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  • March’s Heat Melts Records

    March’s Heat Melts Records

    (NEW YORK) — You likely felt it, but now it’s official that March 2012 was the warmest March on record for the lower 48 states, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average temperature of 51.1 degrees Fahrenheit broke the previous record set in 1910 by 0.5 degrees, and was 8.6 degrees above average. According to NOAA’s preliminary data, more than 15,200 record-high temperatures were set for March, and all 50 states broke at least one record. March wasn’t the only month that brought the heat. The average temperature of the contiguous United States for the first three […]

  • Kellie Pickler and Husband Kyle Jacobs Aren’t Expanding the Family Anytime Soon

    Kellie Pickler and Husband Kyle Jacobs Aren’t Expanding the Family Anytime Soon

    Kellie Pickler has been married to her husband Kyle Jacobs for more than a year now, and they aren’t adding to the family any time soon.  It seems Kellie and Kyle are still in the honeymoon phase of their marriage and aren’t ready to share each other with anyone else just yet. Kellie tells Us magazine, “I’m young.  I got the rest of my life [to have kids].” Kellie sings quite a bit about her marriage on her new album, 100 Proof.  The title cut from that project is also Kellie’s latest single at country radio. Copyright 2012 ABC News […]

  • The Band Perry Among Stars Lending Their Support to New Anti-Hunger Campaign

    The Band Perry Among Stars Lending Their Support to New Anti-Hunger Campaign

    The Band Perry and Brad Paisley‘s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisleyare taking part in a new campaign to help fight hunger in America this spring.  General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Kraft Foods and Kellogg Company are also on board for the project to generate meals for food banks this spring. There are several ways to get involved.  Shoppers at Walmart stores across the country can buy specially marked products from those companies and then enter the special code on the package online.  Meals will also be provided when people share a special hashtag on Twitter or scan a QR code. Overall, more than […]

  • Obamas Host Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

    Obamas Host Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

    (WASHINGTON) — President Obama kicked off the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on Monday with push-ups and a “wild rumpus,” as he welcomed roughly 30,000 visitors to a sun-filled day of activities on the South Lawn. “I want to wish everybody a wonderful Easter,” the president said as he stood alongside the Easter Bunny, his wife, two daughters and first grandmother Marian Robinson on the South Portico. “We are so thrilled that all of you could join us here today.” The president kept his remarks short, joking that his purpose Monday morning was “to introduce the powerhouse […]

  • 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 […]