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Detroit techno pioneers come full circle with joint Belleville Three project

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Detroit techno pioneers come full circle with joint Belleville Three project

- Buy Photo. The drive down I-94 from Belleville to downtown Detroit might take you about 30 minutes. For techno fans, it’s a trip deep into music history — and now it's come full circle as three hometown pioneers take on an ambitious new challenge. By now, the story of Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson is likely familiar: teenage friends growing up in Belleville just west of Detroit, fascinated by the machine music of Kraftwerk and the funk of George Clinton, going on to invent and popularize techno music in the 1980s

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MAX attack unfolded quickly: Extremist cut three in neck, police say

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MAX attack unfolded quickly: Extremist cut three in neck, police say

- The horrific scene unfolded on a crowded MAX train in less than 10 minutes between stops at the start of a long holiday weekend. A known extremist terrorized a teenage girl wearing a hijab and her friend, then turned his rage on an Army veteran, a recent Reed College graduate, and an aspiring poet who just tried to calm him down, police and witnesses said

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Round Rock WW II veteran still remembers disastrous plane crash

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Round Rock WW II veteran still remembers disastrous plane crash

- First the B-29 bomber got hit by anti-aircraft guns and lost one of its four engines. Then it ran out of gas at night over the Indian Ocean during a rainstorm. When the plane crashed into 8- to 10-foot waves, it felt as if it were “running up against a solid wall,” Elwin Hudson said. Hudson, a 95-year-old Round Rock resident and World War II Army Air Forces pilot, still has a photo of the two rafts that he and eight crew members use to escape on Aug

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US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

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US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

- A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a 35-year-old convicted felon. A senior researcher with the Southern Poverty Law Center, in a blog post, said Christian’s Facebook page showed he held “some racist and other extremist beliefs

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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Be alert for possible strong to severe storms overnight

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FIRST ALERT UPDATE: Be alert for possible strong to severe storms overnight

- FIRST ALERT UPDATE FOR OVERNIGHT STORMS: A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for areas along the Highway 278 corridor through 5 a.m. Sunday morning. This includes Marion, Winston, Cullman, Blount, Etowah, and Cherokee counties. The severe risk decreases further south but I still think we need to be alert for possible strong wind gusts, small hail, and lightning as far south as Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Anniston

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Manchester attack: UK police release images of concert suicide bomber

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Manchester attack: UK police release images of concert suicide bomber

- MANCHESTER, Eng. — British police released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack. Police are now asking the public if they have information on 22-year-old Salman Abedi after he returned to the UK from Libya earlier this month. Abedi reportedly had set off a bomb last week as people were leaving an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring dozens

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Dozens gather to mourn the loss of man killed in New Haven

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Dozens gather to mourn the loss of man killed in New Haven

- A crowd of at least 60 people gathered on Dickerman Street in New Haven to pay tribute to a friend and family member killed in a daylight shooting on Saturday afternoon. Police were dispatched to the area of Dickerman Street to investigate shots fired that were picked up by the city’s Shot Spotter system. Police said they received numerous 911 calls that a person had been shot

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State AA & B track: Sentinel, Bigfork girls take team titles

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State AA & B track: Sentinel, Bigfork girls take team titles

- BUTTE -- Trailing by 15 points after Day 1 of the State AA track and field championships, it was going to take quite a leap for the Missoula Sentinel girls to overtake first-place Bozeman and earn their first ever state title. Luckily Ashley McElmurry had just such a jump in her. On the coattails of their long-leaping sophomore, the Spartans piled up 91 points to jump the Hawks (69 points) and Kalispell Glacier (71

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Winds pick up Sunday in an otherwise wonderful forecast

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Winds pick up Sunday in an otherwise wonderful forecast

- WEBVTT >> ACCURATE, TRUSTED,METEOROLOGIST MATT SERWE WITHYOUR WEATHER NOW FORECAST.MATT: CLOUDS THIS EVENING,SHOWERS, BUT NOT REALLY IN THEMETRO.THINGS ARE CLEARING.THE WIND IS CALM AND THEY WILLBE LIGHT THROUGH THE NIGHT.WE ARE AT 57 IN NORFOLK.AND 65 IN PLATTSMOUTH.AND 63 TOWARD NEBRASKA CITY ANDFALLS CITY.AND 72 WAS THE HIGH TODAY.WE HAD PLENTY OF SUNSHINE FORMIDMORNING AND MIDDAY, THROUGHTHE AFTERNOON.BUT THE WIND WAS LIGHT ENOUGHTHAT WE DID NOT WARM UP A LOT

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Auburn eliminated by Oklahoma in Game Two of Auburn Super Regional

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Auburn eliminated by Oklahoma in Game Two of Auburn Super Regional

- Tigers fall 5-2 to defending national champs. AUBURN, Ala. — The No. 8 Auburn softball team concluded its season after falling to No. 6 Oklahoma 5-2 Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Super Regional at Jane B. Moore Field. The Tigers wrap up the 2017 campaign with a 49-12 record. Auburn tallied four hits in the seven-inning affair. Casey McCrackin provided the pop in the lineup with a solo home run, while Kasey Cooper, Victoria Draper and Courtney Shea notched singles

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Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

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Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

- Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train. The attack Friday happened on the first day of Ramadan, the holiest time of the year for Muslims, and it sent shockwaves through a city that prides itself on its tolerance and liberal views

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LSU, Arkansas to meet in championship game of SEC Baseball Tournament

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LSU, Arkansas to meet in championship game of SEC Baseball Tournament

- Tigers and Razorbacks play Sunday at 1pm CT at Hoover Met. Hoover, Ala. — (AP) - Chad Spanberger homered in each of the first two innings and Arkansas rolled to a 16-0 victory over top-seeded Florida on Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Razorbacks (42-16) won after seven innings on the mercy rule and face 11-time champion LSU in Sunday's championship game

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Boise ‘is a growing culinary hotspot,’ says Vogue.com

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Boise ‘is a growing culinary hotspot,’ says Vogue.com

- For those foodies who’ve been waiting for Boise’s chefs, wine makers, bakers and brewmasters to get their due, here you go. Vogue.com, the online edition of the venerable fashion magazine, is featuring an article “Why Boise, Idaho, Is a Growing Culinary Hotspot” that touts Boise as a culinary-travel destination. The article highlights Downtown Boise dining, the urban tasting scene for beer and wine, food trucks and more

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Cougar Butte fire near Bend grows to 140 acres

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Cougar Butte fire near Bend grows to 140 acres

- BEND, Ore. – The Cougar Butte Fire west of Bend has grown to 140 acres as of Saturday morning, according to Central Oregon Fire Info. Firefighters responded to the wildfire at approximately 3 p.m. Friday. The fire started approximately 11 miles west of Bend and north of Skyliners Road. Fire officials say the fire was initially reported at 10 acres, but it grew to the west

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8 members of Tinley Park family killed in Egypt bus attack

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8 members of Tinley Park family killed in Egypt bus attack

- A Tinley Park man, his two sons, a grandchild and other family members, were among 26 people killed Friday in Egypt when an ISIS gunman opened fire on a bus full of Coptic Christians headed to a religious site.

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Pakistani restaurant stands out in Chicago's 'Little India' neighborhood

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Pakistani restaurant stands out in Chicago's 'Little India' neighborhood

- Mixed among those Indian stores and restaurants is a Pakistani kabab house where they love to cook with chiles and spices -- Delhi Darbar Kabab House.

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  • Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy, reports and source say
    Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria policy, reports and source say

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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat. Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about creating that line of communication to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incoming administration's options with Russia as it was developing its Syria policy, according to a person familiar with the discussions who spoke with The Associated Press

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  • Report: Capitals to host Maple Leafs in outdoor game at Naval Academy
    Report: Capitals to host Maple Leafs in outdoor game at Naval Academy

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    Two people with knowledge of the situation say the Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs will play an outdoor game at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., next season. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the NHL had not announced the event. The game is scheduled to be played March 3 at the 34,000-seat Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium that hosts Navy football games

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  • BMW plans for a future where nobody buys cars
    BMW plans for a future where nobody buys cars

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    WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) - BMW has turned Seattle into a testbed for how car companies can stay relevant in changing times. The German carmaker is experimenting with a range of mobility services to try to connect with people uninterested in buying a car. BMW isn't the first automaker to embrace trends like ride-sharing and mobility apps. Competitors such as Daimler and GM operate car-sharing services

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