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29 min ago | StarNewsOnline.com

Three from Se NC appointed to state Aviation Development Task Force

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed three people from Southeastern North Carolina to the state's new Aviation Development Task Force, which the governor established in May. The three local member of the committee are Julie Wilsey, deputy director of the Wilmington International Airport ; John Lennon, one of the region's local representatives on the N.C.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Music News: John Lennon, Dave Grohl, ASCAP, Bob Marley

JULY 10: Musician/writer/director Dave Grohl speaks onstage at the 'Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways' panel during the HBO portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 10, 2014 in Beverly Hi BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 10: Musician/writer/director Dave Grohl speaks onstage at the 'Foo Fighters: Sonic ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | CBC News

Red Robinson recalls when the Beatles played Vancouver 50 years ago today

During the summer of 1964 North America was in the middle of full-blown Beatlemania, and Vancouver was no exception when the Fab Four came to town.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'He hasn't murdered or raped anyone and he is not a paedophile'...

'We won't stop until we quench our thirst for your blood': Torment of James Foley's parents laid bare in full text of ISIS email as it's revealed they had raised $5m ransom before son was butchered ISIS offered to swap James Foley for 'Lady Al Qaeda': Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist caught with plans for dirty bomb, Ebola ... (more)

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10 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

John Lennon's Killer Fighting For Freedom

John Lennon 's killer Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr

14 hrs ago | New York Daily News

John Lennon's killer is up for parole for eighth time

Mark David Chapman, serving a 20 year-to-life sentence at upstate Wende Correctional Facility for the Dec. 8, 1980 shooting of John Lennon, is up for parole for the eighth time.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Times of India

US may expand operations against Islamic State in Iraq

WASHINGTON: The United States will continue, and perhaps even expand, its military and intelligence operations against the Islamic State in Iraq, President Barack Obama has indicated, even as it emerged that Washington refused to consider ransom demand from jihadists to free the now-executed photojournalist James Foley, and even attempted a futile ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Ron McNeil of Beatles tribute band talks soundtrack and Monty Python

There's no doubt that fifty years after The Beatles first took America by storm, the world's love affair with John, Ringo, Paul and George is still going strong.

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Vancouver Courier

Archives: The Beatles play Empire Stadium

The Beatles give their first Canadian concert in Empire Stadium before more than 20,000 fans.

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Examiner.com

DJ thrilled McCartney Candlestick show showed station's Beatles concert ticket

"I was both excited and emotional when I heard that Paul included our 'KYA Welcomes The Beatles ' ticket as a backdrop during his historical concert.

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Broadway

John R. Waters & Stewart D'Arrietta Will 'Come Together' for Lennon:...

Lennon: Through a Glass Onion will bring the life and works of the legendary John Lennon to the off-Broadway stage.

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Metro

John Lennon's first ever self portrait on sale for 3million

For many, John Lennon - along with Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - is known for starting a musical revolution with the Beatles.

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The Economist

Innovation: It takes two

Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs. By Joshua Wolf Shenk.

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Nashville Scene

David Olney is still a contender. Can you say the same?

David Olney will serve as artist in residence 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 10 at The 5 Spot, 1006 Forrest Ave. He will also perform Sept.

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ContactMusic.com

Midge Ure Gave Up On Retirement After Realising He Couldn't Change Music

Live Aid hero Midge Ure gave up plans for a booze-filled retirement after realising he couldn't fight what he hated about the music industry from a rocking chair.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Theatrical Throwback Thursday: Rosie O'Donnell Gives a Mile To Hedwig & the Angry Inch

Sweet Tooth "Don't you know me? I'm the new Berlin Wall, baby - try and tear me down!" the title character of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask 's decadent one-man-and-a-band rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH snarls before launching into the explosive and propulsive opening number, "Tear Me Down", at the start of the show.

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The Jewish Journal

Hanging with the Beatles - in 1964

It was 6 a.m. on Aug. 19, 1964, when the phone rang in the Studio City apartment of Ivor Davis, then a young West Coast correspondent for London's Daily Express, circulation 4 million.

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Shields Gazette

in Pictures: Beatlemania coming to South Shields

David Peterson and his band will be stirring up some Beatlemania at the Customs House, in South Shields, on Friday.

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Neatorama

Help! : The Beatles' Second Movie

Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen .

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CBS Local

When The Beatles Played At The Cow Palace 50 Years Ago Today

"All of my girlfriends. We all lived on the same street. All we did, you know,we we're the Beatle' girlfriends every single chance we had," Denise McKevitt Rasmussen, who was celebrating her ninth birthday, said.

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