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Whoa there: NYC carriage horse ban is stalled

In this Jan. 27, 2010 file photo, horse-drawn carriage roll through New York's Central Park.  Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City’s horse-drawn carriage industry.  He has been stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years. At first, he said he would ban the horses during his first week in office. Now, facing resistance from the usually compliant City Council, he says he will end the “inhumane” practice by year’s end.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York City’s horse-drawn carriage industry, stung by a recent outpouring of support for the colorful coaches that have clip-clopped their way through Central Park for more than 150 years.

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Frank Lloyd Wright tower opens for public tours

This Dec. 9, 2013 photo provided by SC Johnson shows the alternating round and square floors of the SC Johnson Research Tower designed by Frank Lloyd Wright as evening approaches in Racine, Wis. Home products giant SC Johnson is opening the building for public tours for the first time starting May 2. (AP Photo/SC Johnson, Mark Hertzberg)

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Frank Lloyd Wright fans will get their first look at one of his most unusual buildings, an industrial tower with a tree-like design, when a home products company opens its former research and development center to the public this spring.

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Bieber seeks delay in Fla. DUI trial

MIAMI (AP) — Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his trial currently scheduled to begin next month on Florida charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license.

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Eminem, Outkast to headline Austin City Limits

NEW YORK (AP) — Eminem and Outkast are headlining another music festival.

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How ‘Sail’ sold: Story of Awolnation’s Aaron Bruno

This March 11, 2014 photo shows musician Aaron Bruno of Awolnation in Malibu, Calif. Awolnation’s haunting song, “Sail,” has sold 5 million tracks and the sleeper hit is the second longest running song on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with 79 weeks. The band is currently working on the follow-up to their gold-selling 2011 debut, “Megalithic Symphony.”(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — He has the second longest-running song in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. You’ve likely heard the song — but not the name of the man who created it.

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