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This Monday, June 3, 2019 photo provided by Didier J. Fabien shows O.J. Simpson in the garden of his Las Vegas area home. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he’s got a “little gettin’ even to do.” Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, June 15, 2019. He said in a phone interview it will be a lot of fun and that he had some things to straighten out. (Didier J. Fabien via AP, File)
June 16, 2019 - 12:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do." Simpson confirmed the new account to The Associated Press on Saturday, saying in a phone interview while on a Las Vegas golf course that it "...
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Scoot
June 13, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The world lost a legend in Dr. John on June 6, and New Orleans lost a favorite native son. Reminisce with us, and take the Mac Facts quiz to see if you'e an expert in knowledge on The Good Doctor.
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Chris Miller
June 13, 2019 - 11:47 am
Call it the mystery of the missing marker: a highway marker, just erected to honor Louisiana blues legend Buddy Guy, is missing. Pointe Coupee Parish Tourist Commission executive director Jeanie Andre said the marker was knocked down when a car ran off the road and hit it, and that's the last it...
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Chris Miller
June 12, 2019 - 10:10 am
Mac Rebbennack, better known as Dr. John, may have left us, but before he went, he recorded one last album, reports Rolling Stone . The collection doesn't even have a title yet, much less a release date, but the songs include collaborations with Aaron Neville, Willie Nelson, and Rickie Lee Jones...
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FILE - In a March 19, 2019 file photo, hip hop recording artist Common, left, and Woodstock co-producer and co-founder, Michael Lang, participate in the Woodstock 50 lineup announcement at Electric Lady Studios, in New York. The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival is further in doubt after Watkins Glen International announced Monday, June 10, 2019 that it’s not hosting the anniversary event. Watkins Glen issued a two-sentence statement Monday saying it had terminated the site license for the festival “pursuant to provisions of the contract.”(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
June 10, 2019 - 7:32 pm
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of the Woodstock 50 festival was unclear Monday when the host of the event pulled out, but organizers said they were in talks with another venue. The festival has faced a series of setbacks, and the latest came Monday afternoon, when Watkins Glen International...
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Thomas Perumean
June 10, 2019 - 8:51 am
Just days after losing the legendary Dr. John, New Orleans music scene, and the city alike, is hit with another loss. Spencer Bohren, guitarist, musician, performer, storyteller passed Saturday with his family gathered at his side. Bohren had been diagnosed with stage IV prostate cancer, which had...
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June 09, 2019 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's only 10 a.m. but Broadway star Alex Brightman is already sweating. The actor, who plays the delightfully demonic title character in the musical adaptation of "Beetlejuice," has joined cast members to rehearse the show's irreverent opening number ahead of Sunday's Tony Awards...
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Thomas Perumean
June 08, 2019 - 5:01 pm
CrimeCon kicked off Friday at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel and Convention Center with the keynote evening address by Nancy Grace. The network's highest profile asset delivered an emotionally charged talk about her life and her own personal search for justice following the murder of her...
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Jim Hanzo
June 07, 2019 - 8:03 am
New Orleans mourning the death of Dr. John who died of a heart attack yesterday morning. Dr. John was a 6-time Grammy winner and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who could light up the keys on the piano. "He is one of the city's legendarily classic, in the grand tradition of piano players,"...
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WWL Newsroom
June 06, 2019 - 8:55 pm
The world of social media reacted Thursday to the passing of the one and only Dr. John - a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and New Orleans music legend. RELATED: Remembering 'Dr. John' Rebennack -- a look at the New Orleans music legend's prolific career: Photo Gallery God bless Dr. John peace and love...
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