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Memorial service for singer Aretha Franklin held in Detroit

Memorial service for singer Aretha Franklin held in Detroit

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(DETROIT) — A memorial service honoring the late Aretha Franklin was held in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday.The “Queen of Soul” died on Aug. 16 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76.Outside the New Bethel Baptist Church, where the service was held, some signed boards at a memorial paying tribute to the…

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US CEOs earned 312 times more than workers in 2017: Study

US CEOs earned 312 times more than workers in 2017: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — CEOs at the 350 largest U.S. companies received 312 times as much in compensation as typical employees in 2017, according to a study released Thursday.The average chief executive received $18.9 million last year, a 17.6 percent increase from 2016, as the wages of a typical worker rose just 0.3 percent, according to…

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Progressive veterans frame climate change as a national security issue

Progressive veterans frame climate change as a national security issue

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Self-described “ass-kicking, motorcycle-riding, Texas Democrat” MJ Hegar, a candidate for Texas’ deep-red 31st district, has a novel approach to environmental politics: she doesn’t care if her supporters believe in man-made climate change, but says it’s hard to deny the corrupting effects of petroleum dependence on American foreign policy.”Our dependence on foreign oil is…

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Scoreboard Roundup 8/20/18

Scoreboard Roundup 8/20/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers  12  Seattle   1   ——   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N-Y Yankees    10  Toronto       2 Final  Tampa Bay       2  Boston        0 Final  Cleveland       8  Baltimore     0 Final  Minnesota       5  Detroit       4 Final  Chi White Sox   7  Kansas City   6 Final  Texas           4  L-A Angels    2 Final  Houston         9  Oakland       4  …

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Frost updates quarterbacks, progress after one week of fall camp

Frost updates quarterbacks, progress after one week of fall camp

One week down. The Huskers have completed seven practices in fall camp, and for the most part, things are going as planned for Scott Frost. “I see so much improvement from spring until now,” Nebraska’s head football coach said. “It’s amazing how far the guys have come. We still have a lot to improve on…

Husker Volleyball ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

Husker Volleyball ranked No. 2 in preseason poll

The Nebraska volleyball team is ranked No. 2 in the AVCA Preseason Coaches Poll released on Wednesday. The Huskers received 20 of the 63 first-place votes. Stanford, which received 43 first-place votes, took the No. 1 ranking. Texas, Minnesota and Kentucky round out the top five. Other Big Ten teams in the top 10 include…

Pavelka to be honored, and roasted, at Omaha Press Club in September

Pavelka to be honored, and roasted, at Omaha Press Club in September

One of the most recognizable voices in Nebraska will be honored this fall. Kent Pavelka will have his Face on the Barroom Floor at the Omaha Press Club. Pavelka will become the 158th face added to the floor when he is added during a dinner and roast on September 13 at the Omaha Press Club.…

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ pays off with $34 million five-day opening

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ pays off with $34 million five-day opening

Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) — Crazy Rich Asians, which officially opened on Wednesday, had a crazy good weekend, topping the box office with an estimated $34 million over the five-day period, with just under $24.2 million of that earned over the weekend. The film — the first Asian-American-led studio release since 1993’s Joy Luck Club…

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