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Free Pet Adoption Event This Friday for UPAWS at Century 21 in Marquette

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Marquette, MI  –  October 23, 2017  –  If you have been thinking long and hard about getting a pet, now is the time! Eagle Mine and Century 21 are giving you the chance to rescue a shelter pet from the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter for absolutely free! This Friday, October 27th, you can take […]

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Auld Lang Syne, all over again: Keith Urban returns to headline “Music City Midnight” for the second year in a row

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ABC/Image Group LA Keith Urban will be staying close to home this New Year’s Eve. For the second year in a row, the Aussie superstar will headline the annual December 31 festivities in his adopted hometown with a concert known as Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville.

Maren Morris and Carly Pearce will take the stage in Music City’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park as well, along with Rock-and-Roll Hall-of-Famers Cheap Trick and the world-renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers.

A hundred thousand people are expected to turn out for the free show, which culminates with the Music City Note Drop …read more

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Relentless: Jason Aldean closes in on $4 million raised to fight breast cancer

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ABC/Image Group LAEver since he lost a close friend to breast cancer early in his career, Jason Aldean has vowed to do all he can to fight the disease…and he’s stayed true to his word.

Friday night, he brought his annual Concert for the Cure to Louisville, Kentucky, donating more than $330,000 to the local chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. In addition to giving a portion of every ticket he sells to the cause, the two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year has also been meeting breast cancer survivors every night on the They Don’t Know Tour.

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Country star trivia

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Comstock/Thinkstock Country-Music-Hall-of-Famer Jerry Reed enjoyed his first songwriting success in 1960 with “That’s All You Gotta Do,” which was the B-side of this #1 pop hit by then-15-year-old Brenda Lee. Can you name it? ANSWER: “I’m Sorry.”

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Alan and Denise Jackson remember how a chance encounter with Glen Campbell set them on the road to the Hall of Fame

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Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & MuseumAs Alan Jackson and his wife Denise walked the red carpet before Alan’s induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday, they admitted they could hardly believe it was happening.

Denise played a crucial role in helping Alan land his first big break, giving a tape to Glen Campbell at the airport, while she was working as a flight attendant. In the end, Alan landed a writing deal with Glen’s publishing company.

“I mean, it was the first step that led us here,” she reminisced. “You never know in life …read more

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Loretta Lynn stuns the crowd at the Hall of Fame, showing up to induct Alan Jackson during this year’s Medallion Ceremony

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame & MuseumIt’s a custom that the Country Music Hall of Fame’s new inductees pick who they’d like to officially welcome them into the genre’s most hallowed ranks. When Alan Jackson made his choice, he knew it was a long shot, since the legend he chose had been forced to take the rest of the year off to recover from a stroke she suffered in May.

But as Loretta Lynn surprised the crowd Sunday night at the CMA Theater in Nashville — aided by George Strait — the icon proved her powers of …read more

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Nashville notes

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Jimmy Buffet are coming together to play the Trying to Reason benefit November 19 at Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, Florida. Money raised will go to help victims of the recent hurricanes in Florida, Puerto Rico and other nearby islands.

Florida Georgia Line, Jerrod Neimann, Tyler Farr, Craig Campbell, Canaan Smith and more will play the Shine for Susie show December 4 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Love and Theft‘s Stephen Barker Liles put the benefit for The ALS Association of Tennessee together after his mother was diagnosed with the disease.

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Lee Brice – “Boy” 103-FXD Song of the Day

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Marquette, Michigan – October 23rd, 2017 – Lee Brice – “Boy” is your new music add and song of the day for this Monday on 103-FXD! Lee Brice – “Boy” is a powerful new song and can be heard today on 103-FXD. #1 in NEW Country – 103-FXD and WFXD.com! Be sure to check out […]

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“The Older I Get”: Alan Jackson unveils new single as he enters the Country Music Hall of Fame

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EMI Records NashvilleAlan Jackson is releasing new music, just as he becomes one of the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

“The Older I Get” is the lead single from the Georgia native’s forthcoming album, which will be his first new studio effort since 2015.

“This song reflects a lot of how I feel these days,” he reveals. “It’s a good song. I really liked it, but the message was a little different when I first heard it. I thought maybe it could be a little more positive about being older and wiser and more content, so …read more

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“We Won’t Back Down”: Jason Aldean makes his “Saturday Night Live” performance available, to help victims of the Vegas tragedy

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Broken Bow RecordsJason Aldean is making his performance of “I Won’t Back Down” available to stream or download now, with proceeds going to the Direct Impact Fund, to help victims of the tragedy in Las Vegas.

The two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year performed the Tom Petty classic to open Saturday Night Live on October 7. It was his first appearance since his set at the Route 91 Harvest Festival was interrupted by gunfire that would take the lives of 58 innocent people and injure close to 500 more. Petty had unexpectedly passed away in the days prior.

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