Duke

John Wayne is shown during the filming of  "The Horse Soldiers."  (AP Photo)

Actor’s heirs sue university over rights to ‘Duke’ nickname

SANTA ANA (CNS) – John Wayne’s heirs are suing Duke University over use of the late movie star’s “Duke” nickname, which the family wants to register for use in marketing bourbon and other alcoholic beverages, […]

07/09/2014

US jazz artist George Duke performs on the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43rd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, July 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Keystone, Jean-Christophe Bott)

Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. A representative for […]

08/06/2013

Bret Lewis

Party time

From Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: “Answer: Snoop Dogg’s son has a football scholarship to Duke. Question: Who’ll be the only Dad invited to the frat party?”

03/22/2013

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