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Marty Stuart and Hank Jr to join Country Hall of Fame

Marty Stuart and Hank Jr to join Country Hall of Fame

The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION revealed this morning that DEAN DILLON, MARTY STUART and HANK WILLIAMS JR. will be this year’s inductees into the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME. DILLON, a writer/artist who has penned 10 #1 hits for GEORGE STRAIT, and additional hits for KENNY CHESNEY, VERN GOSDIN, TOBY KEITH and others, will be inducted…

No UNI Football this Fall

No UNI Football this Fall

The Missouri Valley Football Conference announced the cancellation of the 2020 fall season.  The plan as it stands now is to try to play a season in the spring with March, April, and May as the target months. UNI fans who have already purchased season tickets can transfer their tickets to the spring season, transfer…

“She’s In Love With the Boy” #1 29 years ago today!

“She’s In Love With the Boy” #1 29 years ago today!

Can it be?  It’s been 29 years since a young Georgia girl, Trisha Yearwood burst onto the Country music scene with “She’s In Love With the Boy”.  It was the first of her 5 number one songs, including 18 top ten hits.  The song has an incredible hook and will get stuck in your head…

Country Music News

Therapy gave Lindsay Ell the confidence to address her assault in her music

Therapy gave Lindsay Ell the confidence to address her assault in her music

ABC/Image Group LALindsay Ell’s brand-new album, heart theory, is a step-by-step journey through the stages of grief and loss. Many of the songs are about the dissolution of romantic relationships, but one, “make you,” tells her personal story of surviving two sexual assaults, one at age 13 and one at 21. The singer tells People…

National News

Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Coronavirus updates: CDC predicts death toll could reach 200,000 by Labor Day

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 753,000 people worldwide.Nearly 21 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 Engineering at Johns…

Lake Fire burns 11,000 acres with dangerous conditions ahead

Lake Fire burns 11,000 acres with dangerous conditions ahead

The-Vagabond/iStockBy ELLA TORRES, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — A wildfire that broke out in Los Angeles earlier this week has spread to 11,000 acres as of Friday, according to authorities.The Lake Fire, which grew to 10,000 acres in just a few hours on Wednesday, was more contained than it had been at 12%.Cal Fire said that…

Trump brother hospitalized in New York: Sources

Trump brother hospitalized in New York: Sources

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesBy JOHN SANTUCCI, KATHERINE FAULDERS and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, has been hospitalized in New York, sources told ABC News, a development confirmed by the White House.The details of his condition remain unknown though he is described by several sources…

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