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Garth Brooks, Darius Rucker, Willie Nelson
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Country Singers Who Played Football

Country music's football pedigree dates back almost 70 years, when one country legend first strapped on his maskless leather helmet to toss the pigskin around.

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NBC/Paramount/AMC
NBC/Paramount/AMC

New Netflix Instant Releases — September 2014

The time has come yet again to welcome some new additions to Netflix Instant, which means even more options to add to queue -- and even more hours of endless browsing and indecision, if you're anything like most of us. There's tons of great stuff coming to the service this month, so read on for our guide to the newest releases hitting Netflix Instant this September.

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Craig Morgan at the Adams County fair
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Who Would You Like to See at Next Year’s County Fairs?

The fair and festival season is wrapping up again for the summer, and it was another good one for live country entertainment. We saw Craig Morgan, Clay Walker, Josh Thompson, Chris Cagle, Confederate Railroad and others at various fairs and festivals in the Tri-State area.

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Roller Coaster
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Five Things I’ve Never Done That Will Probably Surprise You

There are a lot of things that "everybody" does. Everybody watches the Super Bowl (actually, I didn't for over a decade, but recently started watching again). Everybody drives (I've known two people, elderly people, who never drove). Everybody eats out from time to time (nope... I knew a person in their 50's who never had been in a restaurant). Fact is, there is nothing that "everybody does" other than maybe breath, eat, sleep and die. Someone can probably argue one of those, even.

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ALS ice bucket challenge
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Out the Best and Worst in People

Few things have swept the nation of late like the ice bucket challenge for ALS, or "Lou Gehrig's Disease" research. You literally can't look at social media or television lately without seeing someone new pouring a bucket of ice water over their heads and touting donations to the ALS Association. That's a good thing, right?

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Country Power Couples
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Who is Country Music’s Biggest Power Couple?

For a long time there was no disputing that Tim McGraw and Faith Hill were indeed country music's premiere "power couple," in part because there wasn't another married couple really on the scene. Tim and Faith still have power, but Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert might just lay claim to the title now.

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Blake Shleton Tyler Farr

KICK-FM Pick the Hit: Tyler Farr vs. Blake Shelton

The Tyler Farr fan club came out in full force in voting over the last week and propelled his 'Guy Walks Into A Bar' over Thomas Rhett's 'Make Me Wanna.' Tyler tallied 80% of the vote in our biggest week of voting yet in KICK-FM's Pick the Hit.

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Tim McGraw
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You Think You Know Tim McGraw?

Tim McGraw is perhaps the greatest country singer of his generation, but he enjoys his privacy and is somewhat guarded when it comes to the details of his personal life. Learn all there is to know about the 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's' singer during this 'You Think You Know Country' episode, including which of his many hits was banned from radio!

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funny animal videos
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The Week in Videos: August 22, 2014

Even with all the great ice bucket challenge videos for ALS this week, one things remains true... animals still make for great video action. Let's look at a few of this weeks best.

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Thierry Roy
Thierry Roy

Interview With Confederate Railroad Lead Vocalist Danny Shirley

Confederate Railroad will be in concert Saturday night, August 23, at the Backwoods Boat Festival in Carthage, Illinois.

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