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Matt Roberts, founding guitarist of 3 Doors Down, dies at 38

WEST BEND, Wis. – Guitarist Matt Roberts, a founding member of the rock band 3 Doors Down, has died in Wisconsin. The 38-year-old was in West Bend to perform at a benefit. The West Bend Police Department says someone called authorities around 7 a.m. Saturday to report an unconscious man in a hotel hallway. Police and firefighters found Roberts dead.

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Lead singer Gord Downie is seen  on a screen as a man watches during a Vancouver, B.C., viewing party for the final stop in Kingston, Ontario. The Tragically Hip mixed fan favourites, newer songs and some politics on Saturday night during the final show of their "Man Machine Poem" tour. (Darryl Dyck / Associated Press)

Canadians bid adieu to beloved band Tragically Hip, whose singer is dying

KINGSTON, Ontario – The rock concert did not begin with a rock song. Instead, it started with flag-waving fans breaking into a national anthem, “O Canada.” The impromptu tribute by an emotional sold-out crowd that included Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began what was expected to be the final performance Saturday by Tragically Hip, a group known as Canada’s Band, and lead singer and songwriter Gord Downie, dubbed Canada’s unofficial poet laureate.

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Jim Kershner

Jim Kershner

Paul Turner

Paul Turner

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The SliceWashington and its little brother 

Has anyone ever considered that some of the tensions occasionally arising between Washington and Idaho could be the result of simple sibling rivalry? Sure. I mean, it seems rather obvious ...

ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...

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