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Independent Walker ousts Parnell and is Alaska's new governor

Anchorage - After a tense race, Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska race for governor, and that's largely due to the fact that he launched an aggressive campaign against Republican Governor Sean Parnell, The Huffington Post reports.

Review: Elizabeth Lyons takes fans on a ride on new single 'Jeep!' Special

Independent country singer Elizabeth Lyons released her newest upbeat single "Jeep!" on iTunes and it is fun summer anthem.

Review: A funk/soul album with great potential, but minor issues

“Burden to Bear is especially precious to me because it’s my first album,” says soul/pop artist Lael Summer, currently a student in the University of Southern California’s elite Popular Music program and signed to New York’s True Groove Records.

Review: An idiosyncratic listening experience, combining rock and pop

Together for only a little over four years, the Monks of Mellonwah have catapulted quickly into success on a global scale.

'Playbook' wins big at Indie awards while 'Twilight' tops Razzies

Los Angeles - A tale of two award shows took place in Los Angeles today (Feb. 23) as the Independent Spirit Awards and The Razzies took place.

Twitter suspends UK journalist critical of NBC Olympics coverage

Twitter suspended the account of a journalist from The Independent because he tweeted an email address of Gary Zenkel, the President of NBC Olympics. Guy Adams was outraged over NBC's broadcast delay of the Opening Ceremony.

Hunter Valentine — Lessons From the Late Night Special

I interviewed Hunter Valentine's Kiyomi to talk about their latest album, Lessons From the Late Night and the creative process in putting together such an intense record.

An interview with singer / songwriter Jody Quine Special

Jody Quine is a talented Vancouver-based singer/songwriter who has shown she is multi-talented and blurs music genre lines.

Sirsy, the little band with big sound Special

Get to know the two person band Sirsy and their unbelievable talent. These two nerds never save the best for last because their entire show is a roller coaster ride from start to finish.

Antigone Rising releases new album 23 Red Special

If you haven't heard of the all-female rock band Antigone Rising you are certainly missing out. With their combined talent and ability to write catchy emotionally charged tunes you'll be hooked once you take your first listen.

Op-Ed: Ron Paul and the looming 'passionless presidential race'

As the Republican primary season unfolds and Mitt Romney sails forward as the yawn the GOP is forced to swallow, there still remains a voice worthy of Independent and Democratic consideration - and it isn't President Obama.

Golfer Lee Westwood: 'We get paid too much compared to teachers'

London - In a recent interview, European Tour's record earner, Lee Westwood stated that golf professionals earn too much money compared to nurses and teachers. Westwood became the first Briton to reach the £25 million mark in on-course earnings.

Olive, first film shot on a smartphone, is released in theaters Special

Los Angeles - Hollywood has its fair share of cutting-edge directors but none have ever attempted to shoot a feature length film on a smartphone, until now.

Majority of US Republicans want a third political party

Washington - A new USA Today/Gallup Poll reveals 52 percent of Americans believe the Democratic and Republican parties do such a poor job in Washington that a third party is needed, and for the first time, a majority of Republicans favor a third party.

BBC presenters in ‘c-word’ slip-up

London - Two BBC presenters made the same verbal slip up on two separate radio programmes this morning, when referring to a British Con-Dem government minister.

Addictive drugs like valium (diazepam) may also shrink your brain

Once regarded as wonder drugs against anxiety, depression and other undesirable mental states, these medicines are under scrutiny now that a 30- year-old, leaked study shows that risks and dangers were known early on, yet the drugs were prescribed anyway.

Op-Ed: Has America lost its pioneering spirit?

Throughout our history we as a country looked towards the future and paved the way. I just can't help but think that today we are looking back more than looking forward. Myself included.

Republican governor declares his independence

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist declared that he would run for an open U.S. Senate as an Independent. A life-long Republican, Crist said "our political system is broken." The reason for the switch was left unsaid, but Crist's poll numbers tell the story.

Lieberman Vows 'No' to Health Care Reform

Independent Joe Lieberman of Connecticut has informed Senate Majority leader Harry Reid that he will support a filibuster if the bill contains certain provisions.

Chinese to import fewer online games

Chinese game firms are seeking domestic options as the government will implement a five-year program promoting clean online games.

Cannes Airing £45 Zombie Movie

The Cannes Film Festival is known more for glamour than economy. Despite or perhaps because of an unbelievable £45 budget, the movie 'Colin' is turning out to be a surprise success.

Praises For Obama

Senator Lieberman is praising Barak Obama, saying he is off to a good start. In October of 2008, Senator Lieberman spoke of Obama as naive.

Nader Makes 21 Speeches in 15 Hours, 'Massachusetts Marathon' Breaks Guinness Record

Ralph Nader made 21 speeches in 15 hours, travelled 365 miles through MA in what has been dubbed the "Massachusetts Marathon".The 74 year old independent presidential candidate dedicated the Guinness Record breaking run to childhood hero Lou Gehrig.

Cindy Sheehan Reveals Plan for New National Party, Reflects on Race Against Pelosi

In an interview with this reporter, Cindy Sheehan (for the first time to press) reveals intentions in forming a new political party, and reflects on her chances in unseating Nancy Pelosi in her race for Congress.

Op-Ed: Will Hillary Clinton run as an independent?

Hillary Clinton's supporters say that she may run as an independent candidate for the White House if she fails to win a nomination.

Music Review: Erika Chambers

In this age of the vast virtual neighborhood - where no one is too far away to be your neighbor - you might just find a new favorite in the strangest of places. Today, I did just that.

Bloomberg Ditches GOP

New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg has changed his party afilliation from Republican. The move is said to signal a Presidential run as an independent which would surely shake up an already unsteady presidential field

Documentary on beastiality premieres at Sundance Film Festival

The film, known as "Zoo". is directed by Robinson Devor and is a documentary on something quite taboo.. bestiality, that is.

Ground breaking deal signed, allowing indie labels to sell music on Myspace

Napster founder Sean Fanning involved in the deal.

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