DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — For months, Tim Tucker sidled up to the piano and repeatedly played the first line of what would become a stirring duet. Over and over again the notes of the melody flowed off...
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Officials in a western Arkansas city say residents can finally kick off their Sunday shoes.
Fort Smith city directors recently repealed a 1953 ordinance that essentially outlawed public dancing on Sundays. Locals who knew about the law called it the "Footloose" ordinance, nicknamed for the 1984 movie starring Kevin Bacon about a town that banned dancing and rock music.
NEW YORK (AP) — You could easily call Friday "National Actors Releasing Albums Day": Kevin Bacon, Scarlett Johansson and Ezra Miller are among the famous faces dropping new music.
But releasing music for those well-known for their roles in movies haven't always been accepting or a breeze.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seven Democrats, 10 Republicans and a Green Party candidate are vying for the open 12th congressional district seat in Ohio. Two separate primaries will be on May ballots. One is for the remainder of the unexpired term of Republican U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi, who left Congress in January. The second is for the full two-year term beginning in January. Here's a list of the candidates, listed alphabetically by party:
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state senators are reviewing the state's anti-hazing statute amid concerns the law needs to be broadened.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Kevin Bacon, a Minerva Park Republican, tells the Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/2rEYfx9 ) he wants to revisit language that appears to restrict hazing prosecutions to the time of initiation into an organization. He says hazing doesn't occur only when someone joins a group.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of "Titanic," ''Aliens," ''The Terminator," ''Apollo 13" and the HBO series "Big Love" fame:
"Crushing. #RIPBillPaxton A gr8 talent & spirit. His passion contributed so much 2 #Apollo13 & all his wrk. We'll miss the hell out of U Bill" — Ron Howard, on Twitter.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — The town has struck out in its attempt to bring home the bacon — Kevin Bacon, that is.
Brattleboro wanted the actor to visit for its third annual Baconfest, a celebration of all things related to the fatty cured pork strips.
But he tweeted his regrets on Monday, saying in a video that he won't be able to make it to Baconfest because he's filming in Vancouver. He said he appreciated the "hilarious effort" that went into trying to get him there.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dueling proposals to regulate companies that serve as intermediaries between utilities and certain apartment complexes and condominiums are percolating at the Ohio Statehouse.
Ohio Sen. Kevin Bacon and Rep. Mike Duffey, a Worthington Republican, both recently introduced bills regarding submeter companies, The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2bpjvfa) reported.