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Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well Sets Attendance Record at Chicago’s Soldier Field

The trippy circus that follows the Grateful Dead descended on Chicago en masse as the first of the three-night Fare Thee Well, the final performances by the core four -- Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, ​Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann, along with guest musicians Trey Anastasio from Phish and keyboardists Bruce Hornsby and Jeff Chimenti -- got out of the gates smoothly. The attendance of 70,764 shattered Soldier Field’s post-renovation attendance record of 67,936 set by U2 360 in 2009.

The morning after the opening show, Peter Shapiro, co-producer of Fare Thee Well with AEG’s Madison House, says the show came off well logistically. “One [show] in out of three, we’re in good shape right now,” he says. “The response has been one of police, the city, and fans working harmoniously. And the weather is working with us, which always helps. You learn that on the first day of ‘Concerts 101,’ and it really is true: when the sun is shining, people are happy.”

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Bobbi Kristina’s Aunt Leolah Brown Angered Over Alleged Deathbed Photos: “I’m on a Mission to Make Sure My Niece Gets Justice”

Bobbi Kristina Brown's aunt, Leolah Brown, posted a lengthy statement on Facebook Friday addressing news that photos of her niece in hospice are being pitched to media outlets for sale.

"I'll tell you what! You took that picture thinking you gon get some money for it...and thats gon be it! ...guess what!????!!!! I will myself if no one else does-see to it that -YOU be revealed!!!!" Leolah addressed the unnamed person in the post, who she alleged is shopping the photos.

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From Christina Aguilera to Roseanne Barr: Watch 10 Stars Flub the National Anthem

As Americans, singing the National Anthem should be second nature, especially for celebrities who are expected to perform it. However, nerves or lack of preparation — or something else — can result in a much different outcome. Below are 10 celebrities who totally messed up their performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Keri Hilson
On March 31, 2010, singer, songwriter and actress Keri Hilson sang the National Anthem at the Lakers vs. Hawks game. Despite her practice, Hilson started to sing, “What so proudly we hail’d,” for the second time, but then quickly fixed her mistake and switched to the original lyrics “O’er the ramparts we watch’d.”

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VIDEO: What's next for the Cavs this offseason?

CLEVELAND - NewsChannel 5 Sports Director Andy Baskin and Akron Beacon Journal's Jason Lloyd break down what's next for the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason. 

Q.) What's the latest with Tristan Thompson's contract?

A.) The deal is not completed yet. Thompson will end up getting a max - or close to a max - contract. Is he worth a max contract? Probably not. But because of his ties to LeBron James, defensive abilities and history of good health he will. Right now it may look like they're overpaying, but in two to three years it may not look so bad. 

Q.) Is J.R. Smith or Matthew Dellavedova coming back?

A.) Don't believe so. Smith and Dellavedova will be the main players lost from the nucleus of the NBA Finals run. The Cavs will now have to go look for another shooter and point guard. Don't believe the Cavs will "lose out" on Delly to another team, just don't believe they want him back. The team worked so hard during the February trade deadline to upgrade the position that the Cavs aren't putting off the impression they're sold on him. He had a magical run during the playoffs,  but he's flawed and we saw more of those flaws come out the more he played. 

Q.) Are the Cavs looking to sign Indian Pacers guard Rodney Stuckey or former Cav Mo Williams?

A.) There is interest in Stuckey and mutual interest in Williams. Williams may be looking for more money than the Cavs are willing to hand out at this point, but would create a great fall-back option for the team if they can't land another guard. 

Q.) What's next for Brendan Haywood?

A.) Haywood's $10 million contract is still in limbo depending on what happens with other variables. For the Cavs, it's dependent on what happens with J.R. Smith. With other teams, it's dependent on what shakes out from the other free agent signings such as LaMarcus Aldridge. Once those settle into place, other teams will be looking to clear or move cap space and Cleveland may be able to help them do that. 

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Police Identify Motel Intruder Shot by Former CNN Reporter

The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.

Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mexico, Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier said late Thursday.

Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, were in their room when Walton, 27, allegedly tried to rob them, authorities said.

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OSU band to perform at NFL game in London


“The Best Damn Band in the Land” is traveling abroad for the first time to show the world their groundbreaking performance.

THE Ohio State University marching band announced it will perform a pregame show before an NFL matchup in London.

WATCH: Ohio State marching band celebrates National Championship in parking lot of AT&T Stadium

The band will perform on Sunday, Oct. 25, before the Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars matchup at Wembley Stadium.

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