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  • On this Day January 23, 2001
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    An English coroner criticised the rap singer Eminem's lyrics as depressing during an inquest into the death of a schoolboy who threw himself in front of a train. The 17-year old boy had printed out the lyrics to Eminem's […]

  • On this Day January 23, 1991
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    John Sebastian, owner and general manager of KLSK FM in Albuquerque, New Mexico, played Led Zeppelins for twenty-four solid hours to inaugurate a format change to Classic Rock. Police showed up with guns drawn: once after a […]

  • On this Day January 23, 1978
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    American musician and songwriter Terry Kath, best known as the original guitarist, and founding members of the rock band Chicago accidentally shot himself dead. After a party at roadie and band technician Don Johnson's home […]

  • On this Day January 23, 1971
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Steel Mill played their final show when they appeared at the Upstage Club, Asbury Park, New Jersey. Singer formed new bands during the rest of the year known under such names as the Bruce Springsteen Jam, Dr. Zoom and the […]

  • On this Day January 23, 1967
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Pink Floyd spent the first of three days recording the songs Arnold Layne and Candy And A Current Bun at Sound Techniques Studios, Chelsea, London. According to Roger Waters, Arnold Layne was based on a real person - a […]

  • On this Day January 23, 1965
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    'Downtown' made Petula Clark the first UK female singer to have a No.1 on the US singles chart since Vera Lynn in 1952. The song was also a No.2 hit in the UK. Recorded in three takes (with the second take ultimately chosen […]

Local News

  • House eyes menu of potential tax cuts
    on January 22, 2018 at 11:55 pm

    A further reduction in a business-lease taxes, lifting sales taxes on diapers and aircraft and holding sales-tax "holidays" were among proposals that a key House committee heard Monday as lawmakers start to put together a […]

  • Legislation proposes heftier fines for disrupting public speakers
    on January 22, 2018 at 11:45 pm

    Under legislation being heard at the Capitol on Tuesday, universities, faculty, students or staff members who interrupt a scheduled speaker could be found liable for up to $100,000 in damages.While the minimum fine is $500, […]

  • JSO: Foul play suspected in death of woman found in Moncrief home
    on January 22, 2018 at 11:27 pm

    Detectives suspect foul play in the death of a woman found dead Monday afternoon in a Northwest Jacksonville home, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.Officers went the home on Frank E Avenue, near the […]

  • House budget to take shape in next 2 weeks
    on January 22, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    The House Appropriations Committee is expected to sign off next week on a proposed 2018-2019 budget, with the spending plan going to the full House the following week, Appropriations Chairman Carlos Trujillo, R-Miami, said […]


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