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  • Taylor Swift Can’t Make Teen’s Prom, but Asks Him to the ACM Awards

    Taylor Swift Can’t Make Teen’s Prom, but Asks Him to the ACM Awards

    What’s better than taking Taylor Swift to your prom?  Having her take you to the Academy of Country Music Awards.  Taylor has finally responded to Kevin McGuire, the 18-year-old New Jersey guy who’s battling leukemia, and whose big sister launched a Facebook page urging the singer to go to prom with her brother.  More than 23,000 people have “liked” the Facebook page so far.   Now, in a posting on her own Facebook page, Taylor writes, “Kevin, I’m so sorry but I won’t be able to make it to your prom.  But I was wondering, the ACM Awards are coming up…would […]

  • Lily Tomlin to Play Reba’s Mother in Sitcom Pilot "Malibu Country"

    Lily Tomlin to Play Reba’s Mother in Sitcom Pilot "Malibu Country"

    Lily Tomlin has signed on to play Reba‘s mother in the ABC comedy pilot Malibu Country.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, Reba will play a woman who divorces her cheating, rock star husband and moves her mother and three kids from Nashville to Malibu. Reba and company will shoot the Malibu Country pilot in April.  She posted a message on Facebook saying,”Can’t wait! I’m such a huge fan of Lily’s!!! Whoohoooo!!!” Reba starred in the long running sitcom Reba on the WB and then the CW.  Lily Tomlin has appeared on Damages, Will & Grace, The West Wing and Murphy […]

  • Gay Texas Judge Refuses to Perform Marriage Ceremonies

    Gay Texas Judge Refuses to Perform Marriage Ceremonies

    (DALLAS) — Texas Judge Tonya Parker cannot legally marry a woman in her state, so she refuses to perform any marriage ceremonies until there is equality. She finds it “oxymoronic” to perform a ceremony that cannot be performed for her. Parker, an openly gay judge, told a group at a Stonewall Democrats of Dallas meeting Tuesday that when she turns a couple away, she uses it as an opportunity to teach them a lesson about marriage equality. “I don’t perform marriage ceremonies because we are in a state that does not have marriage equality and until it does, I’m not […]

  • Michael Jackson’s Former Doctor Denied Bail

    Michael Jackson’s Former Doctor Denied Bail

    (LOS ANGELES) — Dr. Conrad Murray, convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, will have to remain behind bars while he appeals his conviction, a judge said Friday. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor denied the request of Murray’s attorneys to release him on bail while he appeals his four year sentence. Pastor called Murray a flight risk and a danger to society if he ever practiced medicine again, the Associated Press reported. Murray, 59, was not present at the hearing. The former doctor of the King of Pop has been serving his four year sentence […]

  • Carrie Underwood’s New Single "Good Girl" Now on iTunes; Carrie Joins Twitter

    Carrie Underwood’s New Single "Good Girl" Now on iTunes; Carrie Joins Twitter

    Carrie Underwood fans can now download her new single at iTunes.  She premiered “Good Girl” Thursday night during a concert at the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville.  Carrie co-wrote it with hit songwriters Chris DeStefano and Ashley Gorley.  It will be included on Carrie’s fourth album, due in stores May 1.  No title has been announced for that project yet. “Good Girl” has hit #1 on the iTunes Country Songs chart. Carrie’s last album, Play On, was released in 2009 and featured the hits “Cowboy Casanova” and “Undo It.” In other Carrie news, she’s now on Twitter at @CarrieUnderwood. Carrie sent […]

  • US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White Powder

    US Capitol Rotunda Closed as Police Investigate White Powder

    (WASHINGTON) — The rotunda at the U.S. Capitol has reopened to pedestrian traffic after a white powdery substance discovered Friday morning just steps away from the office of the Speaker of the House was determined to be harmless. How harmless? The substance that prompted Capitol Police to close down the rotunda was in fact just candy from a candy necklace. “Rotunda clear,” Kimberly Schneider, U.S. Capitol Police public information officer, confirmed in an email. “Candy from a candy necklace.” Officers in hazmat suits responded to the scene to test the powder. As officers investigated, tourists and congressional staffers in the […]

  • Chris Young Immortalized at the Palm

    Chris Young Immortalized at the Palm

    While it might be a bit premature to see Chris Young’s face in the rotunda at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, his mug has found its way onto one of Music City’s other hallowed walls.  This week, The Palm restaurant unveiled its mural of Chris’s likeness.  Calling it a “once in a lifetime moment,” he tweeted a video of the “cool honor.”  “You” is Chris’s fifth number one in a row. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio