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George Wein, Newport Jazz Festival co-founder, dies at 95

Sep. 13, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Wein, an impresario of 20th century music who helped found the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to the south of France, died Monday. Wein, 95, died “peacefully in his sleep” in his...

Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California's largest lake

Aug. 31, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large containers of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground to run steam turbines. The containers connect to tubes that spit out...

Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California's largest lake

Aug. 31, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large vats of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground to run steam turbines. The vats connect to tubes that spit out what looks...

Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California's largest lake

Aug. 30, 2021 19:05 PM EDT

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large vats of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground to run steam turbines. The vats connect to tubes that spit out what looks...

Lithium fuels hopes for revival on California's largest lake

Aug. 30, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

CALIPATRIA, Calif. (AP) — Near Southern California’s dying Salton Sea, a canopy next to a geothermal power plant covers large containers of salty water left behind after super-hot liquid is drilled from deep underground to run steam turbines. The containers connect to tubes that spit out...

New Jersey icons honored with their own Parkway rest stops

Jul. 27, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Some of New Jersey’s most iconic figures are getting their names on something other than awards or gold records: Garden State Parkway rest stops. On Tuesday, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority approved naming nine Parkway service areas after...

Live at Budokan: Famed arena gets another Olympic spotlight

Jul. 23, 2021 04:38 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Nippon Budokan sits serenely nestled in a verdant park at the heart of Tokyo. Visitors admire the elegant lines of its Buddhist temple-based design before they step into the graceful reverence of the arena, where countless martial arts champions have been crowned since it...

Talent show winner featured on WVa adult literacy campaign

Jul. 19, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is being featured on an adult literacy campaign in West Virginia. Murphy's photo is on billboards throughout the state as part of the “Never Too Late to Graduate” push by the state...

Today in History

Jul. 13, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 13, the 194th day of 2021. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson nominated Thurgood Marshall to be U.S....

Ambridge music museum opens to the public

Jul. 03, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) — Skyliners, Vogues, Bobby Vinton, Perry Como. Jaggerz, Granatis, Lou Christie, B.E. Taylor. The Marcels, Henry Mancini, Norm Nardini, Etta Cox, Donnie Iris ... the list goes on. If those musicians wrote or...