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4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

4/20 grew from humble roots to marijuana's high holiday

SEATTLE (AP) — Saturday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and pot shops in legal-weed states thank their customers with discounts.
Mandisa, Grammy-winning singer and 'American Idol' alum, dies at 47

Mandisa, Grammy-winning singer and 'American Idol' alum, dies at 47

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mandisa, a contemporary Christian singer who appeared on “American Idol” and won a Grammy for her 2013 album ‘Overcomer’, has died. She was 47.
Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department' is here. Is it poetry? This is what experts say

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department' is here. Is it poetry? This is what experts say

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has released her 11th studio album, “The Tortured Poets Department.
Here’s how Phish is using the Sphere's technology to give fans something completely different

Here’s how Phish is using the Sphere's technology to give fans something completely different

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phish opened its four-night stay at the Sphere Thursday with a four-hour show that used the advanced technology in the $2.3 billion arena to deliver a show that even the band's most ardent fans have never experienced before.
Lululemon cutting over 100 jobs in Washington distribution centre closure

Lululemon cutting over 100 jobs in Washington distribution centre closure

VANCOUVER — Lululemon Athletica Inc. says it is cutting more than 100 jobs as it plans to close a distribution centre in Washington state. It says some employees at the Sumner, Wash.
Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

Major water users in southern Alberta agree to curb consumption in face of drought

CALGARY — More than three dozen major water users in southern Alberta have agreed to voluntarily curb their consumption if there's a severe drought this spring or summer, but critics warn the deals won't do enough to address the issue.
TC Energy reduces pressure on pipeline segment as rupture investigation continues

TC Energy reduces pressure on pipeline segment as rupture investigation continues

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it has reduced the pressure on a segment of its NGTL pipeline system in Alberta while an investigation continues into the cause of a rupture that occurred earlier this week.
Jonathan Tetelman recalls his journey from a nightclub DJ to an international opera star

Jonathan Tetelman recalls his journey from a nightclub DJ to an international opera star

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Tetelman transformed from a nightclub DJ to an international opera star, a music detour that was quite, well, operatic.
Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (21,807.37, up 98.93 points): Royal Bank of Canada. (TSX:RY). Finance. Up $1.05, or 0.79 per cent, to $134.57 on 13.5 million shares.
Choctaw artist Jeffrey Gibson confronts history at US pavilion as its first solo Indigenous artist

Choctaw artist Jeffrey Gibson confronts history at US pavilion as its first solo Indigenous artist

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jeffrey Gibson’s takeover of the U.S.