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  • Garth Brooks Sings with Troy Aikman at Children’s Center Opening

    Garth Brooks Sings with Troy Aikman at Children’s Center Opening

    Garth Brooks has a new, if unexpected, singing partner: former Dallas Cowboys star Troy Aikman. The two sang together on a version of “This Land is Your Land” last week at the dedication of the Child Life Zone at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Forth Worth. In addition to a pool table and arcade games, the $1.1 million center also boasts a state-of-the-art recording and TV studio, where kids can experiment with the help of the pros. Garth joked to Dallas-Fort Worth’s WFAA that he “had to be 50 and have a record deal before I got something like this,” […]

  • Secretary Sebelius Speaks at Catholic College Despite Protests

    Secretary Sebelius Speaks at Catholic College Despite Protests

    (WASHINGTON) — Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius barely got out two sentences Friday before a protester at the Georgetown University Public Policy Commencement sprung to his feet calling her a “murderer.” The audience began booing the protester to drown out his cries, making the rest of his outburst inaudible. Sebelius, however, barely missed a beat. After her initial surprise she continued her talk, saying “having spent my entire life in public service,” drawing laughter from the audience, which was clearly on her side. After he was escorted out, the same protester could be heard running up the hall […]

  • Tracy Lawrence Surprises Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan on the Road

    Tracy Lawrence Surprises Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan on the Road

    Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan have already been covering “Time Marches On” on the My Kinda Party tour, but Thursday night, the man who made it a hit made a surprise appearance onstage. Tracy Lawrence joined the two for a twenty-minute set of his signature songs, including “Sticks and Stones” and “Paint Me a Birmingham,” which is appropriate since they were in the Alabama town. A wide variety of covers have become a staple on the tour, with Luke even sitting down at the piano to perform a solo version of Adele’s hit “Someone Like You,” according to the Fort […]

  • Dad Who Sewed Son’s Backside Shut Takes Plea Deal

    Dad Who Sewed Son’s Backside Shut Takes Plea Deal

    (WAUKEGAN, Ill.) — An Illinois man avoided prison time for a January 2008 do-it-yourself surgical procedure in which he sewed together part of his son’s buttocks, the Lake-County News Sun reported. Randy Swopes, 52, took a plea deal that offered him two years of probation and 250 hours of public service. Swopes’ son has Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disorder where the body’s immune system attacks the gastrointestinal tract. At the time of the incident, Swopes’ son, who was 14 at the time, suffered a complication of the disease called fistula. Fistula, which affects an estimated 25 percent of people […]

  • Rosa Parks Estate Looted by Attorneys and Judge, Lawyer Alleges

    Rosa Parks Estate Looted by Attorneys and Judge, Lawyer Alleges

    (NEW YORK) — A Michigan attorney is alleging that a judge and two lawyers have executed a plan to “raid and bankrupt” the estate of civil rights icon Rosa Parks by draining it of more than half-a-million dollars and holding hostage a treasure trove of memorabilia. Steven Cohen claimed in court papers filed this week that Wayne County Probate Judge Freddie G. Burton, Jr. and attorneys John Chase, Jr. and Melvin Jefferson, Jr. conspired to drain the estate of more than $500,000 through unnecessary legal fees that have left it “deeply in the red.” At the center of the dispute […]

  • Kenny Chesney Covers "Men’s Health" Magazine’s June Issue

    Kenny Chesney Covers "Men’s Health" Magazine’s June Issue

    Kenny Chesney graces the cover of Men’s Health magazine’s June issue, and he shares a few secrets behind his intense workouts in the article. According to USA Today, Kenny tells Men’s Health he works out hard so he can keep in shape for his two-hour outdoor concerts this summer on the Brothers of the Sun tour. Comparing his workouts to his live show, Kenny says, “You think you’re sprinting on this treadmill. When I’m up there it’s like I’m at a constant sprint at a 15 level. But the thing you have onstage that you don’t have in the gym is […]

  • CUOC gets food

    SANFORD–According to reports, 1250 pounds of food were collected by postal employees during last Saturday’s annual Mother’s Day weekend food drive.  CUOC and the Breadbasket will benefit from the collections. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.