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  • Dolly Parton Eyes Her First #1 Album in 25 Years with "Pure & Simple"

    Dolly Parton Eyes Her First #1 Album in 25 Years with "Pure & Simple"

    It’s been a big week for Dolly Parton! Her latest album, Pure & Simple, is expected to debut at number one on the country albums chart, according to Billboard, with first-week sales anticipated at around twenty-thousand.  This would be the first time the Country Music Hall of Famer has topped the albums tally since 1991’s Eagle When She Flies. Dolly’s most recent effort, Blue Smoke, debuted at number-two in 2014. The entertainment icon wrote and produced Pure & Simple herself, focusing on stripped-down arrangements of straight-ahead love songs. It’s available in multiple versions, with exclusive editions with extra songs at […]

  • Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot Pushing Baby Stroller in Chicago

    Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot Pushing Baby Stroller in Chicago

    (CHICAGO) — Police in Chicago are investigating the fatal shooting of the first cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller in the city’s Parkway Gardens neighborhood Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her in the arm and the head, according to police. She was pronounced dead at the hospital. Two people have been questioned in connection with the shooting but no charges have been filed, police said. Aldridge, 32, was not the intended target, police said. A relative took custody of the child, who was not hurt, according to ABC station WLS-TV. […]

  • Man Arrested, Charged With Murder of 2 Mississippi Nuns

    Man Arrested, Charged With Murder of 2 Mississippi Nuns

    (JACKSON, Miss.) — A man has been arrested in connection with the killing of two nuns in Mississippi this week, the state’s Department of Public Safety announced late Friday. “Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of 210 Aponaug Road, Kosciusko has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of two nuns in Durant earlier this week. After an exhaustive interview Friday evening, MBI agents were able to develop enough information to charge Sanders,” read a statement. Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merril, originally from Wisconsin and Massachusetts, were found stabbed to death at home Thursday. […]

  • 'Kayla's Hands' Live on in Playground Dedicated to Murdered ISIS Hostage

    'Kayla's Hands' Live on in Playground Dedicated to Murdered ISIS Hostage

    (PRESCOTT, Ariz.) — The rain stopped in Prescott, Arizona, Saturday morning, just in time for Kayla Mueller’s family to cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art playground erected to honor her as a selfless humanitarian both in her life as an aid worker and in her captivity and death as an ISIS hostage. In minutes, patient children bolted past the snipped shards of ribbon for the swingsets, jungle gym, slides and a 66-foot zip-line at the playground named Kayla’s Hands for a young American taken too soon. Her parents beamed listening to the joyful noise. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, who […]

  • Student With Down Syndrome Who Went Viral to Start College

    Student With Down Syndrome Who Went Viral to Start College

    (LANSDALE, Pennsylvania) — A young woman with Down syndrome whose reaction to learning she was going to college went viral in April is now ready to begin classes. Rachel Grace starts at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania on Monday. The student from Lansdale, Pennsylvania, looked into attending four schools and ultimately decided to attend ESU. Although she’s an incoming freshman and has never lived on her own before, Grace said she’s not nervous. “My parents are but I’m not,” Graced told ABC affiliate WNEP-TV. And it’s true. Her mother Deb Grace admitted, “It’s exciting and it’s nerve-wracking and we’re excited […]

  • Trader Joe's Knockoff Lawsuit Allowed to Move Forward

    Trader Joe's Knockoff Lawsuit Allowed to Move Forward

    (SAN FRANCISCO) – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has allowed a lawsuit filed by grocery chain Trader Joe’s against a man who bought and resold its products at a mark-up to move forward. The suit involves a Canadian man who allegedly purchased nearly $350,000 worth of Trader Joe’s products in Washington state, and resold them for higher prices a storefront branded “Pirate Joe’s.” Trader Joe’s does not have stores in Canada Michael Hallat claims his business was legal, and says his store looked nothing like a Trader Joe’s. His attorney says they are “weighing their options.” The 9th […]

  • The Circle's Getting Really Crowded: ACM Adds More Stars to Ryman Taping

    The Circle's Getting Really Crowded: ACM Adds More Stars to Ryman Taping

    The historic stage of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium is growing ever-more-crowded, as the Academy of Country Music adds more stars to its ACM Honors taping next Tuesday. Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Chris Young, Dan+Shay, and R&B sensation Alicia Keys are the latest artists added to the show’s performance lineup. Thomas Rhett, Martina McBride, Emmylou Harris, and Carrie Underwood’s hubby, hockey star Mike Fisher, are all set to present. They join Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Toby Keith, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, and Keith Urban, who were already set to sing. Lady Antebellum will both perform and host the show, which airs Friday, September 9 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. […]