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Gene Simmons Says He Was 'Wrong,' 'Not Informed' About Cannabis

Kiss star Gene Simmons, who has invested in a cannabis company, explains his about-turn on his attitude to the substance. Continue reading…

Elton John Year by Year: Photos 1968-2018

Here's 50 years' worth of Elton John photos, featuring some of his most outrageous outfits. Continue reading…

25 Years Ago: The Butthole Surfers Team Up With John Paul Jones for 'Independent Worm Saloon'

The post-Nirvana feeding frenzy led to underground heroes the Butthole Surfers getting a major label deal and hiring the Led Zeppelin bassist to produce them. Continue reading…

Is 'Eliminator' ZZ Top's Best Album? Our Writers Answer Five Big Questions

Is 'Eliminator' ZZ Top's best album? If you had to cut one song which would it be? Our writers answer five big questions. Continue reading…

20 Years Ago: Iron Maiden's 'Virtual XI' Marks the End of the Blaze Bayley Era

Iron Maiden's ‘Virtual XI’ arrived to a lukewarm reaction on March 23, 1998, bringing the Blaze Bayley experiment to a close. Continue reading…

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Mike Boynton thanks OSU fans on anniversary of hiring

By Nathan RuizIt's been a wild 365 days for the Oklahoma State basketball program, featuring a new coach, an FBI investigation, player dismissals, exhilarating victories and disappointing losses.

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

MIAMI (AP) — H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died.

Western Conference Playoff Snapshot: March 23

By Brett DawsonToday's look at the NBA's Western Conference playoff picture: PLAYOFF TEAMSTeamRecordGames behind1.

New witnesses detail sexual misconduct by Tavis Smiley

PBS says more witnesses have detailed sexual misconduct allegations against talk-show host Tavis Smiley, who was suspended in December and later fired.In papers filed in Washington, D.C., Superior Court in response to a breach-of-contract lawsuit by Smiley, PBS said the witnesses spoke to an independent investigator and corroborated initial accounts that Smiley had established a pattern of sexual relationships with subordinates.The filing Tuesday also said he subjected subordinates to unwanted sexual advances — including requests for specific sex acts — and made lewd jokes."Over a dozen individuals reported that they were either subjected to or witnessed unwelcome, inappropriate sexual comments or conduct or otherwise inappropriate behavior by Mr.

Clean energy company drops out of The Wind Coalition because of accusations involving legislator

By Nolan Clay Staff Writer nclay@oklahoman.comA clean energy company dropped out of The Wind Coalition this year after a legislator made accusations about a tracking device found on his pickup, The Oklahoman has learned.The Chicago-based company, Invenergy, is building a massive wind farm in Oklahoma's Panhandle that will be the largest in America and the second largest in the world once operational in 2020.Issues involving the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher project are now before the Oklahoma Corporation Commission."Invenergy terminated its membership in The Wind Coalition last month when allegations surfaced in the media," the company's communications director said Friday."Invenergy has no knowledge as to whether the allegations are true or false," communications director Patrick Whitty said.

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