Fairbanks North Star Borough to remove CBD ads on buses
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Advertisements for a cannabinoid commonly called CBD were mistakenly posted on public buses, said a Fairbanks North Star Borough official.
Hattiesburg sets concert series in downtown theater
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Music is on the program in a Mississippi city that is hosting a series of concerts.
WDAM-TV reports that Hattiesburg Mayor Tobey Barker and community leaders announced the City Lights + Music Nights series.
Performers scheduled so far are Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn on Feb. 1, the Glenn Miller Orchestra Band on Feb. 9, Bobby Rush on June 29 and Keb Mo on Sept. 10.
iPods bring long-ago music to older ears in therapy program
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sitting in her wheelchair in the library of the Vincentian Home in McCandless, 87-year-old Lois Wolff listened intently to music through the headphones placed over her ears for the first time.
Today in History
Today in History
Today is Saturday, Dec. 15, the 349th day of 2018. There are 16 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Dec. 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, went into effect following ratification by Virginia.
On this date:
In 1890, Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other tribe members were killed in Grand River, South Dakota, during a confrontation with Indian police.
Family of woman killed by neo-Nazi settles lawsuit
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The family of a woman slain in Kansas by a man who wanted to kill Jews has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over the sale of a shotgun used in the shooting.
Terri LaManno was killed in 2014 outside the Village Shalom care center in Overland Park, Kansas.
The Kansas City Star reports the terms of the settlement announced Tuesday were not disclosed.
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An afternoon of nostalgia and an evening talk about Connecticut’s travel gems are on tap at the Westport Historical Society.
Texas A&M University Division of Student Affairs' Department of Music Activities, along with the Liberty County A&M Club and the Fine Arts Society of Liberty, Texas (FASOLT), will present a performance Feb. 17 by the Aggieland Orchestra benefitting both clubs' scholarship programs.
Glenn Miller Orchestra Puts Ready to Put FSU ‘In the Christmas Mood’
FITCHBURG -- Fitchburg State University invites the community to get into the holiday spirit with the Glenn Miller Orchestra's "In the Christmas Mood," on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m., in Weston Auditorium, 353 North St.
Senior home radio station helps residents keep pasts alive
DENVER (AP) — A typical Friday morning inside the Holly Creek Retirement Community in Centennial, Colorado, sounds like an era from long ago.
"Dick's Big Band Hour" fills residents' rooms with the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Duke Ellington. But the program can't be found on commercial or public radio, because it's only broadcast inside the senior living center from their in-house radio station.
And the people running it are the residents themselves.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The family of two people fatally shot outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas, has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over one of the guns used in the shooting.
The Kansas City Star reports the settlement's terms between Walmart and the family of William Corporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, are confidential.
The Nauvoo Community Band will present its first concert of the 2017 summer series on Monday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m., at the Outdoor Stage immediately east of the Historic Nauvoo Visitors Center.
Glenn Miller Funeral services for Glenn Robert Miller, 78, of Corinth, are set for 4 p.m. Saturday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial at Corinth National Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 2 p.m. until the service. Mr. Miller died Friday, May 5, 2017, at Mississippi Care Center in Corinth.
The Sycamore High School Jazz Ensemble recently was invited to perform at the Grand Victorian in Sycamore. Directed by Scott Mertens, the group performed works by Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Charles Mingus and others. The group will perform with the SHS Jazz Choir at the annual Jazz Night at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, at the high school auditorium. Admission is free and all are invited to attend. For more information about district music programs, Sycamore Music Boosters, scholarships and more, visit www.sycamoremusicboosters.com.
Man charged with bias crime over way he parked truck
UNION, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man been accused of threatening his neighbors and using racial slurs after they complained about where he parked.
Police say 59-year-old Glenn Miller, of Union, parked his truck on a portion of his neighbors' sidewalk in front of their house on March 3. Investigators say Miller threatened the couple and directed slurs at them when he was confronted. A traffic summons was issued after the couple called the police.
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Today in History for December 15th
The "Broadway Christmas Wonderland" show performed Wednesday at the Alberta Bair Theater lived up to its name.
Internationally acclaimed trombonist, band leader and educator Jiggs Whigham will be performing in a free concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Central Washington University music building concert hall, according to a news release.
During his undergraduate studies at Lawrence Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wis., Washington & Jefferson College assistant professor of music Kyle Simpson had one goal: He wanted to be the best at music with the hope that it would take him places in the competitive industry.But something was...
AMERICAN FALLS - The American Falls Actors are pleased to announce their fall musical, “The 1940’s Radio Hour." “The 1940’s Radio Hour” is a fun musical about a seedy New York Radio, WOV. They are on air December 21, 1942, a year in which they broadcasted to the troops overseas in World War II.
Bay City woman celebrates 105th birthday with fashion show
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A group of downtown Bay City entrepreneurs has put on a fashion show for a former model to celebrate her 105th birthday.
MLive (http://bit.ly/2cXd2xn ) reports that Audrey Gallagher was the guest of honor at Sheffield Bay Assisted Living's party Monday, the day before her birthday.
Gallagher was born in Toronto, grew up in Detroit and now lives in Bay City. She used to appear in Hudson's department store catalogs.
Glenn Miller Orchestra to perform at Fort Hall Casino
FORT HALL - Fort Hall Casino is excited to announce Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform at the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m.
Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, will be making a two-day Colorado campaign visit that's to include a 7 p.m. Aug. 28 appearance at the University of Colorado's Glenn Miller Ballroom in Boulder.