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  • Report: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Headline Shows at The Venetian in Las Vegas

    Report: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill to Headline Shows at The Venetian in Las Vegas

    It looks like Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are heading to Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Tim and Faith will make an announcement Tuesday about a residency at The Venetian starting this winter. They join Garth Brooks as a headliner at the Wynn Las Vegas.  Shania Twain‘s new show Shania: Still the Oneopens December 1 at Caesars Palace. Tim is currently on the road with Kenny Chesney on their Brothers of the Sun tour, with stops in East Rutherford, NJ and Washington, D.C. coming up this weekend. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Eli Young Band Fans Sing Louder Than the Band Can Play

    Eli Young Band Fans Sing Louder Than the Band Can Play

    Eli Young Band fans know every word to their #1 hits “Crazy Girl” and “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” and that’s sometimes a problem during their lives shows when the fans are basically screaming the lyrics back at the band. They first noticed it when “Crazy Girl” first started taking off at radio. Lead singer Mike Eli says, “There was actually a point where we had to change the way we started the song because the crowd was so loud that we couldn’t hear the count off to start the song.” The members of Eli Young Band are very […]

  • One Dead, Nine Injured by Lightning at NASCAR Race

    One Dead, Nine Injured by Lightning at NASCAR Race

    (LONG POND, Pa.) — One person was killed and nine others were injured Sunday evening after lightning struck at a racetrack in Pennsylvania. The NASCAR race at the Pocono Raceway had been called because of severe weather, with just 98 of the scheduled 160 laps completed.  Racetrack officials made announcements telling fans to evacuate, and as they were leaving, at least one bolt came crashing down into the parking lot. ABC News’ Michael Barr was at the racetrack for the Pennsylvania 400. “Lightning struck several spectators.  The race had just completed the halfway point when heavy storms started rolling through […]

  • Jared Lee Loughner Reportedly Set to Plead Guilty

    Jared Lee Loughner Reportedly Set to Plead Guilty

    (NEW YORK) — The man accused in the January 2011 shooting rampage in Tucson, Ariz., that left six people dead and 13 wounded, including former Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is set to plead guilty in court Tuesday, reports the Wall Street Journal. A source familiar with the case told the newspaper that Jared Lee Loughner, who has been treated for a mental disorder while under arrest, will receive a term of life in prison for his plea. Despite his illness, mental health officials believe Loughner is competent enough to comprehend the charges against him. In March 2011, Loughner, 24, pleaded […]

  • Coalition Calls on Drivers to Stop Before Running Red Light

    Coalition Calls on Drivers to Stop Before Running Red Light

    (NEW YORK) — Although running a red light is commonplace on America’s roads, it’s extremely dangerous. There are estimates by the National Coalition for Safer Roads that this practice is responsible for over 9,000 deaths during the past three years.  In fact, it’s believed to be the leading cause of city traffic accidents. Red light cameras have been effective in cutting down motorists zooming through intersections, but as a reminder about the consequences, the NCSR has designated this week as National Stop on Red Week. Its outreach director, Melissa Wandall, tragically knows first-hand what can happen when people don’t obey […]

  • Tax free weekend ended at Midnight but some are waiting for the sale after the sale

    SANFORD-  Tax free weekend got underway at 12:01 am friday and ende at 11:59 pm Sunday.  While local merchants seemed fairly pleased, several shoppers told GP news that they were waiting on the sale after the sale when more bargains are evident.  Some stores held extended hours, however, several stores in Riverbirch closed early Sunday because the crowds just weren’t there. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.    

  • a Sanford man may go on trial this week in connection with the burning deaths of 2

    SANFORD–28 year old Donald McLaughlin of Magnolia Street is scheduled to go on trial this week charged in connection with the burning deaths of two people.  Two others are also charged in connection with the case.  McLaughlin has been jailed since he was apprehended last August. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.