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Concert review: Japandroids do it loud, fast and urgently

CHICAGO - Japandroids wasted no time at a sold-out Vic Theater in Chicago on Wednesday addressing the core themes responsible for the urgency in their songs. "The future's under fire/ The past is gaining ground," guitarist/vocalist Brian King sang in the opening seconds, the words spilling out of his mouth with the breathlessness of someone desperate enough to try anything to break away from the confines of a dead-end town.

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Sacramento-area hopefuls try out for 'The Voice'

KCRA hosted live auditions for the popular TV show, "The Voice" at Arden Fair mall in Sacramento today.
Randall Benton The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento-area hopefuls try out for 'The Voice' 3:59

Sacramento-area hopefuls try out for 'The Voice'

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Storm forecast includes flooding and wind gusts

Tuolumne River flowing on a quiet Sunday near La Grange 0:33

Tuolumne River flowing on a quiet Sunday near La Grange

Junior SEALs train in Modesto 2:11

Junior SEALs train in Modesto