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Tuneful tunes with touch of twang from Colerick

This CD cover image released by Back 9 Records shows "Tucson," the latest release by Brad Colerick. (AP Photo/Back 9 Records)

Brad Colerick, “Tucson” (Back 9 Records)

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1

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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Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album

Singer Bob Seger poses for a portrait in a Capitol Records studio on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — At 69, Bob Seger says he’s ready to hit the road again: He’s scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine.

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Report: Nashville songwriter Paul Craft dies at 76

This photo provided by RCA Records shows singer Paul Craft. Craft, a Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer, has died in Tennessee at the age of 76. The Tennessean reported that Craft died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. at a Nashville hospital "after years of deteriorating health." Craft penned the words to songs made famous by the likes of Ray Stevens, Mark Chestnutt, Alison Krauss, the Eagles and Linda Rondstadt. He was inducted earlier this month into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame after being nominated numerous times over the years. (AP Photo/RCA Records)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville songwriter and Hall of Famer Paul Craft has died in Tennessee at the age of 76.

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S. Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

Police officers stand around a collapsed ventilation grate in Seongnam, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Sixteen people watching an outdoor pop concert in South Korea fell 20 meters (60 feet) to their deaths Friday when a ventilation grate they were standing on collapsed, officials said. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster.

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