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  1. Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Breckenridge American

    The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur. Soldier Field, which was the last place legendary guitarist Jerry Garcia played with the band before his death in 1995, is hosting the final three shows of the short "Fare Thee Well" tour in what the remaining core members - rhythm guitarist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh and percussionists Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann - say will be the last.


  2. White House Brief: Things to know about Wisconsin's WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A snapshot of things to know about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who aides say will enter the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination. Scott Walker rose to national prominence by effectively ending collective bargaining for most public workers, confronting them in the state where their main union was founded.


  3. Centrum Festival of American Fiddle Tunes to feature performances today, SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Tickets range from $15 to $28 via and 800-746-1982. The lineup goes like this.


  4. JetBlue expands service to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    Michael Vaughan has been flying commercial planes for more than 17 years, but on a recent Friday, he was once again a newbie. Vaughan was flying a JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 from Tampa to Havana for JetBlue expands service to Cuba TAMPA-Michael Vaughan has been flying commercial planes for more than 17 years, but on a recent Friday, he was once again a newbie.


  5. Weekly Wrap-Up: Severe Storms Unleash Tornadoes in Midwest, Northeast; Dangerous Heat Bakes EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Rounds of severe storms brought tornadoes to the Midwest and Northeast, while intense heat gripped parts of Europe this week. Damaging storms tore through the Northeast on Tuesday.


  6. #FanFriday: Jessica, From Georgia, Is the Weather Fan of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    "Weather paints a new picture every day," said Jessica, who took this great shot on a drive with her husband in Georgia. "The first thing I thought was that it looks like someone looking up and yelling at the sky," Jessica said when describing her photo.


  7. Lakers are losers when it comes to free agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Redlands Daily Facts

    If NBA players are avoiding the Lakers for the same reasons they once flocked to them, it is not a world crisis. It does not rise to the level of peas in guacamole , or where a baseball executive prefers to keep his decimal points.


  8. Pros and Cons of Electoral CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    The United States does not elect its presidents by a popular vote, but instead uses an Electoral College process to select its leader, which may not be the politicians a majority of voters favored. The most recent example occurred in 2000 when Al Gore won the popular vote, but George W. Bush earned more electoral votes, giving him the presidency.


  9. Best holidays for deals: Shopper's guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Fourth of July is upon us , which can only mean one thing: It's time to buy a coffee maker. Well, maybe that isn't the first thing that came to your mind, but as you've likely noticed, many stores are advertising sales right now - for everything from computers, clothes and toys to TVs and exercise equipment.


  10. 5 unusual ways to mark the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MarketWatch

    To mark American independence, you can eat salmon in New England, honor a Civil War battle - or shop til you drop in Las Vegas. These are just some of the ways Americans are breaking away from the traditional parade, concert and fireworks on the Fourth of July.


  11. Where sugar might be hiding in your child's dietRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Trading cookies and candy for yogurt and granola bars may not be as healthy as parents believe. In fact, some food marketed to children and parents contains more sugar than desserts on grocery shelves.


  12. Exclusive: Blake Skjellerup Talks About His Husband, His Hawaii...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Queerty

    It was a match made in pictures, literally. Olympic skater Blake Skjellerup and designer Saul Carrasco flirted via dueling Instagram posts and "likes" for nearly six months before arranging their first date in New York City, where they both lived.


  13. White Lodging Assumes Management of Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Bottom Line

    HFTP is the premier global professional association serving members in hospitality careers. Since 1952, HFTP's mission has been to provide members with superior networking opportunities, industry-leading events, comprehensive certification programs, unique educational opportunities, and other essential resources for professional growth.


  14. Pope Francis to use popemobile in D.C., visiting as 'a pastor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 |

    Pope Francis will use his popemobile during his three-day visit to Washington, D.C., where he will be the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. In a news conference Tuesday about the visit, for which the Vatican released Francis' schedule, Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl stressed Francis is visiting "not as a politician, but as a pastor."


  15. Why gay hookup billboards more welcome i...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Xtra!

    Why are residents in some US cities more likely than others to object to gay sexual imagery? While New Yorkers may embrace Squirt billboards such as this one, some people in Dallas and Miami were less than hospitable. When gay travel writer Michael Luongo noticed an advertisement for the gay hookup site Squirt in his New York City neighbourhood, he welcomed its sexual imagery.


  16. Rohingya exhibition series comes to IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    "Exiled To Nowhere: Burma's Rohingya," a photography exhibition by acclaimed U.S. documentary photographer Greg Constantine, will open at Galata Fotografhanesi in Istanbul on July 4. The exhibition will highlight the persecution and human rights violations against the stateless Rohingya community in Burma. Recognized as one of the most persecuted people in the world, the Rohingya are a Muslim minority from the Rakhine State in western Myanmar .


  17. US: the most patriotic buyers in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

    Detroiters are the most loyal customers toa the Detorit Three and are also the least likely to buy Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Subaru or Mitsubishi models, with the Japanese automakers taking just 15 percent of the metro market. Actually, the Japanese carmakers only in Detroit have less than 29 percent - and the survey gathered data from 51 metro areas to work with.


  18. Independence Day Music Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    "I'm starting to get really nervous about the show," Wilco bassist John Stirratt says from Maine when asked if the band's booking agent was fired for scheduling an outdoor concert in July in the desert. "We've played in some pretty harsh environments, but I've had more people ask me about this.


  19. Thousands truckina to Chicago for final Grateful Dead showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Michael Ehrlinger, from Newport Beach, Cailf., photographs Jerry Garcia's guitar, Tiger, as part of a Grateful Dead exhibit at the Field Museum in Chicago on Tuesday. The Dead are scheduled to perform multiple shows over the July 4th weekend at Soldier Field.


  20. Wisconsin budget passes committee, heads to full LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The Legislature's finance committee finally completed its revisions to Gov. Scott Walker's state budget plan after a five-week delay early Friday morning, clearing the way for votes in the full Senate and Assembly. Republicans who control the panel made a series of final changes to the $70 billion spending plan during a 12 A1 2-hour marathon session, including cutting $450 million for road projects and reducing taxes for married couples.