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Comedian brings act to UK for anniversary show

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By Kelly Wiley Moms usually encourage their kids to graduate high school, go to college and get respectable jobs. But, for Melanie Maloy, the experience was a little different. Maloy said when she was younger her mom worried that she had no future in anything good, considering she graduated college only to find herself working […]

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Term’s new album not a ‘five-star classic’

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At what point in hip-hop history did the MC die? Maybe it was with Big L or possibly with the notorious Biggie Smalls. Either way, hip-hop’s subject matter has been far less interesting ever since. Enter Termanology, a native Bostonian with New York swagger and a verbal arsenal that rivals the late Charlton Heston’s gun […]

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By Brad Bowling Once again, Metallica proved they are no fluke. The No. 1 name in metal rocked the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday night. A number of things go into making a great concert. These include sound, lighting and overall atmosphere. But the main thing that sets Metallica apart from other bands […]

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Various genres hidden in Ray’s new album

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Various genres hidden in Ray’s new album

By Matt Murray Folk? Soul? Bluegrass? Reggae? Blues? On his newest record, “Gossip in the Grain,” Ray LaMontagne is spreading his musical wings. No longer can he be contained by one specific genre, and this inability for listeners to be able to put a finger on him is what makes his album succeed with flying […]

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By Ricky Simpson Changeling Starring: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan Clint Eastwood can manage to take an inspirationally patriotic tale of American soldiers planting the flag at Iwo Jima and turn it into a dreary account of alcoholism. And the only way “Million Dollar Baby” could have been more heartbreaking is if he killed […]

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By Kelly Wiley Subway started with commercials of Jared Fogle talking about the weight he lost by eating their subs. Now Subway advertises their singsong “$5 footlong” commercials. It’s tunes like these that people catch themselves humming along to hours after a commercial, said Steve Broderson, creative director for Cornett Integrated Marketing Solutions in Lexington.

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By Megan Hurt Russell Stevenson said people associated with the Mormon faith have not been reflected properly in the media during this year’s election. This is due to presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the first Mormon candidate, and issues like Proposition 8, a bill to ban gay marriages in California, Stevenson said.

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Blogs prevent music standstill

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By Nick Walters Sometimes throughout life you may find yourself becoming musically stagnated. The playlist on your iPod is filled with the same songs you have heard millions of times, and you just can’t find anything new that peaks your interest. If you’re like me, then you may be completely turned off by local radio. […]

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The Dame to host Obama celebration party

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By Polly Ragford You’ve cast your vote; now knock down a cold one! The Dame, located on 367 E. Main St., will host a celebration party, “Hip-Hip Hope,” Thursday at 8 p.m. in honor of our new President-elect Barack Obama.

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WRFL 88.1 FM most played albums of the week

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1. Deerhoof, “Offend Maggie” 2. Gang Gang Dance, “Saint Dymphna” 3. Music Tapes, “Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes” 4. Vivian Girls, “The Vivian Girls” 5. TV on the Radio, “Dear Science” 6. Stereolab, “Chemical Chords” 7. Lambchop, “OH (Ohio)” 8. Damien Jurado, “Caught in the Trees” 9. Rainbow Arabia, “The Basta (Ep)” 10. Laika […]

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