Cubs sign reliever Duensing for two more years

Cubs sign reliever Duensing for two more years
One of the most underrated players on the 2017 Chicago Cubs was left-handed reliever Brian Duensing. On Wednesday, the Cubs and Duensing agreed on a two-year contract worth $ 7 million. The Cubs did not make an official announcement, and sources said the …
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Andrew McCutchen isn’t going to play center field for the Giants
As long as they aren’t planning to play him in center field, that is. That’s it, that’s the entire article. Don’t waste your time by reading it. I told you everything that’s in there. Yes, McCutchen can improve the Giants’ lineup. No, he …
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San Francisco Giants Acquire McCutchen In a Smart Deal with Pittsburgh
The San Francisco Giants finally got an outfielder they needed, pulling off a smart deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates to bring in Andrew McCutchen. The San Francisco Giants got the outfielder they so desperately needed on Monday, trading for the face of the …
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New Year’s events roll-out

New Year’s events roll-out
WILLIAMS, Ariz. — Members of the Williams community are gearing up to kick off the New Year with several events planned for the night. Best Western Plus is having live music with Omar from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., followed by DJ Bobby Russell from 8 p.m. to …
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Grizzly Festival Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Snoop Dogg, Nas and Foster The People
Bears, rodents and some primates across the world will soon begin their annual hibernation. Grizzly Fest, however, just kicked into gear. Grizzly Fest is not a bear, but it does share some characteristics with its namesake. The two overlap in their size …
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12 Days of Christmas Day 12: Tickets to SweetWater 420 Festival
And so the time has come for the finale of my 12 Days of Christmas giveaway. Thanks to all of you who participated and, most importantly, thank you for reading The Music Scene blog on a regular basis. Your support is invaluable and deeply appreciated.


Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years

Rockabilly musician finds fame after 50 years
Billy Harlan was never a rockabilly star. But to hear him tell it, he went from side man straight to legend. After a glimpse at stardom in the late 1950s, the 78-year-old bass player from Muhlenberg County, Ky., experienced a lifetime of ordinary until he …
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Rockabilly Zombie Weekend (2013)
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Rockabilly Renaissance
She’s the Queen of Rockabilly and she’s not ready to put down her crown. A musical icon from the late ’50s to mid ’70s, Wanda Jackson experienced a late-career renaissance since word leaked that she’d be working with Jack White in 2009.
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Has Italian food changed over the years?

Has Italian food changed over the years?
When people think of Italian food they think of healthy and colourful Mediterranean food like spaghetti with seafood, caprese salad, delicious salami and hams, gnocchi and plenty of olive oil in most dishes… but has Italian food always been the same over …

Italian Food : Porchetta
The inside is perfectly moist and juicy. In Italy you’ll find porchetta all over the country, in butcher shops, but mostly served out of a truck, on bread as Italian street food. Porchetta originated in the Lazio region, in central Italy and in fact …

Grilled Chicken, Molasses Barbecue Sauce; Italian stories
I have been making good food, however….. Appearances can be deceiving. In this case I’ll blame it on the cook (mon mari). He does warn to be careful once you start basting as the barbecue sauce can burn easily. He did not burn ours. Even though it …


‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut

‘Korean Madonna’ Kim Wan Sun to return with special album in April to celebrate 30 years since debut
Veteran singer Kim Wan Sun will be making a comeback! The ‘Korean Madonna’ will be holding a concert marking her 30th anniversary on April 15, where she’ll be revealing her new title song for the first time. According to an entertainment representative on …
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Pop diva Whitney Houston dies
Whitney Houston, the gospel-inspired pop singer who sold more than 140 million albums with her emotive renditions of such hits as Greatest Love of All and I Will Always Love You, and who struggled with drug abuse and a troubled marriage, died …
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Pop diva Katy Perry named woman of the year
Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the woman of the year title at the 2014 Elle Style Awards. The 29-year-old was presented with the award in London, in recognition of her efforts to empower women across the world and her huge success in the music …


Boat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years

sportBoat racing returns to Jacksonville after 25 years
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – You can see something on the St. Johns River this weekend that has not happened in 25 years: boat racing. Jacksonville’s Grand Prix of the Sea will be held Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Boat racing was a fixture downtown for awhile …
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Sprint boat racing becomes a reality in Burley
BURLEY, Id. ( KMVT / KSVT ) In Burley, WARP Racing has developed a spring boat track just north of the airport. There’s already a round track for go carts and a motocross track for motorcycles and four wheelers, but now the sprint boat track is completed …
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Results: Power Boat Racing At Ferry Reach
The Bermuda Power Boat Association hosted an afternoon of power boat racing today [Sept 7] at Ferry Reach which saw boats racing an offshore race and an inshore route. The first race of the afternoon saw Around The Island Race winners David Selley with …
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New Year’s Eve at AZUR Restaurant & Patio (Live Shot – 1)

cusineNew Year’s Eve at AZUR Restaurant & Patio (Live Shot – 1)
An innovative restaurant that offers truly unique cuisine, AZUR delivers excellent service served in European ambiance. The restaurant prides itself as being different by serving the freshest food with the highest quality ingredients (local whenever possible).
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Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine restaurant opens in Mattoon
MATTOON –The Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine restaurant officially opened on Wednesday at 1320 Broadway Ave. East, in the former Cody’s Road House building. Owner Benny Qiu said the new restaurant offers the same menu and hibachi show-style cooking as his …
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McCrady’s Revamp Surprised Everyone in 2016
I love that they’re bringing modern cuisine to a broader audience by showcasing both the upscale and the everyday from the same kitchen. Chef Damon Wise peacing out after only a few months of his big restaurant openings. I chased this story for years (yes …


Alberni collectors enjoy model trains in golden years

trendAlberni collectors enjoy model trains in golden years
It’s a hot Friday afternoon and Peter Beyer walks into his house from outside and heads for his play room. Inside, he turns on some switches, presses buttons on a controller and his dormant model train lights up, spouts steam from its stack and chugs …
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Model trains prove popular
Model trains prove popular The SeaSide Railroad Club brought a traveling model train layout to the Georgetown Library this month Check out this story on
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25th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Group Exhibition
25th Annual Tallahassee Model Railroad Group Exhibition A showcase patron records a train layout the consist of stagecoaches at Tallahassee Model Railroad Group exhibition at the North Florida Fairgrounds on Saturday. Check out this story on tallahassee …
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Ford will add a ‘mini SUV’ and electric crossover in the next four years

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Ford is gearing up for an onslaught of the crossover kind. With the 2016 Chicago Auto Show as its stage, the company’s vice president of marketing, sales, and service, Mark LaNeve, announced that four new SUVs are coming to market in the next four years.
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What Used Equipment Has Bucked Lower Price Trends?
Auction prices have shown some signs of holding, but Q4 2015 was the first time since 2002 when auction prices went lower in the fourth quarter, Machinery Pete divulged to attendees of his “Trends in Used Equipment Values” seminar at the 2016 National …
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Technavio Announces Top Three Emerging Trends Impacting the Global Electric
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio’s latest report on the global electric insulator market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook through 2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has …
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Lemmy Kilmister lived the ultimate 70 years of sex, drugs and rock and roll

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Lemmy Kilmister lived the ultimate 70 years of sex, drugs and rock and roll
Some critics, lost in a cloud of snobbery and nicety, foolishly dismiss Motorhead as simplistic or juvenile, but the legacy of Lemmy – and his band – is the building of bridges between seemingly disparate points of music: 1950s rock ‘n’ roll, punk, and …
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Joe Houston, Pioneering Rock & Roll Sax Player, Has Died at 89
Joe Houston, the hard-charging R&B tenor saxophonist whose explosive early 1950s instrumentals not only anticipated but directly fueled the rise of rock & roll, passed away at a Long Beach assisted living facility on Monday, Dec. 28, due to …
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Rock ‘n’ roll doc offers tips for avoiding — and curing — hangovers
A holistic doctor to rock ‘n’ roll legends offers advice for making healthier choices at your end-of-the-year bash, as well as hangover cures in case your antics lead to a night of overindulging. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty… WASHINGTON — For 30 …
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