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I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as quick as I could. I'm originally from Battle Creek, Michigan (home of Tony the Tiger). I've got two kids who take up most of my time out of the office, but when I get "me time", I'm either taking in some live music or a sporting event. Since relocating, I also fell in love with the Texas music scene. I've been lucky enough to be nominated for DJ of the Year 4 straight years by the Academy of Texas Music, and was the 2009 recipient of the Academy's Palmwood Award. I'm a huge sports fan, and my loyalties are with the Michigan Wolverines, Chicago White Sox and (sorry) the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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TV Report Gives an Inside Look at Johnny Cash’s Boyhood Home Restoration

Johnny Cash's boyhood home in Dyess, Arkansas is being restored, with the intention of allowing fans and American history buffs the chance to see Cash's humble beginnings in its original state. While it won't be open to the public until August 2014, we have an up close look inside.

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4th Annual Outlaws & Legends Music Fest Coming to Abilene March 28-30, 2014 [UPDATED]

The 2014 Outlaws & Legends Music Fest promises to be the biggest and the best in the annual event's 4-year history. The festival will not only feature an extra day of full band performances, but the star power has been kicked up a notch as well.

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High School Basketball Player Austin Hatch Completes Comeback, Returns to Court After 2011 Plane Crash

Austin Hatch was emerging as an elite high school basketball player in 2011, when a plane crash seriously injured him, seemingly bringing the 16-year old's hoops aspirations to a screeching halt. But Hatch defied the odds Wednesday night(1/8) and returned to the court, completing a miraculous return to the sport he loves.

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Category: Headline News, Sports
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Miley Cyrus’ Twerk Will Be Topped, Dallas Cowboys Will Make the Playoffs + More – Dave Makes Predictions For 2014

As we leave 2013 in the dust and look forward to another year of possibilities, there are some things that I believe are certain to happen. So, ripped from futuristic headlines, here are my incredibly bold predictions from the world of entertainment, sports, technology and politics

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Ray Wylie Hubbard Sings ‘Screw You, We’re From Texas’ for The Late Show With David Letterman

David Letterman is a pretty big fan of Ray Wylie Hubbard. Last fall, his producers contacted Ray to appear on the Late Show. As a result, RWH came on the show and performed 'Mother Blues' from his newest CD 'The Grifter's Hymnal'. But Letterman had a special request that Hubbard stick around to perform an older song that isn't necessarily ideal for his CBS network television audience.

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Shooter Jennings Coming to Abilene February 1st

Shooter Jennings, son of outlaw country legends Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, has created an alternative country sound all his own. One thing is clear, he has been heavily influenced by the legends that raised him. Now, Shooter is teaming up with members of his Dad's recording and touring band, Waymore's Outlaws, for a series of special concerts. This special tour is coming to Abilene and the Lucky Mule Saloon February 1st.

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Deaf Father Hears His 15-Year Old Daughter Sing For the First Time

It's hard to find a news story that can bring me tears of happiness. But I have to admit, I got a little misty over this one. This is a story about a dad who, through technological advances has been given the gift of hearing after being deaf for more than 50 years. And this gift came just in time to hear his 15-year old daughter sing.

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Remembering Peter O’Toole For His Role in ‘Club Paradise’

Peter O'Toole has passed away at the age of 81. The legendary actor won several awards for his work in some of the greatest movies in cinematic history, including 'Lawrence of Arabia', 'Zulu Dawn', 'Beckett' and several others. But I will always remember O'Toole for his supporting role as Governor Anthony Cloyden Hayes in 'Club Paradise'.

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