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  • "Nashville" Stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere Added as CMA Awards Presenters

    "Nashville" Stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere Added as CMA Awards Presenters

    The 46th Annual CMA Awards broadcast live from Nashville Thursday night on ABC, and the network is sending some of its biggest stars to present trophies.  Nashville stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere will be there along with Last Man Standing actor Tim Allen and Reba, whose new sitcom Malibu Country premieres Friday night. Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson will be there as a presenter along with Jake Owen, Darius Rucker, Lisa Marie Presley and Kimberly Williams-Paisley.  They join previously announced presenters Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Sugarland and The Band Perry. Two-time nominees Love and Theft have signed on to host […]

  • Soldiers Guard the Tomb of Unknowns during Hurricane Sandy

    Soldiers Guard the Tomb of Unknowns during Hurricane Sandy

    (ARLINGTON, Va.) — A picture making the rounds on the Internet Monday is reminding people of the elite soldiers who guard Arlington Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns in any kind of weather, even during Hurricane Sandy.  The fact that the picture was actually taken in September is another matter, because even as Hurricane Sandy makes its way along the Eastern seaboard, soldiers are there, guarding the tomb in the fierce wind and rain. Tomb sentinels from the Army’s 3rd Infantry Regiment’s “The Old Guard” have guarded the Tomb for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year regardless of the […]

  • Hurricane Sandy Arriving Early, to Hit Jersey Shore in the Evening

    Hurricane Sandy Arriving Early, to Hit Jersey Shore in the Evening

    (NEW YORK) — A surging Hurricane Sandy rushed towards the East Coast on Monday and is now expected to crash ashore in the evening, hours earlier than previously expected. Sandy’s forward motion has accelerated to 28 mph and could make landfall somewhere between Atlantic City and Cape May around 6 p.m. or 7 p.m., Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, told ABC News. Previous estimates were for it hit Atlantic City about midnight. In midtown Manhattan, high winds from Hurricane Sandy have toppled a crane, now hanging precariously off the top of a 90-story luxury apartment building. […]

  • Cruisers Stranded Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

    Cruisers Stranded Thanks to Hurricane Sandy

    (NEW YORK) — Passengers on a cruise ship headed for New York City will have to remain at sea for at least another day and possibly more. Norwegian Cruise Line’s Gem was on a nine-day eastern Caribbean cruise sailing round-trip from New York. The ship departed New York Oct. 20 and was scheduled to return Monday, but can’t because all area ports are closed. “All passengers on the ship are comfortable and we have opened up phone lines and Internet so passengers can make complimentary calls and emails as needed,” Vanessa Lane, a spokeswoman for the cruise line, told ABC […]

  • CEMC employees lend a hand in the north

    SANFORD–Seven employees from Central Electric  Membership Corporation are in the north assisting with power outages in light of  the onslaught of super storm, Sandy,  that could endanger 50 million people in the most highly populated corridor in the nation.  Spokesperson Nancy Gust said the workers left Thursday and will stay during the duration of the storm. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Jason Aldean’s Annual Concert for the Cure Raised More than $509,000

    Jason Aldean’s Annual Concert for the Cure Raised More than $509,000

    Jason Aldean‘s seventh annual Concert for the Cure raised more than $509,000 for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure chapter in Dallas Saturday night to support the fight against breast cancer. More than 20,000 fans packed the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas for the show, which was the final stop on Jason’s My Kinda Party tour. The trek has played to more than 1.9 million fans in the past two years. Jason heads out on his Night Train tour next year with two shows at Boston’s Fenway Park July 12 and 13. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Nuclear Plants in Sandy’s Path Brace for Storm

    Nuclear Plants in Sandy’s Path Brace for Storm

    (WASHINGTON) — The federal government is sending extra inspectors to nine different nuclear power plants in the path of Hurricane Sandy, including Three Mile Island and New York’s Indian Point, to make sure the plants are prepared. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the extra inspectors will make sure “plant operators are making the proper preparations.” All plants already have two inspectors on site equipped with satellite phones. In addition to Indian Point, which is north of New York City, and Three Mile Island, the Pennsylvania plant famous for a partial meltdown in 1979, the facilities to receive extra inspectors include […]