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Title: Presidents Day
When: 02/18/2013
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  • Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

    iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The sister of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening a Harlem woman.

    According to the New York Police Department, Aliana Tsarnaeva, who lives in North Bergen, New Jersey, allegedly called the victim on Monday, saying, "I have people that can go over there and put a bomb on you." The NYPD believes that the alleged victim is the mother of Tsarnaeva's boyfriend's child.

    Tsarnaeva was charged with aggravated harassment. She will have to appear in court on Sept. 30.

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  • USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

    iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw told school officials that he lied about how he suffered his ankle injuries over the weekend, according to a statement released by the school. He has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities by the university.

    Shaw initially claimed he was injured after leaping from the second story of an apartment complex to save his 7-year-old nephew, who was struggling in the pool.

    “We are extremely disappointed in Josh,” USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian said in a statement.  “He let us all down. As...

  • One Midwest High School, Two American Terrorists

    iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) -- With the news that an American was among those killed recently while fighting on the side of the terror group ISIS in Syria came the revelation that he was classmates and close friends with another U.S. citizen who died in battle alongside a different anti-American extremist group on a different front line five years before.

    Douglas McAuthur McCain, a 33-year-old rapper, was identified by the White House Tuesday as having been killed in the bloody conflict in Syria. The Free Syrian Army, an opposition group that fights the government of President Bashar...

  • Miranda Lambert Says Kenny Chesney Taught Her How to Tour

    Image Courtesy Sony Music NashvilleAs Miranda Lambert criss-crosses the country on the Platinum tour this summer, she says she owes a debt of gratitude to Kenny Chesney for teaching her how to run a happy tour.

    “When I was on the Kenny tour,” she remembers, “ his crowd and his crew and his everybody has his spirit, which is, ‘I love my job. I love what I do. This should be fun. This is entertainment.’ It's just his great spirit and love of the beach and love of relaxing and having a...

  • Nashville Notes

    Burke/Triolo Productions/ ThinkstockZac Brown Band will be one of the headliners at this year’s Music Midtown festival in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park on September 19 and 20. They’ll join heavy-hitters from mainstream rock and pop like Eminem, Jack White, John Mayer, Lana Del Ray, Iggy Azalea, Gregg Allman and Run DMC.

    The self-titled debut EP from new band Old Dominion is due out October 7, featuring their new single "Shut Me Up." This fall, they open for Chase Rice on select dates.

    After a 17-year departure, lead singer Marty Raybon will reunite with the band Shenandoah...

  • Brad Paisley Challenges College Football Fans to Wear Their Colors

    Image Courtesy Arista NashvilleSince Brad Paisley namechecks 18 mascots in the song "Country Nation" from his new CD Moonshine in the Trunk, it seems appropriate he's the face of College Colors Day this Friday. He's partnering with 12,000 U.S. retailers to encourage fans to wear their gear during the official kick-off of college football season this weekend.

    Brad himself is an avid fan of West Virginia University.  You can see his challenge to his fellow WVU Mountaineers on YouTube.

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