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Boz Scaggs Adds Summer Dates to 2015 North American Tour

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Credit: Danny ClinchBoz Scaggs‘ busy 2015 schedule just got a lot busier. The soulful pop-rock singer, whose new album, A Fool to Care, will be released this Tuesday, has just announced a series of North American summer concerts that will follow the spring U.S. trek he’ll embark on starting next month. The newly added run of dates kicks off on ... Read More »

Indiana Couple Welcomes ‘One in a Million’ Set of Triplets

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WRTV(GREENFIELD, Ind.) — An Indiana couple is celebrating an extra-special arrival with the birth of their identical triplet daughters. Ashley and Matt Alexander of Greenfield, Indiana, were surprised weeks ago when they learned they were expecting three new additions to their family during a routine sonogram, according to ABC affiliate WRTV-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana. “She was checking [Ashley] and right ... Read More »

Germanwings Crash: How Often Pilots Commit ‘Aircraft-Assisted Suicide’

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ABC News / Flight Aware(NEW YORK) — Although authorities said the co-pilot of the Germanwings flight that crashed earlier this week in France intended to “destroy the plane” with 150 people on board, so-called “aircraft-assisted suicides” are rare, according to researchers who reviewed decades of crash data. Still, they’ve occurred in the past, and sometimes, the pilots expressed their intentions ... Read More »

School Tells ‘Tiny’ Girl Her Body Mass Index is Too High

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Hemera/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A Missouri mother is livid after her daughter came home from elementary school with a note saying that her body mass index was too high despite her lean frame. “She goes, ‘Does this mean I’m fat?’ and I said, ‘No, this does not mean you are fat,'” Amanda Moss, of Belton, Missouri, told KMBC, ABC’s Kansas ... Read More »

Report: Rolling Stones Now Planning to Announce North American Tour Next Week

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Credit: Brian RasicAs Rolling Stones fans know, the band intended to announce details of a 2015 North American tour on Thursday, March 19. Those plans were delayed, reportedly because of ticketing issues involving the trek’s promoters. Now, Hits Daily Double is reporting that, according to insiders, The Stones will make the tour announcement sometime next week. The same sources tell ... Read More »

Stevie Wonder to Be Presented with Braille Baseball Bat Tonight in Louisville

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Image Courtesy of Louisville SluggerStevie Wonder will be presented with a unique gift tonight to commemorate his concert at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. The Louisville Slugger company has created a special baseball bat featuring a message engraved in Braille in honor of the Motown legend’s show. The message, which appears both in Braille and regular lettering, reads: ... Read More »

Baby Nicknames Include Happy Meal, Sweet Thang, Fish Stick

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Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Happy Meal. Pepperoni. Little Tuna. They’re all words that might easily be taken for foods a woman craves while she is pregnant. But in fact, they are among the nicknames given to unborn children across the country. The app Ovia Pregnancy, a fertility tracking product by Ovuline that has more than two million users in the U.S., ... Read More »

Annie Lennox’s Concert DVD Gets a Release Date

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Blue Note RecordsAnnie Lennox‘s new concert film, An Evening of Nostalgia with Annie Lennox, is set to be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digitally on May 4. The film features Lennox, backed by a 19-piece band, performing a series of classics songs from her album Nostalgia, including “Summertime,” “Georgia on My Mind” and “Strange Fruit.” Also included is her powerful ... Read More »

How Kelly Rowland Lost 70 Pounds in Just Four Months

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Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wait, what!? Kelly Rowland dropped 70 pounds of baby weight in just four months. The former Destiny’s Child singer, 34, spoke to Extra about having a baby, Titan, with her husband, Tim Witherspoon, in November. Have you picked up your copy of the April issue of @essencemag? On newsstands now! — KELENDRIA ROWLAND ... Read More »