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Donald Trump’s inauguration set to test nation’s readiness to heal

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One thing you can count on during inauguration season in Washington: People of all stripes will find a reason to show up — whether it’s to celebrate or commiserate. There are parties and protests to attend, stars to gawk at, receptions to be worked, deals to be done, drinks to be consumed. Less than two months out from Inauguration Day, there’s a different dynamic surrounding the planning for Donald Trump‘s swearing-in than the unbridled enthusiasm that swirled around the installation…

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Spotify creates ultimate Fourth of July playlist

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With the Fourth of July come picnics, barbecues, beer – and music. Although music important part of nearly every Independence Day celebration, the actual songs may vary from different parts of the country, all depending on the culture, geography and taste. As an interesting experiment, streaming music service Spotify studied all 50 U.S. states, and compared what they are listening to on the Fourth of July. Using an algorithm designed by Paul Lamere, director of developer platforms for Spotify subsidiary…

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Beyonce to perform at Super Bowl halftime show next month

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Beyonce is returning to the Super Bowl halftime show. Pepsi confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday that the 34-year-old singer will perform at the Feb. 7 show at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Last month, Coldplay announced it would perform at the halftime show. Beyonce headlined the 2013 Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show in New Orleans at the Superdome, where she was joined by her Destiny Child’s bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams. Beyonce and Coldplay recently collaborated…

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4th Floor Files talks with Taylor Patrick Biehl on Springsteen, loyalty and Abe Lincoln

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Today’s chapter of the “4th Floor Files” talks with lobbyist Taylor Patrick Biehl, a fan of both Bruce Springsteen and Abraham Lincoln.  Last year, Biehl and Dr. Jeffry Sharkey created the Medical Marijuana Business Association of Florida. Biehl has served as the director of governmental affairs for the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, as an associate with Uhlfelder & Associates, P.A. and on the staff of the Senate Community Affairs Committee. Biehl credits a former history professor with his…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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Celebrating the anniversary of the greatest ‘live’ moment of Dave Matthews Band

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123 shows.  That’s the number of Dave Matthews Band concerts I have had the privilege of attending over the last decade and a half.  I’ve flown to Chicago, camped out in Wisconsin and road-tripped for weeks at a time, just to see DMB.  I’ve seen the band when they played in front of 700 and in front of 70,000.  I’ve seen Dave with the band, I’ve seen him solo, with Tim Reynolds and with his ‘friends’ like Trey Anastasio.  I’ve seen DMB open up…

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