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Yonder Mountain String Band


Trump, McConnell make a show of unity, despite tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell have reaffirmed their alliance in a Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences....

Trump getting more open to chatting in public

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump rarely holds formal, stand-alone news conferences. But his freewheeling, last-minute Rose Garden news conference Monday is the latest example of his willingness to talk to journalists on the fly....

Cochran's illness shows risks to GOP leaders of aging Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority as they try pushing a partisan agenda through the Senate are running smack into another complication - the sheer age and health issues of some senators....

Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me too' as a reply to this tweet."...


Pain makes people change, Anticipating Kid Cudi’s new album

“Learn from this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Hell does have an exit, and I found it. For those who are still looking for a way out, I left the door open and I’ll be waiting for whoever wants to grow with me.” – Kid Cudi The Man on the Moon is back, Kid … Continue reading Pain makes people change, Anticipating Kid Cudi’s new album

Pushing The Right Buttons

If you know me, I have grown up a die hard Cubs fan. I eat, sleep, read, and dream about the team constantly. Having watched this team through the tough times and the countless 90 to 100 loss seasons, seeing the Cubbies go to three straight National League Championship Series makes me realize that this … Continue reading Pushing The Right Buttons

Kathleen Battle – Opera Superstar in Chicago!

On Saturday, September 30th, I had the thrill of seeing a true opera superstar at the Auditorium, here in Chicago.  The five-time Grammy Award winner, Kathleen Battle has sung all of the great Operas and reigned supreme at the Metropolitan Opera House, in the 80’s and early 90’s.  Reviewers have long rhapsodized about the quality … Continue reading Kathleen Battle – Opera Superstar in Chicago!