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  • 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

  • Opening Statements Kick Off in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

    Opening Statements Kick Off in Tyler Clementi Cyberbullying Trial

    (NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Opening statements are set to begin Friday in a New Jersey courtroom for the trial of Dharun Ravi, the Rutgers University student who’s accused of cyberbullying his gay roommate, Tyler Clementi. Clementi jumped to his death off the George Washington Bridge on Sept. 22, 2010, three days after Ravi, using a webcam, captured and streamed an intimate encounter between Clementi and another man.  The freshman’s suicide struck a growing anti-bullying nerve in America and became a blog-driven lightning rod for outrage in the gay community. Although not charged in Clementi’s death, Ravi, 19, faces up to […]

  • Cancer Patient Still Hoping to Take Taylor Swift to his Prom

    Cancer Patient Still Hoping to Take Taylor Swift to his Prom

    Kevin McGuire of Somderdale, New Jersey, the 18-year-old high school senior who is battling a rare form of cancer, hasn’t heard anything from Taylor Swift regarding his dream to take her to his senior prom, but the Facebook page his sister Victoria started is getting lots of attention.  More than 23,000 people have “liked” the Facebook page so far. Kevin says Taylor would make the ideal prom date because she’s “someone who’s confident…someone who will make me have a good time and make me not feel like a sick kid.” Victoria says Kevin’s “eyes lit up for the first time […]

  • Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus Up for Gospel Music’s Top Honor

    Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus Up for Gospel Music’s Top Honor

    The same day Rascal Flatts picked up the CRS 2012 Artist Humanitarian Award, Jay DeMarcus discovered he may be taking home some more trophies.  Jay tweeted, “Very thankful… 3 Dove Award nominations!!” after finding out he’s up for the Gospel Music Association’s top honor.  Two projects he produced are in the running for Country Album of the Year:  Brighter One by Marshall Hall and New Day from The Martins.  A track from the latter is also up for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year. The 2012 GMA Dove Awards will be handed out April 19 at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Rascal […]

  • Maryland Ready to Become Eighth State to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

    Maryland Ready to Become Eighth State to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

    (ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Maryland is on the verge of becoming the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage. On Thursday, the Maryland state Senate voted 25 to 22 to allow gay and lesbian nuptials, coming on the heels of the House of Delegates passing a similar measure by a 72 to 67 vote. It’s guaranteed to become law since Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley has promised to sign the bill when it reaches his desk. However, just as in Washington state, which recently passed same-sex marriage legislation, homosexuals may have to wait until November to go to the altar if opponents of […]