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Freedom Rings (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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Osama Bin Laden Killed

 

For the last ten years, country radio stations have been playing the heck out of Darryl Worley's song Have You Forgotten? As a matter of fact, at our most recent WBKR Night at the Grand Old Opry, Darryl sang that song to a raucous standing ovation.  The reason that particular song still resonates so profoundly is that no one in the U.S. has forgotten the morning of September 11th, 2001, when, according to Toby Keith's Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue, "a mighty sucker punch came flying in from somewhere in the back!"   It was that day that "The Statue of Liberty started shaking her fist" and now, ten years later, "Mother Freedom" is "ringing her bell."  A major chapter in the War Against Terror is closed.  Osama Bin Laden is dead.

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Kiss Me Once and Kiss Me Twice

Apparently, the second time's the charm.

After a wedding ceremony fit for a Duke and a Duchess, Prince William and Kate Middleton made their official debut to the public today on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, where they kissed not once, but twice.

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Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images
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Royal Wedding Prayer Will Be Read In Many An Upcoming Nuptial

Got a wedding coming up. Kate and William's prayer could be perfect for you. Here is the text.

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Pascal Le Segretain, Getty Images
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The Once and Future King and His Bride – William and Kate are Wed

Prince William got a spouse and the UK got a new princess in Kate Middleton, the not-so-common commoner who wed Wills today after a ten-year courtship. Here's everything you need to know about the lavish ceremony and the hysteria surrounding it:

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tornado Footage

Tuscaloosa Alabama Tornado

If you have not seen this yet you will not believe your eyes. With the last week of consistent severe weather and flooding that is still affecting portions of the tri-state, this is the kind of footage that reminds us just how much we are at the mercy of mother nature.

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NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 20:  Singer Lee Ann Womack performs during the 4th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman.   (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for ACM)
NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 20: Singer Lee Ann Womack performs during the 4th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for ACM)
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Lee Ann Womack Helping Women with Join My Village.

Lee Ann Womack is working with General Mills and CARE to spread the word about the Join My Village campaign through the use of social media and PSA's according to JoinMyVillage.com. The website helps focus on the needs of women and girls all over the world..and they can use your help!

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KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 20:  U.S. Navy Chaplain LCDR. Charles Hodges comforts CAPT. Patricia Hagan after the head nurse bid farewell to a young Afghan girl who was flown back to her rural village on a U.S. medevac helicopter from the military hospital at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN - MARCH 20: U.S. Navy Chaplain LCDR. Charles Hodges comforts CAPT. Patricia Hagan after the head nurse bid farewell to a young Afghan girl who was flown back to her rural village on a U.S. medevac helicopter from the military hospital at Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Country Musicians Are No Strangers To Our Nations Troops

Life on the front lines is not easy and sometimes even the most hardened and toughest soldiers need a little release. It's no big news that entertainers have been performing with USO Shows overseas and stateside  for a historical amount of time, and Country musics biggest stars have been there all along.......

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FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN - APRIL 09:  Earthquake victim in a Godzilla costume lines up for food at evacuation shelter on April 9, 2011  (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
FUKUSHIMA, JAPAN - APRIL 09: Earthquake victim in a Godzilla costume lines up for food at evacuation shelter on April 9, 2011 (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Getty Images)
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Garth Brooks Among Those Auctioning Items to Benefit Victims of Japan Earthquake

Help is still needed and many of Country musics' elite are answering the call. According to "EMI Family for Japan" Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, and many more of your favorite stars are donating various collectible items to benefit those affected by the devastating March quake

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Go Easy On The Beer

Don't you hate to see something that everyone does occasionally and enjoys may be harmful to us. Click Here  for the whole story!

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St. Patrick's Day in Ireland - Sober and Solemn
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St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland – Sober and Solemn?

While many people associate St. Patty’s with heavy drinking and pub crawls, in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a historically solemn and sober holy day for Roman Catholics. Believe it. Until the 1970s, pubs were actually legally required to close up shop for the day.

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St Patrick's Day Parade Takes Place In Sydney
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4 Quirky St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

You know what they say: one man’s pub crawl is another man’s....public reading of “Green Eggs and Ham”? Some places around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in uniquely festive ways. Here are some of our favorites:

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