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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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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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NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they’ve canceled the varsity football team’s season finale over hazing.

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Wild rally for 4-3 win at Boston

Boston Bruins' Milan Lucic (17) celebrates his goal with teammate Brad Marchand (63) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild in Boston, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — It was a difficult but rewarding split for the Minnesota Wild.

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Neil Patrick Harris to host new NBC variety series

In this May 29, 2014, file photo, actor Neil Patrick Harris speaks at Book Expo America in New York. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, NBC announced that the network is bringing Harris back to series television as host of a comedy-variety series. The new show is based on the successful British TV format, "Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway." NBC did not announce an official title or premiere date for its adaptation, which will air for 10 episodes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing Neil Patrick Harris back to series television as host of a comedy-variety series.

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