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  • Kenny Chesney Looks Forward to Performing "Feel Like a Rock Star" with Tim McGraw This Summer

    Kenny Chesney Looks Forward to Performing "Feel Like a Rock Star" with Tim McGraw This Summer

    Kenny Chesney is excited about the big response from fans and radio on his new duet with Tim McGraw, “Feel Like a Rock Star.”  He and Tim will perform it this summer on their Brothers of the Sun tour. Says Kenny, “Going on the road with Tim this summer is just going to be one long party and we can’t wait to get started in June.”  Kenny and Tim’s tour launches June 2 in Tampa, FL.  Grace Potter & The Nocturnals and Jake Owen are also on the bill. “Feel Like a Rock Star” is the lead single from Kenny’s […]

  • No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Shooting

    No Grand Jury in Trayvon Martin Shooting

    (SANFORD, Fla.) — A Florida special prosecutor will not bring the Trayvon Martin shooting before a grand jury, her office announced Monday. The grand jury is scheduled to convene on April 10, but will not hear evidence about the shooting of the unarmed black teenager by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain. In making the announcement, special prosecutor Angela Corey said her office was continuing to investigate the Feb. 26 shooting. “The decision should not be considered a factor in the final determination of the case,” her office said in a statement. Not using a grand jury leaves the decision […]

  • Tulsa Shooting: Suspects’ Bond Set at $9.1 Million Each

    Tulsa Shooting: Suspects’ Bond Set at $9.1 Million Each

    (TULSA COUNTY, Okla.) — Two Tulsa men arrested in connection with a shooting spree that left three black people dead and two critically injured made their initial court appearance Monday morning and were ordered by a judge to be held on $9.1 million bonds each. Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, appeared in an Oklahoma court via a closed circuit video from the Tulsa County Jail, according to ABC News’ Tulsa affiliate KTUL.  Neither man had an attorney present. Police have not yet determined which man was the alleged shooter, according to KTUL. England and Watts were arrested at […]

  • Gay Mormon Students Discuss Struggles with Suicide in Video

    Gay Mormon Students Discuss Struggles with Suicide in Video

    (PROVO, Utah) — Students at Mormon college Brigham Young University have released a video about their experiences as homosexuals in a religious community that prohibits gay sex and marriage. The video, called “It Gets Better at Brigham Young University,” is part of the “It Gets Better” project, founded by columnist Dan Savage to prevent suicide among LGBT youth. Erikka Beam, a recent BYU graduate in psychology, said that when she realized she was gay, she became depressed, started cutting classes, and was told by her bishop that she wasn’t worthy to take the sacrament. “I just felt, ‘I’m not worthy.  […]

  • North Dakota Tops US Fastest-Growing Micro Areas

    North Dakota Tops US Fastest-Growing Micro Areas

    (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Census Bureau has released a list of the fastest-growing micro areas in the nation between April 1, 2010, and July 1, 2011, and three of the top 10 are located in North Dakota, with Williston, N.D. in the top spot. North Dakota has seen rapid growth because of the oil drilling boom going on there.  The local paper, the Williston Herald, notes that the census doesn’t even count people living in temporary shelter. “There are 10,000 people living in man camps in Williams County alone, and well more than a thousand households have been built in […]

  • The Band Perry Working with A-List Producer Rick Rubin?

    The Band Perry Working with A-List Producer Rick Rubin?

    The Band Perry will begin work on their highly-anticipated sophomore soon, and they could have an A-list producer working on the project. The sibling trio recently met with Rick Rubin, who is famous for his work with Johnny Cash, the Dixie Chicks, Red Hot Chili Peppers and many other big acts. Lead singer Kimberly Perry tells TheBoot.com, “He’s really brilliant.  He was really fantastic.  We took a meeting with him a couple of weeks ago.  He was basically half-therapist, half-producer.  So we’re excited.” Kimberly won’t reveal if Rick is actually producing the new album though. The group’s new single, “Postcard […]

  • Former County Attorney hospitalized

    SANFORD–Former long time County Attorney Dick Hoyle has been hospitalized.  Gaynelle Lee, Administrative Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, said Saturday that he may be released from the hospital Monday. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.