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2 hrs ago | Townhall

Don't Count On An Election-Day Tsunami

DEMOCRAT SETH MOULTON'S defeat of US Representative John Tierney in the 6th Congressional District primary last week came right on schedule. The political newcomer, an Iraq War veteran with three Harvard degrees , was the first Massachusetts candidate in 22 years to vanquish a sitting congressman from his own party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Tierney, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barney Frank, Life, Veteran Affairs, Chet Atkins, Opinion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Fox News

Country star Lynn Anderson charged with DUI

Police arrested Anderson after she was involved in a crash Thursday evening. The responding officer said she showed "signs of impairment," according to her arrest warrant.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brad Paisley Gives a Tour of the Bar That Inspired His Latest Album, "Moonshine in the Trunk"

Brad Paisley shows off his Air Force One rocks glass in a tour of his brand-new, at-home bar that inspired his latest album, Moonshine in the Trunk . Brad picked up the souvenir when he accompanied President Obama on a trip to entertain the troops in the Middle East earlier this year.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Luke Bryan Is the First Performer Announced for 48th Annual CMA Awards

Luke Bryan is the first performer confirmed for the 48th Annual CMA Awards being held November 5 in Nashville. He's up for three trophies, including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Crash My Party .

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Florida Georgia Line to Be Featured in Major SEC Football Coverage This Season

Florida Georgia Line has recorded a special version of their song "That's What's Up" for CBS's SEC football coverage this season. The original version of the song appears on FGL's upcoming album, Anything Goes , due out October 14. Florida Georgia Line's Anything Goes Tailgate 2014 is set for October 31 at the Jacksonville Shipyards in Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Dustin Lynch rocks on new country album 'Where It's At'

Country singer Dustin Lynch released this brand new album this week, entitled "Where It's At," via his record label, Broken Bow Records , and it is a smash hit. Veteran country producer Mickey Jack Cones produced 12 out of the 15 songs on the project and Lynch co-wrote five tunes.

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WTVF Nashville

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman 'in shock' over sudden death of Nicole's father

Dr. Antony Kidman died of a suspected heart attack inside a Singapore hotel restaurant shortly after completing his morning exercise on Friday, according to Singapore newspaper The Straits Times . Dr. Kidman, a Sydney psychologist, reportedly collapsed while eating breakfast in a hotel where he had been staying while visiting his daughter Antonia and six grandchildren during their school holidays.

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Related Topix: Australia, Keith Urban, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Your Leek Paper

Kingfisher Country Music Club will be back at the Old Central on Friday, September 19

WINNING music duo will be visiting the Staffordshire Moorlands to help country music fans dance the night away. Luke Thomas and Melanie Greggain are a country music duo who together combine to make one of the most exciting young country music duo's around.

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Related Topix: Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom, The Dixie Chicks

Sat Sep 13, 2014

GwdToday.com

Local songwriters hitting Nashville

Pictured, from left to right, are Dwayne Moore, Josh Owens, Meg's House executive director Dr. Alice Hodges and Prevo Rodgers. What started as an outlet for one man's grief over the most tragic year in history of the Lakelands is now headed into the heart of country music as one of Nashville's top up-and-coming artists will be recording the song.

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Related Topix: Hodges, SC, Y'all, Photography, Arts, Greenwood County, SC

New Yorker

Weekend Reading: Forest Fires, Body Farms, Lucinda Williams, and More

All four of the pieces I admired this week are rooted in the great expanses of the American West. First, there's Kathryn Schulz's story in New York magazine , which deals with the landscape itself.

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Related Topix: Lucinda Williams, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Los Angeles Fair Highlights for Saturday, September 13

Alumni will receive half-price admission. Coupon or voucher required for all college day discounts.

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Related Topix: September, Pop/Rock, Los Angeles County, CA

Maple Ridge News

Rising country star in hometown appearance

When Madeline Merlo signed to RGK Management and Open Road Recordings in February 2013 it was a dream come true for the 20-year-old country singer-songwriter from Maple Ridge. "My father was a musician and I think it's in my DNA to be an artist," Merlo says.

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WKHX-FM Atlanta

Luke Bryan Is the First Performer Announced for 48th Annual CMA Awards

Luke Bryan is the first performer confirmed for the 48th Annual CMA Awards being held November 5 in Nashville. He's up for three trophies, including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Crash My Party .

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Related Topix: Luke Bryan

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Brad Paisley Gives a Tour of the Bar That Inspired His Latest Album, "Moonshine in the Trunk"

Brad Paisley shows off his Air Force One rocks glass in a tour of his brand-new, at-home bar that inspired his latest album, Moonshine in the Trunk . Brad picked up the souvenir when he accompanied President Obama on a trip to entertain the troops in the Middle East earlier this year.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WKHX-FM Atlanta

Florida Georgia Line to Be Featured in Major SEC Football Coverage This Season

Florida Georgia Line has recorded a special version of their song "That's What's Up" for CBS's SEC football coverage this season. The original version of the song appears on FGL's upcoming album, Anything Goes , due out October 14. Florida Georgia Line's Anything Goes Tailgate 2014 is set for October 31 at the Jacksonville Shipyards in Florida.

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Related Topix: Florida Georgia Line, Pop/Rock

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

"Rose Garden" Singer Lynn Anderson Arrested for DUI in Nashville

Country star Lynn Anderson was arrested for driving under the influence Friday morning in Nashville following a car crash Thursday night. According to Nashville ABC affiliate WKRN, the singer admitted to taking prescription medication and drinking alcohol prior to the crash.

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102.5 KIAK-FM

Miranda Lambert's MuttNation To Open Animal Shelter

Miranda Lambert continues to do what she can for animals in need. The country star is opening a new facility for homeless animals through her MuttNation Foundation.

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Related Topix: Blake Shelton, Tishomingo, OK

Brush News-Tribune

Nicole Kidman's father dies after falling in Singapore

Dr. Antony Kidman, a clinical psychologist at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital, was visiting his younger daughter Antonia and was at the prominent social club Tanglin Club, according to Australian media reports. Antonia lives on the island nation with her husband, Craig Marran, and her six children, reported The Australian Women's Weekly.

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Related Topix: Australia, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Keith Urban, Entertainment

KWNN-FM Stockton

"Dolphin Tale 2," "No Good Deed," "The Drop" Open Friday

Here's a look at the new movies opening nationwide on Friday: Dolphin Tale 2 -- In the sequel to the 2011 family film, the marine hospital that cares for Winter the dolphin faces the possibility of losing the mammal to another aquarium. Harry Connick, Jr., Morgan Freeman, Ashley Judd and Kris Kristofferson star.

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Related Topix: Dolphin Tale, Harry Connick Jr., Jazz, Celebrities, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson

ETonline

Taylor Swift Says Swear Words and Cries When She's Drunk

BREAKING! BREAKING! Taylor Swift occasionally imbibes in an adult beverage. Also, she says f--k.

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

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