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by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Apr 9 2015 5:10AM

99Rock: School Closings And Delays



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4/9/15 THURSDAY:

School Delays for today as of 6:40am...(Next update coming up)


School delays as of 6:40:

New Hampshire Sullivan Acworth School Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Charlestown Middle School Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Charlestown Primary School Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Croydon School District Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Goshen-Lempster Cooperative School Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Newport (NH) School District Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan North Charlestown Community School Delayed two hours
New Hampshire Sullivan Plainfield Elementary School Delayed two hours

Vermont Orange Brookhaven Treatment and Learning Center Delayed two hours

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by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Apr 8 2015 8:38AM

99Rock Music News: Green Day Will Play First Live Show in Over a Year Before Rock Hall Induction



(Photo courtesy: Felisha Tolentino for Warner Bros. Records)


By Shannon Carlin, courtesy radio.com

It's been a while since anyone's seen Green Day live, but that's all about to change.

The band announced they'll be playing Cleveland's House of Blues on April 16, two days before they'll be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

The gig will mark the first live show the band has played in over a year. The last time Billie joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool played together was at last year's South by Southwest under their side project, Foxboro Hot Tubs. Before that, they had spent much of 2013 touring behind their trio of albums, Uno!, Dos! And Tre!


Tickets on sale (Apr. 3) via the band's official website.

Read more on Radio.com

by 99Rock - Rock Blog posted Apr 7 2015 8:45AM

99Rock: In case you missed it...
Turn Your Smart Phone Into A Game Boy



(Photo images courtesy - Hyperkin)

by Alyssa Pereira, CBS San Francisco
It may have started out as a cruel April Fool's joke, but now, thanks to the twisted mind of Hyperkin's Chris Gallizzi, the "Smart Boy" has turned out to be a real thing.
Gallizzi posted an image on Reddit this week of a small console that essentially turns an iPhone into an old school Game Boy that actually works with classic Nintendo cartridges.
"We wanted to create a retro device that can be easily adapted into any modern gamer's arsenal of devices," said Gallizzi.

But if you don't have an iPhone, they're not cutting you out of the deal. "We are working on an open side panel version for Android phones," he told Reddit.

According to the press release, the console will look just like the old school Game Boy too.
"Although in early conceptual development stages the Smart Boy will come in the classic '80s Grey,' a staple of retro electronics," Gallizzi explains. "More colors may follow. It will also feature an eight-way D-pad; two action buttons; a start and select button; and an included battery that can be charged through the phone itself. The gameplay itself will output through the iPhone 6 Plus' own screen.
The Smart Boy will integrate with the phone by way of an a downloadable app. "There will be noticeable upscaling, a cheat database, and save states as well."



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