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  1. Disgraced hockey coach, convicted sex offender Graham James seeking full paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Chilliwack Times

    Disgraced junior hockey coach and convicted sex offender Graham James is seeking full parole with the support of his case workers. James is serving a seven-year sentence for sexually assaulting players he coached in the late 1980s and early '90s with the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League.

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  2. Newstalk: Inlet Concert Series at Arrowhead LakefrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WKTV

    ... have an instantly recognizable, yet undefinable singer/songwriter style that can best be described as 'jazzy acoustic folk pop'. Both Darryl and Julia are classically trained and experienced in performing for many types of audiences. ...

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  3. Trump Defends Oswald ClaimRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | FactCheck.org

    Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz's father with "crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast." A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Trump touted the national tabloid as a credible source worthy of a Pulitzer Prize, and said the newspaper would not have run the photo if it was "wrong."

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  4. KING: Introducing a 25-part series on reducing police brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | New York Daily News

    ... an obvious, inescapable fact of life in this country. It actually does affect all types of Americans, including white folk, but the data shows us that it disproportionately impacts three people groups - people of color (particularly ...

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  5. What's next for Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse? Here's what current and future owners saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | PennLive.com

    The sale of the Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse isn't even finalized, but renovations on the property are already underway. That's thanks to the current owners among the Heinze family working closely with soon-to-be owners, including Mike Kennedy, to make the transition as smooth as possible.

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  6. The Violent Femmes perform at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Albany Times Union

    The Violent Femmes perform at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 22, 2016, in Newport, R.I., the first of three days of concerts at Fort Adams State Park. The Violent Femmes perform at the Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 22, 2016, in Newport, R.I., the first of three days of concerts at Fort Adams State Park.

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  7. Five myths about political speechwritingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    President Obama works on his Cairo speech with speechwriter Ben Rhodes and national security aide Denis McDonough aboard Air Force One on June 4, 2009. The tumult over Melania Trump's speech this past week at the Republican National Convention - a search for a plagiarist that turned up an in-house writer for the Trump Organization - was an anomaly: Speechwriters are rarely figures of public note.

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  8. Valdy to perform in Tidnish on July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Amherst Daily News

    Hot off his appearance at Stanfest as well as reuniting for a very limited presentation of the "40th Anniversary of Valdy & the Hometown Band" gigs on the West coast, Valdy brings his solo show to Maritime venues to entertain fans of all ages! Valdy, born Valdemar Horsdal in Ottawa has been part of the fabric of Canadian pop and folk music for over 40 years. A man with a thousand friends, he's a singer, guitarist and songwriter who catches the small but telling moments that make up life.

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  9. Doyle promises "the greatest kitchen party in the world" at Mattawa Voyageur DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Baytoday.ca

    "First time in Mattawa and I'm looking forward to it," he tells BayToday with his usual high-octane enthusiasm. "I'm not happy unless people leave having the greatest night of their lives.

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  10. Friday random ten: Ladies' night, part 5Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Off the Kuff

    ... a splash. Beth Madden was from a Coverville collection, Beth Orton from an Amazon sampler, BETTY from a two-disk "funny folk songs" live CD, and Betty Carter was on the "Stay Awake" Disney cover album. Speaking of Disney, I have numerous songs from ...

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  11. Trump's Midnight in AmericaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Real Clear Politics

    There were two enormous problems with Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention: too much darkness, not enough inspirational personal biography. First, the tone.

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  12. Theatre Review: Gun Control Under Fire in Roseburg at New City StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Phillymag.com

    It's a widely-held belief that in theater, there's no such thing as bad publicity. I wonder what Ginger Dayle would say to that? Dayle conceived and directed Roseburg , a heartfelt work-in-progress play that recounts, in a parallel structure, two events in Roseburg, Oregon - a 2015 shooting at a community college, and a 1968 speech on gun control by then-presidential candidate Robert Kennedy.

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  13. Congolese star Koffi Olomide assaults dancer at JKIARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Congolese Rhumba sensation Koffi Olomide is facing the wrath of his fans after a video of him assaulting one of his female dancers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport went viral. In the video the 'King of Tcha Tcho' is seen kicking at a member of his entourage moments after their plane touched down ahead of a planned concert this weekend.

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  14. Nature Nut: Tall, spiky mulleins an invasive with no downsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Post-Bulletin

    I've done two columns over the past month on plants without being "taken to the cleaners." So, even though my thumb still isn't green, I will give another one a try.

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  15. Loudon Wainwright III: 'Please Discover Me Now!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | National Public Radio

    Singer-songwriter and actor Loudon Wainwright III performs on Ask Me Another at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Mike Katzif/NPR hide caption Singer-songwriter and actor Loudon Wainwright III performs on Ask Me Another at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.

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  16. Listen here! How intimate listening rooms and venues are changing the Baton Rouge music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Advocate

    ... outlets." Prime among those creative streams is the local music community. Baton Rouge has rich roots in country, folk and blues. Although its music scene garners fewer national headlines than some nearby hotbeds, those involved consider it ...

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  17. Songwriters Behind Miranda Lambert Hit Address Cultural Chaos During Election CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Billboard

    When Miranda Lambert brought the award-winning "The House That Built Me" to the public, plenty of people connected with the internal heartache and loss of self that the song represented. To the men who wrote it, Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin , "The House That Built Me" began to look a bit like a metaphor for the country they live in.

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  18. UK Guardian Features Calypso Rose For New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | WINN FM 98.9

    Iconic Trinbagonian calypsonian, Calypso Rose, was featured in the UK Guardian as part of the launch of her new album on Thursday. The famous 76-year-old songstress, born McArtha Linda Sandy-Lewis, told The Guardian about her new album, Far From Home, which features a remix by popular Trinbagonian DJ and musician Jillionaire as well as a new version of her 1970s hit No Madame and a load of other fresh new tracks.

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  19. The GOP is now a personality cult built around a man who doesn't have oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    ... It doesn't seem like anything that Trump likely encountered in his adult life. A bonus fact from dad's Wikipedia entry: Folk icon Woody Guthrie, who from 1950 was a tenant in one of Fred Trump's apartment complexes in Brooklyn, chronicled his ...

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  20. Congolese singer Koffi Olomide caught 'kicking woman' in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | BBC News

    Koffi Olomide, one of Africa's most popular singers, has been caught on camera purportedly kicking a woman at the main airport in Kenya. Police are seen intervening to stop the attack on the woman, identified by Kenyan media as one of his dancers.

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