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Lincoln Amphitheatre 2014 Season To Open With Lincoln Musical

The Lincoln Amphitheatre is a 1500 seat covered amphitheater located inside Lincoln State Park in Lincoln City, Indiana. The 2014 season is set to kick-off with a tribute to its namesake with their signature musical A. Lincoln: A Pioneer Tale.  

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Photo by Dave Spencer
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Alfred Hitchcock Had a Role in Shaping My Life…’Naturally,’ Some Would Say [VIDEO]

It looks like a headline best saved for Halloween. But Chad's awesome blog, last week, about some of the books he enjoyed when he was a kid reminded me of what used to line my book shelf.

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Take a Look at a 40-Year-Old Grand Ole Opry Program Courtesy of Our Friend Opry Dan [VIDEO]

Last Tuesday, I broadcast live from backstage at the Grand Ole Opry. It's usually Chad who goes down, but he was getting everything prepared for the St. Jude Radiothon. So I took his place. I love doing those Opry road shows.

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Graeme Robertson/Getty Images
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Video of Concentration Camp Survivors Reuniting With Their Rescuer Is Incredibly Moving [VIDEO]

This video was posted on YouTube five years ago, but it's gaining views by the second at this writing and I'm just now discovering it thanks to a tip from WBKR's General Sales Manager Traci Davis. Man, what a video!

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WBKR Archives
WBKR Archives
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Garth-a-Thon Yielded Incredible Returns 20 Years Ago This Week

Back in 1992, WBKR's promotions director, Toni Mason Riales, saw an article in the Evansville newspaper about a group of University of Evansville students, God bless 'em, who were going to start a petition to get Bruce Springsteen to come to Evansville. That was how it all began.

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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A Look Back At The Ice Storm Of 2009

When I tell people about the ice storm, which took place this week date for date five years ago, I tell them it was unlike anything I've ever experienced before or since. I mean I can remember when I was in third grade and we missed so much school due to snow, we had Saturdays as make-up days. Snow is fun, but ice? Not so much.

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A Nation Was Glued to the TV 28 Years Ago Today as the Space Shuttle Challenger Exploded [VIDEO]

I cannot believe that 28 years have passed since the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Category: History, Television
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Five Years After the Ice Storm…and It’s Still REALLY Cold

It was five years ago today that we were in the throes of what many believe to be the worst weather experience of their lives. Count me among them.

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Laettner’s “The Shot” Jersey Sold For How Much?!?

For Kentucky basketball fans, 1992 is pretty much the worst year of their lives. Seriously. If you aren't a member of Big Blue Nation, you could care less. For all of us who are strictly basketball fans, it's the year of "The Shot". Duke's Christian Laettner hit an overtime game-winner against the Wildcats in the Elite Eight. It's often referred to as the greatest shot in college basketball history.

So, how much would the jersey be worth that the Blue Devil wore during that game? Lelands recently auctioned the piece of sports history. Hey... I'm just as big of a sports fan as the rest of them, but I couldn't even believe how much someone paid for the threads...

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Florida Georgia Line Make Country Music History

'Cruise': Best selling country digital single of all time. Has a nice ring to it, don't you think?!? Ha! Florida Georgia Line has had an amazing rise to fame within the last 18 months and they've done it with class.

Working here, I have the pleasure of meeting many of today's up and coming artist in country music. We've been able to hang with Tyler and BK on several occasions and they've been sweat as pie every time. I couldn't be happier for those two and the entire Florida Georgia Line team. I know y'all love em too! (Apparently, millions of y'all do, ha!)

Don't forget to watch FLGA Line perform their history-making 'Cruise' at The Ford Center on Valentine's Day!

Check out the full story from Coti Howell...

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Goldie’s Best Little Opryhouse in KY to Revert Back to Original Name

Theater Workshop of Owensboro decided to revert the theater known as Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky back to its original name, The Empress Theatre.

Originally, a silent movie house that opened in 1912, The Empress was renamed Goldie's Best Little Opryhouse in Kentucky - reopening on Labor Day weekend in

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Why Do People Kiss Under Mistletoe?
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Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe?

Maybe it's because I was extra festive this year, maybe it's because I'm hoping that by putting one up, a hot, single guy will magically show up underneath it, but I put up a mistletoe this year. I know, I know... Aaron Rodgers isn't going to show up all puckered-up, but hey, it's worth a shot, right?!?
Well, as four year-olds do, Carsyn asked what the mistletoe was and where it comes from. I honestly had no clue, so I'm sure I made something up, ha!
Come to find out, there is a really old meaning behind the mistletoe. Carl Pettit has the full story...

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