MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. officials are excited to announce the fifth major show slated for Summerfest 2015. Kings of Leon will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Thursday, June 25th.
After some high profile performances during summer 2014, fans and press alike have come to greatly anticipate Kings of Leon festival sets known for their creative flare and high energy.
Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, March 6th at 10 a.m. CST and include Summerfest admission. Tickets can be purchases at the Summerfest Box Office, Ticketmaster Ticket Centers, Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com and by phone at 1-800-745-3000 (live Ticketmaster Agent) or 1-866-448-7849 (“Ticketmaster Express” automated phone line). Patrons may also utilize ‘ticketfast’ at Ticketmaster.com to print barcoded concert tickets from home. Convenience fees may be added to all purchases.
PLEASE NOTE: To purchase Marcus Amphitheater tickets in person at the Summerfest Box Offic on the…
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FRESNO, Calif. — Floyd and Violet Hartwig died holding hands at the end of a marriage lasting 67 years.
Their daughter, Donna Scharton, said Thursday that once the family sensed the couple was close to death, they pushed their two hospice beds together, gently joining their hands. Floyd went first, followed by Violet five hours later. They died Feb. 11 at home in Central California, as they had wished.
Scharton says her parents’ romance sparked at a dance hall when Floyd, a decorated Navy sailor, was home on shore leave. They went on to have three children, four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Scharton says that people often commented on her parents’ connection.
Cynthia Letson says that once her grandfather passed, the family told her grandmother that she could go too.
Sexual fantasist locked up for grooming schoolboy and girl
A SEXUAL fantasist who groomed and abused two vulnerable schoolchildren has been branded a public danger and locked up for four years.
Kallum Goddard’s “lust for sex” had led him down “a very dark pathway,” Bradford Crown Court heard today.
Goddard, 20, will serve a seven year extended jail sentence, made up of four years’ custody in a young offender institution followed by three years on closely supervised licence.
The court heard he sent sexual text messages to a 14-year-old boy, when he himself was 16, then groomed and sexually abused a 14-year-old girl.
Goddard was convicted by a jury of three offences of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity in 2011.
He was one of many defendants who contacted a confused and vulnerable boy from the Bradford area on the internet.
Goddard and the child exchanged…
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The Justice Department will not file charges against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a Justice official told USA TODAY.
Justice officials planned to notify Trayvon’s family before announcing the decision, according to the official who was not authorized to speak publicly.
Zimmerman shot Martin on Feb. 26, 2012 as he walked home after purchasing snacks at a convenience store in Sanford, Florida. Federal prosecutors found insufficient evidence to prove Zimmerman, part of a neighborhood watch group, intentionally violated Trayvon’s civil rights.
In 2013, a Florida jury found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter, sparking protests in several cities.
Japanese car-maker Honda Motor Co. said Monday that its president Takanobu Ito will step aside.
Takahiro Hachigo, currently the company’s managing officer, will succeed Ito, who will remain on the board as a director and adviser.
The decision follows massive recalls by Honda of vehicles equipped with air bags made by Japan’s Takata Corp.
USA Today reported.
Fifty Shades of Grey – Film adaptation of E.L. James steamy drama whips up enough ticket sales to stay No. 1 for second weekend with $23.2 million, according to studio estimates.