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Yearwood, Santana to perform at World Series

World Series-Anthem Singers

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Trisha Yearwood and Carlos Santana are among the musicians set to perform the national anthem during the World Series. Read more

City approval sought for Portland music festival

A broadcasting company is seeking permission from the city of Portland for an all-day music festival at the Eastern Promenade. Read more

Bay City coffee shop doubles as Beatles shrine

Exchange-Beatles Shrine

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For Brad Wilderman, it's not just coffee and specialty drinks he and his wife, Peggy, sell from their shop in downtown Bay City. Their business stands as a virtual time machine, offering patrons transportation to the mid-1960s, when four lads from Liverpool were in the midst of changing the cours... Read more

Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Oct. 26: Actress Jaclyn Smith ("Charlie's Angels") is 69. "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak is 68. Musician Bootsy Collins is 63. Singer Maggie Roche of The Roches is 63. Actor James Pickens Jr. ("Grey's Anatomy") is 62. Guitarist Keith Strickland of The B-52's is 61. Actress Rita Wilson is 58. A... Read more

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Original Dresser sheet music a rare treasure

Two historical treasures are neatly displayed in the home of one local resident. On Sunday, the owner opened the doors to his southeastern Vigo County home to share the unique story. Read more

Restored movie palace helps Albion downtown hopes

Exchange Film Palace Restoration

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In 1942, on their very first date, Albion College students Warren Mitchell and Jane White went to the movies at the Bohm Theatre. Read more

Pitbull to host American Music Awards on Nov. 23

Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards. Read more

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

Met Opera Klinghoffer

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Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers. Read more

Van Buren woman dedicates life to healing hearts

Shirley Touchstone has shown that good things can come from bad, that someone can progress from broken and devastated to smile once again. Read more

EXCHANGE: Man finds success pursuing 2 passions

Exchange Following Passions

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Some people are lucky to have one passion in life and have it lead to success. Read more

Rock star encourages drug court graduates

Although he performed before a crowd of 20,000 a few nights ago, rock 'n' roll superstar Steven Tyler admitted to a touch of nerves as he addressed 11 Maui Drug Court graduates and their families Thursday afternoon in 2nd Circuit Court. Read more

Comedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC

Mark Twain Prize

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The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize. Read more

Austin culture reflects Hispanic influence

Exchange Austins Hispanic Culture

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There was a time during the pre-Civil War hysteria of the mid-1850s when all Mexicans were expelled from Austin. Read more

S. Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

South Korea Concert Accident

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A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster. Read more

Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. Read more

Indonesia's new president faces tough early tests

Indonesia Politics

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Rebooting a slowing economy in a nation of 250 million where inequality is rising, a looming decision on raising fuel prices and vulnerability to any U.S. interest rate hikes would be enough to tax any incoming president. Read more

Hard Rock Cafe to celebrate grand opening at MOA

Morris Day and The Time will celebrate the grand opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe at the Mall of America. Read more

A lifelong love of music for Raceland's Uncle Pott

Pott Folse of Raceland says there's no secret to why he still plays and performs Cajun music at age 89. Read more

Zimmer being Zimmer: Vikes coach learning

NFL Notes Football

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Mike Zimmer, in his first season as a head coach after 20 years as an assistant in the NFL, has been learning a lot about the job during a rough start with the Vikings. Read more

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