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Kitchen was closed, but Robert Plant got a whole lotta love

Feb. 13, 2018 12:47 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Robert Plant was famished after kicking off his U.S. tour with the Sensational Space Shifters in Raleigh, North Carolina, but the kitchen was closed when the Led Zeppelin frontman took his backing band to Garland, a top eatery in town. The restaurant's owners showed them a whole lotta...

'Fun-Sized:' Rhode Island moves on from Rhode Iceland

Jan. 31, 2018 3:58 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island quietly released a new tourism campaign after a previous rollout turned into a fiasco , with a video that included footage from Iceland and the head-scratching tagline "Cooler & Warmer." The new campaign for the smallest state in the union uses the tagline...