Record Store Day 2019: Special releases hit Saturday as vinyl LP sales continue climb

Record Store Day 2019: Special releases hit Saturday as vinyl LP sales continue climb

The future of music listening may be streamed over the Net, but the good old-fashioned vinyl record continues to hang on.

And for those who cherish long-playing records this Saturday is Record Store Day, a retail celebration that sends many shoppers to independent record stores to secure special limited edition releases. In its 12th year, Record Store Day has been credited with helping keep the vinyl business alive.
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GALLERY: National Siblings Day!

GALLERY: National Siblings Day!

April 10 is National Siblings Day! It’s a day created to honor our brothers and sisters.

Share with us photos of you and your siblings by clicking here or texting the word weartv to 95577. Make sure you click the link texted back to you!

Your photos will be featured in our online gallery and could be featured on-air!

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Actor Seymour Cassel dies at 84

Actor Seymour Cassel dies at 84

Character actors aren’t often called larger-than-life, but Seymour Cassel, was just that. The live-wire pillar of independent film known for his frequent collaborations with John Cassavetes and Wes Anderson, has died at 84.

His daughter, Dilyn Cassel Murphy, said Monday that her father died Sunday surrounded by family following complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

With a thick head of hair, a distinctive voice, nasaly and matter-of-fact,

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California Rep. Eric Swalwell makes gun violence fight focus of 2020 presidential run

California Rep. Eric Swalwell makes gun violence fight focus of 2020 presidential run

California Rep. Eric Swalwell, an Iowa native and former prosecutor, is making fighting gun violence a central theme of his newly launched presidential campaign.

The congressman, who announced his bid in the crowded Democratic on Monday, is proposing a ban on and federal buyback of all 15 million assault weapons in the U.S. The 38-year-old congressman wants to exempt law enforcement agencies and shooting clubs.

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Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago today. A fan recalls seeing Nirvana play on the verge of fame

Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago today. A fan recalls seeing Nirvana play on the verge of fame

Terri Wilder recalls the day clearly. It was October 6, 1991, and she was working on a masters degree at the University of Georgia when a friend asked her to go to Atlanta to see a band called Nirvana.

“Who the hell is Nirvana?” Wilder asked.
The show was two days before Wilder’s 24th birthday and two weeks after the release of “Nevermind,”

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PewDiePie temporarily dethroned as most popular YouTuber

PewDiePie temporarily dethroned as most popular YouTuber

Swedish gamer and vlogger PewDiePie has lost his crown as the YouTube star with the most subscribers.

Indian channel T-Series, which share Bollywood film trailers and music videos, last week beat the star with thousands more subscribers than PewDiePie’s.PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, posted a video yesterday (March 31) congratulating his rival – and chucked in some shade for good measure.
Read more at https://www.nme.com/news/pewdiepie-temporarily-dethroned-owner-youtube-most-popular-channel-2469868#LRPozzqUKiWEeqtj.99

“All it took was a massive corporate entity with every song in Bollywood,” he sings in the video.

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Listen Lil Uzi Vert – Free Uzi | Stream

Listen Lil Uzi Vert – Free Uzi | Stream

The one and only, Lil Uzi Vert is back. After a number of developments and interesting information has come out over the past few days, today Uzi returns with some new music. As we await the presumed next project Eternal Atake, the wordsmith drops off a new track called “Free Uzi.”

The track finds Uzi opening up about his life,

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Wow Air ceases operations leaving passengers stranded

Wow Air ceases operations leaving passengers stranded

Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air has ceased operations and canceled its flights, leaving passengers stranded on both sides of the Atlantic.

The airline announced the closure in a statement posted to its website on Thursday. It advised passengers to book new flights on other airlines, and said some may be eligible for compensation.
Saurabh Aggarwal, who was due to fly from Toronto to Reykjavik on Wow Air,

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Betsy DeVos Defends Slashing Funds for the Special Olympics

Betsy DeVos Defends Slashing Funds for the Special Olympics

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended plans to slash funding for the Special Olympics during a testimony before a House subcommittee, saying the department “had to make some heavy decisions.”

Devos appeared in front of lawmakers on Tuesday to review the Education Department’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year.

According to the budget made public on March 11, the department plans to eliminate 29 programs for an annual savings of $6.7 billion.

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BATTLE RAPPER TECH 9 DIES: REPORT

BATTLE RAPPER TECH 9 DIES: REPORT

Earlier this morning (March 25), battle rapper Buttah From The Block, who was friends with Tech 9, announced Tech’s death on Facebook before providing more context in a statement to XXL.
“Sadly it’s true. We lost a Philadelphia and battle rap legend and pioneer,” Buttah From The Block tells XXL. “Unfortunately we haven’t fully figured the cause of death. We are praying that it was natural causes.

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