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  • Scotty McCreery to Host Baseball-Themed Episode of Great American Country's "Top 20 Countdown"

    Scotty McCreery to Host Baseball-Themed Episode of Great American Country's "Top 20 Countdown"

    Scotty McCreery hosts a baseball-themed episode of Great American Country’s Top 20 Countdown Friday, October 11 at 8 p.m. ET.  The show was filmed at the MLB Network’s Studio 42 in New Jersey and features appearances from former major league players Mitch Williams and Kevin Millar.  Scotty used his high school baseball experience for a segment in which he pitches with Mitch Williams during the show.  Mitch says, “Scotty’s got a cutter pitch with some movement on it.” Look for Scotty’s sophomore album, See You Tonight, to come out next week. Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

  • Tyler Farr Toasts the Success of His "Unique" Hit, "Redneck Crazy"

    Tyler Farr Toasts the Success of His "Unique" Hit, "Redneck Crazy"

    Tyler Farr knew he’d found something “unique and different” the first time he heard his breakthrough hit, “Redneck Crazy.” He says, “The edge it brought to the table, lyrically and musically, took me to a time where I felt those emotions, which is why we write and sing country music — to make people feel something.” Enough country fans downloaded or streamed “Redneck Crazy” to earn it a gold certification.  It’s the title track from Tyler’s debut album, which came out to great reviews last week. Tyler says, “”I am very humbled by this entire experience and will continue to… Read more

  • Steubenville Rape Case Grand Jury Indicts School's Technology Director

    Steubenville Rape Case Grand Jury Indicts School's Technology Director

    (STEUBENVILLE, Ohio) — The high-profile rape case of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players in Steubenville, Ohio, has led to another indictment — this time a school district employee, authorities said Tuesday. William Rhinaman, 53, the director of technology for Steubenville City Schools, was charged Monday with tampering with evidence, obstructing justice, obstructing official business and perjury, according to the indictment. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the charges were related to Rhinaman’s information technology position in the school district. “This is the first indictment in an ongoing grand jury investigation. Our goal remains to uncover the… Read more

  • Georgia Tech Frat Suspended Over ‘Rapebait’ Email

    Georgia Tech Frat Suspended Over ‘Rapebait’ Email

    (ATLANTA) — A Georgia Tech fraternity has suspended itself and one of its members after a “disturbing” email entitled “Luring Your Rapebait” went viral. The email sent to the Alpha Ro chapter of Phi Kappa Tau a few weeks ago included instructions to offer women alcohol earlier on in the night. The instructions became increasingly vulgar from that point on. The Alpha Ro chapter has suspended the author of the email and has placed itself on suspension. Steven Hartman, CEO of Phi Kappa Tau, issued a statement saying that “the referenced email is extremely inappropriate…the written expression of this thinking… Read more

  • Undercover NYPD Cop to Face Charges in SUV Assault

    Undercover NYPD Cop to Face Charges in SUV Assault

    (NEW YORK) — In a stunning twist in the case of an SUV driver attacked by motorcyclists, an undercover New York police officer is expected to be charged this week for bashing the window of the SUV, law enforcement sources said Tuesday. A criminal case is being built against the undercover detective and charges are expected in the next 24 to 48 hours, sources familiar with the case told ABC News. The officer can be seen on a video taken at the scene of the attack breaking a rear window of the SUV after a high-speed chase, sources said. The… Read more

  • Las Vegas Stowaway, 9, Cased Airport Security Ahead of Time

    Las Vegas Stowaway, 9, Cased Airport Security Ahead of Time

    (HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn.) — A 9-year-old boy who hopped a flight to Las Vegas from Minnesota had carefully planned the jaunt and practiced sneaking through security at Minneapolis International Airport, according to new details about his trip. The boy also has a history of daring infractions, having been stopped for stealing a car and repeatedly slipping into a water park, according to a leaked health department memo. The clever Hennepin County, Minn., youth started his latest adventure at Minneapolis International Airport last Wednesday when he did a “reconnaissance trip” at the airport by taking a piece of luggage from the… Read more

  • Military's Death Gratuity Not Being Paid During Shutdown

    Military's Death Gratuity Not Being Paid During Shutdown

    (WASHINGTON) — The government shutdown has not led to an end in combat operations in Afghanistan, but it has put a stop to the $100,000 death gratuity that the families of America’s war dead receive upon the death of a loved one there. The $100,000 death gratuity is a payment that families receive within three days of the death of their loved one in a combat zone.  It is among the many benefits that they receive upon the death of a loved one.    As Pentagon Comptroller Bob Hale explained prior to the shutdown the gratuity would still be paid… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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