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Eleutheromania Day 2

After 6 states, 2 times zones and 1,500 miles in only 30 hours, we’ve arrived in Arizona. Currently, I’m eating a can of soup in a 24 hour truck stop parking lot, but hey, that’s part of the experience right? I spent the day traveling the old Route 66 and ...

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At 70, John Prine is the hippest songwriter in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first time a new country songwriter named Kacey Musgraves saw one of her songwriting heroes, John Prine, she had an unusual proposition when she approached. “I said, ‘Hey, my name is Kacey and I am a really big fan. I don’t want to offend you ...

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Feeling blue? Crayola seeks help naming its new crayon

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Crayola has the blues — five, to be exact. The iconic crayon maker left it to fans to come up with a name for a new blue crayon replacing the recently retired color dandelion. After receiving nearly 90,000 submissions, Crayola narrowed it down to five names ...

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Chance the Rapper donating Grammy Award to Chicago museum

CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper says he’s donating his Grammy Award for best rap album to Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History . The Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/2sqvJwo ) reports that the rapper’s announcement at the museum’s gala Saturday surprised officials. He said during his speech that he wants ...

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20 years later, new generation of Harry Potter fans

NEW YORK (AP) — K’lyssa Moore wasn’t that much older than the elementary school students she now teaches when she first fell in love with Harry Potter soon after the books first started coming out. The 28-year-old reads at least part of the first book to her classes, and isn’t ...

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