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Title: Fire Prevention Week
When: 10/10/2012
Description: If you woke up to a fire in

your home, how much time

would you have to get to

safety? Chances are, the

answer is less than you think.

During Fire Prevention Week,

the Virginia Department of

Fire Programs is urging

residents to have two ways

out. Visit FirePreventionWeek

dot org for safety tips and

more information.
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  • Wife Discovers Trove of Letters From Husband After His Death

    iStock/Thinkstock(LONGVIEW, Texas) -- Even after his death, Mitchell Whisenhunt has found a way to surprise and bring comfort to his wife and young daughter, with a trove of letters he designated to be opened on certain dates.

    Whisenhunt, who would have turned 27 next week, lost his battle with Marfan syndrome last Saturday. The rare genetic disorder affects the body's connective tissue, which is used to hold together organs, cells and tissue.

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    Suspect Darren Vann was silent as Judge Kathleen Sullivan asked him to swear to tell the truth at the Lake County Jail in Crown Point. Instead of speaking, Vann stared straight ahead.

    Sullivan postponed the hearing until next week.

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    Chad and Leslie Hunt, of Hitchcock, Texas, were out to dinner Saturday night, celebrating their two-year dating anniversary and one-month wedding anniversary, when they got a phone call from a friend that their apartment was on fire.

    “I thought it was a joke but realized it was real,” Chad Hunt, 24, told ABC News. “We were focused on getting home and...

  • Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson and Steven Tyler Added to "CMA Country Christmas" Lineup

    Image Courtesy Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley and Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler have been added to the lineup for this year's CMA Country Christmas special. The show airs Monday, December 1 on ABC. Alan Jackson is also joining the bill along with previously announced performers Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Nettles, Sara Evans, Little Big Town and Hunter Hayes.

    Tickets to attend the CMA Country Christmas taping on Friday, November 7 are still available through Ticketmaster. The show takes place at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

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  • Florida Georgia Line Earns Their First #1 on "Billboard" 200 Albums Chart with "Anything Goes"

    Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line earns their first #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart with their sophomore project, Anything Goes. The set sold 197,000 copies, according to NielsenSoundscan. Their debut album, Here's to the Good Times, has sold 2.1 million copies.

    It's a great time for country music on the Billboard 200. Jason Aldean debuted at #1 last week with Old Boots, New Dirt, while Blake Shelton was #1 two weeks ago with his new project, Bringing Back the Sunshine.

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  • Jason Aldean Teaming Up with Bob Seger for CMT "Crossroads" Special November 28

    Image Courtesy CMABob Seger recently showed up backstage at Jason Aldean's concert in Detroit. Apparently, they got along just fine: the two stars will team up for a new CMT Crossroads installment premiering on Black Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m. ET. Look for them to trade vocals on both of their biggest hits, including selections from Jason's latest album, Old Boots, New Dirt.

    Jason and Seger will film the special next week, just outside of Nashville.

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