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Sotheby’s puts rare U.S. Constitution copy for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A very special document will be auctioned off later this year — a rare copy of the U.S. Constitution. Sotheby's announced Friday — appropriately on Constitution Day — that in November it will put up for auction one of just 11 surviving copies of the Constitution from the official first printing produced for the delegates to the Constitutional Convention and for the Continental Congress. It's the […]

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Music festival requires vaccine or negative COVID-19 test

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attendees of an annual music festival in Delaware will need to show proof they've been fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test. The Firefly Music Festival will feature headliner Billie Eilish and Lizzo. It is begin Thursday at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway, and will run through Sunday. The Delaware State News reports that state health officials hope the prevention measures put in place will […]

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Elton John postpones European shows after hip injury

LONDON (AP) — Elton John says he is postponing European dates on his world tour until 2023 so that he can have an operation on an injured hip. The 74-year-old singer-songwriter had been due to play cities in Britain and Europe this year. The dates were part of the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour followed by shows in the U.S. in 2022. But he said Thursday in a statement that […]

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Norm Macdonald remembered as hilarious and unique

NEW YORK (AP) — Fellow comedians and many others are paying tribute to standup comic and "Saturday Night Live" star Norm Macdonald, who died Tuesday at 61. Conan O'Brien said Macdonald had "the most unique comedic voice I have ever encountered" and he "will never laugh that hard again." Jim Carrey calls him "an honest and courageous comedy genius." Sarah Silverman says he was "one of a kind on this […]

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Judge cancels Rod Stewart’s trial, sets plea deal hearing

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has canceled the trial for rock icon Rod Stewart and his adult son and scheduled a hearing next month to discuss a plea deal to resolve misdemeanor charges. The singer of 70s hits such as "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" and "Maggie May" and his son are accused of pushing and shoving a security guard at an upscale hotel because he […]

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Sports wagering in Maryland in development stage before bets

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sports wagering in Maryland is now authorized thanks to a 2020 ballot initiative and a 2021 law. But it may be until 2022 that gamblers get to make their bets on games. The Baltimore Sun reports two state agencies are now carrying out the details that will lead to the issuing of licenses to companies approved to offer the gambling. Some in-person licenses are set aside for […]

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In new book, Hayley Mills looks back on her Hollywood start

NEW YORK (AP) — Former child star, Hayley Mills, who starred in films "Pollyanna" and "The Parent Trap," is reflecting on her childhood and the beginning of her Hollywood career. Her new book "Forever Young: A Memoir" looks back on when Walt Disney came calling and cast Mills in the 1960 film "Pollyanna." "The Parent Trap" came next, making her a star. Mills struggled in her teen years with her […]

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An all-you-can eat Metallica buffet of ‘Black Album’ covers

Imagine a giant all-you-can-eat buffet, row after row of hot, steaming offerings. The thing is, there are only 12 items on the menu, cooked by 53 different chefs. That, in a nutshell, is what you'll get with "The Metallica Blacklist" a box set of covers of the 1991 Metallica self titled album better known as "The Black Album." "Nothing Else Matters." The most attention-grabbing collaboration is by Miley Cyrus with […]

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Gambling wave coming to NFL TV screens, but in moderation

Al Michaels no longer has to subtly refer to the point spread if a game comes down to the wire on NBC's "Sunday Night Football." Now he can refer to it directly without worrying about drawing a comment from NFL officials in New York. Three years after the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act and allowed states to legalize sports betting, the NFL has embraced gambling […]

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