Daily Archive: April 1, 2013

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Entertainment

Historic Motown Steinway piano back in Detroit

NEWLY RESTORED–In this Sept. 18, 2012 file photo provided by the Motown Museum, Paul McCartney, left, and Berry Gordy stand in front of a newly restored 1877 Steinway grand piano during a benefit at the Motown Museum at Steinway Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Motown Museum, Shahar Azran, File) by Mike Householder and Jeff Karoub DETROIT (AP) — An 1877 Steinway grand piano used by Motown greats during the label’s 1960s heyday, and restored thanks to Paul McCartney, is back home in Detroit, officials announced Monday.

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Sports

Louisville's Ware breaks leg in tourney game

SERIOUS INJURY–Trainers check on Louisville guard Kevin Ware (5) after an injury during the first half of the Midwest Regional final against Duke in the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) by Michael MarotINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A gruesome injury that left Louisville guard Kevin Ware with a broken leg plunged Lucas Oil Stadium into horrified silence, with coach Rick Pitino wiping away tears and shocked teammates openly weeping during Sunday’s Midwest Regional final.

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National

Alaska lawmaker apologizes for racial slur

REP. DON YOUNG, R-ALASKA (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File) by Jim Abrams WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Don Young, the gruff Republican veteran who represents the entire state of Alaska, apologized Friday for referring to Hispanic migrant workers as “wetbacks” in a radio interview.

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Entertainment

P. Diddy tops list of hip-hop's wealthiest

FILM AWARD–TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay, and Richard Middlemas win Oscar for Best Documentary. They pose with performer “Diddy” Feb. 26, 2012. (CNN Photo/Jermey Freeman) by Breeanna Hare (CNN) — Sean “P. Diddy” Combs has gone by many names, but for now we can call him hip-hop’s biggest moneymaker.