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TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

TULSA, Okla.  — Rocker John Mellencamp has been awarded the Woody Guthrie Prize. The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announced Wednesday that Mellencamp will be presented with the award during an Aug. 30 ceremony. He is the fifth recipient. The annual prize is given to an artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life … Continue reading TULSA, Oklahoma | Singer John Mellencamp awarded Woody Guthrie Prize

Top jobs in Congress no longer the prize they used to be

WASHINGTON/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen’s announcement Monday that he would not seek re-election, giving up the chairmanship of the House Appropriations … Continue reading Top jobs in Congress no longer the prize they used to be

The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize

OCEAN CITY, Md. / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Phil Heasley caught the fish of his life, but the $2.8 million in tournament prize money got away. Heasley reeled in a 6-foot (1.8 meter) white marlin last year off Maryland’s coast. But in a sign of how concerned some big money tournaments are about cheating, … Continue reading The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize