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Three Have Been Shot at a Texas Community College [VIDEO]

There's been another shooting and this time at a community college in Houston, Texas.

It's incredibly disturbing that these types of things come in waves, but they do. Here's the most recent news rep

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Kelly Clarkson Sings “My Country, Tis of Thee” at President Obama’s Inauguration [Video]

Chills.  Tears.  And now I have to put this into words?  What??  Okay, let's make this easy.  WATCH THIS!!!  There were some awesome performances today at President Barack Obama's inauguration, but Kelly Clarkson's performance of "My Country, Tis of Thee" was a monstrous homerun.  Check it out!

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President Calls for Assault Rifle Ban as Part of $500 Million Gun Control Program

President Obama called for a tougher assault-weapons ban and a 10-round limit on magazines, as part of a $500 million effort to reduce gun violence.

Obama also called for a ban on the the possession of armor-piercing bullets and for mandatory background checks for nearly all gun sales

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Sandy Hook Students Record ‘Over the Rainbow’ for Charity [VIDEO]

21 students from Sandy Hook Elementary School have joined singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson in a performance of the timeless classic "Over the Rainbow."

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‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Being Boycotted for Torture Scenes [VIDEO]

If you don't want to believe something happened, boycott it and it will go away. That is the aim of actors like Martin Sheen and Ed Asner who are requesting that members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences not vote for Zero Dark Thirty in any category in which it is nominated for an Academy Award.

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Teenager Drugs Her Parents So She Can Skip Her Curfew [VIDEO]

Really? Seriously? Really? Okay, maybe I take some of it back. There ARE far worse things you can do than upsetting your child by convincing him he's accidentally purchased a $50,000 vehicle on eBay.

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Kid Turns Washing Machine into a Drum Set [Video]

This kid is flippin' awesome!  A 10-year-old boy in Seattle recently discovered he could use his family's washing machine as a drum set.  And what he does with this Super Queen super-capacity plus, 14-cycle washer is INSANE!  Take a look.  This kid completely rocks it out.

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Lawmakers Reach Agreement on Two Key Issues of the Looming “Fiscal Cliff”

Lawmakers have reportedly struck a deal on a couple of key issues in their efforts to ward off the perils of the looming “fiscal cliff.” Sources say that both parties have agreed on an income threshold for the expiration of Bush-era tax cuts fo

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The Year in Review: What People Googled in 2012 [Video]

I love this!  Check out this video montage of the most searched topics on Google for 2012.  It's a stirring recap of the year that was.  Good and bad . . . there are moments we will never forget!

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2013 Could Be the End of the Line for 6 Popular Brands

All good things must come to an end. But some good things have such a seemingly timeless quality that it's hard to picture a world without them.

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Local Owensboro Beauty Queen Establishes Non-Profit Group to Benefit Connecticut School Shooting Victims

A beauty queen with ties to Owensboro has been busy this holiday season proving that giving is so much more important than receiving.  Korin Cross, an OHS graduate, U of L freshman and the reigning Miss Kentucky Teen Cover Girl Queen, has established a non-profit organization to benefit the victims of the recent school shooting in Connecticut.  This morning, she braved the snow to visit The WBKR Waking Crew and share her inspiration for "Something to Remember" and her vision of what she wants the charity to accomplish.  Take a listen!

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Send Some Hope to Sandy Hook Elementary with “To Newtown with Love”

It is so hard to figure out what to do to comfort a community after an unthinkable tragedy. Many of us have been posting pictures on Facebook, but does that really get the message of hope and love to the people who are mourning?

So, the Townsquare Media stations are asking listeners to send us cards for Sandy Hook Elementary School

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