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Prince estate releases ‘Dance Rally 4 Peace’ recording of ‘Dreamer’

Yesterday, as protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police spread across the nation, the Prince estate released a 2015 live recording from a “Dance Rally 4 Peace” the artist played with 3RDEYEGIRL at Paisley Park. The concert was held to honor the late Freddie Gray and support Baltimore protesters…

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Hexagon Bar burns as Twin Cities roil with rage and pain

The Hexagon Bar, a Minneapolis music and nightlife landmark since 1934, erupted in flames overnight as Minneapolis and St. Paul were roiled by ongoing unrest in the wake of the death of George Floyd in police custody. Social media posts this morning show that the venue became engulfed in flames between 2:00 and 3:00 a.m.,…

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Coffee Break: Cleanup / rebuild

Protestors sweep water out of the partially destroyed Wells Fargo bank

Though we don't know what today or this week or the next month will bring, let's put a spotlight on volunteers and cleanup efforts this morning. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear around the theme of cleaning up and rebuilding?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Brandi Carlile

The Stones kicked off their biggest U.S. tour to date; Prince and the Revolution had a No. 1 album; Vampire Weekend went to No. 1 in the album charts; Jack White got married in an exotic location; and Brandi Carlile was born, Today in Music History.

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