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News about Thursday continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Rauner, Quinn tag each other as 'phony' on term limits

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner accused Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn of being under federal investigation for corruption Thursday while the Democrat called his challenger "one of the leading outsourcers" sending jobs overseas.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Pop/Rock, Cook County, IL, Prison, Outsourcing

6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

General Mills scores a win in Greek yogurt ad fight

Ad industry self-regulatory body says Chobani ads mislead by suggesting yogurts like General Mills' Yoplait are made from synthetic ingredients.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Advertising, The National, Entertainment, Television

11 hrs ago | Nippertown!

AUGUST 21: On This Day in Nippertown Music History

It's Throwback Thursday, so we're looking back through the years for another installment of our weekly feature: On This Day in Nippertown Music Historya Perhaps the most significant event occured two decades ago.


Related Topix: August, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, The Eagles, Guilderland, NY

18 hrs ago | The LookOut news

Zombie Attack at the Santa Monica Pier

Classic rock fans will get a special treat when The Zombies take the stage at the summer's seventh Twilight concert on Thursday at the Santa Monica Pier.


Related Topix: The Zombies, Pop/Rock

22 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rosie O'Donnell, Pop/Rock, John Cameron Mitchell, Iggy Pop, John Lennon

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Live music in New Orleans for Thursday, Aug. 21: OneRepublic

Pop-rock band OneRepublic, riding high on the hit 'Counting Stars,' is coming to the Lakefront Arena on Aug. 21, 2014.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, OneRepublic, Pop/Rock, Orleans, Stars, Music, Entertainment


This Is All Now, Sondra Sun-Odeon, Mountain Sprout lead Thursday's live music

The Central Iowa Concert Calendar for Thursday, August 21 includes live music from This Is All Now, Sondra Sun-Odeon, Mountain Sprout, and more.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mountain, August, Nightmare, Seventeen

Tue Aug 19, 2014


City Winery Chicago Presents EVISCERART, 9/21

After raves and sell-out performances at last spring's Chicago Flamenco Festival, music and dance trio EviscerArt brings its award-winning Spanish jazz-flamenco production to the West Loop for a Sunday matinee.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Pop/Rock, August, Latin, Cristian

Sat Aug 16, 2014


What's going on Sunday? (Hard Girls, Propagandhi, EPMD, Echo & the...

Jeff Rosenstock, Hard Girls, Broadcaster, Chumped @ Death by Audio All three members of San Jose's Hard Girls back former Operation Ivy frontman Jesse Michaels in his band Classics of Love, and on their own they make scrappy punk rock that feels right at home on their label Asian Man Records.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Audio, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Rap, Eminem

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Four Knights Band plays Pepsi Night

A large crowd packed Pearson Park on Thursday night for the Four Knights Band's performance in the latest installment of Sand in the Streets concert series.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


DeVos education group's board member says 'no apology' for Flanagan-Wallace comparison

Despite a message on social media from the Great Lakes Education Project apologizing for a racially charged comparison involving State Superintendent Mike Flanagan, one member of the group's board of directors says the organization is not apologizing at all.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The East Hampton Star

Kids Culture 08.14.14

The Nelson Illusions Smoke and Mystery Tour will materialize at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Wednesday with shows at 1 and 5 p.m. The show, according to the museum, "combines rare and original illusions from around the world with award-winning, jaw-dropping magic."


Related Topix: The Kids, Pop/Rock, East Hampton, NY, The National, Montauk, NY

Detroit News

Muslim-American group files lawsuit to remove names from 'terror watch' list

MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, left, co-consul Gadier Abbas, not pictured, and staff attorney Lena Masri speak about a lawsuit in front of the Theodore Levin Federal Courthouse in Detroit.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock


Serious Business: Geoff Rickly On The Rise Of United Nations, The...

The last time I saw Geoff Rickly was eight years ago on the parking lot outside Giants Stadium in New Jersey.


Related Topix: United Nations, Pop/Rock, The Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas, Kevin Jonas, Jonas Brothers

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Veteran reggae band Third World plays Wild Buffalo

Celebrating 40 years, Third World - one of the longest-lived reggae bands and one of Jamaica's most crossover acts among international audiences - will play at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St. in Bellingham.


Related Topix: Reggae, Third World, Pop/Rock, Buffalo, Bellingham, WA


This week's free outdoor summer concerts in Clackamas County

Most venues offer food and beverages for sale, and all of them allow folks to bring their own snacks or make it a picnic.


Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Sunnyside, OR, Estacada, OR, Pop/Rock, The Machine, Lake Oswego, OR

Sat Aug 09, 2014


GRAMMY Award winning OK Go at Deluxe at Old National Centre Indianapolis

GRAMMY Award winning OK Go brings its popular brand of alternative power pop music to Deluxe at Old National Centre , 502 North New Jersey Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, August 14th, 2014, at 8:30pm.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, OK Go, The National, Los Angeles, CA, August

Gapers Block

Preview: United Nations are Serious Business

When Thursday broke up a few years ago, it was jarring and unexpected. From riding my bike back to high school while listening to "Understanding in a Car Crash" at top volume on my CD player to their cathartic farewell show at Bottom Lounge , this was a band that I grew up and matured along with.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Photos: Local Natives headlines Twilight concert in Salt Lake City

Lo-fi, pyschedelic band Unknown Mortal Orchestra, with members from New Zealand and the U.S., opened the concert.


Related Topix: Local Natives, Salt Lake City, UT, Pop/Rock

New York Daily News

U.S. military launches first airstrike on Islamic fighters: Pentagon

Iraqi Christians have fled the violence in the village of Qaraqush after Islamic State of Iraq and Syria overran chruches and removed crosses.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Pop/Rock