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Woman blames daughter for beating grandma over game volume

Jul. 11, 2019 11:44 AM EDT

YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman has asked a judge to dismiss charges that she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to a Pittsburgh Steelers' game too loudly on the radio. Lawyers for Delores Amorino filed legal documents Wednesday that claimed her now...

Jackson Hole's first Spanish-language radio station launched

Jul. 5, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Pablo Castillo tries to play a little something for everyone on his morning radio show. The first hour, from 6 to 7 a.m., tune in for romantic ballads. Then a half hour of retro music from the '80s and '90s, followed by a half hour of salsa. Regional Mexican music runs from 8 to 9,...

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth

Jul. 4, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The national holiday to mark America's birth as a country has been filled with parades, concerts, competitive eating and, of course, fireworks. Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, New York and other places around the country are holding massive celebrations with big name artists like Jennifer...

Kacey Musgraves' museum exhibit allows her time to reflect

Jul. 2, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kacey Musgraves' career has been moving and changing fast over the last couple of years, leaving little time for reflection until she saw her life chronicled behind museum glass. Musgraves is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum that opens...

Cody Johnson is bridging the Texas-Nashville musical gap

Jul. 1, 2019 1:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ever since Willie Nelson left Nashville in the early 1970s to return to Texas, there's been a large chasm between the "red dirt" country artists working primarily in Texas and Oklahoma and the polished, radio friendly music being produced in Nashville. Even today, there's a separate...

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor

Jun. 30, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is "so excited to spend the rest of...

Sports radio loses job after comment about Chiefs' coach

Jun. 28, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A sports radio host has lost his job after a comment he made about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid and his family stirred outrage. The Kansas City Star reports that Union Broadcasting announced Friday afternoon that it had reached a mutual agreement to part ways with Kevin...

Michael Jackson's popularity endures, even after new scandal

Jun. 23, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The documentary "Leaving Neverland" presented a disturbing depiction of Michael Jackson as a child molester, but the initial wave of negative publicity hasn't greatly diminished the King of Pop's image or the enduring popularity of his music. Many believe Jackson's musical legacy is...

Subject of Netflix documentary has ties to North Carolina

Jun. 23, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — In the trailer to the new Netflix documentary "The Black Godfather," powerful figures in entertainment, sports and politics tell just how Clarence Avant, who once walked the halls of Dudley High School, earned the name. "You only find one of those people," actress Cicely Tyson said...

Woman estimates "troll storm" losses at over $1.3M

Jun. 22, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana woman estimated she will have lost at least $1.3 million as the result of a neo-Nazi website publisher unleashing an anti-Semitic "troll storm" against her family, adding to the millions of dollars that targets of the online campaigns are seeking. The figure from Tanya Gersh...