‘Hallelujah’ Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at age 82
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‘Hallelujah’ Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at age 82

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leonard Cohen, the baritone-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter who seamlessly blended spirituality and sexuality in songs like “Hallelujah,” ”Suzanne” and “Bird on a Wire,” has died at age 82, his son said Thursday. “My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles,” Adam Cohen said in a statement. “He was writing … Continue reading

Review: ‘No Man’s Land’ by David Baldacci is action-packed
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Review: ‘No Man’s Land’ by David Baldacci is action-packed

WAKA TSUNODA, Associated Press “No Man’s Land” (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci David Baldacci’s typical action thriller often features a character in dire emotional straits. This gives the novel dramatic depth and intensity, making it an unforgettable read. It has a strong element of science fiction, is action-packed and thought-provoking. His latest, “No Man’s … Continue reading

Kenny Chesney to receive Pinnacle Award at 50th CMA Awards
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Kenny Chesney to receive Pinnacle Award at 50th CMA Awards

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kenny Chesney will receive the Pinnacle Award during the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards, joining Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift as the only recipients. The award, created in 2005, recognizes an artist who has achieved global prominence through performances and record sales and the highest degree of recognition. Over his … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘All the Little Liars’ is entertaining novel
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Book Review: ‘All the Little Liars’ is entertaining novel

“All the Little Liars” (Minotaur), by Charlaine Harris Long before her Sookie Stackhouse series, Charlaine Harris was best known for her lively tales about small-town librarian Aurora Teagarden. Her latest novel, “All the Little Liars,” marks Harris’ return to Aurora, last seen in 2003’s “Poppy Done to Death.” The energetic, highly entertaining novel is like … Continue reading