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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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  • Creepy Clown Sightings Spread Across Nation

    KOAT(NEW YORK) -- Days after several reports of spooky clowns alarming residents in California, pranksters in similar costumes are popping up in other states.

    Sgt. Tom Weger of the Fishers Police Department in Indiana thinks his town is dealing with a copycat.

    "We have had over the past week three calls of a suspicious person dressed in a creepy clown outfit," Weger told ABC News Tuesday. "We believe it's just one individual dressing up as a clown and kind of creeping people out a bit."

    Police looked for the clown but never...

  • DHS Places Restrictions on Passengers Entering US from West Africa

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- All U.S.-bound travelers coming from West African countries where there have been Ebola outbreaks will have to fly into one of five American airports, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Tuesday.

    Specifically, beginning on Wednesday, any passengers arriving in the United States who started their travel in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will be required to fly into JFK International Airport in New York, Newark International Airport in New Jersey, Dulles International Airport outside Washington, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta or O’Hare Internal Airport in Chicago.

    All five hubs had already established “enhanced screening...

  • After $175M Verdict, Feds to Examine Widely-Used Guardrails

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The federal agency that a court found was misled and defrauded by a leading guardrail company is taking a hard look at whether the company’s guardrails -- some of the most widely-used on America’s roads -- should continue to protect American drivers.

    “The Federal Highway Administration [FHWA] will evaluate the findings of the Trinity case and consider whether it affects the continued eligibility of the ET-Plus guardrail end terminal,” Department of Transportation spokesperson Brian Farber told ABC News in an email late Monday evening. “Separately, the FHWA continues to review the Trinity guardrail end...

  • Jake Owen Hosting Annual Hometown Charity Concert Saturday in Vero Beach, FL

    Image Courtesy Nick Rau/Sweet Talk PublicityJake Owen will close out his Days of Gold tour with his annual charity concert this Saturday in his hometown of Vero Beach, FL.

    The annual event supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as well as charities in Indian River County, FL, including Autism Speaks, Hibiscus Children's Center, the Mardy Fish Children's Foundation, and Boys & Girls Club of Indian River County.

    Jake has been hosting the charity concert for several years now. Last year's event brought in $125,000.

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  • Reba Almost Finished with a Brand-New Album, Due Out Next Year

    Image Courtesy CMAReba is on the home stretch of recording a brand-new album, expected to come out in 2015. She announced plans for the project Tuesday morning in Nashville, saying fans can expect to hear her interpreting songs from Nashville's best songwriters on the new project.

    "It's just a huge thrill for me to have this outlet to get these songwriters' stories out to the public," Reba says. "I’m always kind of like the water hose. I'm the conduit from the songwriters' heart and soul, what they write and...

  • Brantley Gilbert Engaged to Old Love Who Inspired Some of His Biggest Hits

    Image Courtesy Valory Music Co.Brantley Gilbert is engaged to his old love who inspired his hit songs "More Than Miles" and "You Don't Know Her Like I Do." The couple parted ways a few years ago, but it looks like their love story will have a happy ending. Brantley hasn't revealed his fiancee's name, though.

    Brantley recently moved back home to Georgia. He was engaged to fellow country star Jana Kramer, but they called it off in August 2013.

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