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  • UGI leading Allentown blast probe

    UGI leading Allentown blast probe
    After the fires were out and the dead accounted for, state regulators tasked with determining the cause of the natural gas explosion that leveled an Allentown city block ordered UGI Utilities to dig up its own pipe and find out why it failed. In...
  • NEA Gives Arts Grants to 14 Connecticut Groups

    The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
  • Free Music Friday! White Denim rocks it '80s style

    Free Music Friday! White Denim rocks it '80s style
    These days, the American indie rock underground is in love with 1980s pop. From Bon Iver to Cass McCombs, artists have been reaching into the bag of tricks of acts like Lionel Richie and Toto. I wouldn't have predicted it, but there it is. Austin,...
  • Consumers Put Thanksgiving and Black Friday In The Record Books

    Consumers Put Thanksgiving and Black Friday In The Record Books
    Thanksgiving weekend shoppers were hungry for sales.  The National Retail Federation says the numbers are in and they're huge. Stores generally rely on sales between Thanksgiving and Christmas to make up 20% of their annual revenue.  With unemployment...
  • Evanston lessens penalty for pot possession

    Evanston lessens penalty for pot possession
    An ordinance that lessens penalties for those in Evanston caught with 10 grams or less of marijuana received unanimous approval from aldermen at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Originally proposed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, the ordinance...
  • TOO SOON?: New York Film Critics Circle names "The Artist" Best Film of 2011

    TOO SOON?: New York Film Critics Circle names "The Artist" Best Film of 2011
    Happy New Year! It is the first day of 2012, right? Last night we got the news about the New York Film Critics Circle announcing "The Artist" as the best film of 2011. Today, somebody sent me a link to Facebook, where they are revealing their "most...
  • Dorial Green-Beckham named U.S. Army All-American Player of the Year

    Dorial Green-Beckham named U.S. Army All-American Player of the Year
    SAN ANTONIO, TX — The U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee has announced Dorial Green-Beckham as the 2012 U.S. Army Player of the Year, given to the nation’s most outstanding senior in high school football. The announcement was made...
  • Victims File Lawsuit Against Sugarland in Deadly Concert Stage Collapse

    Victims File Lawsuit Against Sugarland in Deadly Concert Stage Collapse
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of victims caught in a stage collapse at a Sugarland concert at the Indiana State Fair in August. The country music duo of Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush has been named in the suit, which was filed...
  • Stage collapses before Sugarland concert, five dead

    Stage collapses before Sugarland concert, five dead
    The Indiana State Fair remained closed Sunday one day after an outdoor concert stage collapsed just minutes before the country music duo Sugarland was set to perform. Singer Sara Bareilles had just finished her set on the outdoor stage when 60 mile-per-...
  • Patti Austin

    Patti Austin
    From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
  • Frequently Asked Questions

    These are frequently asked questions about the Reecom 1650 weather radio sold by KSPR. The radio keeps going off at the same time every day (probably 7:00 am). How do I make it stop? Look under the time on the main display. Is there a bell or a...
  • Reports: Stage in Indiana Fair Collapse Not Up to Code

    Reports: Stage in Indiana Fair Collapse Not Up to Code
    Scaffolding that collapsed during a storm and killed seven people during the Indiana State Fair last year was not up to standard, and the fair's commission did not have adequate emergency planning in place, according to two investigative reports presented...