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  • Taylor Swift Premiering 23rd Music Video on Her 23rd Birthday Thursday

    Taylor Swift Premiering 23rd Music Video on Her 23rd Birthday Thursday

    Taylor Swift will debut her 23rd music video, “I Knew You Were Trouble,” on MTV on Thursday, her 23rd birthday. The clip co-stars Reeve Carney of Broadway’s Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark as Taylor’s bad-boy love interest.  Taylor says the new video is a departure from her previous work.  She tells MTV, “I knew I wanted the video to be different from anything we’d done ever done. I wanted to tell the story of a girl who falls into a world that’s too fast for her, and suffers the consequences.” The “I Knew You Were Trouble” video will premiere at […]

  • Boys, 7 and 11, Attempt Carjacking

    Boys, 7 and 11, Attempt Carjacking

    (PORTLAND, Ore.) — Two boys, aged 7 and 11, were picked up by police in Portland, Ore., this weekend after they allegedly attempted to carjack and rob a woman with a handgun. Police said that the two boys had a cocked and loaded .22 handgun that they brandished while telling Amy Garrett, 22, to give up her money and truck. Garrett told ABC News affiliate KATU she was waiting for her parents at the Freedom Foursquare Church in Portland when she was approached by the boys. They told her to give them her truck or be shot. It’s not clear […]

  • Are Your Children’s Apps Safe?

    Are Your Children’s Apps Safe?

    (WASHINGTON) — It’s up to parents to police what their kids do on the Internet — and the Federal Trade Commission says developers of online and mobile applications should make that process easier. Of the countless applications aimed at children, the FTC says 80 percent fail to disclose privacy policies, more specifically, they don’t tell parents that they siphon data from a child’s mobile device and share it with a third party. Now the FTC is urging app makers to do better. They’re also launching investigations to determine whether certain mobile apps are breaking the law.Click HERE to read the […]

  • SEAL Killed in American Rescue Mission Identified

    SEAL Killed in American Rescue Mission Identified

    (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon has identified Petty Officer 1st Class Nicolas Checque as the Navy SEAL who was killed in the successful rescue of an American doctor from the Taliban over the weekend. Checque, who hailed from Monroeville, Pa., died of “combat related injuries,” according to a Pentagon release. Though the release only said Checque was assigned to “an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit,” ABC News previously reported the fallen servicemember was a part of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6, the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden. Checque, 28, sustained his injuries while on a nighttime mission […]

  • Traffic Fatalities Fall to Lowest Level Since 1949

    Traffic Fatalities Fall to Lowest Level Since 1949

    (WASHINGTON) — The nation’s highways are safer than they’ve been in a long time, according to new analysis from the federal National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Last year, 32,367 people were killed in highway accidents — the fewest since 1949. And there were 2.5 percent fewer fatal crashes involving drunk drivers in 2011 than in the prior year. The NHTSA called this new data remarkable improvement, but there’s still concern about distracted driving, which was blamed for an increasing number of deaths. “Even as we celebrate the progress we’ve made in recent years, we must remain focused on addressing the […]

  • Blake Shelton Performing "Home" on Michael Buble’s Holiday Special Monday Night

    Blake Shelton Performing "Home" on Michael Buble’s Holiday Special Monday Night

    Michael Buble has invited Blake Shelton to sing a special holiday version of “Home” on his new TV special, Michael Buble: Home for the Holidays. It airs Monday night at 10 ET on NBC. Both Blake and Michael have scored hits with “Home,” and Michael says he was “thrilled” to rewrite the tune so he and Blake could sing it together. “He’s just a great friend,” Michael says of Blake. “I mean, he’s exactly what you think he is.  He’s a wonderful, funny, humble, charismatic, incredibly talented, smart guy and it’s great to count him as a buddy.” Rod Stewart, […]

  • A man will be sentenced in Chatham County today in a kidnapping case

    SILER CITY–A man convicted of kidnapping his 2 year old son from his mother’s home in Siler City six years ago, will be sentenced Monday in a Chatham County court. The boy, who is six years old, was reunited with his mom two weeks ago after having lived in Mexico for the missing years. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.