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Country music fest coming to NY’s Randall’s Island

In this April 7, 2014 file photo, country singer Dierks Bentley performs at ACM Presents an All-Star Salute to the Troops in Las Vegas. Bentley, Brad Paisley and Luke Bryan will perform in a three-day country music festival in New York next summer. Live Nation Entertainment announced Wednesday, Oct. 29, that FarmBorough will take place June 26-28 on Randall’s Island. It’s being billed as the first-ever country music festival in New York City. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A new three-day country music festival starring Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley will debut in New York City next summer.

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. Nov. 2-8

Oct. 26: Actress Jaclyn Smith (“Charlie’s Angels”) is 69. “Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak is 68. Musician Bootsy Collins is 63. Singer Maggie Roche of The Roches is 63. Actor James Pickens Jr. (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 62. Guitarist Keith Strickland of The B-52’s is 61. Actress Rita Wilson is 58. Actor Dylan McDermott is 53. Actor Cary Elwes is 52. Singer Natalie Merchant is 51. Country singer Keith Urban is 47. Actor Tom Cavanagh (“Ed”) is 46. Actress Rosemarie DeWitt (“The United States of Tara”) is 43. Writer-actor Seth McFarlane is 41. Actor Jon Heder is 37. Singer Mark Barry of BBMak is 36.

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Medal of Honor Bowl to be on NBCSN

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Medal of Honor Bowl all-star game in Charleston will be broadcast on NBC Sports Network.

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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

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EPL referee faces music over Ed Sheeran concert

LONDON (AP) — A Premier League referee has been dropped this weekend for breaking protocol so that he could watch an Ed Sheeran pop concert.

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