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Trying to find a niche for country soul music

LOS ANGELES — Modern-day black cowboy Marvin Spruill is trying to put together a first-ever country soul music awards program and says it may happen this September in Atlanta. “There’s a huge market for African Americans,” Spruill said. “[We’ve] been knocking on the door, but no one’s answered, but there is a market called black Read More…

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Iran defeats U.S. for wrestling title

INGLEWOOD — Iran defeated the U.S., 5-3, April 12 at the Forum to win wrestling’s Freestyle World Cup for the fourth consecutive year. Iran clinched the match when 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Komeil Ghasemi defeated Zach Rey, 3-1, scoring the final three points before a pro-Iranian crowd announced at 4,234. The U.S. was in the Read More…