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Small-town attorney prepares for district judge appointment

People around this small farming town are delighted that one of their own was named the newest judge to the Southwest District Court. Read more

Thousands crowd Eden Park for Jonah Lomu memorial

New Zealand Rugby Lomu Memorial


World Rugby Chairman Bernard Lapasset led the tributes to Jonah Lomu at a public memorial Monday, saying the former All Blacks winger was a giant whose contribution to the sport "cannot be overstated." Read more

Mississippian Milton Babbitt: 50 years ahead of his time

As Columbus musician Toby Hartleroad is flailing on the ground with his improvised, synthesizer-based group Zuul, he isn't always sure the audience "gets" what is happening. He's even more certain that most of the audience isn't familiar with the work of MacArthur-winning composer and Jackson nat... Read more

Estero music event is tribute to local Bluegrass heritage

A special music event in Estero is paying tribute to an unusual group of religious settlers who came to area more than a century ago. Read more

Mercer beats Western Michigan for 3rd victory in Music City

Stephon Jelks scored 14 points and Phillip Leonard made 3 of 4 free throws in final 35 seconds to help Mercer beat Western Michigan 68-65 on Sunday night for its third straight victory in the Challenge at Music City. Read more

Adele's '25' sells record-breaking 3.38 million copies

Adele's new album "25" has sold 3.38 million copies in its first week, smashing single week sales records, according to Nielsen Music. Read more

2 SW Louisiana stations playing nothing but Christmas

It's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas — and nothing but Christmas — on two southwest Louisiana radio stations. Read more

Stephen F. Austin tops Appalachian St., 94-84 in Music City

Thomas Walkup scored 24 points and Ty Charles added 22 and Stephen F. Austin won for the second time in three games at the Challenge in Music City tournament, beating Appalachian State 94-84 Sunday. Read more

Cleveland singer Eric Carmen claims brother mismanaged money

Singer Eric Carmen, a Cleveland native and former frontman for a 1970s rock band, has filed a complaint accusing his brother of mismanaging his money. Read more

Former church buildings in Pittsburgh region find new life

High ceilings, tons of light, open spaces — what more could an art gallery, community center, live music venue or photo studio want? Read more

St. Paul students make music for videos by Syrian refugees

Mariah Timm watched the video of the Syrian boy in the refugee camp 50 times, probably more, as she sat this fall at an audio workstation at McNally Smith College of Music. Read more

Alabama Music Hall of Fame names 2016 inductees

Harvey Thompson of the legendary group Muscle Shoals Horns said being inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame will be a "fantastic" moment for him and his band members. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 26, 2015: Read more

Washburn University forum focuses on diverse voices

Universities around the state — and the nation — have recently grappled with concerns about lack of inclusion and representation of different voices on campus. One of the ways Washburn University has addressed this is through its Diversity Committee, which held an event entitled "Ot... Read more

Tulane edges Stephen F. Austin in Music City, 60-59

Dylan Osetkowski's layup with 16 second left capped a furious Tulane comeback for a 60-59 win over Stephen F. Austin in the Challenge in Music City tournament Friday night. Read more

Eagles settle lawsuit over New York man's concert footage

Eagles Lawsuit

Photo by John Shearer

Don Henley and Glen Frey of the Eagles have settled a federal lawsuit against a New York man they accused of peddling bootleg recordings of their concerts. Read more

City ends contract after major music festivals didn't happen

St. Louis has officially canceled its contract for major music festivals that never got off the ground. Read more

Rocker Jack White's Third Man Records store opens in Detroit

People-Jack White

John Froelich

Rocker Jack White has opened a Third Man Records store in his hometown, the Motor City. Read more

Gathering of the Vibes music festival to take 1 year off

The Gathering of the Vibes music festival in Bridgeport is taking a one-year hiatus. Read more

AP PHOTOS: Famed Conde guitars still handmade in Madrid

Spain Guitar Photo Gallery

AP Photo

Spanish flamenco guitars are known for their lightness, rich wood colors and full-bodied, crisp musical tones. Read more

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