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Rundgren to be artist-in-residence at Notre Dame for 10 days

Musician and music producer Todd Rundgren will serve as an artist-in-residence for 10 days at the University of Notre Dame. Read more

Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs

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Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards. Read more

Jewell visits Glacier, Yellowstone for park celebration

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hiked to see the stunning view from the Hidden Lake Overlook in Glacier National Park to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Read more

Elton John, Britney Spears join Apple Music Festival lineup

Elton John, Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and Calvin Harris are among the performers at this year's Apple Music Festival. Read more

Chicago-area teacher makes rap video to welcome students

A 25-year-old who starts his first year as a student teacher this fall semester wrote a rap welcoming his fourth graders to school. Read more

Country star Jana Kramer separates from husband Mike Caussin

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Country singer and actress Jana Kramer has separated from her husband, former NFL tight end Mike Caussin. Read more

Hans Zimmer wins copyright case and receives an apology

Hans Zimmer Copyright Win

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Hans Zimmer has received more than just a win in a copyright infringement case — he also received an apology from a fellow composer who now says he mistakenly sued the Oscar-winner over the music to "12 Years a Slave." Read more

Ciara joins celebrity judges panel for Miss America pageant

Ciara is the final member of the celebrity judges panel for the 2017 Miss America competition. Read more

Gianforte: Sell state plane, ground Bullock

Montana Governor Plane

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte on Wednesday accused Gov. Steve Bullock of misusing a Montana-owned airplane and said, if elected, he would sell it and spend the savings to expand computer science in high schools. Read more

Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

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Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday, and the company that runs Elvis Presley's Graceland will manage it. Read more

Harry Belafonte hoping to lead a change with new festival

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Harry Belafonte feels America has lost its moral compass, and culture can help gain it back. Read more

Pandora to release weekly show with Roots drummer Questlove

Roots drummer Questlove is starting a new three-hour weekly show on the streaming music service Pandora that will feature music, interviews and conversations from the Grammy-winning musician. Read more

Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict

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Attorneys for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams on Wednesday asked an appellate court to overturn a copyright infringement verdict against them over the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines." Read more

Lawsuit filed over railing collapse at Snoop Dogg concert

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Lawyers representing 17 people injured when a railing collapsed at a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey have filed a lawsuit against the venue's operator and the performers claiming they didn't take enough precautions to ensure concertgoers would be safe. Read more

The Latest: Concert venue operator won't comment on lawsuit

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The Latest on the Snoop Dogg concert railing collapse lawsuit (all times local): Read more

Porcupine Mountains festival showcases many musical styles

Performers representing a wide variety of musical styles will take part in this year's Porcupine Mountains Music Festival. Read more

Pharrell to be honored by Clive Davis for songwriting

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Pharrell has a new reason to be "Happy." Read more

'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway

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Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl — Jennifer Holliday. Read more

Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally

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The disclosure that some pills found at Prince's Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar musician illegally. Read more

Barbra Streisand enlists A-list pals for Broadway album

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Sometimes even Barbra Streisand needs a little help from her friends. Read more

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