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Kaine returns to church for prayers, support

Sen. Tim Kaine returned to his longtime parish Sunday to re-energize his faith, sing solo with the gospel choir, and ask for prayers as he's launched into the national spotlight as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Read more

Newport Jazz Festival gets new vision with Christian McBride

Newport Jazz Festival

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Christian McBride is no stranger to the main stage at the Newport Jazz Festival and this year he'll again be up there in a trio with pianist Chick Corea and drummer Brian Blade. But he'll also be turning his attention to a new role backstage as he takes over as artistic director from festival fou... Read more

West Monroe HS senior is Louisiana state fiddle champion

A West Monroe High School senior who plays a number of instruments is Louisiana's newest state fiddling champion. Read more

Rhode Island Foundation awards $30k to Newport Jazz

The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded $30,000 to help add a third day of music to the Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

High Times: Lil Wayne cut short concert at California event


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High Times says it is "awaiting an explanation" from Lil Wayne's representatives after the rapper's performance at its Cannabis Cup event in Southern California. Read more

VIEWER GUIDE: Clinton asking voters for fresh look in Philly

DEM 2016 Convention

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Hillary Clinton has been in the public eye for more than two decades, sized up as a political spouse, legislator, diplomat and politician. For good or ill, everyone has an opinion about her. Read more

Police: Bavarian official says attacker was denied asylum

Germany Bomb Attack

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A man who blew himself up and injured 12 people after being turned away from an open-air music festival was a 27-year-old Syrian who had been denied asylum, Bavaria's top security official said early Monday. Read more

Clapton guitar auctioned for $45,000

A guitar owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton has sold at auction for $45,000 and the proceeds will be used to pay the medical bills of a well-known Texas musician whose wife recently died of leukemia. Read more

Kenyan authorities deport Congolese musician over assault

Kenyan authorities have deported a popular Congolese musician accused of assaulting a female member of his band on Friday. Read more

EXCHANGE: Developmentally disabled musicians are dedicated

Exchange Developmentally Disabled Musicians

Michael Krabbenhoeft

Where is Lisa Olson? The Kreider Services activity director is somewhere in the training room that now doubles as a music room. Read more

Festival to promote positive youth, police interaction

A festival and concert will be held along the Detroit riverfront to support positive interaction between the city's youth and its police department. Read more

10 things you may not know about Philadelphia

Nearly 50,000 people are making their ways into Philadelphia this weekend for the 2016 Democratic National Convention that begins Monday. Read more

UK singers, others complain about Trump's use of their music

The estate of former Beatle George Harrison is complaining about the use of his music at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Read more

Steven Tyler hits pause on Aerosmith to go a little country

Music Steven Tyler

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He's led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written a book, learned to parasail, and is the father of four children. But Steven Tyler had at least one more goal before hitting 70: his first solo album. Read more

The Latest: Judge denies witness details in rap mogul's case

People Suge Knight

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The Latest on a hearing in the murder case against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight (all times local): Read more

Rihanna to play Marion Crane in 'Bates Motel'

Comic-Con-Bates Motel

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Rihanna is checking into the final season of "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane. Read more

Former members of '60s group The Tremeloes found innocent

Two members of the 1960s British pop band The Tremeloes have been found innocent of indecently assaulting a teenage girl after a performance 48 years ago. Read more

Town where 'Jersey Shore' was filmed now wants quiet beaches

A New Jersey town made famous by the "Jersey Shore" reality TV series and its hard-partying cast is ready for some quiet time on its beaches. Read more

US archer takes aim at South Korea's reign in women's event

Archery Preview Olympics

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The lowdown on American archer Mackenzie Brown: She knits, line dances, used to be a competitive swimmer — backstroke was her specialty — and shoots arrows while listening to country music to hone her concentration. Read more

Flight of the Conchords duo headlines Newport Folk Festival

Newport Folk Festival

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The three-day Newport Folk Festival is opening in Rhode Island. Read more

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