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Friday | Philly.com

Police: Gay men beaten by men, women

Two gay men were attacked by a group Thursday night in Center City in what might have been a hate crime and robbery, police said. The victims, ages 27 and 28, were walking in the area of 16th and Chancellor Streets around 10:45 when they were confronted by two males and six or seven females, said Capt.

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Friday | Los Angeles Times

One Direction makes itself at home at the Rose Bowl

To take the true measure of One Direction, the British boy band in residence this week at the Rose Bowl, keep your eyes on the guys not singing at any given moment. That's where the telling action seemed to be Thursday night during the first of the group's three concerts in Pasadena, whether it was Louis Tomlinson chucking a water bottle at his mates or Liam Payne modeling a pair of patterned boxer shorts thrown onstage by a fan.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, One Direction, The Beatles, Music, Entertainment

Friday Sep 12 | Stars and Stripes

Wounded vet, accepting keys to new home, inspires with courage, music

A star-spangled crowd, marching band and motorcycle procession helped honor a wounded veteran with the gift of a new house Thursday as it commemorated the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Raucous cheers and chants of "U.S.A.! USA!" greeted retired Army Spc.

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Friday Sep 12 | CBC News

Taiwanese food processors tour P.E.I.

David and Rose Viaene hosted the group Thursday on their farm near Eldon. The Vienes already sell soybeans to Taiwan, and David Viaene believes the market has huge potential.

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Related Topix: Life, Chinese Cuisine, Food, Pop/Rock, Canada

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Anti-Bullying Concert Comes to Brooklyn Collegiate School

On Thursday, Sept 25th "Reverse the Trend" a popular Anti-Bullying Concert and assembly will come Brooklyn Collegiate School. The program was created in 2012 by a pop rock band from New Jersey, Reverse Order.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Reverse

Billboard

Inaugural iHeartRadio Australia Fest is Canceled

The event, which was scheduled to take place Oct. 18 at Sydney's 20,000-plus capacity Allphones Arena, has been nixed after promoters said the booking of a mystery headliner fell through. "As a consequence of the unavailability of another headline act, due to be announced this week, we have canceled the event for now," promoters said Thursday .

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Pop/Rock

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Daily Kos

TDS / Colbert

Tonight we have a repeat and a new episode! Jon Stewart is off in Canada doing director-type stuff at the Toronto film festival so we have a repeat of The Adam Levine episode from last Thursday. Colbert is all new with John Lithgow .

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Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Footloose, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities, John Lithgow, Dance, Maroon 5

The Gaston Gazette

Alison Brown Quartet kicks off performing arts series in Clover

Alison Brown began playing guitar at age 8 and picked up the banjo two years later. She's performed with some of the best pickers and singers to emerge in subsequent decades.

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Related Topix: Clover, SC, Alison Brown, Bluegrass, The Nashville Bluegrass Band, The Bluegrass Band, Pop/Rock

Sat Sep 06, 2014

NJ.com

Bethlehem school board member misrepresents racism probe in Allentown schools, body says

A Bethlehem school board member was not representing a national Hispanic advocacy group Thursday when he raised concerns with the Allentown School District over alleged "disproportionalities" between Latinos and Caucasians within the district, according to the group. Bethlehem Area School Board member Basilio A. Bonilla Jr .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Independent Weekly

Hopscotch, Night One: Synths and drums and guitars, oh my

Despite a generous helping of rain on its first night, Hopscotch 5 is in full swing, with Thursday night delivering everything from-pop rock to noise and a whole lot in between. The festival proper kicked off with sets from hip-hop outfits Toon and the Real Laww and De La Soul in City Plaza.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, De la Soul, Hip-Hop, Theater, Arts, Raleigh, NC, Music, Entertainment

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Healthy back-to-school shopping could be good sign for holiday season

The 2014 back-to-school shopping season is getting decent grades, with a trade group Thursday reporting August sales at U.S. chain stores rose almost 5 percent over the same month last year. That could be a good sign for the coming holiday season, where consumers' willingness to buy is not a given.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Port Washington, NY

RollingStone

Watch My Chemical Romance Record Debut Album in Unearthed Footage

My Chemical Romance may be no more, but that doesn't mean fans can't relive the glory days. Footage of the band recording their 2002 debut, I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love , has made its way online thanks to the folks at Nada Recording, the New York studio where MCR cut the album.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, My Chemical Romance, Music, Entertainment

Nerve News

Hindu group demands cancellation of Pakistani exhibition

A Hindu group Thursday burnt Pakistan's flag here to show its displeasure over an upcoming Pakistani lifestyle exhibition and demanded its cancellation. The protesters, belonging to the Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena, gathered at Pragati Maidan and requested the government and event organisers to cancel the four-day Alishan Pakistan exhibition keeping in mind continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the border areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Examiner.com

An evening of Native American flute music with Gareth Laffely and John Sarantos

Four-time Indian Summer Music Award nominated Gareth Laffely brings "The Journey" Tour 2014 to the Living Water Native American Flute Circle House Concert in Downers Grove, Illinois, on Thursday, September 4th, 2014, at 7:30pm. Appearing with Gareth Laffely will be Neil Laffely on guitar and Susan Oliver on vocals.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Journey, Downers Grove, IL, September, The Jam, Tennessee

Cape Cod Times

Plan your Thursday: Fun things to do tomorrow on Cape Cod

Best Bet Maksim Shtrykov and Misuzu Tanaka will perform as a clarinet and piano concert duo at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Old Main St., South Yarmouth.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Plan, South Yarmouth, MA, Harwich Port, MA, Dennis, MA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Three 'Angels' sing their hearts out in country-themed Penobscot Theatre season opener

The musical A'"Honky Tonk Angels" is about three ladies who set off for Nashville with nothing more than a dream and a song in their hearts.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Angels, Beck, Rock

North-West Evening Mail

Acoustic show celebrates 30 not out

Jamie Bosanko will also be playing a solo acoustic slot, with his well chosen mix of original material and cover versions.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Acoustic, Magic

Ultimate-guitar.com

No Devotion Drop 'Eyeshadow' Promo [News]

Welsh band No Devotion have released a video for the track "Eyeshadow ," Metal Hammer reports.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lostprophets, Bakersfield, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Journal and Courier

Local churches join to host youth conference

Local churches join to host youth conference Organizers create downtown event to attract teens of all backgrounds.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lafayette, IN, Events, Christian Music, Christian, Stockwell, IN

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Post-Standard

No surprises at Journey's grandstand performance at the NYS Fair

As I settled into my seat for Journey at the NYS Fair grandstand Thursday night, I got talking with the guy next to me.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Journey, The 80'S, Entertainment

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