The 21st annual Homegrown Music Festival is in full swing. Nearly 200 musical acts perform in about 40 different venues throughout the Twin Ports. WDIO News is covering the event and will have stories and LIVE reports of all the excitement. The Homegrown Music Festival runs through Sunday.
On Soup Town Night of Homegrown, Father Hennepin's show at the Cedar Lounge gave a flashback to the event's roots. The band has played in 20 of 21 Homegrown festivals, and one of its members goes all the way back to the start.
CNN international correspondent Clarissa Ward says this week's investigation into Russian involvement in the Central African Republic came with a price. The reporter was followed by four men, and was accused of offering bribes to get people to say bad things about Russia.
Singer Lil Nas X is seeing massive success with his song "Old Town Road." The song has become the longest-running No. 1 hit in the history of the Hot 100 chart, and set new records on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop songs and Hot rap songs charts.
In Entertainment News: Audiences helped keep the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" at No. 1 for another week. It was followed by the PG-13 rated "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" and "The Lion King."