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CORALVILLE — A Coralville man is accused of stealing and destroying a computer because he viewed inappropriate material. According to a Coralville Police Department criminal complaint, back on Oct. 26, 43-year-old Billy B. Matiyabo was employed by the City of Coralville as a janitor and maintenance person assigned to the public library. Police said at around 5:30 a.m. Oct. 26, ... Read More »



IN OTHER NEWS Joe Perry, George Harrison, INXS and more. Joe Perry says we need to keep our “heads up and ears open” as we might hear some new music from him before Christmas. Sharon Osbourne says she is “filled with sadness over the passing of the incomparable [director] Mike Nichols. Thank you for all the years of entertainment…” Dennis ... Read More »



QUEEN: Freddie Looms Large in the Countryside The 15-foot statue of the band’s singer now resides in Roger Taylor‘s backyard. The Queen musical We Will Rock You may no longer be playing in London’s West End, but the 15-foot statue of Freddie Mercury that stood on the marquee of the Dominion Theater is still with us. Ben Elton, who wrote ... Read More »

Sammy TV.


SAMMY HAGAR: Guests on The Simpsons Sunday The Red Rocker plays himself — and almost chokes on a jalapeno popper. On Sunday night Sammy Hagar joins the very, very long list of musicians to appear on The Simpsons. The episode revolves around Homer picking up the bass guitar and joining the other Springfield fathers in a cover band. Hagar appears ... Read More »

Good News.


AC/DC: Mal Is Happy Angus Young says his older brother is getting the best of care as he is being treated for dementia. Angus Young says whenever he sees his older brother Malcolm, Mal is happy. The 61-year old founder, rhythm guitarist and co-songwriter of AC/DC was diagnosed with dementia following the band’s 2008-2010 Black Ice tour. “His family is ... Read More »

J.Geils On Tour!


BOB SEGER: About to Get Woofa Goofa Mama Toofa     The J. Geils Band will start opening his tour Saturday in Maine. The pressure of opening night is now over and done with for Bob Seger who started his Ride Out tour on Saginaw, Michigan. But the pressure going into the second show on Saturday in Bangor, Maine is ... Read More »