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By WILLIE NELSON

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LOCAL NEWS
About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after a Lexington child crawled inside and suffocated to death.
Campbellsville fire officials say "a number of investigations" are taking place in the wake of an 'Ice Bucket Challenge' accident that left several firefighters injured.
Two Taylor County firefighters were seriously injured Thursday while helping the Campbellsville University band take part in an ALS ice bucket challenge.
Investigators say it was bikers who broke into a man's home and attacked him overnight Friday.
Today In Country Music
August 22
1998 - "I'm Alright," written by Phil Vassar, takes Jo Dee Messina to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
1994 - The Mavericks grab their first gold album, for "What A Crying Shame"
1987 - Restless Heart appears at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong Or Right)"
1983 - Crystal Gayle and husband/manager Bill Gatzimos have their first baby, Katherine Claire Gatzimos, at a hospital in Nashville
1979 - Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels each secure four nominations as finalists for the Country Music Association awards are announced in Nashville
1968 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette announce their marriage, although it doesn't actually take place for another six months
1960 - Floyd Collin Wraye is born in DeQueen, Arkansas. Under the stage name Collin Raye, he uses a powerhouse voice to make commercially successful social statements through such hits as "Little Rock," "In This Life" and "I Think About You"
1957 - Holly Dunn is born in San Antonio, Texas. The 1987 winner of the Country Music Association's Horizon Award, the singer/songwriter emerges on MTM Records for a short run as a hitmaker, earning membership in the Grand Ole Opry in 1989.
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