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Judge sides with widow in Pendergrass estate fight

Teddy Pendergrass Estate

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A suburban Philadelphia judge has decided that the widow of R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass will retain control over his estate after rejecting a will submitted by the singer's son. Read more

Judge finalizes divorce of Heidi Klum and Seal

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Model Heidi Klum and Grammy-winning singer Seal are officially divorced. Read more

Costello, Lauper up for Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Tom Petty, Vince Gill, Cyndi Lauper, Elvis Costello and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds are among the performing songwriters being considered for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Read more

A sampling of editorials from around New York

The Buffalo News on gambling in New York state. Read more

Cuba violinmakers battle instrument shortage

Cuba Violins Photo Gallery

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In a light-filled workshop cluttered with tools and pieces of old string instruments, three men carve strips of imported wood and silently measure the angles of violin pegs and viola necks bent out of tune by years of use. Read more

Billy Joel sells Long Island mansion

Billy Joel Mansion

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Billy Joel has sold his beachfront mansion on Long Island. Read more

Eagles' Don Henley sues company over shirt ad

A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Read more

Rapper appears at King County Drug Court event

King County Drug Court Anniversary

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The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. Read more

Eagles' Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co.

A founding member of the Eagles rock band is suing a Wisconsin clothing manufacturer over an ad he claims is a copyright violation. Read more

SOL3 MIO, Cornelison to sing at N Zealand-US match

Popular classical New Zealand trio SOL3 MIO and Chicago opera singer Jim Cornelison will perform their countries' national anthems when the New Zealand All Blacks and USA Eagles meet at Soldier Field on Nov. 1. Read more

Macklemore appears at Seattle drug court event

King County Drug Court Anniversary

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The 20th anniversary celebration of the pioneering King County Drug Court was about half over when a famous participant strolled in and took a seat on the front bench. Read more

Met to present controversial 'Klinghoffer' opera

Opera-Klinghoffer

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When the Metropolitan Opera announced in February that it would present John Adams' "The Death of Klinghoffer" this fall, there was, as Peter Gelb recalls it, "absolutely no reaction" at first. Then the firestorm erupted. Read more

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 12 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. Read more

'Rock of Ages' casts YouTube star Chester See

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The next big Broadway star is coming from the Internet. Read more

CSO has another good year in sales, contributions

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has announced a fourth consecutive record year in ticket sales and contributions for the city's internationally acclaimed symphony. Read more

Kesha, producer trade lawsuits over abuse claims

Kesha-Lawsuit

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Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer's claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse. Read more

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending October 13, 2014: Read more

With album, series and film, Driver in overdrive

People-Minnie Driver

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Talk about a career in high gear. Read more

Ohio symphony honors 'Ducklings' author McCloskey

A southwest Ohio symphony is preparing to honor Ohio-born children's author Robert McCloskey on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Read more

Phil Lesh, Bob Weir of Grateful Dead sing anthem

NLCS Cardinals Giants Baseball

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Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead joined San Francisco Giants third base coach and musician Tim Flannery to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NL Championship Series on Tuesday at AT&T Park. Read more

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