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Randy Meisner, founding member of the Eagles and singer of ‘Take It to the Limit,’ dies at 77

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Meisner, a founding member of the Eagles who added high harmonies to such favorites as "Take It Easy" and "The Best of My Love" and stepped out front for the waltz-time ballad "Take It to the Limit," has died, the band said Thursday. He was 77. Meisner died Wednesday night in Los Angeles of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the Eagles said in a […]

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Freeman Arts Pavilion launches Locals Under the Lights Latino in partnership with Festival Hispano

The Freeman Arts Pavilion will be bringing its signature Locals Under the Lights event to Festival Hispano de Georgetown for a special Latino talent showcase. Locals under the Lights Latino will highlight the musical talents of performers and musicians from across Delmarva. The deadline to apply is August 15 for the September 17 event; interested performers can register at “We have been working to create closer ties with the […]

today07/25/2023 33


Atlantic City’s main casino union, where most workers are women, is finally led by one

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main casino workers union in Atlantic City is being led by a woman for the first time in its 107-year history. Donna DeCaprio is president of Local 54 of Unite Here. She succeeds Bob McDevitt, who now manages the national union's pension fund. DeCaprio was the lead negotiator on contracts reached last summer that gave workers the biggest raises they ever received. Casino executives […]

today07/19/2023 22


Elton John lends celebrity testimony to Kevin Spacey’s sexual assault trial

LONDON (AP) — Elton John has testified for the defense at Kevin Spacey's sexual assault trial as the actor's lawyer attempted to discredit a man who claimed Spacey aggressively grabbed his crotch in a car on the way to the singer's house. John appeared remotely from Monaco on Monday. One of the alleged victims accused Spacey of assaulting him in 2004 or 2005. Spacey testified that Spacey only attended the […]

today07/18/2023 26


Hollywood actors poised to join writers on strike after talks collapse

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing film and television actors says no deal has been reached with studios and streaming services and its leadership will vote on whether to strike later Thursday. SAG-AFTRA said its decision on whether to join striking screenwriters will be decided by leadership at a meeting Thursday. If the actors go on strike, it will be the first time since 1960 that actors and writers […]

today07/13/2023 15


Meta takes aim at Twitter with the launch of rival app Threads

Meta has unveiled an app called Threads to rival Twitter. It's targeting users looking for an alternative to the social media platform owned — and frequently changed — by Elon Musk. Threads is billed as a text-based version of Meta's photo-sharing app Instagram. It went live Wednesday in Apple and Google Android app stores in more than 100 countries. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says 10 million people had signed up in […]

today07/06/2023 20


Joey Chestnut shakes off rain delay and defends title at Nathan’s Fourth of July hot dog contest

Eating superstar Joey "Jaws" Chestnut shook off a rain delay and gobbled his way to another win at Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest. Chestnut downed 62 franks and buns in 10 minutes for a double-digit victory over his nearest competitor, who ate 49. It was Chestnut's 16th win. In the women's division, defending champion Miki Sudo forced down 39 1/2 hot dogs and buns to claim […]

today07/05/2023 16


Billy Crystal and Queen Latifah look marvelous as they headline this year’s Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — You know you've made a cultural impact when Henry Kissinger quotes your own joke back to you. That's what happened to Billy Crystal, one of five iconic artists selected for this year's Kennedy Center Honors. The others selected for the lifetime artistic achievement award are rapper and actor Queen Latifah, opera singer Renée Fleming, 1970s music icon Barry Gibb and prolific hitmaker Dionne Warwick. Kennedy Center president […]

today06/22/2023 18


Mick Jagger, girlfriend have Florida house up for sale

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and his dancer girlfriend Melanie Hamrick have put their Florida home up for sale. A listing on says the lakefront home with four bedrooms and 5.5 baths is listed at $3.499 million. The listing overview says, "You can't always get what you want but this house is definitely what you need!" It quotes part of the famous Stones song written […]

today06/20/2023 23