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Loaded Dice Brewery in Troy creates 'community feel'

Oct. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

TROY, Mich. (AP) — Jef Smith’s philosophy with beer comes straight from his years in San Francisco, during the late-’90s dot-com bubble when he worked for a startup company as a web developer and designer. “In the community, there is always this sense of sharing...

Ronnie Tutt, drummer for Elvis and other stars, dies at 83

Oct. 17, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ronnie Tutt, a legendary drummer who spent years playing alongside Elvis Presley and teamed up with other superstars ranging from Johnny Cash to Stevie Nicks, has died. He was 83. In a Facebook post early Sunday, Terie Tutt wrote that her father...

Costello returns to show new music and tour at Graceland

Oct. 17, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tn. (AP) — On July 8, 1954, Memphis deejay “Daddy-O” Dewey Phillips introduced Elvis Presley to the world (or at least the small part of the world that was within reach of WHBQ’s AM signal) when he became the first person to play Elvis’ debut Sun single, “That’s All...

Today in History

Oct. 17, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2021. There are 75 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 17, 1777, British forces under Gen. John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops in...

Latin casino operator buys Vegas Strip parcel for $120M

Oct. 13, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Chilean businessman and co-founder of the largest casino resort operator in Latin America has reached an agreement to buy 10 acres (4 hectares) of Strip-front land that formerly housed the Riviera from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for $120 million. ...

Miami's top cop flames out after acrimonious 6-month stint

Oct. 12, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Billed by Miami's mayor just months ago as the Michael Jordan and Tom Brady of policing, top cop Art Acevedo ended up being “not the right fit” for Miami. The city manager decided this week to suspend Acevedo, with the intention of firing him, after a...

Miami police chief being fired after 6 months on the job

Oct. 12, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami officials have decided to fire the city’s new police chief six months into his stormy tenure, after he was lambasted by the city commissioners he accused of meddling in the police department and internal affairs investigations. Miami City Manager...

Boston's back: Kenya's Kipyogei wins women's marathon

Oct. 11, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A pack of about a dozen elite women traversed more than half of the Boston Marathon course together Monday, passing crowds that were smaller than normal but no less enthusiastic. They were greeted by a singer performing “Teddy Bear” by Elvis Presley,...

Wide gap between Alabama, Georgia and other SEC contenders

Oct. 06, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

Alabama and Georgia have made it abundantly clear they're the cream of the Southeastern Conference yet again this season as the top-ranked teams in the nation. When thinking of the gap between the Crimson Tide and the Bulldogs and the rest of the league think Elvis...

In Cuban Miami, police chief's reform agenda hits tight spot

Sep. 28, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Mayor Francis Suarez praised Art Acevedo as “America's best chief” when he recruited him to lead Miami's police force just six months ago. Acevedo had a national profile as a progressive law enforcer in Texas, with a deft touch at building...