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Rush rocks Virginia, Lamar headlines Sweetlife

Rush hits Jiffy Lube Live this weekend, while Kendrick Lamar headlines Sweetlife at Merriweather.

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  • Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya Muslims

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  • NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again

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  • China detains artist who posted humorous photo of president

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  • Rush rocks Virginia, Kendrick Lamar headlines Sweetlife at Merriweather

    WASHINGTON — Get ready to rock in Virginia and roll in Maryland this weekend. Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush hit Jiffy Lube Live! on Saturday in Bristow, Virginia, while the Sweetlife Festival hits Merriweather Post…

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