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Paul MacLeod, shown in 2009, was such an Elvis fan he even named his son after "the king." Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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With Its Eccentric Owner Gone, What To Do With Graceland Too?

The home of Paul MacLeod — with its Elvis shrine and offbeat owner — drew tourists to the postcard town of Holly Springs, Miss. Now, a tragedy has left the town reeling and debating the home's fate.

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The Two-Way

In Ferguson, Local Faith Leaders Call For 'Different Dialogue'

Amid ongoing tension over the shooting death of an unarmed teen, churches are telling their parishioners that now is the time for tough conversations.

Aaron Freeman, formerly known as Gene Ween, released the debut record with his new band, simply called Freeman, this July. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music News

The Man Who Was Gene Ween, Back From The Bottom

As the co-leader of Ween, Aaron Freeman celebrated excess. Then, in 2011, he fell apart on stage, left the band and entered rehab. On a new, deeply personal solo album, he explores what went wrong.

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