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Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • Corbett met with campaign aides in office

    HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, the former attorney general whose prosecutions drew a strict line between campaign and government activities, met with top campaign advisers in the governor's office on numerous occasions since taking office...
  • Midwest events

    Midwest events
    Illinois July 13: Biking with Beanzie, DeKalb. The Kishwaukee Kiwanis sponsor this annual charity ride with routes from 27 to 101 miles. There's also a community/family ride of 3, 5 or 8 miles. tinyurl.com/knabebp. Miles from Chicago: 65 Through Aug....
  • West Chester backed autonomy bid

    When word leaked out in February about a plan to let prosperous state-owned universities leave the State System of Higher Education, officials at West Chester University -- arguably the most robust -- chose their words carefully. Talking points...
  • Common Ground on the Hill celebrates 20 years in community

    For the past 20 years, artists from across the globe have converged on Westminster to come together and celebrate the arts at Common Ground on the Hill, just as they will do today. Walt Michael, executive director and founder of Common Ground on the...
  • Common Ground hosts speakers and musicians

    Westminster residents traveling past McDaniel College for the next two weeks may hear the muffled sounds of banjos, African drums, dulcimers and jug bands during Common Ground on the Hill's Traditions Weeks. The two weeks of classes, performances and...
  • Neko Case skewers fanboys in new music video

    Neko Case skewers fanboys in new music video
    If you've ever seen Neko Case in concert, you know a sizable portion of her shows are a kind of comedy act, a rolling back-and-forth between Case and Kelly Hogan, her longtime backing singer. You know that Case and Hogan, both of whom worked at one time...
  • Getting back to our roots

    Getting back to our roots
    Common Ground on the Hill has returned to Westminster. For 20 years, musicians, dancers, writers, filmmakers, artists, artisans and activists have gathered in early July at the college on the hill, now McDaniel College. Common Ground goes back to the...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • Remembering Pete Seeger -- A Musical Tribute

    Common Ground on the Hill will look back at one the festival’s most prominent supporters Monday, June 30, and July 7. Following keynote speeches at 8 p.m., “Remembering Pete Seeger -- a Musical Tribute” will take place in Alumni Hall...
  • Alvin brothers reunite with a little help from Big Bill

    Alvin brothers reunite with a little help from Big Bill
    The music of blues giant Big Bill Broonzy bonded Phil and Dave Alvin as kids growing up in California during the '60s. So it was only fitting that when the brothers came to Chicago recently, they got a chance to play the 1946 Martin guitar that Broonzy...
  • As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims

    As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims
    The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody. The symptoms were textbook post-...