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A Borderline Christmas party and toy drive is set for Saturday 11/25 at the Alton-Wood River Sportsmen’s Club

If you’re in town the weekend after Thanksgiving be a part of a great night of music, food, drink and giving. It is the season. I talked with Joe from Borderline to find out what’s planned. Merry Christmas! RROOFF!!! Bo Your hosts for the night is the Borderline Band Read More »

LISTEN: Sweet Becca from the Country Mecca 11/16

Every morning at 6:36,7:36, 8:36 Becca updates us on what’s trending in country music. Sponsored by Kenrick’s Meats! Carrie Underwood has surgery on her wrist AND Keith Urban working on his next album. Thomas Rhett on Forbes Magazine’s 2018 30 under 30! Read More »

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    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe’s political turmoil (all times local): 11:50 a.m. An influential figure in Zimbabwe’s ruling party says he is concerned about possible violence if President Robert Mugabe does not resign immediately. Chris Mutsvangwa, head of the liberation war veterans, says he is concerned that the military could end up opening fire to protect Mugabe ...
  • AP PHOTOS: British royals to celebrate 70th anniversary

    LONDON (AP) — When Britain’s 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II. Seven decades on, the couple who would become Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip — both now in their 90s — are still going strong, their marriage ...
  • 2nd round of Mugabe exit talks as party poised to oust him

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Clinging to his now virtually powerless post, longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday was set to discuss his expected exit with the army commander who put him under house arrest, while the ruling party prepared to recall the world’s oldest head of state as its leader. A day after huge crowds rallied peacefully in the ...
  • Bruno Mars

    AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

    The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favorite country ...
  • Lavon Coleman, Jake Browning

    No. 16 Washington gets 10 points in last minute to stun Utah

    SEATTLE (AP) — A bit of late-game mastery by Washington quarterback Jake Browning provided Tristan Vizcaino a chance at redemption for a season of shaky kicking and the capper to one crazy rally. Pac-12 after dark, indeed. Vizcaino hit a 38-yard field goal as time expired and No. 16 Washington scored 10 points in the final 58 seconds to stun ...
  • Ronald Jones, Nate Meadors

    Darnold beats Rosen as No. 12 USC holds off UCLA, 28-23

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After Sam Darnold met up with Josh Rosen at midfield, the Southern California quarterback climbed the stepladder for possibly the final time, holding the sword aloft and leading the Trojans’ band while the student section chanted: “One more year!” If Darnold had just played his last collegiate game at the Coliseum, he went out with a ...
  • Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women’s private parts — but denied he really did so — was elected president months before the cascading sexual harassment allegations that have been toppling the careers of ...
  • Bruno Mars

    AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

    The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favorite country ...
  • AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

    NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website. A representative for the band confirmed that the ...
  • Harry Styles

    Harry Styles, Miguel set for Victoria’s Secret China show

    NEW YORK (AP) — Singer Harry Styles and R&B star Miguel will perform at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai on Monday. People magazine reports that Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Chinese singer Jane Zhang will also perform at the Mercedes-Benz Arena. The show will air Nov. 28 on CBS. Karlie Kloss and Bella Hadid are among the ...
  • Widow of Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer auctions rare items

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant’s memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from concerts spanning 30 years. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports some of the items are expected ...
  • Katy Perry

    Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent. The jury found Friday that entrepreneur Dana Hollister should pay the archdiocese $3.47 million and ...
  • The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

    iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending November 16, 2017: Top Songs 1. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello 2. Walk On Water (feat. Beyoncé), Eminem 3. Perfect, Ed Sheeran 4. Thunder, Imagine Dragons 5. rockstar (feat. 21 Savage) , Post Malone 6. …Ready For It?, Taylor Swift 7. Female, Keith Urban 8. Too Good at Goodbyes, Sam Smith ...
  • Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong, Tre Cool

    Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years

    NEW YORK (AP) — Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon. The Grammy Award-winning band and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees released “Greatest Hits: God’s Favorite Band,” an album that spans about 30 years. Lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong said he thinks it’s the perfect soundtrack ...
  • Trump campaign created own rules on sexual harassment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women’s private parts — but denied he really did so — was elected president months before the cascading sexual harassment allegations that have been toppling the careers of ...
  • Leeann Tweeden

    Franken tells woman in letter he’s ‘ashamed’ of himself

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is ashamed of his actions and apologizes. Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden read the letter Friday while appearing on the TV talk show “The View.” In the letter, Franken tells Tweeden that he wants to ...
  • Jeffrey Tambor

    Future of groundbreaking show ‘Transparent’ may be in flux

    NEW YORK (AP) — When “Transparent” debuted four years ago on Amazon with a transgender lead character, it was a special moment for TV. It won Emmys and seemed a perfect fit for a burgeoning civil rights movement. Now the show’s future may be in flux following allegations against star Jeffrey Tambor. Fellow “Transparent” actress Trace Lysette alleges Tambor pressed ...
  • The Latest: Ryan Seacrest denies inappropriate behavior

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on sexual harassment allegations against celebrities and media (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Ryan Seacrest is disputing an allegation that he engaged in inappropriate behavior with an employee at E! News nearly a decade ago. In a statement Friday, Seacrest says his former wardrobe stylist made the complaint. Seacrest isn’t releasing details of the ...
  • Franken apologizes to woman who says he kissed, groped her

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken personally apologized to the woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour, saying he remembers their encounter differently but is “ashamed that my actions ruined that experience for you.” In a guest appearance Friday on ABC’s “The View,” Leeann Tweeden read a letter she ...
  • Leeann Tweeden

    The Latest: Sanders says Trump, Franken cases are different

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on allegations of sexual misconduct against Sen. Al Franken (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The White House says there’s a difference between the sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump and Democratic Sen. Al Franken. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says: “Sen. Franken has admitted wrongdoing and the president hasn’t. That’s a very big ...
  • MLS POPULARITY

    MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer’s attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe. MLS averaged 22,000 in attendance for the first time in its history this season, ranked among the top seven leagues in the world. The league is set to ...
  • ANN WEDGEWORTH

    Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the 1958 comedy “Make a ...
  • Actor Tom Sizemore denies groping allegations

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Actor Tom Sizemore has addressed recent allegations that he groped an 11-year-old Utah girl during a 2003 photo shoot. Sizemore says he never inappropriately touched the child and calls the claims “highly disturbing.” A police report released Wednesday says the child actor reported that Sizemore kissed and groped her during production of the movie eventually ...
  • Comedy or not, ‘Get Out’ is a unique Oscar contender

    NEW YORK (AP) — The movie year seems destined to conclude the way it essentially began: With everybody talking about “Get Out.” Jordan Peele’s horror sensation is again the subject of debate after it was reported that Universal Pictures submitted the film for Golden Globe Awards consideration as a comedy, rather than a drama. The film’s classification will ultimately reside ...
  • Actress Rose McGowan arraigned on cocaine charge

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan was arraigned Thursday on a felony cocaine charge, days after she alleged in The New Yorker that the drugs may been planted to discredit her. One of the most outspoken actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, McGowan told the magazine that she’s been so fearful of the movie mogul that she ...
  • Imelda Staunton dazzles as ‘Follies’ hits cinema screens

    LONDON (AP) — Imelda Staunton plays a woman on the verge of a nervous breakdown in “Follies,” Stephen Sondheim’s dizzying musical about a traumatic reunion of former Broadway showgirls. Staunton goes from perky to shattered as Sally Durant Plummer, a former dancer who meets up with a former friend and an old flame in Sondheim’s show about the pull of ...
  • Terry Crews compares alleged sexual assault to being a POW

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Crews compares being sexually assaulted to being a prisoner of war and calls the perpetrators of such attacks “terrorists.” Crews told “Good Morning America” host Michael Strahan Wednesday that he was inspired to share his assault allegations against a powerful Hollywood agent after so many women came forward with accusations against Harvey Weinstein. Crews said ...
  • Christopher Plummer

    Plummer calls his replacement of Spacey in film ‘ironic’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer says he doesn’t feel like he’s replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott film “All the Money in the World” because he was up for the part when the movie was being cast. Plummer spoke briefly about the film at a Charles Dickens exhibit at the Pierpont Morgan Library on Tuesday in New ...
  • AP PHOTOS: British royals to celebrate 70th anniversary

    LONDON (AP) — When Britain’s 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II. Seven decades on, the couple who would become Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip — both now in their 90s — are still going strong, their marriage ...
  • Bruno Mars

    AMAs reflect year in pop music, where male acts dominated

    The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Not so much. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts are in contention. Other categories where male acts dominate include video of the year, tour of the year, favorite country ...
  • Spokeswoman: David Cassidy in hospital with organ failure

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — “Partridge Family” star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida with multiple organ failure. Publicist JoAnn Geffen tells The Associated Press that Cassidy is in a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital with liver and kidney failure. She says he’s in a private room, conscious and surrounded by family. Geffen says there is nothing “imminent” about his condition, ...
  • ANN WEDGEWORTH

    Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83

    NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her first Broadway role in the 1958 comedy “Make a ...
  • AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

    NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the bawdy hard rock band AC/DC who helped create such head-banging anthems as “Highway to Hell,” ”Hells Bells” and “Back in Black,” has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death Saturday on their official Facebook page and website. A representative for the band confirmed that the ...
  • Dolphins waive linebacker Rey Maualuga after arrest in Miami

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The Dolphins waived linebacker Rey Maualuga on Saturday after he was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge in Miami. The team announced the move without comment on the legal situation, saying they were promoting running back De’Veon Smith from the practice squad to take Maualuga’s roster spot. It was unclear if Maualuga had an attorney. ...
  • Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies

    PARIS (AP) — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia’s death on Saturday without providing details. Twitter tributes to his influence on fashion poured in from around the world. Alaia ((AZ’-uh-deen uh-LY’-uh) sometimes ...