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Calendar: KD Country
Title: Make A Difference Day
When: 10/25/2013 - 10/26/2013
Description: Volunteers are called to donate time and energy to service projects at agencies across the country during Make A Difference Day - a National Day of Doing Good.
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  • Man Charged After Suspicious Bags Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

    Ryan Catalani/@magicofpi/Twitter(BOSTON) -- A man was charged Tuesday with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace after two suspicious bags were found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon amid stepped-up security on the anniversary of the bombings that shook the city a year ago.

    The device the suspect -- identified as Kayvon Edson -- had was a rice cooker, not an actual explosive device, police said.

    The two suspicious bags -- only one of which police say they believe the man dropped -- were both exploded Tuesday...

  • College Board Releases Sample Questions for New SAT

    Gubcio/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The College Board released on Wednesday sample questions showing the biggest changes to the SAT college admissions test in a decade.

    The draft questions are intended to give the public a sampling of the changes for the spring 2016 exam, giving high school students time to prepare for changes like an optional essay, limited use of a calculator, and no more "obscure" vocabulary words.

    [CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SAMPLE QUESTIONS]

    The College Board emphasizes that these are just draft questions and "are not a full reflection of what will...

  • Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Was Pen Pals with Would-Be Bomber

    A postcard Frazier Glenn Miller sent Kevin Harpham in 2011. (Credit: U.S. Attorneys Office)(OVERLAND PARK, Mo.) -- The former KKK leader accused of murdering three people at two Jewish centers in Kansas was pen pals with Kevin Harpham, the man who plotted to bomb the MLK Day parade in Spokane, Wash., in 2011, the government says.

    ABC News acquired from prosecutors copies of the postcards and letters they allegedly exchanged in March and April of that year, shortly after Harpham was jailed.

    Frazier Glenn Miller, currently facing murder charges, encouraged Harpham to “stay...

  • Country Star Trivia

    Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is the title of Kenny Chesney's most recent studio album? ANSWER: Life on a Rock.

    Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

  • Jake Owen Teams Up with Discover Boating to Present the Days of Gold Tour

    RCA NashvilleJake Owen's Days of Gold tour is designed to give fans the experience of being on the water, so it's only natural the Discover Boating campaign has signed on as the trek's presenting tour sponsor. Jake will share his own stories of boating in the organization's Stories of Discovery video series as part of the tour.

    Jake says, "People boat to get away. The same way people come to our concerts. People like to get away from reality sometimes and as real as this beautiful land...

  • Nashville Notes

    Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrad Paisley has signed on guest star on the season 11 finale of CBS's Two and a Half Men on May 8, according to TV Guide. His wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, is guest-starring on a multi-episode story arc this season.

    Dolly Parton will release a limited seven-inch blue vinyl single on Record Store Day this Saturday at independent record stores. The single features the new songs "Blue Smoke" and "Home."

    Kenny Chesney tweeted a picture from the recording studio where he's working on his new album this week. We'll keep...