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  1. Jenner, Lewinsky, Armstrong: 8 TV interviews everyone watchedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WPBF

    On Friday, Bruce Jenner is expected to talk to Diane Sawyer about his recent transition to living his life as a woman. Here are some other memorable celebrity interviews.

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  2. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Ella FitzgeraldRead the original story

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's birthday today! Dubbed "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums.

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  3. RECORDING: Seattle Jazz Singer Eugenie Jones to Release "Come Out Swingin'" May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | All About Jazz

    's widely praised 2013 debut, Black Lace Blue Tears , introduced a late-blooming but fiercely original jazz vocalist and songwriter to the jazz world. Among other honors, the disc was named Earshot Jazz's Northwestern Recording of the Year.

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  4. Lamborghini Ace Joins Wilson Entertainment GroupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Today, Lamborghini Ace joins Wilson Entertainment Group. WEG and Lamborghini Ace agrees to an exclusive partnership.

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  5. Tennessee Williams: a portrait of the playwright as a painterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    When Tennessee Williams showed up early afternoons at David Wolkowsky's home near Key West, Florida, he would have three things to help get him to nightfall: "A bottle of red wine, Billie Holiday tapes and paint," his friend recalls. Out of that concoction came paintings, dozens over 30 years, that the poet and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright gave to friends, lovers and neighbours.

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  6. Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy Carter Had A Role In Her Grandmother ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Beyonce's daughter Blue Ivy Carter inspired her grandmother Tina Knowles to get married to her longtime beau Richard Lawson, it has been revealed. The 3-year-old became the flower girl and danced happily with her dad Jay Z at the marriage ceremony, new pictures posted by Beyonce on her personal website have revealed.

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  7. Born April 25: Ella FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Linn's Stamp News

    Printed on the back of the pane for the 39 stamp honoring singing legend Ella Fitzgerald is this message: "Ella Fitzgerald was widely known as 'the first lady of song.' Her extraordinary vocal range and flexibility, combined with her gift for pitch, rhythmic sense, and flawless diction, made her one of America's most distinctive singers of jazz and popular tunes."

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  8. 50 Cent, G-Unit marvel backstage on fickle youth culture and problems with 'making it'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Twenty minutes before bursting onto the Carrier Dome stage for Syracuse University's Block Party , 50 Cent and G-Unit sat backstage, chatting about the first albums they ever bought. Surrounded by chocolates, brownies, salad, chicken, soda and Red Bull, 50 Cent sipped on hot tea, savoring 10 minutes to relax after traveling 10 hours from Las Vegas to Syracuse.

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  9. Almanac for Saturday, April 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England, in 1599; Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the radio telegraph, in 1874; U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in 1906; pioneer broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow in 1908; singer Ella Fitzgerald in 1917; former Harlem Globetrotters basketball player George "Meadowlark" Lemon III in 1932 ; composer Jerry Leiber in 1933; actor Al Pacino in 1940 ; actor Talia Shire in 1946 ; actor Hank Azaria in 1964 ; sports broadcaster Joe Buck in 1969 ; actor Renee Zellweger in 1969 ; actor Jason Lee in 1970 ; champion skier Anja Paerson in 1981 In 1507, German geographer and mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller published a book in which he named the newly discovered continent of the New World "America" after the man he mistakenly thought had discovered it, Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci.

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  10. John Coltrane: Blue Train a ' Blue Note 1577Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Blue Note Records was arguably the greatest jazz label of the same period. And yet they had almost nothing to do with each other.

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  11. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Slides: Frankie Valli at PPACRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Go Local

    On Sunday April 16, Frankie Valli performed to a sellout crowd at the Providence Performing Arts Center. The show was a walk down memory lane - chock-full of hits from the 60's and 70's that made Valli a household name.

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  12. Cambridge News published TV Review: Safe House and Plus Sized WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    Whitney Houston wearing a beaded hat and singing I Have Nothing is the best bit of The Bodyguard. Obvs. But the second best bit is when they all go to Costner's snowy lake house and hide from the hitman.

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  13. Crossover Road tree planting begins in FayettevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NWAonline

    NWA Democrat-Gazette/ANDY SHUPE Workers from B&A Property Maintenance plant London planetrees, a tree closely related to the sycamore, Thursday in the median on Crossover Road south of Joyce Boulevard. The City Council in February approved a $149,000 contract with CAM Lawn Services for 212 trees and shrubs on Crossover between Township Street and Joyce Boulevard and 47 trees on Garland Avenue between North Street and Melmar Drive.

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  14. Mercedes Ellington Celebrates Duke Ellington's 116th Birthday at Ellington Statue TodayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Duke Ellington Center for the Arts , headed by renowned dancer/choreographer Mercedes Ellington , the Duke's granddaughter, will celebrate Ellington's 116th birthday this year today, April 25, with a musical tribute to five other legendary jazz performers from 1 to 3 PM in front of the towering Duke Ellington Statue in the Plaza at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 110th Street, the Gateway to Harlem Although Ellington's actual birthday is April 29, and since April is National Jazz Month, it was decided to also add musical tributes to Frank Sinatra , Billy Strayhorn and Billie Holiday , all of whom would have been 100 years old this year, Ella Fitzgerald , who would have reached her 98th birthday on this very day, and Tito Puente , who would have been 92 this year.

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  15. 2CELLOS Live at Arena ZagrebRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    They have gone viral on social media with their YouTube video, they are praised by Elton John, and now the dynamic Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser come to public television. The two young musicians break boundaries between genres and take their chosen instrument to new levels.

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  16. Today in History for April 25thRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | USA Today

    Highlights of this day in history: Radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi born; 'America' first used on a world map; U.S. and Soviet troops meet in World War II; The Hubble Space Telescope deployed into orbit; Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald born. Today in History for April 25th Highlights of this day in history: Radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi born; 'America' first used on a world map; U.S. and Soviet troops meet in World War II; The Hubble Space Telescope deployed into orbit; Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald born.

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  17. On Native GroundBAIL Out Main Street FirstRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Being old-fashioned and terrified of needles, I approach all surgery with trepidation. So I'm not really clear why other people regard it as a necessity, or at the very least, a vacation option.

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  18. Ex-Olympic star Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender womanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Bruce Jenner said he received support from his family after announcing he would be transitioning into a woman. Photo: AP US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender yesterday, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman."

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  19. EndRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WVII

    The cast and director of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swung through Comic-Con in San Diego over the weekend to preview their new film, in theaters next year, and the Jamie Foxx told ET Canada 's Erin Cebula that his daughter is rooting against his villainous character! "She's like, 'Dad, Spider-Man's gonna kick your butt, right?' And I was like, 'Yeah, he is.' -- 'Okay, alright, good, because don't hurt Spider-Man, because that's my man, you know?" says Jamie with a glint in his eye.

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  20. Brooks delighted to returnRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The man has sold more albums than the Beatles, and he apologized profusely for arriving 10 minutes late to a press conference at the Bryce Jordan Center here Friday afternoon. When he checked his cellphone, he apologized again.

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