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  1. Woman claims to be Prince's half-sister, demands part of estateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    One of his generation's most prolific musicians, Prince died suddenly on April 21 at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park estate outside Minneapolis. Photo: AFP A woman claiming to be Prince's half-sister has come forward saying she is entitled to part of the late pop star's multimillion-dollar estate, legal documents show.

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  2. North Dakota man plows Princea s symbol in farm fieldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | KDWN

    A retiree in a tiny community in North Dakota has paid tribute to Prince in perhaps the most unique way a farmer can. Gene Hanson is a retired farmer in Edgeley who always liked the song "Purple Rain."

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  3. Surely Prince planned his estate, right?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    Speculation over who will receive the sizable fortune of music icon Prince took an interesting turn last week when his only full sibling claimed he left no will. Is it possible that Prince, who championed fiercely for artists' rights and exerted great control over his music, left no direction whatsoever for distribution of his assets? Local attorneys say they'd be surprised if that proved true, and say there are other ways Prince could have outlined who gets what - ways that might never come to light.

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  4. Prince fans reconnect at Purple Rain screening in SaskatoonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Diehard Prince fans old and new had the chance to see the late musician's musical drama Purple Rain Monday night. Cineplex re-released the film to select theatres across Canada, with Saskatoon's Scotiabank Theatre screening only one show at 7 p.m. CST.

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  5. #6 You Can't Touch My Fanny PackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    What's in Phoebe's fanny pack? Who hacked Jessica's mom's AOL account? How many times have you seen Purple Rain? These questions and many more on this historic episode, featuring an ode to Prince, plus comedians Shane Torres , Calise Hawkins and Roy Wood, Jr. . Join the 2 Dope Queens Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel.

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  6. Brasch WordsDOWN for the Counts: America's Fascination with RoyaltyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.

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  7. Rubin: Even if you're not Prince, show some will powerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Detroit News

    Rubin: Even if you're not Prince, show some will power Preserve your legacy - and your heirs' sanity - by planning for your inevitable demise. Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/26Njmea Dying apparently wasn't one of them.

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  8. Prince fans' holy grail: unreleased songs in vaultRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this April 21, 2016 file photo, people stand outside entertainer Prince's Paisley Park compound in Chanhassen, Minn. Since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar musician's songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos.

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  9. Fort Greene: Fort purple! Prince fans swarm Fort Greene Park to celebrate idolRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

    A Prince impersonator dons an Afro and a guitar at the Beep and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo's tribute to the late singer in Fort Greene Park on Friday. Hundreds of Prince fans filled Fort Greene Park on Friday to celebrate the legendary musician's life and work, enduring spring showers to dance to the artist formerly known as Love Symbol's classic tracks and watch his most iconic film on the big screen, according to one attendee.

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  10. Sinead O'Connor accuses ArsenioHall of suppling drugs to PrinceRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Sinead O'Connor made a wild claim Monday that comedian Arsenio Hall used to help Prince get as high as his heels over the years. Hall, meanwhile, scoffed at the allegation through his rep.

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  11. People claiming to be Prince Rogers Nelson's love child or half-siblingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    An unidentified Minnesota man has come forward, claiming to be the secret son of pop star Prince and wants a DNA paternity test to prove it. John Hilbert and Shar Mansukhani are the owners of Heir Hunters International, a firm that searches for heirs.... It was bound to happen in the Prince Rogers Nelson estate as his family of half-siblings and full blood sister all wait and wonder how much of his estate they will get.

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  12. Illinois Woman Claims To Be Prince's Half SisterRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

    TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips [] 830 WCCO Welcome to News Radio 830 WCCO on CBSMinnesota.com! WCCO is part of CBS Radio, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country.

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  13. East Texas alpaca farm names new baby in honor of PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    The gangly, brown Alpaca was recently born at Sweet Songs Alpacas , a farm located in Frankston, about 26 miles southwest of Tyler, KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported. Sweet Songs names all of its cria after songs so Purple Rain will join a herd with names such as Rebel Rouser and Beautiful Dreamer.

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  14. The Prince Rogers Nelson estate has first court hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    A hearing on Prince Rogers Nelson estate hearing was held today but it only lasted a few minutes. What is known so far, according to USA Today, is the Bremer Trust, National Association is the emergency administrator of Prince's estate.

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  15. Arsenio Hall refutes Sinead O'Connor charge that he gave Prince drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Sinead O'Connor took to Facebook on Monday making a series of controversial allegations including the claim that comedian Arsenio Hall supplied Prince with drugs over the years. "Two words for the DEA investigating where prince got his drugs over the decadesa .

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  16. Prince's Siblings Agree To 'Openly Communicate'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

    May 3 -- The late star's sister Tyka Nelson and his five half-siblings are battling over his reported $250 million estate after Prince died late last month without making a will and met in court in Minnesota. Judge Kevin Eide appointed Prince's longtime bank Bremer Trust, National Association, as the "special administrator" to oversee Prince's estate.

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  17. North Dakota man plows Prince's symbol in farm ...May 2, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Thursday, April 28, 2016 photo provided by Gene Hanson, a corn field shows the symbol of the late megastar Prince in Edgeley, N.D. The retired farmer Hanson, who always liked the song "Purple Rain," plowed the football-size symbol Thursday. He then got in his airplane and took a photo of the temporary tribute to Prince, who died April 21, at age 57, at his suburban Minneapolis compound.

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  18. Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin attend the Met Gala 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Chic Couple! Catherine Martin rocks an Egyptian-inspired gown as she steps out with Baz Luhrmann at the Met Gala They are one of Australia's most stylish couples, so Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin fit right in at the Met Gala in New York. The Great Gatsby director and his four-time Oscar winning costume designer wife looked the part as they left The Mark Hotel on Monday.

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  19. Fans Thirsty For Lemonade Tracks As Beyonce Breaks Taylor Swift's Chart RecordRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Beyonce has shattered Taylor Swift's Billboard album chart record by landing Hot 100 places for all the tracks from her new album Lemonade. The R&B superstar released her surprise new solo effort last month via her husband Jay Z's streaming service Tidal and other digital websites.

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  20. Arsenio Hall Denies Sinead O'Connor's Claims That He Supplied Drugs to PrinceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | People

    Sinead O'Connor took to Facebook on Monday making a series of controversial allegations including the claim that comedian Arsenio Hall supplied Prince with drugs over the years. "Two words for the DEA investigating where prince got his drugs over the decadesa .

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