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  1. Vikings celebrate Minnesota artists at US Bank Stadium art partyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    US Bank Stadium art curators Camille Speca and sister-in-law Tracie Speca-Ventura applaud Minnesota talent at gala opening of stadium's 300 piece art collection July 25, 2016. Star Tribune photo by Timothy Nwachukwu.

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  2. Democrats Nominate Hillary Clinton and Bernie Makes It UnanimousIf...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    If there were bad feelings left over from yesterday's Democratic tensions, they dissipated in the fun of an old-school roll call vote and history was made. For decades, it's been a disposable part of conventions, with no genuinely contested roll calls or candidates left who had not released their delegates.

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  3. 10 times Helen Mirren was a bona fide treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2a4ELaD She may be a Grammy away from an EGOT but perhaps the greatest gift Helen Mirren has shared throughout her storied career - which, over the last five decades, has garnered four Emmys, a Tony, two Golden Globes, five BAFTA Awards and one Oscar - is not her acting prowess, but her unrepentant honesty. In honor of the standard-bearer's 71st birthday, we look back on 10 times Mirren didn't give a Dame and told it like it is.

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  4. Has Prince risen? Tribute band summons spirit of late icon in St. GeorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SILive.com

    And for those of us who still miss him and his music, there's a tribute show this Thursday at the St. George Theatre, complete with one of his original musicians. Tickets here.

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  5. Patti Smith and Mariachi Flor de Toloache played 2016 Lincoln Center Out of Doors Fest kickoffRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    Patti Smith kept things fiery throughout her show at Damrosch Park for Lincoln Center's 'Out of Doors' summer festival on July 20. She spoke out against those who suggest one of the presidential candidates should be "executed," after someone tossed something onto the stage Smith said, "This isn't the Republican Convention. Don't throw shit on my stage."

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  6. 'The Simpsons' executive producer discusses possibility of new spin-off movieRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NME

    The Simpsons ' executive producer Al Jean has given fans an update on a potential second spin-off film. Released in 2007, The Simpsons Movie became a hit with critics and fans alike, raking in over $525 million at the box office worldwide.

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  7. 1984 pop culture spoofedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Week Community News

    "It will kind of feel like Saturday Night Live," said Nickey Winkelman, one of the actors in the show, which will be performed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Shadowbox Live's Backstage Bistro, 503 S. Front St. in the Brewery District. The various themes will be presented through sketch comedy, standup, music and multimedia presentations, said Winkelman, who will be joined onstage by "Drag King" Jamz Dean; Joseph Moorer; Jimmy Mak, head writer at Shadowbox; and Gabriel Guyer, part of Shadowbox's regular troupe.

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  8. Beth Peerless, Where Ita s At:Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Monterey County Herald

    Locally, there's been a serious lack of funk the past two decades. The dearth began soon after the breakup of the Unknown Jeromes, a popular act that played throughout the Central Coast and Bay Area.

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  9. Jackie Greene Welcomes Danny Louis & Jim Weider At Levon Helm StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | JamBase

    Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, New York hosted a concert by Jackie Greene Saturday night. Joining the singer-songwriter and his band for portions of the show were keyboardist Danny Louis of Gov't Mule and guitarist Jim Weider of The Band.

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  10. Patti Smith shares joy, passion in powerful Newport Folk Festival setRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Boston.com

    "People, behold: the greatest weapon of my generation," Patti Smith shouted to the mighty throng assembled before her at the Newport Folk Festival on Saturday afternoon. She was referring to the electric guitar hanging around her neck, which she'd brutalized to the point of broken strings in the chaotic version of the Who's "My Generation" that ended her set.

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  11. 10 iconic Toronto album coversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | BlogTO

    Toronto has produced numerous classic bands and albums, but when it comes to iconic album covers depicting the city and its landmarks, the pickings are slimmer than you might imagine. But, there remain a handful of records that flaunt Toronto with unabashed pride.

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  12. U.S. Bank Stadium: Vikings fan Prince immortalized in artworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | TheVikingAge

    Minnesota Vikings superfan Prince will have his legacy honored with a 'Purple Reign' painting showing his Super Bowl performance inside U.S. Bank Stadium. Many fans of the Minnesota Vikings were saddened when they discovered that Minneapolis native and legendary musician Prince had passed away.

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  13. Jason Tenner: What performing as Prince means to me now that the legend is goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Jason Tenner performs as Prince during "Purple Reign" at The D Las Vegas on July 26 , 2014, in downtown Las Vegas. Editor's Note: Every summer when Robin Leach is away on his annual Italian family vacation, he invites his Las Vegas VIP friends to contribute a guest column.

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  14. Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has a sweet new ride? Not soRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Houston Chronicle

    Lt. Brady Fitzgerald with the Sheriff's Office said the car belongs to a dealership in Montgomery County and is being used in an expo show in Dallas on July 23 and 24, 2016. It isn't owned by the Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Prince's heirs Part 2: Who's in, who's out? Lots more are outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | USA Today

    Prince's heirs Part 2: Who's in, who's out? Lots more are out The sorting continues in the pool of those eligible to inherit part of Prince's estate. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/29SK2BQ The administrator of the late Prince's multimillion-dollar estate issued new declarations Friday about who might be in or out of the pool of claimants eligible to inherit.

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  16. Paris Jackson, 18, and boyfriend Michael Snoddy stop for beer and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Mail

    Paris Jackson, 18, and boyfriend Michael Snoddy stop for beer and cigarettes after sitting in the back of a pick-up truck Paris Jackson and boyfriend Michael Snoddy were spotted siting in the back of a pickup truck and purchasing beer on Thursday. The daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, who at 18 is under the legal US drinking age of 21, was spotted carrying a six-pack of beer while out with her 26-year-old boyfriend in Palm Springs, California on Thursday.

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  17. Prince estate's administrator dismisses claims by three24 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The administrator of Prince's estate has dismissed claims from three would-be heirs who asserted that their father was also the true biological dad of the late pop star through an alleged affair with his mother.

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  18. Prince estatea s administrator dismisses claims by threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Manila Bulletin

    The administrator of Prince's estate has dismissed claims from three would-be heirs who asserted that their father was also the true biological dad of the late pop star through an alleged affair with his mother. The denials, in Minnesota court documents filed on Wednesday, came in reply to three individuals seeking a piece of the estate left by Prince after he died unexpectedly in April, apparently without a will, and demanding DNA tests to prove they were his half-siblings.

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  19. Prince estate's administrator dismisses claims by threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Reuters

    The administrator of Prince's estate has dismissed claims from three would-be heirs who asserted that their father was also the true biological dad of the late pop star through an alleged affair with his mother. The denials, in Minnesota court documents filed on Wednesday, came in reply to three individuals seeking a piece of the estate left by Prince after he died unexpectedly in April, apparently without a will, and demanding DNA tests to prove they were his half-siblings.

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  20. Watch Gwen Stefani Recall Working With 'Genius' Prince on 'Waiting Room'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RollingStone

    "I'm not even that good of a singer," No Doubt singer reveals of biggest fears while recording with late icon Gwen Stefani spoke with Howard Stern about her memories of recording two songs with Prince at Paisley Park in 1999. While in the midst of her latest tour in support of solo album This Is What the Truth Feels Like , Gwen Stefani recalled her experience recording the No Doubt song " Waiting Room " with Prince during an interview with Howard Stern.

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