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Co-owner of 131 Collective Studios Trevon Tatum sits for a portrait on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 in Battle Creek, Mich.  
Tatum, with older brother Trenel Tatum and their friend, Derek Freeman, own 131 Collective Studios in Battle Creek. The group is leasing space at the site in the city’s light industrial district and running at least eight separate business offerings under the 131 Collective Studios umbrella.  (Alyssa Keown/Battle Creek Enquirer via AP)

Studio amplifies voices in Battle Creek as multimedia hub

Oct. 26, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The exterior has signage for the Kendall Electric Inc., a couple of campaign yard signs and a black mailbox reading “131 Studios.” Inside the unassuming building there are photo shoots, podcasts are recorded, videos are shot and music is produced and recorded....

Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Blake Treinen celebrates their win against the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Dodgers beat the Rays 4-2 to lead the series 3-2 games. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

The Latest: Kershaw beats Rays again, gives LA Series lead

Oct. 26, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Clayton Kershaw beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second time in six days, escaping a fourth-inning jam with a quick reaction throw to cut down a runner trying for a rare steal of home plate, and the Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning in Game 5 of the baseball World Series Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead

Oct. 26, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw’s glittering career lacked two of the most satisfying accomplishments: a win deep in the World Series and a championship ring. He took the mound Sunday night with the Los Angeles Dodgers shaken, and Kershaw steadied his team with a gritty performance, plus one...

FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, rapper Silento poses for a portrait in New York. Silento, known for “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)

Atlanta rapper Silento charged with driving 143 mph on I-85

Oct. 25, 2020 11:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities said. Silento, or Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, speeding, failure to maintain lane and improper stopping, news outlets reported. A...

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, Andrew Scott arrives for the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain’s Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night, Oct. 25, 2020 - most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Show goes on for Olivier Awards, even with UK theaters shut

Oct. 25, 2020 9:25 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain’s Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night — most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Stage curtains came down when Britain...

FILE - This Sunday, June 23, 2019, file photo shows Offset arriving at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Police say a passenger in a car driven by Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Beverly Hills, California , Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, on charges of carrying a concealed, loaded firearm in public. The Beverly Hills Police Department tweeted that 20-year-old Marcelo Almanzar is being held on a $35,000 bail. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Passenger in Offset's car arrested for concealed weapon

Oct. 25, 2020 7:43 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A passenger in a car driven by Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Beverly Hills, California Saturday evening on charges of carrying a concealed, loaded firearm in public, police said. The Beverly Hills Police Department tweeted that 20-year-old Marcelo Almanzar is being held...

In this photo provided by Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Tim Soignet gives an interview Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 in Chauvin, La. Soignet, a south Louisiana sheriff is adding photographs of five 19th century African American sheriffs — two of whom also were state senators — to the portraits displayed in his office’s waiting room.   (James Loiselle/Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)

Louisiana sheriff adding portraits of 19th C Black sheriffs

Oct. 25, 2020 1:42 PM EDT

HOUMA, La. (AP) — A south Louisiana sheriff is adding photographs of five 19th century African American sheriffs — two of whom went on to be state senators — to the portraits displayed in his office’s waiting room. “Terrebonne Parish’s African-American sheriffs played...

Maine Press Association announces contest winners

Oct. 25, 2020 12:54 PM EDT

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The Portland Press Herald, The Ellsworth American, York County Coast Star and Maine Sunday Telegram have won top honors in their divisions in the Maine Press Association annual contest. CentralMaine.com, The Maine Monitor and The Camden Herald won for digital presentation. The...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 11, 1977 file photo, Screenwriter William Blinn, left, Ed Asner, center, and David Greene pose with their Emmy statuettes at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards presentation in Los Angeles. William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song”, “Roots” and the Prince film “Purple Rain,” has died, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. He was 83. (AP Photo/File)

'Brian's Song,' 'Roots,' 'Purple Rain' writer dies at 83

Oct. 25, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots” and the Prince film “Purple Rain,” has died. He was 83. Blinn died Thursday of natural causes at an assisted living community in Burbank, California, his...

BYU student showcases work with 'abstract art experience'

Oct. 25, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Imagine a man jamming out to trap music in his studio as he rhythmically goes to town on a canvas. This is how Stephen Clawson, a senior art major at Brigham Young University, does his paintings in the basement of his grandmother’s home, also known as his studio. That same trap...