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$3.2M Award, Cut Costs May Not Save Baltimore Symphony

The Baltimore Sun reports the SC&H Group audit released Tuesday says both methods would only temporarily help BSO unless additional revenues streams are established. It says it’s unclear if the orchestra will survive the year.

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R. Kelly Doesn’t Have Freedom, Money For Legal Battle

“You are almost better off asking what’s not different for him, the situation is like night and day,” said Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor in Chicago. “R. Kelly is now facing an array of challenges that he wasn’t facing years ago and the resources the federal government can bring to bear far exceed anything he faced in state court.”

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Angie Stone Releases New Album, Full Circle

Neo-soul songstress Angie Stone is back on the scene with her eighth studio album, Full Circle.

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2019 Emmy Nominations: Full List

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will air Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. ET at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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CBS News Takes Some Chances With New Anchor, Norah O’Donnell

“Why not try something that could distinguish us and have the ability to bring us closer to the people who make decisions that are in the news?” said Zirinsky, who enjoyed nearly 20 years working in CBS’ Washington bureau. “That’s not constricting. That’s liberating. That opens channels for us.”

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Jennifer Lopez Makes Up Concert Interrupted By Power Outage

Lopez’s show was cut short on Saturday night when problems at a substation left parts of Manhattan without electricity. The Garden, Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts were all evacuated.

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Diddy’s ‘Making the Band’ Officially Coming Back To TV

The global casting call for the show begins Monday across social media platforms.

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Meek Mill Seeks New Trial, Judge After Decade-Long Probation

Prosecutors under District Attorney Larry Krasner have filed a motion supporting his bid to toss the conviction and be retried under a new judge.

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R. Kelly Expected To Appear For Court Hearing Tuesday

A judge is expected to rule on whether Kelly can be released on bond in the Chicago indictment before facing the New York charges. Prosecutors want Kelly to remain in federal custody, where he’s been since his arrest Thursday, because they say he’s dangerous and a flight risk.

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Kenya Moore Returns To ‘Real Housewives Of Atlanta’

“It broke my heart, but with all the stress I went through with this baby, I don’t know how I could have done it,” Kenya said. “Even now, breastfeeding every three hours, changing diapers, being up at all hours. I just don’t think I could have been present.”

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