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Charlie Daniels funeral

Charlie Daniels funeral

The funeral for Charlie Daniels was held earlier today at World Outreach Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Daniels, a member of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, died Monday morning after having a stroke. He was 83.  He is survived by his wife Hazel and son Charlie Daniels Jr. The service was…

RIP Charlie Daniels

RIP Charlie Daniels

Sad news today as Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels passed away in Hermitage, TN from a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83. Daniels was a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock and bluegrass in addition to country and was best known for his chart-topper, “The Devil Went Down To…

2020 Irish Fest Cancelled due to COVID-19

2020 Irish Fest Cancelled due to COVID-19

WATERLOO, Iowa — Iowa Irish Fest organizers announced today that they will cancel the 2020 Iowa Irish Fest scheduled for July 31-Aug. 2 in downtown Waterloo. “Yesterday, Gov. Reynolds extended the emergency declaration through July 25, which calls for social distancing,” said Chad Shipman, Iowa Irish Fest director. “This declaration end-date may possibly be extended…

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Creators respond to possible TikTok ban

Creators respond to possible TikTok ban

iStock/WachiwitBY: MIKE DOBUSKI, ABC News(NEW YORK) — News this week that the US is considering banning TikTok, a social media app that’s wildly popular among young people, sent shockwaves through the community of users on the platform.Morgan Eckroth started posting on TikTok last May, under the handle @morgandrinkscoffee. She now has nearly four million followers,…

Coronavirus live updates: Arizona’s ICUs are 89% full

Coronavirus live updates: Arizona’s ICUs are 89% full

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 556,000 people worldwide.Over 12.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and…

Tracking Tropical Storm Fay: Where it’s heading

Tracking Tropical Storm Fay: Where it’s heading

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Tropical Storm Fay is moving north on Friday, bringing pounding rains to the Jersey Shore as it nears New York City.With winds of 60 mph, Fay is currently moving north at 12 mph. As of 11 a.m., the center was about 170 miles south…

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