named as a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize in fiction came to no one's greater surprise than to Lexington author Margaret Verble, who didn't even know she had been nominated for her novel "Maud's Line" that is being released in paperback on Sunday. Read more

Kids learn to quilt at National Quilt Museum summer camp

A group of aspiring young quilters is wrapping up a week of camp at the National Quilt Museum. Read more

Franklin participates in street-renaming ceremony for father

Aretha Franklin has participated in a street-renaming ceremony for her late father at the Detroit church where he was a longtime pastor and prominent civil rights leader. Read more

Mapping Iowa City's beer caves

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Armed with a laser imaging scanner, a team of University of Iowa faculty, students and state archaeologists last Monday embarked on an underground educational excursion. Read more

F. Lee Bailey, OJ Simpson's attorney, files for bankruptcy

F Lee Bailey-Bankruptcy

Myung J. Chun

Famed defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, whose legion of high-profile cases includes the O.J. Simpson murder trial, has filed for bankruptcy in Maine in an effort to discharge an IRS debt of more than $5 million. Read more

Billy Joel makes surprise appearance at tribute band show

People-Billy Joel

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Fans watching a Billy Joel tribute band were treated to a surprise appearance by the Piano Man himself. Read more

Marriage ruling plaintiff from Ohio dedicated to activism

Gay Marriage Plaintiff

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Three years ago Sunday, Jim Obergefell asked his longtime partner to marry him, beginning a whirlwind of events that led to his name being at the top of the U.S. Supreme Court case that resulted exactly two years later in legalization of same-sex marriage across America. Read more

26 vie for Miss Maryland crown at pageant in Hagerstown

It's tiara time in Hagerstown. Read more

Casa Grande man gets 57-year prison term for sexual assault

A Casa Grande man has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl for four years, starting when she was 13. Read more

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: Read more

New Hampshire woman drops defamation suit against Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Defamation

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A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 has withdrawn her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian after a federal judge had allowed the case to move forward. Read more

Bernie Worrell, masterful P-Funk keyboardist, dead at 72

Obit Bernie Worrell

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Bernie Worrell, the ingenious "Wizard of Woo" whose amazing array of keyboard sounds and textures helped define the Parliament-Funkadelic musical empire and influenced performers of funk, rock, hip-hop and other genres, has died. Read more

Kanye West unveils "Famous" video of him, celebrities

People Kanye West Video

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Kanye West has unveiled a video on a subject he knows something about: fame. Read more

Michael Herr, author of the Vietnam-era 'Dispatches,' dies

Michael Herr, the author and Oscar-nominated screenplay writer who viscerally documented the ravages of the Vietnam War through his classic nonfiction novel "Dispatches" and through such films as "Apocalypse Now" and "Full Metal Jacket," died after a long illness. He was 76. Read more

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