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  • Manhunt for Jail Escapee in Rural Colorado

    Manhunt for Jail Escapee in Rural Colorado

    (LA JUNTA, Colo.) — The small town of La Junta, Colo., is on high alert as authorities search for one remaining prisoner who escaped the Otero County Jail with three other inmates. Curtis Apodaca, Johnny Nunez and Malcolm Hoffert were captured earlier Wednesday, according to the chief of the La Junta Fire Department, after escaping late Tuesday.  No further details have been released regarding their capture. Angel Castrejon is the only inmate still on the loose. The Colorado National Guard, Colorado State Patrol and Colorado Department of Corrections told ABC News that they have been part of the search, along… Read more

  • Cabbie Who Ejected Lesbian Couple on Highway Cited By Agency

    Cabbie Who Ejected Lesbian Couple on Highway Cited By Agency

    (PORTLAND, Ore.) — A cab driver violated a lesbian couple’s rights when he kicked them out of his vehicle and left them on the side of a highway last summer, an investigation by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found. Charlie Burr, a spokesman for the state agency, told ABC News in a statement that investigators found “substantial evidence” that cab driver Ahmed Egal stopped providing service to Kate Neal and Shenako Devoll, a lesbian couple, because of their sexual orientation. The incident happened last July when the couple took a cab home, along with a male friend, after… Read more

  • Tim McGraw, Lady A and Jake Owen Headlining Watershed Festival in Quincy, Washington

    Tim McGraw, Lady A and Jake Owen Headlining Watershed Festival in Quincy, Washington

    The Watershed Music Festival returns to the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, WA August 1 through 3 with Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum and Jake Owen in the headlining spots. Billy Currington, Eli Young Band, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Randy Houser and Cassadee Pope round out the bill. Kip Moore was eager to return for the Watershed Festival’s second year. He says, “It’s such an iconic and beautiful place to play and adds to what is already a great vibe.  And there are tons of hardcore fans, which just amps it up to an insane level.” For ticket information, go to WatershedFest.com…. Read more

  • New Los Angeles Exhibit Offers a Photographic Look at Country Music Past and Present

    New Los Angeles Exhibit Offers a Photographic Look at Country Music Past and Present

    A new exhibit, titled Country: Portraits of an American Sound, opens at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles May 31.  Classic photographs of country legends like Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton highlight the exhibit, along with portraits of modern stars Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert and more. Merle Haggard, LeAnn Rimes and Lee Ann Womack also take part in a half-hour documentary airing along with the exhibit, which runs through September 28. Go to AnnenbergSpaceforPhotography.org for more details. Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

  • Taylor Swift's Song "Ronan" Generates $100,000 for Cancer Research

    Taylor Swift's Song "Ronan" Generates $100,000 for Cancer Research

    Sales of Taylor Swift‘s song, “Ronan,” have generated more than $100,000 for The V Foundation for Cancer Research. Taylor was inspired to write the song after reading the Rockstar Ronan blog, written by Maya Thompson about her late son, Ronan. The boy died just days shy of his fourth birthday in May 2011 after a battle with neuroblastoma cancer. Taylor gave a songwriting credit on “Ronan” to Maya Thompson, since her writings inspired the song. All of Taylor’s proceeds are going to combat childhood cancer. For more information on The V Foundation for Cancer Research, check out JimmyV.org. Copyright 2014… Read more

  • Randy Travis on the Road to Recovery at Home in Texas

    Randy Travis on the Road to Recovery at Home in Texas

    Randy Travis is getting out and about more and more lately in his hometown of Tioga, TX. The singer is recovering at home from a stroke he had while in the hospital for congestive heart failure last year. James Hilliard, the owner of Clark’s Outpost BBQ in Tioga, tells People that Randy still visits the restaurant quite a bit. James says, “He has a little problem with his vocabulary, and sometimes it’s hard to understand him, but he gets better every time he comes in.” Randy made it out to see Neal McCoy at a charity concert in Dallas on… Read more

  • Big Changes for Students Taking the SAT

    Big Changes for Students Taking the SAT

    (NEW YORK) — The College Board announced Wednesday the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test since 2005. Along with announcing updates to the test, the nonprofit organization, which also organizes the Advanced Placement Program in schools, said it is offering free SAT prep with free online educational program Khan Academy. In addition,  low-income students will receive four waivers to apply to college for free, through the “generosity” of its more than 6,000 member educational institutions, College Board President David Coleman said. The College Board already sponsors free waivers to low-income students to take the SAT. The changes announced… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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