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Motorcyclists to gather around US for Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day is one of the biggest holidays on the calendars of motorcycle riders. This year, just about a week after nine people were killed and more were wounded in a shootout involving what authorities say were outlaw motorcycle gangs during a gathering in Waco, Texas, rallies around the coun... Read more

Rolling Stones rock small LA club ahead of stadium tour

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The Rolling Stones ripped through the intimate Fonda Theatre Wednesday with enough energy to fuel their entire 15-city North American tour. Read more

Correction: Obit-Bruce Lundvall story

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In a story May 20 about the death of jazz recording executive Bruce Lundvall, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Lundvall failed to regain consciousness after surgery. In fact, he regained consciousness prior to his death. The story also inaccurately stated Lundvali left Blue Note Rec... Read more

Brett Favre playing football again _ for charity

Brett Favre will be playing football again in Wisconsin, just not at Lambeau Field. Read more

Florence, Alabama, to receive Mississippi Blues Trail marker

The Mississippi Blues Trail will celebrate the legacy of W.C. Handy, the "Father of the Blues," by placing a historical marker at Handy's birthplace in Florence, Alabama. Read more

Man sentenced to prison for stealing from Miley Cyrus' home

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A man convicted of stealing items from pop singer Miley Cyrus' home last year has been sentenced to two years in state prison. Read more

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony rapper helps driver in diabetic shock

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Rapper Layzie Bone of the Grammy Award-winning group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony helped a driver who went into diabetic shock and nearly ran into the performer's vehicle in Wyoming. Read more

Noted jazz saxophonist Bob Belden dies in NYC at age 58

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Bob Belden, a jazz musician, composer and producer who was the first American musician to perform in Iran since its 1979 revolution when he took the stage there this year, has died in New York City. He was 58. Read more

Florida editorial roundup

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Famous hip-hop artist assists driver in diabetic shock

A man having a medical emergency while driving alone in Wyoming was helped by Grammy Award winning Layzie Bone of the group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Read more

Some B.B. King kin get OK to visit body day before public

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Some immediate B.B. King family members will have a chance to visit his body at a Las Vegas funeral home ahead of a Friday public viewing and Saturday private memorial for the blues great. Read more

B.B. King to be laid to rest next week in Mississippi Delta

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The body of blues legend B.B. King will return next week to the Mississippi Delta where his life and career began. Read more

Concert tickets on sale for 38th Norsk Hostfest in Minot

Ticket sales have begun for concerts at this year's Norsk Hostfest in Minot. Read more

Ex-music teacher sentenced to 15 years in child porn case

A former central Pennsylvania intermediate school music teacher has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on a federal conviction of production of child pornography. Read more

Music festival in Cullman adding acts

Organizers of the Rock The South music festival are adding more acts ahead of next month's two-day show in Cullman. Read more

Akon says singing has given him a platform to promote Africa

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Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Akon says being a successful entertainer has given him a platform to pursue his dream of helping Africa grow and prosper. Read more

The Midtown Men to have 3 very special guests in NYC concert

Fans of The Midtown Men — the guys who sing 1960s classics by The Shirelles, The Rascals and The Ronettes — may freak out next month when they're joined onstage by a Shirelle, a Rascal and a Ronette. Read more

National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

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In the age of selfies, social media and streaming videos, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past. Now scientists, technology geeks, designers, writers and YouTube stars achieve fame alongside athletes and entertainers. Read more

Music City Bowl gets first prime-time kickoff since 2011

The 2015 Music City Bowl will take place Dec. 30 and have its first prime-time kickoff in four years. Read more

Turkish student choir takes shot at government

In a daring shot at the government, a student choir has sneaked in a reference to Turkey's 2013 anti-government protests during a live performance on a television station considered by many to be pro-government. Read more

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