Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Journey’s Neal Schon: Aretha Franklin tribute was my idea, not the band’s

Journey’s Neal Schon: Aretha Franklin tribute was my idea, not the band’s

During Journey’s concert on Saturday at Amalie Arena in Tampa, guitarist Neal Schon put a momentary pin in the band’s parade of hits to perform an extended solo, during which photos of the late Aretha Franklin flashed on screen behind him.Schon would...
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Fall food, wine and beer festivals at Florida theme parks expect to fill bellies, profits

Fall food, wine and beer festivals at Florida theme parks expect to fill bellies, profits

Back in 1995 when Epcot launched its International Food and Wine Festival, the idea was to generate attendance during the slow period in the fall. It worked. After two decades, the festival is mobbed on the weekends and has grown to one of Walt Disne...
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What to expect at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival this year

What to expect at Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival this year

How soon until Epcot is just one big food festival? We’re getting close. Once just a month long, the annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is up to 75 days in its 23rd year, beginning Aug. 30 and running through the middle of November. Th...
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Got an Instant Pot? Here’s a beginner’s guide to pressure cooking, and our favorite starter recipes

Got an Instant Pot? Here’s a beginner’s guide to pressure cooking, and our favorite starter recipes

It’s becoming a regular routine for me after Amazon Prime Day — another batch of my friends snag a deal on the Instant Pot pressure cooker, so I send out another batch of my favorite recipes.Welcome to the cult, folks. I never meant to join the more ...
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SeaWorld to put more than 100 beers on tap in new Craft Beer Festival

SeaWorld to put more than 100 beers on tap in new Craft Beer Festival

SeaWorld has started using food as bait to save the troubled company from floundering attendance, and this fall it will put some craft beer on the hook. Its nearby Aquatica water park is also adding Latin flavors to the mix in September. The park ha...
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What to expect at brand new Busch Gardens Bier Fest

What to expect at brand new Busch Gardens Bier Fest

This summer Busch Gardens Tampa Bay brought back their free beer. Maybe it got them thinking, or maybe it’s just because theme parks all over the lands are tacking on extra food, beer and wine festivals. From Saturday to Sept. 16, raise your glass to...
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'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

'Crazy Rich Asians' hoopla elicits mixed feelings in Asia

Hoopla over 'Crazy Rich Asians' to premiere in Singapore as critics debate its take on city's uber rich
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Microsoft uncovers more Russian hacking ahead of midterms

Microsoft uncovers more Russian hacking ahead of midterms

Microsoft says it's uncovered new Russian hacking efforts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections
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Russia says Taliban have accepted invitation to talks

Russia says Taliban have accepted invitation to talks

Russia's foreign minister says the Taliban have accepted an invitation to attend talks on Afghanistan in Moscow
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Spanish police find no weapons in knife attacker's home

Spanish police find no weapons in knife attacker's home

A senior official in Spain's Catalonia region says police found no guns or explosives in the house of a man who allegedly attacked police officers with a knife in Barcelona and was shot dead
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