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Fireworks show ready to go

It’s called the Olympics of fireworks and thousands of people are converging on Butler County Pennsylvania, the unofficial Fireworks Capital…

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Friday, August 16, 2013. Heavy rainfall and strong thunderstorms developed across the Southeast again o…

Jazz vocalist Jane Harvey dies at 88

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jane Harvey, the jazz vocalist who performed with the likes of Desi Arnaz, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman, has died. Sh…

Chevy Cruze

GM recalling Cruze

Update

General Motors is recalling nearly 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars in the U.S. because the power-assisted brakes can fail.The vehicles …

Singer Fergie officially changes her name

NEW YORK (AP) — She’s the F to the E, R, G, the I, the E. Fergie has officially changed her name: The singer born Stacy Ann Ferguson is now …