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Italy, EU Spar Over Bridge Collapse

Finger pointing over the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy intensified Thursday as Italian and European authorities sought to assign blame for the disaster, which cost at least 38 lives. Source:: World News

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Mix Cruise 2018

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 If you haven’t been before, you don’t know what you’re missing! We’ll be starting the evening off at Daly’s Pub in downtown Sandusky for the pre-party and extra ticket giveaways! The Mix Cruise boards the Goodtime 1 and leaves from the Jackson St. Pier at 6pm with all of the Mix 102.7 listeners partying along the …

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Cardi B to opens Monday night’s MTV VMAs: “Everything might happen”

By Music News Group Cardi B will give her first post-pregnancy performance on Monday night, when she opens the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City. The “I Like it” rapper shared a screenshot on Instagram of MTV’s tweet promoting her appearance, with the caption, “Wanna party with Cardi??? @iamcardib will open the 2018@VMAs. You don’t wanna miss this. …

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Say Anything says “goodbye”; releasing new album, “Oliver Appropriate”

By Music News Group Daniel Boczarski/Redferns via Getty ImagesSay Anything is saying “goodbye.” In a lengthy statement posted to the band’s website, frontman Max Bemis says he’s “kind of sort of end[ing] Say Anything.” “Or ‘the first era of Say Anything.’ Whatever you want to call it, it’s that thing,” Bemis writes. “I need a break. We’ll return one day …

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Slipknot’s Knotfest headed to Colombia; Judas Priest to headline

By Music News Group Credit: Justin BoruckiSlipknot‘s Knotfest is coming to South America. The masked metallers have announced the inaugural edition of Knotfest Colombia, held October 26 in Bogota. Judas Priest will headline the festival. The rest of the lineup includes litany of metal bands, including Helloween, Kreator and Arch Enemy. For more info, visit KnotfestColombia.com. The U.S. edition of …

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Consumer Reports finds ‘concerning’ levels of heavy metals in some baby foods

By MB iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new report published Thursday by Consumer Reports found “concerning levels” of heavy metals including arsenic, cadmium and lead in some popular baby food products on the market. Consumer Reports says that they tested samples of 50 popular packaged baby food products for heavy metals including lead, cadmium and inorganic arsenic. They say they found …

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Hiker survives 6 days on mountain by hunting bees and plucking huckleberries

By MB Courtesy Cowlitz County Sheriffs Office (NEW YORK) — A hiker missing for six days on Washington state’s Mount St. Helens survived on huckleberries and bees that he killed and ate, according to the man’s parents. Matthew Matheny, 40, who was visiting the area from Warren, Ohio, was found alive Wednesday on the side of the mountain leading up …

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Bad Wolves’ “Zombie” certified platinum

By Music News Group Courtesy of Bad WolvesBad Wolves‘ hit cover of The Cranberries‘ “Zombie” has officially been certified platinum. The Recording Industry Association of America presented the band a plaque for one million units sold before their show in Camden, New Jersey on Wednesday. “We are deeply humbled and overwhelmed by the continued success of our rendition of ‘Zombie,'” …

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Pete Davidson told Ariana Grande the day they met that he’d marry her

By Music News Group Raymond Hall/GC ImagesIf you thought Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s engagement after a few weeks of dating was fast, turns out it could have happened even faster. Pete tells GQ magazine that he would’ve proposed to Ariana after just a day. “The day I met her, I was like, ‘Hey, I’ll marry you tomorrow,'” he says. …

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Happy Birthday, Madonna! Queen of Pop hits the big 6-0 Thursday

By Andrea Dresdale Kevin Winter/Getty Images via ABC Holiday! Celebrate! Madonna is marking her 60th birthday today! According to her Instagram, she appears to be celebrating her milestone in Marrakesh, Morocco. But in the past year, she’s made a major life change by moving herself and her four youngest children to Lisbon, Portugal. As she told Vogue, “I like to …

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Kim Sledge of Sister Sledge recalls singing at Muhammad Ali’s historic “Rumble in the Jungle”: “He was, like, 30 feet tall”

By Music News Group Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesSister Sledge is planning a feature film about their lives and career based on Kim Sledge‘s memoir, Life Song. Kim recalls one of the highlights of that career was singing at the historic Muhammad Ali/George Foreman “Rumble In the Jungle” championship fight in 1974 in Zaire, Africa. “I remember being in the elevator …

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Country star trivia

By Music News Group Comstock/Thinkstock Eight years ago this week, Jerrod Niemann scored his only #1 so far on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with this song. Can you name the tune that was a remake of a 1992 hit by the band Sonia Dada? ANSWER: “You Don’t Treat Me No Good,” which was renamed “Lover, Lover” for its …

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