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JUST ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE

By PHIL VASSAR

TOO GONE TOO LONG

By RANDY TRAVIS

ALL THE GOLD IN CALIFORNIA

By LARRY GATLIN

DUKES OF HAZZARD

By WAYLON JENNINGS

PASSIONATE KISSES

By Mary Chapin Carpenter
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LOCAL NEWS
Those incredibly low gas prices seemed to good to be true in Lexington and sure enough they took a dramatic jump Wednesday morning.
Lexington police say an officer had to shoot a dog early Wednesday morning after it attacked him.
The lofty expectations continue for the University of Kentucky men's basketball team.
The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
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10/26/2014 to 10/26/2014 - Zombies return to haunt downtown Lexington once again!  Celebrate Halloween while watching the recreation of Michael Jackson's video "Thriller", and Halloween Parade. 
12/06/2014 to 12/06/2014 - Six Harrodsburg homes from the 19th and early 20th century and an historic Mercer County church will open their doors for the holiday homes tour.
11/19/2014 to 11/19/2014 - The auction represents an inspired collaboration between the world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house and the country’s premier gallery of fine sporting art and contemporary British figurative painting.
02/26/2015 to 02/28/2015 - Presented by Friends of the Arts School and SCAPA.  A heartwarming tale about the search for stardom, 42nd Street captures the hopes of everyone pursuing a dream.  This is not the touring production.  For more information visit www.scapa.fcps.net  Friday 7 p.m.; Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 and 8 p.m.
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2011 - Ronnie Dunn sings "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Rangers Ballpark In Arlington as Major League Baseball's St. Louis Cardinals swamp the Texas Rangers, 16-7, in a World Series game
2008 - A wax figure of Carrie Underwood is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York
2006 - Little Big Town backs John Mellencamp's performance of "Our Country" before Game 2 of the World Series at Detroit's Comerica Park. Josh Gracin sings "God Bless America" during the seventh inning as the Tigers beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1
2005 - Keith Urban's "Better Life" begins a six-week run at the top of the Billboard chart
1990 - Tim McGraw signs a recording contract with Curb Records
1968 - Shelby Lynne is born in Quantico, Virginia. Highly revered by critics for her emotive singing and wide stylistic range, she earns two minor country hits in 1990 but oddly wins the Grammy for Best New Artist 11 years later
1966 - Eddy Arnold, music publisher Jim Denny, Grand Ole Opry founder George D. Hay and Uncle Dave Macon are added to the Country Music Hall Of Fame, with the proceedings airing on ABC-TV's "The Jimmy Dean Show"
1965 - Ernest Tubb is named to the Country Music Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium
1963 - David Allan Coe begins serving a four-year prison sentence at the Ohio State Penitentiary, for car theft, possession of obscene materials and possession of burglary tools. He later claims he killed a fellow inmate during his incarceration.
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