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Originally from Mt. Zion, I’ve been in radio 14 years. I’m married to Tom, and have three children. My favorite foods include Mexican, and peanut butter and pickle sandwiches (try it, you’ll like it)! Favorite TV shows include Friends, The Biggest Loser, Friday Night Lights, and The Soup on E. Fever Pitch, and How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days are my favorite movies, and my favorite country stars are Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, and Chris Cagle. GO ILLINI!

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47th CMA Awards Show

Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

Carrie Underwood Top Earning American Idol

For the second year in a row, Carrie Underwood is the top earning American Idol alum.  Kelly Clarkson is at…

Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

Keith Urban Returns To American Idol Tonight

Keith Urban kicks off his third season as an American Idol judge tonight. Harry Connick Jr and Jennifer Lopez will…

2013 Billboard Music Awards

Tuesday, January 6, 201501/06/2015

Florida Georgia Line Going Cruising Again

Florida Georgia Line tops Forbes list of the Top 30 Under 30 in Music.  Kacey Musgraves is the only other…

The 2013 CMA Music Festival

Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Lady A Heading to the NASCAR Awards

Lady Antebellum will perform at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards tonight.  The awards will air live from the…

Luke Bryan performs on the 'Today' show

Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

CMT Artists of the Year Airs Tonight

Luke Bryan will miss tonight’s ceremony.

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Thursday, November 20, 201411/20/2014

Chicago Bears Fans Love Garth

Which country acts are popular with which NFL fans?  Well someone at StubHub actually took the time to sit down…

47th Country Music Awards - Performances and Show

Thursday, November 20, 201411/20/2014

What Does Eric Church Have In Common With The World Series MVP?

What does Eric Church have in common with World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner?  They both grew up in Caldwell County,…

Hunter Hayes performs on the Today Show concert series

Thursday, November 20, 201411/20/2014

Hunter Hayes Cancels St. Louis Show

Ticket refunds are available.

48th Annual ACM Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena inside MGM Grand

Wednesday, November 19, 201411/19/2014

Two Country Artists on People’s Sexiest Men Lists

Actor, Chris Hemsworth, has been named People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive (I personally prefer his brother, Liam Hemsworth).  A couple…

The 2013 CMA Music Festival

Tuesday, November 18, 201411/18/2014

Lady Antebellum To Receive Humanitarian Award

Lady Antebellum will receive the 2015 Artist Humanitarian Award at the Country Radio Seminar in February.  They are being recognized…

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

See what’s new on Netflix this month

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Are you over fireworks and cookouts? Stay inside and binge on these movies and shows that are now showing on Netflix.

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Mayweather, Pacquiao, Perry among the ‘best paid’ celebrities

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Musicians and athletes dominate the world's highest-paid celebs, according to the latest rankings.

in Entertainment, National

Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

in National, Viral Videos

WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

in Viral Videos

Miami judge recognizes suspect as middle school classmate

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A man charged with burglary is moved to tears when he realizes he went to middle school with the judge assigned to his case.