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Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Set To Bring “May We All” Musical Project To The Big Screen

Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley has expanded his plans for “May We All,” a country music musical production he has in the works, with an eye toward developing it into a movie version. Kelley and his FGL partner Tyler Hubbard will contribute two new songs, while the musical and movie will also include works from... Read more »

HARDY “Was Very Frustrated” By His Long Road To Unlikely Stardom

It’s believed that it takes a decade to succeed as a musician in Nashville. Amazingly, it’s been well over a decade since newly-minted country star HARDY — at the behest of his sister — moved to the Music City to pursue a degree in commercial songwriting from Middle Tennessee State University. Concerning the difficult road... Read more »

Mickey Guyton Shares Advice On Uplifting Women In Country Music

From desiring to enter country music based off of hearing LeAnn Rimes sing the National Anthem to inspiring CMT’s own Next Women of Country Class of 2021, Mickey Guyton is well-aware of the impact of powerful inspiration on successful careers for female artists in country music. Guyton recently discussed the future of women in the... Read more »

Darius Rucker Surprises IHOP Patrons With Free Meal

Darius Rucker has one of the most instantly recognizable voices in country music, and he’s also known as one of music’s most selfless artists. The “Beers and Sunshine” singer recently lived up to that reputation again, when he surprised patrons at an IHOP restaurant in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina with a free meal on Sunday... Read more »

Loretta Lynn To Mark 50th Anniversary of “Coal Miner’s Daughter” With New Documentary

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of Loretta Lynn’s signature chart-topping hit from 1970, “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” which was added by the Library of Congress to the National Recording Registry in 2009. The song, along with Lynn’s 1976 autobiography, inspired the 1980 hit movie Coal Miner’s Daughter, which earned actress Sissy Spacek... Read more »

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Opinion: Should college basketball conference tournaments be canceled to minimize COVID risk?

By Dan WolkenUSA TODAYFor the next seven weeks, the first, second, third and fourth priority for college sports is making sure the NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets played on time with all 68 teams and as few disruptions as possible.Given the NCAA’s $600 million revenue decline as a result of canceling the tournament last year, overcoming any and all COVID-19 obstacles to play the tournament is pretty much an existential issue for the association.Anyone who has looked at a nightly college basketball scoreboard knows it won’t be simple to pull it off.

The Latest: NCarolina governor extends stay-at-home order

RALEIGH, N.C. --- Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday extended a trio of executive orders allowing for curbside alcohol sales, a halt to evictions and a requirement for people to remain at home from 10 p.m.

New Epic school board member shared COVID misinformation

By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writernmartinez-keel@oklahoman.comEpic Charter Schools’ newest school board member shared misinformation about COVID-19 and Facebook posts calling the pandemic “lies.”J.P. Franklin, of Chickasha, was appointed Monday to fill an open seat on Epic’s school board.

Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actor also known as TV’s Phyllis Lindstrom, dies at 94, publicist says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cloris Leachman, Oscar-winning actor also known as TV’s Phyllis Lindstrom, dies at 94, publicist says.

Stocks have their worst day since October as Big Tech sinks

Technology companies led a broad sell-off in stocks Wednesday, knocking more than 600 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average and handing the market its worst day in nearly three months.The S&P 500 fell 2.6%, its biggest single-day drop since it lost 3.5% on October 28.

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