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  • On this Day August 17, 2009
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    A thief in New Zealand took the unusual step of leaving his contact details at the site of his crime. The man reserved a copy of Pink Floyd's at a record shop in Christchurch, leaving his name and phone number, before […]

  • On this Day August 17, 2008
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Jackson Browne was suing US Republican presidential candidate John McCain for using one of his songs without permission. Browne claimed the use of his song Running on Empty in an advert was an infringement of copyright and […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1991
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Nirvana shot the video for at GMT Studios in Culver City, California, costing less than $50,000 to make, the shoot features real Nirvana fans as the audience. The video won Nirvana the Best New Artist and Best Alternative […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1979
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The New York Post reported that Anita Pallenberg (the wife of ) was linked to a witches coven in South Salem, New York where Richards owned a house. A policeman claimed he was attacked by a flock of black-hooded, caped […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1974
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with 461 Ocean Boulevard, a No.3 hit in the UK. The house featured on the album cover is 461 Ocean Boulevard in the town of Golden Beach, Florida near Miami where Clapton […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1973
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Former Temptations singer Paul Williams was found dead in his car, after shooting himself. He owed $80000 in taxes and his celebrity boutique business had failed. […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1969
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    The final day of the 3 day took place at Max Yasgur's farm in Bethel, New York. Acts who appeared included Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After, John Sebastian, Sha Na Na, Joe Cocker, […]

  • On this Day August 17, 1968
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    started a four-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Waiting For The Sun. The group's third album spawned their second US No.1 single, 'Hello, I Love You'. […]

Local News

  • Man hurt in possible road rage shooting, Jacksonville police say
    on August 17, 2018 at 8:25 am

    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is searching for a motorcyclist who police said shot a man on the Southside.Officers were called to Richmond Park Drive around 2:20 a.m. Friday after reports about a person shot in the area. […]

  • Concerns addressed as Navy tests water for contaminants
    on August 17, 2018 at 3:04 am

    As the Navy tests water wells for possible containments in and around Naval Air Station Jacksonville, representatives held an open house Thursday to address the concerns of residents.Some signed up to have their water tested […]

  • Celebrities pay respects to Aretha Franklin with Twitter tributes
    on August 17, 2018 at 2:35 am

    Now, this is some R-E-S-P-E-C-T. After Aretha Franklin peacefully passed away on Thursday at age 76 in Detroit, celebrities around the world paid tribute to the "Queen of Soul" with salutations on Twitter. Let's all […]

  • Last of 3 men arrested after deadly shooting of 7-year-old
    on August 17, 2018 at 2:31 am

    Abrion Price, the third man wanted after the death of a 7-year-old girl was captured by police, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Thursday night. #BreakingNews - ABRION PRICE is in-custody for FELONY MURDER in the […]

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