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You want to Join Florida-Georgia Line?

Posted Friday, April 18th 2014 @ 5pm by Brian and Tyler from Florida-Georgia Line are helping OutNumber Hunger.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KHEY-AM El Paso

Which Country Star's Family was once homeless?

The private investigation business went dry for some time, and Miranda Lambert's family was forced to take shelter in a farmhouse on her uncle's property.

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

fun.'s Andrew Dost Scoring New MTV Show, Upcoming Film

While fun. frontman Nate Ruess is recording duets with Pink , and guitarist Jack Antonoff is promoting his side project, Bleachers , and co-writing songs with the likes of Taylor Swift , the group's multi-instrumentalist Andrew Dost , has also been keeping busy.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Hot Chicks, Austin, TX

98.7 WOVK

Randy Houser logs third straight number one with latest single

The country star's latest single reached number one on the Mediabase country singles chart this week to match the success of his previous hits, "How Country Feels" and "Running Out of Moonlight."

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WTAX-AM Springfield

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ON THIS DAY IN 1994: Roseanne Arnold filed for divorce from Tom Arnold. Charges were dropped, but she refiled less than a month later.

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WXLO-FM Worcester

"American Idol" Recap: Dexter Is Eliminated

American Idol said goodbye to Dexter Roberts on Thursday night. The 22-year-old country musician from Fayette, Alabama, was eliminated after falling into the bottom two with Jessica Meuse .

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Related Topix: Fayette, AL, Montgomery Gentry

WXLO-FM Worcester

Should Bruno, Katy, Pharrell, Lorde & Taylor Make the "Time" 100?

Each year, Time magazine compiles the "Time 100," a list of the most influential people in the world.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Hot Chicks

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

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The Mavericks football program held a news conference Thursday, the day after players refused to practice when Hoffner returned to the school.

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WESC-FM Greenville

Martina McBride tops country chart

Martina McBride is leading the way on the Billboard Country Albums chart with her latest release.

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WWTC-AM Eagan

Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl.

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K102

Keith Urban launches new video series

The country star has launched the weekly "Idol Chatter," in which he's giving a "behind-the-scenes look" at life on "American Idol."

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Keith Urban

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Lady Antebellum and Kip Moore Exchange Gifts as He Leaves Take Me Downtown Tour

Lady Antebelum and Kip Moore exchanged gifts at the end of his run on the Take Me Downtown tour.

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WWWV-FM Charlottesville

Brad Paisley to appear opposite wife on a Two and a Half Mena

Country singer Brad Paisley is set to star opposite his actress wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley on the season finale of her hit comedy "Two and a Half Men."

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Related Topix: Brad Paisley, Celebrities, According to Jim, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Two and a Half Men

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

"American Idol" Season 13's Youngest Contestant Gives Advice, Reveals Which Champ Would Make Her Lose Control [From ABC News]

Malaya Watson , the Michigan teen who was eliminated from American Idol last week, was this season's youngest contestant, and the second-youngest ever to reach the live shows, after season 10's Lauren Alaina .

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Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Lauren Alaina

Coast Reporter

Gord Downie, the Sadies' joint release the result of a long, long collaboration

After Gord Downie and the Sadies formed a makeshift band together, Downie remembers their first gig two years ago with a certain fond nostalgia: they were "beautifully miscast" at the country music festival Boots & Hearts, taking the stage in the mid-afternoon sandwiched between "mother and father of Canadian country" Paul Brandt and Terri Clark.

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KYKR-FM

Kenny Chesney working on new album

The country superstar posted a message on Facebook and Twitter Tuesday, saying he's "in studio working on new album" and he "can't wait for everyone to hear the new music."

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BOB 94.9

Kip Moore releases new single

The country star penned his latest single, "Dirt Road," with Westin Davis and Dan Couch -- his co-writer on his first chart-topper, "Somethin' 'Bout A Truck."

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WCOL-FM Columbus

Zac Brown Band add new member & announce summer tour

The Zac Brown Band is growing. The group is officially welcoming bassist Matt Mangano into the fold.

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Business Journal

Texas slips a notch in Rich States, Poor States economic rankings

Hailed as an economic champion during a Great Recession that knocked out cities and states across the country, Texas ranks No.

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The Miami Herald

Chuck Mead has Kansas on his mind

Since 2006, Nashville cat Chuck Mead, one of the founders of the expert 1990s honky-tonk revival band BR549, has been music director of "Million Dollar Quartet," the touring Broadway show about the famed 1956 Sun Studios rockabilly jam session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Br5-49, Johnny Cash, Lawrence, KS, Reno County, KS

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