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September 20, 2019 18 min

Grammy-nominated country singer/songwriter Ty Herndon recently released a re-recorded version of his 1995 breakthrough hit song "What Mattered Most," along with a new video. With the pronouns reversed from the original, reframing the subject of Herndon's affection in the song as another man, this new version of the modern classic ballad reflects Herndon's true self that fans have come to know since he came out in 20... Read more

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September 20, 2019 6 min

We all have triggers. Those little moments when a great day suddenly spins around. Sometimes we know of what triggers us. Other moments are overtaken by extremely powerful invisible warriors from a Marvel comic book. Triggers. In those moments we don't feel fear, shame or guilt. It's doubt. A giant feeling of something that almost never comes with answers and the reason why is because we haven't figured out what ... Read more

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September 20, 2019 8 min

Live PD showcases the policing of America, following several diverse police departments from across the country in real time as they patrol their communities. Using dash cams along with fixed rig and handheld cameras, the series captures the work of a varied mix of urban and rural police forces on a typical Friday and Saturday night. Abrams and his team of experts guide viewers through the night giving insight to what audiences are... Read more

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September 19, 2019 5 min

September 19, 2001 I can’t fight this nation’s wars…I have my own Look out into this world and view everything—nothing out there was impossible to create… therefore, you doing nothing, means you don’t fit. We are creators, painters, writers, and singers—we are to be anything but lazy. Fill not the palm with wants and needs, bring to the light what your mind creates. In time, you too shall bare a shadow… it may decide to never let ... Read more

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September 19, 2019 5 min

New book to write in—the blame game begins When you start a new journey, the eyes and soul must expect constant change. Intuition may lead you away from danger, but it’s ultimately up to your own sense of balance to keep you steady. The stock market took a major beating yesterday—the 14th worst in history. It’s not that I’m afraid, I only wish Americans would have thought more about the trees they killed to build the homes they ca... Read more

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​African American students are disproportionately impacted by poorly structured and operated student loan programs; being preyed on by poor quality higher education for-profit colleges and universities; and receive inadequate support for affordable, quality higher education. For all students of color, obtaining higher education can result in catastrophic debt. Currently, the amount of outstanding total student debt in America excee... Read more

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September 19, 2019 4 min

I've always been an ideas guy. All the way back to my childhood. I'd spend endless hours in my bedroom coming up with ideas on how to improve something or completely pull it out from nowhere and begin to play. I failed a lot. So much so that I can still hear my classmates, "Stop trying to reinvent the wheel." It's just who I am. An Ideas guy. The very second I got into radio it was a totally out of contro... Read more

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September 19, 2019 6 min

My father would always thump me upside the head and clearly ask, "What were you thinking?" He hated it when I'd reply, "I don't know. I didn't have time to take notes." I didn't start doing that until 32 years into this journey. Daily writing. Asking the questions. Locating paths of a better truth and not an assumed answer based on what a person remembers. On this podcast we hit it hard. What... Read more

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September 19, 2019 7 min

When her beloved nanny, Hannah, left without a trace in the summer of 1987, seven-year-old Jocelyn Holt was devastated. Haunted by the loss, Jo grew up bitter and distant from her family, and eventually left her parents and Lake Hall, their faded aristocratic home, behind. Thirty years later, Jo must return with her daughter to the family estate and her long-estranged mother, Lady Virginia Holt, after her American husband tragicall... Read more

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WOW-Women Of Wrestling, the leading women’s professional wrestling organization, is owned by Jeanie Buss in partnership with David McLane. It is the premier organization and content provider for live events and programming featuring women's professional wrestling. WOW’s empowered women come from all different backgrounds and professions and are marketed as WOW Superheroes, the main attraction of every WOW presentation. WOW'... Read more

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September 18, 2019 5 min

September 17, 2001 First step toward a martial arts way of life Where do we go from here oh lord of mine? How are we to heal and become strong? When will this go away oh Lord of mine? Will it get worse as time becomes yesterday? Rubbing my fingertips over the words just shared, my heart pumps a new blood into my desire. Who do I protect? When and for how long?

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For the first time in history, Rock ’N’ Roll founding fathers, Hall of Famers and multiple GRAMMY® Award winners Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly will share the stage as part of the groundbreaking Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly: The Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream Tour. Buddy and Roy have influenced everyone from the Stones to Springsteen. Bob Dylan even credited Holly in his Nobel Prize speech, calling him “the archetype… everything I wasn’t and ... Read more

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September 18, 2019 6 min

I write in a forest. There's an energy there I can't seem to explain. I go there to listen. I finally started paying attention in 2015. The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte. The journey didn't end there. After a year of scribbling junk into the trunk of a tree now paper... I realized something was moving through me. I heard a calling. Because I write in a forest you see plenty of things on the cluttered floor.... Read more

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September 18, 2019 15 min

New York City, 1941: Charles Mossman has lost his job, his wife, and his future prospects after a short stint in prison for a bar fight gone awry. The only bright spots in his life are the afternoons he spends with his daughter after school, picking her up from the nanny who watches her and delivering her home before his wife gets home from her factory job in the evenings. But one day he meets the elderly Swiss couple living next... Read more

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September 18, 2019 5 min

• Lucky 13: The Steve Wilkos Show is in its 13th Season. • Celebrating 25+ years of working at NBCUniversal. Steve began his stint as Jerry Springer’s bodyguard in 1994! • Praise for raising awareness about social issues, such as substance abuse and domestic violence. Steve has been nominated for four Prism Awards. • All in the family: Steve's wife, Rachelle, is the EP of The Steve Wilkos Show. They have two children and li... Read more

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September 17, 2019 5 min

September 16, 2001 If but… Wiped onto this page are the tears we still cry. The threat of war looms over this nation. No man on earth will know what it takes to place ink over the tears I’ve cried—a tiny mask to help hide, and a robe to help preserve. Unlike the morning dew dancing on the leaves… the sun shall never dry what’s been left behind.

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September 17, 2019 14 min

Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield has released her highly anticipated fourth studio album, Roll With Me. The soulful, feel-good release was produced by Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum producer Linda Perry and released via We Are Hear, the combination label/publishing/management company Perry co-founded with fellow multi-platinum producer Kerry Brown. The album is available to stream and download via Appl... Read more

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Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us. When Dani Shapiro whimsically took a DNA test, she w... Read more

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September 17, 2019 17 min

Executively Produced by: James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, Chris Paul Starring: Seven-time Mr. Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger, five-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton, The Ultimate Fighter winner James Wilks, Olympic silver medal-winning cyclist Dotsie Bausch, world record-holding strongman Patrik Baboumian, ultramarathon legend Scott Jurek, two-time female Australian 40... Read more

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September 16, 2019 5 min

Is it what you did or didn't do that led to you being ghosted? When it happens it's completely natural to point the blame finger at yourself. To take the hit of silence and try to locate new friends. One is silver and the other is gold. Interestingly enough one of the top reasons why ghosting takes places isn't what you did wrong. It's what you didn't do. It's one of the evil sicknesses of being part o... Read more

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