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  1. Stars knocked back Elvis threesomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ELVIS Presley tried to have a threesome with singers Petula Clark and the late Karen Carpenter but instead sent them running for the door. Clark, 84, has revealed that she and Carpenters singer Karen were in Elvis's Las Vegas dressing room in the 1970s when the legendary icon tried to proposition them - however their reaction was probably something that Elvis wasn't used to.

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  2. Miami's Best Concert of the Week: The Beach Boys at the Adrienne Arsht CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Miami New Times

    Diplo, Headhunterz, and Zomboy will all lead bass and beat-fueled parties into the wee hours of the morning. However, allow us to offer an alternative to the dance floor.

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  3. Petula Clark discusses turning down Elvis Presley on Good Morning BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'I turned down Elvis Presley': Petula Clark, 84, reveals she could have dated iconic singer as she admits hit song Downtown was written on the toilet And Petula Clark has confirmed she turned down another chart-topping legend, snubbing none other than Elvis Presley's romantic advances. The Downtown singer, 84, put in an appearance on Good Morning Britain on Thursday to chat about her 45th studio album.

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  4. Call to speed up election of a mayor for LancashireRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | Longridge Today

    Business leader Frank McKenna has warned Lancashire could be "two years late to the party" if plans are not speeded up for the appointment of an elected mayor to lead a proposed Combined Authority for the county. A shadow combined authority was formed this summer comprising 14 of 15 county, unitary and district councils, with only Wyre council declining to get involved in any devolution deal.

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  5. Album review: Taranaki's This Little Badge deliver catchy riffs and clever lyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Taranaki Daily News

    This Little Badge is made up of, left to right, Dave Ritchie Smith, Adam Colless, Dave Pope, and Hamish Cameron. And that's exactly the attitude that can be found on the new EP Pass It On, from This Little Badge.

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  6. Downtown singer Petula Clark brings new music and some familiar hits to city stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

    Her career has spanned over seven decades and has sold more than 68 million records worldwide. Petula won her first Grammy in 1964 with Downtown for Best Rock n Roll Record and a second the following year for Best Female Vocal Performance.

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  7. Downtown singer Petula Clark brings new music and some familiar hits to city stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Salisbury Journal

    Her career has spanned over seven decades and has sold more than 68 million records worldwide. Petula won her first Grammy in 1964 with Downtown for Best Rock n Roll Record and a second the following year for Best Female Vocal Performance.

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  8. Life Is Beautiful 2016 Day 1 Highlights: Mumford & Sons, G-Eazy, The Shins & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Billboard

    Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons performs during the 2016 Life is Beautiful festival on Sept. 23, 2016 in Las Vegas.

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  9. Independents' DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    For its ninth year, the annual celebration of the local arts, music and food scene has adopted a setup similar to Disney World's Epcot theme park, which features smaller areas that fit into the larger "countries of the world" theme. From "Gritty City" - with actual subway cars for graffiti artists to paint - to "Sideshow" - the festival's entryway featuring acrobats and Olympic lifting contests - no creative idea was too out-there when organizers planned each zone.

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  10. Progress of Lancashire's Combined Authority bidRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | Lancashire Evening Post

    Preston Council leader Peter Rankin said the county was hoping for approval from the government, and would then be asking for devolved powers. It comes as Lancashire has been accused of "missing the boat" on the Northern Powerhouse, with business chiefs fearing the county is being "sidelined" by the agenda.

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  11. Warning - Lancashire is 'missing the boat on the Northern Powerhouse'Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Blackpool Today

    TWO years on from when George Osborne first unveiled his vision of a 'Northern Powerhouse', Manchester is pushing ahead with plans to devolve NHS funding and have an elected mayor with similar powers to London's mayor. Meanwhile Lancashire is still wrangling over the creation of a combined authority, which has now been agreed by all Lancashire authorities apart from Wyre Council, but still needs to be presented to the government for approval.

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  12. Warning - Lancashire is 'missing the boat on the Northern Powerhouse'Read the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Lancashire Evening Post

    TWO years on from when George Osborne first unveiled his vision of a 'Northern Powerhouse', Manchester is pushing ahead with plans to devolve NHS funding and have an elected mayor with similar powers to London's mayor. Meanwhile Lancashire is still wrangling over the creation of a combined authority, which has now been agreed by all Lancashire authorities apart from Wyre Council, but still needs to be presented to the government for approval.

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  13. Mumford & Sons, artist Shepard Fairey and a Nobu food booth? Only at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Each September, the heart of downtown Las Vegas is transformed into a cultural oasis for the Life is Beautiful festival, a gathering for fans of music, art and food. Each September, the heart of downtown Las Vegas is transformed into a cultural oasis for the Life is Beautiful festival, a gathering for fans of music, art and food.

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  14. Cool Sounds Concert Se...Read the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | WVII

    Downtown Bangor Partnership presents the 11th annual Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market presented by Emera Maine, along with Beal College! FREE weekly performances from Maine musicians during Downtown Bangor's Cool Sounds summer concert series, Thursday evenings from July 7 through August 25. Cool Sounds is held in conjunction with the weekly Fresh Air Market. Events will take place rain or shine.

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  15. Asheville All Stars play fourth consecutive Downtown After 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Mountain Xpress

    If there's anyone qualified to select Asheville's best musicians and harmoniously put them together in a show, it's Josh Blake . The guitarist plays in ensembles ranging from the house band for Asheville Music Hall's Tuesday Night Funk Jam to his eponymous Jukebox group.

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  16. Cool Sounds Concert Se...Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | WVII

    Downtown Bangor Partnership presents the 11th annual Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market presented by Emera Maine, along with Beal College! FREE weekly performances from Maine musicians during Downtown Bangor's Cool Sounds summer concert series, Thursday evenings from July 7 through August 25. Cool Sounds is held in conjunction with the weekly Fresh Air Market. Events will take place rain or shine.

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  17. 10 D.C. area towns you need to visit right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Curbed

    Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all - the city, the nightlife, and even the people. But where is there to go? Below, Curbed has mapped 10 quaint towns within driving distance to Washington, D.C. Looking for a great place to shop? Head over to Old Town Alexandria or Downtown Fredericksburg.

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  18. Record Review: Honey Bucket, Magical WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    At best, you'll get a thoughtful response that makes sense. Those are rare. More likely, you'll get some hemming and hawing, and then a short list of carefully curated artists selected to showcase maximum cool.

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  19. Cool Sounds Concert Se...Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | WVII

    Downtown Bangor Partnership presents the 11th annual Cool Sounds Summer Concert Series and Fresh Air Market presented by Emera Maine, along with Beal College! FREE weekly performances from Maine musicians during Downtown Bangor's Cool Sounds summer concert series, Thursday evenings from July 7 through August 25. Cool Sounds is held in conjunction with the weekly Fresh Air Market. Events will take place rain or shine.

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  20. Escape to Calgary and Grey Eagle Resort & CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Where Toronto

    Fancy a taste of the city during your mountain vacation? Calgary is a dynamic and friendly urban oasis at the foot of the Canadian Rockies. Just an hour and a half from Banff, Calgary is right on your doorstep if you're staying in the national park.

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