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DNA Info
Nigerian Artist Laolu Senbanjo on Race and Community in Flatbush“I’ve never felt more black than I have since I moved to this city.” That's wh
Nigerian Artist Laolu Senbanjo on Race and Community in Flatbush
DNA Info / Posted 16 hours ago
“I’ve never felt more black than I have since I moved to this city.” That's what Nigerian artist Laolu Senbanjo said two years after he left his home of Ilorin, Nigeria, and settled in Ditmas Park to work as an artist. While media outlets have been... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Darien Library to host concert celebrating WestThe concert is to take place in the Louise Parker Berry Community Room. Refresh
Darien Library to host concert celebrating West
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
The concert is to take place in the Louise Parker Berry Community Room. Refreshments will be served. Marc Berger with Rich Depaolo will perform music that captures the vastness and romance of the West while exploring its deep roots in the American... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
New Music ConfabConfabulous This weekend, (NMC) will take over downtown with Charleston’s firs
New Music Confab
Charleston City Paper / Posted yesterday
Confabulous This weekend, (NMC) will take over downtown with Charleston’s first music conference. Think SXSW in its beginning stages. “The Charleston music scene now reminds me a lot of the Austin music scene back when I used to go... Read more
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Investopedia
Elon Musk Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top QuotesSome people refer to Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, as the real-life
Elon Musk Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
Some people refer to Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, as the real-life version of comic-book icon Tony Stark. The Canadian-American Musk, who was born in South Africa, was also a co-founder of PayPal and Tesla Motors. He is best known for... Read more
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Aljazeera
Should Matisyahu play at a peace festival?This is not the vibe you want at a Reggae festival. Several days ago, Rototom
Should Matisyahu play at a peace festival?
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
This is not the vibe you want at a Reggae festival. Several days ago, Rototom Reggae Sunsplash, one of Europe's largest festivals, cancelled the performance of the Jewish-American reggae artist Matisyahu after accusation by a local BDS (boycotts,... Read more
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Denver Post
High Plains Comedy Fest plays in multiple Denver venues Aug. 20-22In the Denver comedy ecosystem, food chains are circular, nutrients are plentif
High Plains Comedy Fest plays in multiple Denver venues Aug. 20-22
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
In the Denver comedy ecosystem, food chains are circular, nutrients are plentiful and, despite some serious competition, the climate is often as hospitable to newcomers as it is to established species. "There's only one other city that has more... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hotel bookings down after April unrest, still haven't recoveredBaltimore's tourism industry took a significant hit after rioting and unrest in
Hotel bookings down after April unrest, still haven't recovered
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Baltimore's tourism industry took a significant hit after rioting and unrest in April, with hotel room bookings down nearly 9 percent between July 2014 and the end of June this year despite the major economic boon of the Star Spangled Spectacular and... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Music Picks Aug. 20-26FRIDAY AUG. 21 Epic Rap Battles of HistorySince 2010, Peter "Nice Peter" Shuko
Music Picks Aug. 20-26
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
FRIDAY AUG. 21 Epic Rap Battles of HistorySince 2010, Peter "Nice Peter" Shukoff and Lloyd "EpicLLOYD" Ahlquist have been pitting figures from history and pop culture against one another with Epic Rap Battles of History, their immensely popular... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customersEarlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twi
Brands and U2 take to Periscope (and Meerkat) to reach fans and customers
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Earlier this year we were introduced to livestreaming apps Meerkat and then Twitter-owned Periscope. While Meerkat grew out of the popular South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, Periscope launched as the more polished app, backed by Twitter.... Read more
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iTWire
Presto’s Mr. Robot to ‘hack’ Channel 7 broadcast, mateSVOD streaming service Presto has already started airing the smash-hit new TV s
Presto’s Mr. Robot to ‘hack’ Channel 7 broadcast, mate
iTWire / Posted 8 days ago
SVOD streaming service Presto has already started airing the smash-hit new TV show ‘MR. ROBOT’ from August 14, which has also been described as “ The Social Network meets ‘Occupy Wall Street’”, and which has already won impressive critical acclaim... Read more
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CNET
Florence, Pharrell and One Direction headline free Apple Music festivalPharrell Williams and One Direction are headlining a series of free gigs organi
Florence, Pharrell and One Direction headline free Apple Music festival
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
Pharrell Williams and One Direction are headlining a series of free gigs organised by Apple Music. The huge-hatted hitmaker and tight-trewed pop moppets are among the first acts announced for the annual event previously known as the iTunes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Heroes Reborn' to premiere at Toronto as part of festival's new TV programThe "TV is the new film" argument got quite a bit stronger Thursday when the To
'Heroes Reborn' to premiere at Toronto as part of festival's new TV program
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
The "TV is the new film" argument got quite a bit stronger Thursday when the Toronto International Film Festival announced a new section devoted solely to television. Known as Primetime, this year's inaugural program will bring "the best in... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The Preatures join Yours & Owls line upIt took Isabella "Izzi" Manfredi a little while to feel comfortable listening t
The Preatures join Yours & Owls line up
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
It took Isabella "Izzi" Manfredi a little while to feel comfortable listening to her own music. The Preatures are going places with their catchy pop-rock tunes. From left, Luke Davison, Gideon Bensen, Jack Moffitt, Izzi Manfredi and Thomas... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Catching creativity: Capture 2015 adds new wrinkle, another cityThe films made during Capture's 48-hour timespan will debut Sunday, Sept. 20, a
Catching creativity: Capture 2015 adds new wrinkle, another city
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
The films made during Capture's 48-hour timespan will debut Sunday, Sept. 20, at the Majestic Theatre downtown. Chattanooga's Capture has grabbed the imagination of another city. Going into its third year, organizers of the event, in which films... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Keeping Denton beardThe Austin Street Truck Stop has a new kid on the block. Amid food truck favor
Keeping Denton beard
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The Austin Street Truck Stop has a new kid on the block. Amid food truck favorites like The Pickled Carrot and Lean Machine sits a new, gleaming vehicle ready to give the city a different kind of service: The Traveling Grooming Parlor & Beard... Read more
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Digital Spy
Is Pod the next breakout horror hit? Watch its mind-bending new trailer nowThe indie film took South by Southwest by storm this past spring, and is now ge
Is Pod the next breakout horror hit? Watch its mind-bending new trailer now
Digital Spy / Posted 13 days ago
The indie film took South by Southwest by storm this past spring, and is now gearing up for a US cinema run by unveiling a mind-bending trailer. They arrive to find brother Martin (Brian Morvant) holed up with heaps of weaponry, claiming to have... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Presto secures Mr Robot seriesMr. Robot will premiere in Australia on Presto following a deal struck with co-
Presto secures Mr Robot series
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
Mr. Robot will premiere in Australia on Presto following a deal struck with co-owner, Foxtel. The drama-thriller series premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in March and has been airing in the US since late June. The first seven episodes... Read more
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iol.co.za
A break from the normAsheville, North Carolina - “Let Your Freak Flag Fly” is the unofficial motto f
A break from the norm
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Asheville, North Carolina - “Let Your Freak Flag Fly” is the unofficial motto for Asheville; certainly this effulgent North Carolina city feels like a hybrid of Camden Market and Hebden Bridge. In the US, the secret has long been out; Asheville is... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Short CutsTime Warp Drive-In: Dusk To Dawn Spaghetti Western Buffet Mike McCarthy's and
Short Cuts
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 14 days ago
Time Warp Drive-In: Dusk To Dawn Spaghetti Western Buffet Mike McCarthy's and Black Lodge Video's Time Warp Drive-In series continues to grow in popularity, with killer slates of genre and exploitation films coming monthly to the Malco Summer... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
The DrifterWho's Mike Flanigin? Singer Kat Edmonson, executive producer of Flanigin's , is
The Drifter
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
Who's Mike Flanigin? Singer Kat Edmonson, executive producer of Flanigin's , is happy to explain. "Apart from being really good and playing an instrument that's rarely played these days, he's dedicated himself to a style of music that's... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Red River Optimist John WickhamOn Saturday night, Elysium is exquisitely kinky. A chanteuse wearing a green mo
Red River Optimist John Wickham
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
On Saturday night, Elysium is exquisitely kinky. A chanteuse wearing a green monster hat and thong – nipples obscured by eyeball pasties – sings "Fuck you very much" to the large audience gathered for a Queerlesque event. Owner John Wickham sits on... Read more
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Forbes
The Argument For Choosing To Attend A Small-Scale Music FestivalMany of the most popular music festivals finish their runs every year and immed
The Argument For Choosing To Attend A Small-Scale Music Festival
Forbes / Posted 15 days ago
Many of the most popular music festivals finish their runs every year and immediately begin touting their massive attendance figures, with some events hitting the six-digit threshold. This year, Coachella just barely missed the 200,000 mark over both... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Here are the 10 most expensive homes for rent in the U.S.gallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6439884|article-gallery-6439884|0 gall
Here are the 10 most expensive homes for rent in the U.S.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
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MedCity News
Helius Medical Technologies and the U.S. Army announce clinical trial for traumatic brain injury device, India asking for $99.3M from Nestle after Maggi Noodles recallHelius Medical Technologies and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Com
Helius Medical Technologies and the U.S. Army announce clinical trial for traumatic brain injury device, India asking for $99.3M from Nestle after Maggi Noodles recall
MedCity News / Posted 15 days ago
Helius Medical Technologies and the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command have announced the launch of a Phase 3 clinical trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of the Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator 4.0. It’s a non-invasive... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Question #3: What U.S. city isThis week continues the second installment in City Paper's ongoing series "Afte
Question #3: What U.S. city is
Charleston City Paper / Posted 15 days ago
This week continues the second installment in City Paper's ongoing series "After Riley" presented in conjunction with Lowcountry Local First, Preservation Society of Charleston, S.C. Community Loan Fund, Coastal Conservation League, and... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Hartford Mayoral Hopefuls Focus On Boosting TourismHARTFORD — At the first public debate since city Democrats endorsed mayoral can
Hartford Mayoral Hopefuls Focus On Boosting Tourism
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
HARTFORD — At the first public debate since city Democrats endorsed mayoral candidate Luke Bronin last month, Bronin and Mayor Pedro Segarra spent less time trading blows and more time focused on improvements to Hartford's arts and tourism... Read more
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Forbes
CO Toxic Mine Spill Update: EPA To Pay Up, 3 Million Gallons SpilledI've covered science, technology, the environment and politics for outlets incl
CO Toxic Mine Spill Update: EPA To Pay Up, 3 Million Gallons Spilled
Forbes / Posted 16 days ago
I've covered science, technology, the environment and politics for outlets including CNET, PC World, BYTE, Wired, AOL and NPR. I was managing editor of Crowdsourcing.org, I've written e-books on Android and Alaska and reported from South by... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
House prices creep up even as Austin keeps it weirdThe 6th Street entertainment district in downtown Austin. The “Live Music Capit
House prices creep up even as Austin keeps it weird
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The 6th Street entertainment district in downtown Austin. The “Live Music Capital of the World” also aims to be one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S. (iStock) The slogan “Keep Austin Weird” could easily apply to the Texas city’s real-estate... Read more
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Miami New Times
For The Night Runners, It All Started in a Science Class at Hialeah HighRichard Mason and Laz have come a long way together since the ninth grade Hiale
For The Night Runners, It All Started in a Science Class at Hialeah High
Miami New Times / Posted 17 days ago
Richard Mason and Laz have come a long way together since the ninth grade Hialeah High School science class where they first met. “I was in a talent show and Richard saw me perform,” Laz remembers. “He convinced me to join the chorus and we’ve been... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Mile of Music fades out another successful yearThe Mile of Music festival in Appleton wrapped up Sunday. This was the third y
Mile of Music fades out another successful year
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted 18 days ago
The Mile of Music festival in Appleton wrapped up Sunday. This was the third year of the music festival. Officials say it has grown over the years, presenting new opportunities and new challenges. One musician described it as "South by Southwest,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Flaming Lips, playing at Musikfest, still crazy after all these yearsThere is no other band like the Flaming Lips. The venerable Oklahoma City group
Flaming Lips, playing at Musikfest, still crazy after all these years
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
There is no other band like the Flaming Lips. The venerable Oklahoma City group always is adventurous, often humorous and usually unpredictable. "Alternative" is a term used in music almost as often as "brilliant" in Hollywood, but usually is a... Read more
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J Weekly
‘Rabbi of Rap’ shares words of wisdom about guns, educationNoemi Zeigler Sanchez, known onstage as Madeline Minx, is hitting her stride. H
‘Rabbi of Rap’ shares words of wisdom about guns, education
J Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
Noemi Zeigler Sanchez, known onstage as Madeline Minx, is hitting her stride. Her latest music video, “Rabbi of Rap,” is the Jewish Film Institute’s online short of the month. Sanchez jumps into the video’s hip-hop rabbi persona, rapping, “Put your... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Outside Lands 2015: 10 must-see local actsThe Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is a great place to see megastar acts
Outside Lands 2015: 10 must-see local acts
The Fremont Argus / Posted 21 days ago
The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is a great place to see megastar acts. Indeed, come to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Aug. 7-9 and you can catch such Grammy-winning/chart-topping/platinum-selling talents as Elton John, the Black Keys,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
With Fox Lake ties, 'Ant-Man's' David Dastmalchian goes all inRooted in Chicago, with his mother and step-father, Priss and Tom Brejcha, now
With Fox Lake ties, 'Ant-Man's' David Dastmalchian goes all in
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Rooted in Chicago, with his mother and step-father, Priss and Tom Brejcha, now living at Leisure Village in Fox Lake, Dastmalchian earned his feature film debut playing the Joker’s deranged henchman in 2008’s “The Dark Knight.” It’s been a string of... Read more
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Daily Mail
Facebook launches live video - but will only let celebs use itFacebook takes on Twitter's Periscope with live video streaming - but will only
Facebook launches live video - but will only let celebs use it
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Facebook takes on Twitter's Periscope with live video streaming - but will only let celebs like Martha Stewart and The Rock use it Public figures can share live video from Facebook Mentions Users can comment on, like or share video while watching a... Read more
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CNET
Facebook jumps into the live video streaming crazeLive streaming video has become a cause du jour of Silicon Valley. Now, Faceboo
Facebook jumps into the live video streaming craze
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
Live streaming video has become a cause du jour of Silicon Valley. Now, Facebook's joining the fray -- but there's a hitch: You have to be a celebrity to use it. The world's largest social network is launching a new feature it simply calls "Live,"... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz talks to Brave Baby’s Keon Masters about Bob Dylan, songwriting, and getting olderThis is the fourth piece in our Unlikely Encounters series, where a local music
Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz talks to Brave Baby’s Keon Masters about Bob Dylan, songwriting, and getting older
Charleston City Paper / Posted 22 days ago
This is the fourth piece in our Unlikely Encounters series, where a local musician interviews a big-name artist. You can read the rest of the installments, including Darius Rucker and Nickelback right here. When I was 15 years old, I drove a 1987... Read more
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Billboard
The Do's and Don'ts of Lady Gaga's Next Album“LG5 time.” With that Instagram caption posted on Monday (Aug. 3), Lady Gaga ha
The Do's and Don'ts of Lady Gaga's Next Album
Billboard / Posted 23 days ago
“LG5 time.” With that Instagram caption posted on Monday (Aug. 3), Lady Gaga has Little Monsters old and new alike in a tizzy. Following her 2013 opus ARTPOP -- which scored a Top 10 hit with “Applause” but was met with mixed reviews and slightly... Read more
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The Express-Times
Musikfest is no SXSW, and let's keep it that way | Your commentsWill Bethlehem's Musikfest someday be mentioned in the same breath as Lollapalo
Musikfest is no SXSW, and let's keep it that way | Your comments
The Express-Times / Posted 24 days ago
Will Bethlehem's Musikfest someday be mentioned in the same breath as Lollapalooza, South By Southwest, Coachella, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits? "I don't see any reason why we can't build the brand and get more national recognition," Hilgert told... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Marketing Stunts: The Risks and Rewards You Need to ConsiderRisk is crucial to the success of any startup. If you’re not disrupting the mar
Marketing Stunts: The Risks and Rewards You Need to Consider
Entrpreneur / Posted 24 days ago
Risk is crucial to the success of any startup. If you’re not disrupting the marketplace in some way, you'll find your likelihood of long-term survival pretty darn slim. Related: What the Color of Your Logo Says About Your Company (Infographic) The... Read more
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Evening Standard
'It's a mix from Glastonbury, from ATP, from South By Southwest': meet the Londoner behind boutique festival End of the RoadFor Simon Taffe, getting the Michigan-born singer to headline his boutique End
'It's a mix from Glastonbury, from ATP, from South By Southwest': meet the Londoner behind boutique festival End of the Road
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
For Simon Taffe, getting the Michigan-born singer to headline his boutique End Of The Road festival will be the most satisfying proof that perseverance does usually pay off. The 34-year-old Londoner has tried to lure the mercurial alt-folk-pop... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsFILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 25 days ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "Keynote Conversation with Snoop Dogg" at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme... Read more
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Gulf News
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsPolice say the rapper was carrying $422,000 in cash, well above the legal limit
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Gulf News / Posted 25 days ago
Police say the rapper was carrying $422,000 in cash, well above the legal limit that can be transported Image Credit: Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "Keynote Conversation with... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film projectCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. Whi
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film project
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 25 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. While he was growing up in West Virginia, during high school, and then college, money was tight. Despite his longstanding desire to try his hand at filmmaking, he couldn't... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film projectCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. Whi
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film project
The Marietta Times / Posted 25 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. While he was growing up in West Virginia, during high school, and then college, money was tight. Despite his longstanding desire to try his hand at filmmaking, he couldn't... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film projectCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. Whi
Raking 'Muck': Buckhannon man returns home for film project
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 26 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rob Raffety owes a lot to the digital revolution. While he was growing up in West Virginia, during high school, and then college, money was tight. Despite his longstanding desire to try his hand at filmmaking, he couldn't... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsFILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "Keynote Conversation with Snoop Dogg" at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsFILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "Keynote Conversation with Snoop Dogg" at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customsFILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "
Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
FILE - In this March 20, 2015 file photo, rapper Snoop Dogg takes part in the "Keynote Conversation with Snoop Dogg" at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Italian financial police said they stopped the rapper at the Lamezia Terme... Read more
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