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Chuck Berry, rock n’ roll legend, dies at 90

Chuck Berry, long considered to be the true king of rock n’ roll thanks to his unforgettable guitar riffs and brash attitude, died on Saturday. He was 90. According to the St. Charles County Police Department in Missouri, Berry died in his home near Wentzville,

The importance of O.J. Simpson

It has been 10 years since O.J. Simpson was arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas. It has been more than 20 years since Simpson was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. And it

White House confirms Trump tax records leaked to MSNBC

President Donald Trump reported $150 million in income and paid $38 million in taxes in 2005, a White House official said before a MSNBC news report on Trump’s tax returns. The announcement came shortly before a broadcast of “The Rachel Maddow Show.” Maddow tweeted that she had a

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will recuse himself from election probes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, amid increasing scrutiny over his contact with the Russian ambassador, will recuse himself from any probes or investigations into the 2016 presidential election. The announcement comes after the Washington Post reported that Sessions twice met with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, a fact he

Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Uber forced to deal with aggressive workplace culture

The popular ride sharing company Uber has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks, most recently for a string of concerns and accusations about the company’s workplace culture. Uber, which has been valued at nearly $70 billion and operates in more than 70 countries, promotes an

Review: “Impermanence” – Peter Silberman

The Antlers always thrived on melodrama. From everyone’s favorite tearjerker Hospice to the freeform jazzy styling of Familiars, The Antlers never did anything in half measures. Perhaps it was this commitment to maximalism that ultimately cost frontman Peter Silberman his hearing. The beardy, brainy songwriter

Diane Hendricks opens CareerTek, previews new YMCA

Diane Hendricks, the chairperson of ABC Supply and a trustee of Beloit College, was on hand Thursday to celebrate the opening of Hendricks CareerTek, a youth career development center aimed at assisting local children find the right career path with the help of local Beloit