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  • “Cowboy-hat country artist” Cody Johnson unleashes his major-label debut, while still being “completely…Texas”

    “Cowboy-hat country artist” Cody Johnson unleashes his major-label debut, while still being “completely…Texas”

    Today, former rodeo cowboy and prison guard Cody Johnson releases his major label debut, Ain’t Nothin’ to It, as he simultaneously enjoys his first top-25 hit, “On My Way to You.” The Lone Star State native has already placed two independent albums in the top ten of Billboard‘s country albums chart, and become the only indie artist to ever sell out NRG Stadium during RodeoHouston. Now, Johnson’s forging ahead in a new partnership with Warner Nashville, without losing any of his authenticity. “To see… that the independent music that I’ve spent ten years of my life crafting and honing with my fans on the […]

  • Largest single group of migrants ever tunnels under border wall in AZ: CBP

    Largest single group of migrants ever tunnels under border wall in AZ: CBP

    (SAN LUIS, Ariz.) — The largest single group of asylum seekers ever to cross into the U.S. tunneled beneath the border wall near San Luis, Arizona, on Monday, voluntarily turning themselves into Customs and Border Patrol, according to the agency. Migrants can be seen marching toward Border Patrol agents by the hundreds, according to video obtained by ABC News. Smugglers dug a series of seven holes, only a few feet long beneath the steel border fence, with hundreds going beneath the wall and a smaller number clambering over it, according to Customs and Border Patrol. The fresh sand and scuff […]

  • Massive winter storm may dump two feet of snow in parts of Northeast

    Massive winter storm may dump two feet of snow in parts of Northeast

    (NEW YORK) — The Northeast is bracing for an intense winter storm right after parts of California have seen almost a foot of rain this week. As two storm systems have headed east, with one over the Rockies overnight, more than a foot of snow has fallen in Utah and about a foot has been seen in Colorado. The first of the two storms is moving through the Northeast Friday morning, with slick roads likely from Washington, D.C., to Boston. Snow accumulations Friday morning along the Interstate 95 corridor are fairly light — just 1 to 2 inches. As the […]

  • Texas police officers rush to save woman trapped in car after explosive wreck

    Texas police officers rush to save woman trapped in car after explosive wreck

    (FORT WORTH, Texas) — A woman in Texas has a group of determined police officers to thank for her life after an alleged drunk driver plowed into her vehicle and both exploded in a towering ball of fire. The police officers from Haltom City, a suburb northeast of Fort Worth, were pursuing a suspected drunk driver on Wednesday night when they say they lost track of the vehicle. But, as captured by the officers’ dash cam, the vehicle re-emerged going southbound on Denton Highway. Moments later, the car, speeding through traffic, plowed into the rear end of a truck and […]

  • Child rapist found guilty

    LILLINGTON–A young Harnett county man charged with sex offenses involving a young child was found guilty Thursday and sentenced to at least 25 years in prison. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • The MLK Weekend is filled with activities

    SANFORD–Many events and activities are scheduled for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday weekend with a free community breakfast Saturday, a wreathing ceremong Sunday and an educational and community day Monday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.

  • Eric Church is ready to Double Down on tour, but he’s not planning to repeat himself

    Eric Church is ready to Double Down on tour, but he’s not planning to repeat himself

    If you want to hear all your Eric Church favorites on his Double Down Tour, you’ll need to plan to go to both of his shows in your town. For his 2019 trek, Eric’s repeating what he did two years ago: foregoing an opening act in favor of playing a longer show himself. The tour’s name hints at this year’s noticeable difference: Eric’s playing two nights in each city, and he’s not planning on much duplication between the two concerts. “Some people may be surprised to learn that there’s only about five songs from our back catalog that are gonna be [performed […]