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  1. Pakistani Massacre: Peshawar school attack is 'just the trailer' warn militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Age

    ... the national flag was lowered to half-staff on all official buildings, and prayer services were scheduled across the country. Pakistan's fractious military and political leaders also resolved to strike back against the Taliban. For the army, that ...

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  2. Americans send $2 billion a year to CubaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | KBMT

    ... up to $8,000 a year to just about anybody in Cuba, as the Obama Administration eases restrictions with the Communist country. "You can really see the impact this money is having on the island," said Alana Tummino, director at the Americas Society ...

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  3. Jim Carrey's How the Grinch Stole Christmas vs. the Classic...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | E! Online

    We're taking a hard stance this year: the 2000 feature film version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas is better than the 1966 TV cartoon special. 1. Jim Carrey was born to play this role.

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  4. Nashville NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    Kenny Chesney has selected indie country act Old Dominion as an opening act on his 17 stadium dates for 2015's The Big Revival tour. Kip Moore 's hit, "Somethin' 'Bout a Truck," has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America marking sales and streams hitting two million.

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  5. Frankie Ballard Playing Fifth Annual Country Christmas Show in Michigan December 20Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WKHX-FM Atlanta

    Frankie Ballard will celebrate the holidays with his 5th Annual Frankie Ballard's Country Christmas show in his home state of Michigan on Saturday, December 20. The show will take place at the Kamazoo State Theatre with proceeds going to the Van Andel Institute for cancer research in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Frankie says, "There's no better place to celebrate this time of year then with all the familiar faces of fans and friends," shares Ballard.

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  6. This Hanukkah-Themed Parody Of 'Shake It Off' Is The Best PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | 97.1 ZHT

    While we're now into Hanukkah, it's only natural to celebrate these 8 nights with the best holiday song of them all: a Hanukkah "Shake It Off" parody! Jewish a cappella group Six13 is spreading the Hanukkah joy during the Festival of Lights as they sing their own clever lyrics in place of Taylor Swift 's big hit.

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  7. Country Musica s College Football ConnectionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CMT.com

    ... Georgia boy, so you know he's going to stay true to his beloved black and red. And reciprocating the love, ESPN gave country music a little shout-out with its recent commercial recapping the crazy year of college football. Enjoy the video treatment ...

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  8. Garth Brooks returns after 13 year hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    As would be expected, Garth Brooks strives for an epic statement on his re-entry into full-time recording, after a 13-year hiatus. Unlike most modern male country stars, Brooks looks beyond partying and celebrating rural life on "Man Against Machine."

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  9. Taylor Swift Notches Fifth Week at #1 with "Blank Space"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    Taylor Swift 's now been filling in the blank space on top of the Billboard Hot 100 for five weeks . Her single, "Blank Space," has now remained at #1 longer than her two previous #1s, "Shake It Off" -- which topped the chart for four weeks -- and "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," which spent three weeks in pole position.

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  10. Lady Blues shine in first half, fall to EastlandRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Graham Leader

    The girls played with fire and precision, making extra passes to create wide open shots and only trailed once during the 16-minute span. The Lady Blues were so good, Graham coach Robert Ownby called the first-half performance "spectacular."

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  11. Tom Hiddleston sings carols, all is right in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mashable

    In addition to being an accomplished actor and rumored swoon-causer, he is an excellent singer. Hiddleston and country artist Rodney Crowell recorded a video of them singing \"We Wish You a Merry Christmas.\" To add to the utter adorableness of their rendition, Hiddleston cuddles a dog named Mono the entire time.

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  12. "The Voice" Crowns Craig Wayne Boyd as New ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    The country/Southern musician from Nashville, who represented Blake Shelton 's team, was named the season-seven champion of the NBC singing competition on Tuesday night, earning a recording contract. He triumphed over runner-up Matt McAndrew , a member of Adam Levine 's team.

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  13. "Fitness" Magazine Readers Name "Shake It Off" as Top Workout Song of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    Taylor Swift 's "Shake It Off" wasn't just a huge #1 hit: it also inspired many people to take its title literally. The readers of Fitness magazine have voted it the Favorite Workout Song of the Year.

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  14. Taylor Swift And J.cole Rule Billboard ChartsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one. The singer's latest release beats the four weeks Shake It Off recently spent atop the Billboard Hot 100 and the three-week run she had with We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together in 2012.

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  15. 6 Overlooked Takeaways From a Reviewer of Controversial Texas TextbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Religion Dispatched

    ... that, as Mark Chancey writes,1 "America was founded to be a Christian nation governed by Bible-based laws, that the country has tragically departed from its roots, and that it should reclaim its Christian heritage." The 2014 adoption process marked ...

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  16. Fairfield Theatre Company Welcomes The Black Lillies Back to StageOneRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Fairfield Theatre Company is thrilled to welcome the roots rock band, The Black Lillies, to StageOne at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Formed in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2009 by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Cruz Contreras , The Black Lillies exhibit a fresh blend of bluegrass, jazz, rock and country blues with just the right touch of string band Appalachia. Their debut album "Whiskey Angel" was recorded largely in Contreras' living room and independently released by the band in the spring of 2009.

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  17. Corb Lund offers a Christmas song with a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... 8, 2012. (David Kawai / Ottawa Citizen) ASSIGNMENT NO. 110157 From his home near Lethbridge, the talented Canadian country star had this to say: "I think new Christmas music sucks. I like the old classics. I don't think anyone's on the look-out for ...

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  18. Cage the Elephant, Alabama Shakes Featured on Upcoming Season of "Live from t...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Rock102online.com

    ... Alternative Album category. The 2015 Live From the Artists Den season will begin on January 30 with a performance by country stars Zac Brown Band . The final episode of the season, featuring Irish singer-songwriter Damien Rice , airs February 20.

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  19. Shop with a Cop helps kidsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Lumina News

    With the opening of another day's advent calendar complete, the children of Wilmington dig out the hidden piece of chocolate and savor the precious treasure. Just like this time-honored tradition continues, so does that of the Wilmington's Police Recreation Association's Shop with a Cop program set to return to the Walmart on Sigmon Road.

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  20. Texas folks who have won reality showsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    The Mesquite-born performer was crowned the Season 7 winner of "The Voice" Tuesday night. Cypress teen Danielle Bradbery took the Season 4 title.

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