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TRENDING w/ Bud And Broadway 04/09: COVID-19 Update, BJC Introduce Pop-Up Markets, And Schnucks Encouraging Shoppers To Use Masks

Here’s what’s trending with Bud and Broadway 04/09 – there are now 432,000 COVID-19 cases in the US with the death toll at 14,000, employees at BJC Hospitals will be able utilize new pop-up markets so you can buy pre-made meals, and Schnucks stores will encourage people to wear masks while shopping as well as…

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LISTEN: Sweet Becca From The Country Mecca 04/09

Sweet Becca talks to Kane Brown about being at home with his daughter Kingsley and even wrote a song about her, plus the precautions they’re taking to be safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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BIG 3: Social Distancing Working, WashU Testing COVID-19 Drug & Potential Joe Exotic Pardon

1. Social distancing seems to be working in the fight against COVID-19. 2. Washington University School of Medicine has launched a new clinical trial to evaluate using antimalarial drugs as a potential treatment for COVID-19 patients. Washington University to study antimalarial drugs as potential COVID-19 treatment https://t.co/cg5xCPIhjq #KMOV pic.twitter.com/mJvCDkvT4Q — KMOV (@KMOV) April 9, 2020…

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CMT remembers one of country/pop’s ‘Giants: Kenny Rogers’ in an all-star, cross-genre tribute

Though the COVID-19 pandemic made a traditional public memorial for Kenny Rogers impossible, CMT still managed to stage a proper socially-distant remembrance for the legend on Wednesday night. The Texas native died of natural causes at the age of 81 on March 20.  Actress/singer Rita Wilson — recently recovered from the coronavirus herself — hosted the one hour Giants: Kenny…

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“Some People Do”: How Old Dominion’s helping use haircuts to change the lives of the homeless

If you haven’t seen Old Dominion‘s moving video for “Some People Do,” it’s worth taking time to check it out. In lieu of shooting a traditional music video, the five-man band spent a day in L.A. in early February with Jason Schneidman. The celebrity stylist now gives haircuts to the homeless and works to help them turn their lives around. …

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ACM announces rebroadcast of ‘ACM Presents: Our Country’ as COVID-19 response fund tops $1 million

ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, has announced that its COVID-19 response fund reached $1 million less than a week after the special broadcast of ACM Presents: Our Country on Sunday night.  The TV special, which aired on CBS, featured intimate, from-home performances from the likes of Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda…

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Willie Nelson will helm a special Farm Aid broadcast to help farmers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Willie Nelson’s non-profit organization to support agriculture in America, Farm Aid, is joining forces with AXS TV to launch a special broadcast called At Home with Farm Aid.  The hour-long special will feature performances from Willie along with his fellow famous Farm Aid board members John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and Neil Young. Also making an appearance will be Willie’s musical…