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  • Dierks Bentley Brings Black Friday to Nashville

    Dierks Bentley Brings Black Friday to Nashville

    You usually have to wait until the day after Thanksgiving for Black Friday, but this weekend in Nashville, Dierks Bentley staged his own version of the busy shopping day. The “Somewhere on a Beach” hitmaker opened a special pop-up shop to celebrate the release of his eighth studio album, titled Black. Some lucky fans even got to visit with Dierks on Friday as he stopped by to check out the store. The location at the corner of 4th and Broadway downtown is also the future home of Dierks’ bar Whiskey Row. The exclusive boutique will remain open through June 12, […]

  • WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

    WWII-era Small Plane Crashes in Hudson River, Officials Say

    (NEW YORK) — A World War II-era fighter plane crashed in the Hudson River Friday night, officials said. The exact circumstances of the crash were not clear, but the NYPD was on the scene, between New York and New Jersey. In a statement, the Federal Aviation Administration said that it received a report that a World War II-era P-47 Thunderbolt may have gone down in the river, two miles south of the George Washington Bridge. “Search and rescue was headed to the scene,” the statement said. In a later statement, the FAA said that the aircraft was one of three […]

  • Dolly Parton Warns She Won't Be "Pure Nor Simple" When She Walks Down the Aisle for Her 50th Anniversary

    Dolly Parton Warns She Won't Be "Pure Nor Simple" When She Walks Down the Aisle for Her 50th Anniversary

    For any couple who makes it to their 50th anniversary, it’s a milestone worthy of a huge celebration. But for Dolly Parton and her notoriously private husband Carl Dean, there’s an even more poignant reason to renew their vows. The wedding they originally planned in 1966 never quite happened, because the music business got in the way.   “When we first got married, I actually had just signed with Monument Records,” Dolly recalls, “and Fred Foster, who was the head of the label, he’d heard that I was engaged. We’d already sent out our wedding invitations. He called me in the office and said, […]

  • Rescuers Save Trapped Woman from Fast-Moving Floodwaters

    Rescuers Save Trapped Woman from Fast-Moving Floodwaters

    (CONROE, Texas) — A group banded together to rescue a trapped woman from fast-moving floodwaters in Conroe, Texas, in a dramatic moment caught on camera. The woman was trapped in a van Thursday off of Interstate 45 in Conroe — about 40 miles north of Houston — when the group of rescuers, struggling to stay standing in the rushing waters, extended a ladder towards her. As the rescuers held up the ladder, they also held onto each other so no one would be washed away. The ladder successfully reached the woman, who crawled out of the van and was then […]

  • Hurricane Outlook for 2016 Atlantic Season

    Hurricane Outlook for 2016 Atlantic Season

    (NEW YORK) — U.S. meteorologists are predicting more tropical activity this year compared to recent years but expect the summer hurricane season to be near-normal levels. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said there is a 70 percent likelihood that there will be 10 to 16 named storms this season (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which four to eight could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher). In a “normal” year, there are 12 named storms, six hurricanes and two to three major hurricanes, NOAA said. This is one of the toughest hurricane season outlooks ever […]

  • "Music to Live Your Life By": Frankie Ballard Puts Everything He's Got into "El Rio"

    "Music to Live Your Life By": Frankie Ballard Puts Everything He's Got into "El Rio"

    Frankie Ballard will hand out the very first, personally autographed copies of El Rio Thursday, June 9 at his official album release party. The CMA Music Festival-week event will kick off at 11 p.m. that night at Nashville event space aVenue, on the eve of the project’s release in stores and online. As a hardcore audiophile himself, the “It All Started with a Beer” hitmaker admits he took it especially seriously when he traveled to the Sonic Ranch in Tornillo, Texas, to create his latest offering. “I’ve always been a guy who counts on music. I rely on it. And I’ve noticed there […]

  • The Amatucci case is still in Limbo

    SANFORD–A Sanford man remains in jail after the death of a baby he was babysitting two months ago. The baby was the child of his girlfriend. He has been charged but officers are awaiting autopsy reports before filing murder charges. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits.