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Republican Wants to Require National Anthem in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events held at Wisconsin venues that received any public funding, from Green Bay Packers games at Lambeau Field to beer league softball games at local parks, under a bill that a Republican lawmaker introduced Thursday.

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Lady Gaga Will Sing National Anthem at Biden Inauguration

Lady Gaga will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” during Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony next week, the president-elect’s inauguration committee has announced. In addition, Jennifer Lopez will perform during the ceremony, though organizers didn’t say what she will sing.

US singer Lady Gaga performs prior to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaking during a Drive-In Rally at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on November 2, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)