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ON TODAY’S SHOW: Baraga County Steelheading Streams, Representative John Kivela

Marquette, MI – April 11, 2017 – We caught up with Josh Borgan to get the skinny on steelheading streams in Baraga County.  He had some success this morning so we found out what the hot ticket to hookups was.  Josh also clued us in on river temps, water levels and crowds. Click here for […]

Here Comes the Bride: Kelsea Ballerini says wedding bells are a sure thing for 2017

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Even though she just got engaged in December, Kelsea Ballerini tells Billboard there’s definitely a 2017 wedding in her future.

“We’re just now planning it,” she says of her upcoming nuptials to aspiring Australian artist Morgan Evans, adding that the two are “absolutely” tying the knot this year.

The 23-year-old’s sophomore album is also a sure thing for the coming months, and Kelsea’s previously said it will include a duet with her husband-to-be.

Right now, “Yeah Boy,” the final single from her 2015 debut, The First Time, is in country music’s top-ten.

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Cam’s “Untamed” curls land her an endorsement deal

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PRNewsfoto/John Frieda Hair CareCam‘s blonde, curly ‘do has long been one of her most distinctive features, and now the “Burning House” hitmaker has the endorsement deal to go along with her unforgettable mane.

The California native will be one of the faces of John Frieda Hair Care’s “Your Hair Talks, Make a Statement” campaign, which encourages customers to be bold with their personal style.

“There are so many women and girls that will see this and get psyched about their curly hair,” Cam says. “Be yourself, be unapologetic,” she adds, “the world needs you to be you.”

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Country Music Hall of Famer Jeff Cook comes off the road with Alabama to battle Parkinson’s disease

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame & MuseumCountry Music Hall of Famer Jeff Cook will come off the road with Alabama at the end of the month, after revealing that he’s been battling Parkinson’s disease for the past four years.

“This disease robs you of your coordination, your balance, and causes tremors,” the original member of the legendary band told USA Today. “For me, it has made it extremely frustrating to try and play guitar, fiddle or sing… I’m not calling it quits but sometimes our bodies dictate what we have …read more

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Though the director opted not to use it, Dolly Parton originally wrote this top-40 single from 1991 for the 1989 film, Steel Magnolias. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Eagle When She Flies.”

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Why Darius Rucker and his friends are on the move in 2017

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ABC/Image Group LA For its eighth year, Darius Rucker‘s annual CMA-Music-Festival-week fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is getting an upgrade.

In 2017, the Darius and Friends benefit show will move from its longtime home at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon to the larger Ryman Auditorium just down the street.

This year’s concert will be Monday, June 5, with tickets going on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. CT. Look for Darius to announce who’ll be joining him in the coming weeks.

The event, which typically sells out, has raised more than $800,000 to help fight childhood cancer during its nearly-ten-year history.

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Together again: Deacon and Rayna’s doubles reunite, as CMT promises “Nashville” season 6

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CMTFans of the TV show Nashville can rest easy. Not only has CMT announced the drama will return June 1 with the second half of season five, the cable network has also revealed Nashville has been renewed for season six.

And even though Connie Britton is now only a memory on Nashville after her character was killed off, leading man Charles Esten says there’s one place the love story of Rayna Jaymes and Deacon Claybourne will continue to play out: at Music City’s new Madame Tussauds at Opry Mills.

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Parmalee will release their new single, “Sunday Morning,” on May 1.

New group Midland performed their top-30 hit, “Drinkin’ Problem,” Saturday night as the trio made their debut on the Grand Ole Opry.

Trace Adkins will do his latest single, “Watered Down,” Tuesday, April 18 when he guests on CBS’s The Talk.

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Sam Hunt scores the biggest crossover hit of his career with “Body Like a Back Road”

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ABC/Mark LevineIt’s not just country fans who are clamoring to hear Sam Hunt‘s “Body Like a Back Road.”

While it’s no surprise Sam’s lead single from his forthcoming sophomore album is currently sitting at #3 on the country chart, this week, the track also becomes the Georgia native’s first top-10 hit on Billboard‘s Hot 100, alongside tunes by Ed Sheeran, Coldplay and Bruno Mars.

What’s even more impressive is that “Body Like a Back Road” is the fourth best-selling song in any genre so far this year. The tune has moved more than 616,000 copies since it was …read more

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