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Authorities investigate death after Electric Forest Festival

Authorities say they're investigating the death of a Lansing man following the Electric Forest Festival in western Michigan. Read more

Apollo Theater to hold auditions in New Orleans, on internet

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New York's famed Apollo Theater is taking its Amateur Night talent competition to New Orleans and to the internet. Read more

Lisa Marie Presley files for divorce in Los Angeles

Court records show Lisa Marie Presley had filed for divorce from her husband of more than 10 years. Read more

Jon Bon Jovi surprises cancer-stricken fan with guitar, kiss

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A New Jersey woman battling lung cancer has received an unforgettable surprise from one of the state's most famous rockers, Jon Bon Jovi. Read more

Judge says no hurry in determining Prince claims

A Minnesota judge overseeing the legal proceedings surrounding Prince's estate said Monday there will be no quick decisions on who should be allowed to inherit from the late megastar. Read more

Jimmy Buffett musical unveils creative team and new name

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The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere next year in California has a new name and a Tony Award-winning creative support team. Read more

Judge approves settlement in 'Happy Birthday' copyright case

A judge has approved a settlement that will put "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain. Read more

Politically charged BET Awards honor Prince, Muhammad Ali

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A politically charged BET Awards delivered an exciting night of tributes for Prince and Muhammad Ali between calls for action over gun violence, civil rights and presidential politics. These are the top moments from Sunday's awards show held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Read more

APNewsBreak: Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting

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Former rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted by the R&B singer. Read more

Man pleads guilty in robbery of 'Idol's' Scotty McCreery

A man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the robbery of "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery and some of his friends two years ago. Read more

St. Paul composer retreats to Afton for nature's soundtrack

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St. Paul composer Steve Heitzeg was walking toward the Metcalf marsh at the Belwin Conservancy in Afton last week when he heard a sound that stopped him in his tracks. Read more

Pennsylvania officer shot 7 times is released from hospital

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A police officer who was shot seven times during a drug investigation exchanged salutes with cheering colleagues as he left a Philadelphia hospital Monday, just three days after the confrontation. Read more

After Dalai Lama met Lady Gaga, China warns of his motives

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China warned people to be aware of what it said are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with Lady Gaga on a trip to the U.S. and spoke about love and compassion. Read more

Grizzlies release video in attempt to keep Conley in Memphis

The Memphis Grizzlies' pitch to keep free-agent guard Mike Conley in the fold includes a short video with an introduction from singer Justin Timberlake. Read more

Jury: Ex-officer liable for singer's 1973 slaying in Chile

Chilean Torture Trial

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A former lieutenant under the brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet is liable for the torture and killing of a famed Chilean folk singer whose family had been seeking justice for more than 40 years, a federal jury in Florida ruled Monday. Read more

Jesse Williams moves BET Awards crowd with passionate speech

2016 BET Awards - Show

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Actor Jesse Williams brought the energy of a civil rights rally to the BET Awards Sunday night as he accepted the humanitarian award, demanding equal rights and calling for an end to police brutality against black people and white appropriation of black culture. Read more

Justin Timberlake apologizes for tweet after backlash

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Justin Timberlake, who praised actor-activist Jesse Williams' moving speech at the BET Awards, has apologized for responding to a tweet claiming he appropriates black culture. Read more

From CMA Fest to Bonnaroo, Maren Morris is at home onstage

Over the course of a week in June, rising singer Maren Morris had crisscrossed the country performing on late night and daytime talk shows, opening up for Keith Urban's new tour and then playing two major music festivals in Tennessee. Read more

5 Things to Know in Florida for June 28

Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Read more

$2.5M John Legend Theater in Ohio district nears completion

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A school district is nearing completion on its newly renovated John Legend Theater, and officials are trying to determine how it will be shared with the community. Read more

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