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LISTEN: Presidential Trivia @ Gary Allan

Bud and Broadway decided backstage with Gary Allan at Hot Country Nights was a good time to do presidential trivia…while folks were drinking. So how did it go? Take a listen and find out! Read More »

LISTEN: Sweet Becca from the Country Mecca 2/19

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 is enjoying the Olympics AND she really respects the athletes. Carrie Underwood is a helper AND Dierks says his wife is a huge inspiration when writing. Read More »

LISTEN: All I Need to Know About You 2/19

When you ask me, “Do You Believe in Seahorses?”…that’s all I need to about you! Call us with your stories about the moments in life that make you think, “That’s All I Need to Know About You,” each morning at 7:50a! 314.969.9230 from or 618.399.9230 from IL Read More »

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TyREDD (pronounced “tired”) focuses on awareness and education about driving drowsy, and how doing so can impact people’s lives forever. TyREDD is a 501(C)(3) Non-profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. The mission of COPE24 is to significantly reduce incidences of child abuse and neglect. Their methodology is to educate all youth on the stresses and responsibility of parenting. Read More »

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  • Whydah Pirate Museum

    Was pirate Black Sam Bellamy found? DNA test could tell

    YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Researchers are working to use DNA to identify whether a human bone recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck belongs to the infamous pirate Samuel “Black Sam” Bellamy. The Whydah (WIH’-duh) Pirate Museum in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, publicly displayed the bone Monday. It was found near what’s believed to be Bellamy’s pistol. The objects were pulled from the ...
  • Dan Foreman

    Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education. Republican Sen. Dan Foreman said he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol again. The students, who had traveled nearly 300 ...
  • Pennsylvania’s new congressional map could boost Democrats

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s high court issued a new congressional district map for the state’s 2018 elections on Monday, potentially giving Democrats a boost in their quest to capture control of the U.S. House unless Republicans can to stop it in federal court. The map of Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional districts is to be in effect for the May 15 ...
  • 0219 Davey

    Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback, Mayfield said Monday he ...
  • Experts: Underwater archaeology site imperiled in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pollution is threatening the recently mapped Sac Actun cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, a vast underground network that experts in Mexico say could be the most important underwater archaeological site in the world. Subaquatic archaeologist Guillermo de Anda said the cave system’s historical span is likely unrivaled. Some of the oldest human remains on the ...
  • Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot. And each service takes its toll on the young mourners, many of them attending more ...
  • Wardrobe issues causes Olympic stress for French skaters

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The first notes of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware that people were about to see a whole lot more of her shape than she had planned. The French ice dancer’s glittering emerald costume at the Olympics had come unhooked at the neckline and later in the ...
  • ergie

    Fergie’s NBA All-Star Game national anthem confuses, amuses

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer’s slow, bluesy rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Sunday night wasn’t particularly well received at Staples Center or on social media before the 67th edition of the NBA’s annual showcase. A low chuckle ...
  • Key mix-up at Met leaves tenor, conductor scrambling

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred. The tenor began Rodolfo’s famous first act aria in Puccini’s “La Boheme” on Friday night when it became clear the orchestra was playing in a different key under conductor Marco Armiliato. “I said, oh, no, they can’t be doing this,” Fabiano recalled on ...
  • Virtue, Moir lead ice dancing after record short dance

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir sat flanked by their training partners, Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron on one side, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue on the other, both having just skated in the Olympics for the first time. Yet it was Moir, who along with Virtue forms perhaps the greatest ice dance duo ever, who ...
  • Victor Oladipo

    Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer. Defense? In an All-Star Game? That was just one of the many exciting surprises created by a big change to the league’s midseason showcase. ...
  • Utility offered Burgum more than free Super Bowl tickets

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum’s trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of a Minneapolis utility included free invitations to a rock concert, private parties, meals and other events, The Associated Press found through an open records request. Burgum spokesman Mike Nowatzki said Saturday the GOP governor has reimbursed Xcel Energy for all costs related ...
  • Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too

    NEW YORK (AP) — Drake wants to spread the love, and he’s challenging his fans to do the same. The new video for the rap star’s single, “God’s Plan,” announces upfront that Drake gave away the $996,631 budget to film the clip. He’s been giving away money in Miami lately, including a $50,000 scholarship to a University of Miami student. ...
  • Vince Gill

    Vince Gill defends Grammys on female representation

    NEW YORK (AP) — Vince Gill defended the Recording Academy over the criticism that female artists were underrepresented at this year’s Grammy Awards. Gill said it is “impossible” to not leave someone off the list in a given year. “I look at it kind of trying to see the whole field, you know. And I think the Grammys will go ...
  • Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘slam dunk for justice is needed’

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in. Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time NBA champion for his recent comments about social issues, suggesting he should “shut up and ...
  • The Latest: Experts counsel shooting survivors on grieving

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A prominent psychiatrist is cautioning survivors that they may want to limit the funeral services they attend to close friends after 17 people were fatally gunned down at a Florida high school last week. Dr. Francisco Cruz, lead psychiatrist at Ketamine Health ...
  • French ice dancer undone by wardrobe malfunction on live TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: The Pyeongchang Olympics have had more wardrobe malfunctions than a Super Bowl halftime show, the latest on live television Sunday night when French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis’ costume became unhooked, briefly exposing her left breast. It was obvious to NBC announcers Terry Gannon and Tanitha White ...
  • NBC’s ski announcers attempt to explain their blunder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: OOPS: Instead of laughing off or owning up to making a wrong call the night before in the women’s super-G, NBC’s ski announcers seemed intent on justifying themselves Saturday night. In that Alpine race, little-known Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic stunned everyone by edging Austria’s Anna Veith ...
  • Harry Connick Jr.

    Harry Connick Jr.’s daytime show to end after 2 seasons

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harry Connick Jr.’s daytime show is coming to an end later this year. NBCUniversal Domestic Television said Friday that Connick’s talk-variety show, titled “Harry,” will wrap after two seasons. The company lauded the jazz musician and former “American Idol” judge as a “phenomenal talent.” In a statement, Connick said he was proud of the show that ...
  • Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

    BEIJING (AP) — A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television’s Lunar New Year variety show, although some people in Beijing were left wondering why it would be considered offensive. The skit was shown Thursday night on state broadcaster CCTV and depicted the opening of a ...
  • Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

    PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by replaying clips from President Donald Trump’s statement about the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school — including the part where Trump said “no parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss ...
  • Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand

    ‘Three Billboards’ wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    LONDON (AP) — The ferocious female-led tragi-comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother seeking justice won five trophies Sunday including best film, outstanding British film and best actress, for ...
  • Russell Westbrook, Jack Nicholson

    The Latest: James, Team LeBron tops Team Stephen 148-145

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest from Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game and events around the league’s annual showcase (all times local): 8:20 p.m. LeBron James made a go-ahead, finger-roll layup with 34.5 seconds left and finished with a game-high 29 points to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory against Team Stephen in the NBA All-Star Game. James, who was ...
  • ‘Three Billboards’ wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    LONDON (AP) — Ferocious female-led tragicomedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother seeking justice won five trophies including best film, outstanding British film and best actress, for Frances ...
  • Frances McDormand named best actress at British Academy Film Awards for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

    LONDON (AP) — Frances McDormand named best actress at British Academy Film Awards for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
  • ‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192M weekend

    NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co. blew past expectations to become the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever, not adjusting for inflation, ...
  • Rachel Morrison

    Roger Deakins wins 4th ASC award. Is Oscar next?

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roger Deakins may be inching closer to making good on his 14th Oscar nomination after winning the American Society of Cinematographers’ feature film award for “Blade Runner 2049.” His wife, James Deakins, accepted the award on her husband’s behalf Saturday night, saying he was busy filming in New York. Roger Deakins has received ASC accolades before, ...
  • Disney says ‘Black Panther’ is raking it in

    NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” is so far raking it in over the holiday weekend. The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday the Marvel Comics superhero movie earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history. Disney now estimates the movie will earn between $190 million and $210 million for the four-day Presidents Day ...
  • 0219 Davey

    Mayfield rejects Manziel comparisons with NFL combine near

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield doesn’t like comparisons to Johnny Manziel, although the Heisman Trophy winner from Oklahoma wasn’t surprised by them after an arrest and other antics during his time with the Sooners. At a stop in his home state of Texas to accept the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback, Mayfield said Monday he ...
  • Jesse Jackson: LeBron’s ‘slam dunk for justice is needed’

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said on Monday he’s deeply insulted by a Fox News host’s “attack” on Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and thanked the basketball All-Star for standing up for what he believes in. Political commentator Laura Ingraham criticized the three-time NBA champion for his recent comments about social issues, suggesting he should “shut up and ...
  • Peter Czernin, Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Sam Rockwell, Frances McDormand

    ‘Three Billboards’ wins, women make waves at UK film awards

    LONDON (AP) — The ferocious female-led tragi-comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the big winner at the British Academy Film Awards in London, where women demanding an end to harassment, abuse and inequality dominated the ceremony. Martin McDonagh’s film about a bereaved mother seeking justice won five trophies Sunday including best film, outstanding British film and best actress, for ...
  • Victor Oladipo

    Team LeBron edges Team Steph 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer. Defense? In an All-Star Game? That was just one of the many exciting surprises created by a big change to the league’s midseason showcase. ...
  • Austin Dillon

    Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet that Earnhardt piloted for most of his career. Earnhardt was behind the wheel of ...
  • Daniel Hemric, Kyle Larson, Justin Allgaier

    The Latest: ‘Big One’ happens in closing laps of Daytona 500

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. “The Big One” happened late in the Daytona 500. Ryan Blaney spun defending race winner Kurt Busch with two laps to go in regulation, settling off a 12-car melee that included several top contenders. Pole-sitter Alex Bowman, defending series champion Martin Truex Jr., ...
  • Danica Patrick, Aaron Rodgers

    Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a red carpet. The starry-eyed sweethearts were mobbed by fans and media clicking away for a snapshot of some PDA that would surely spawn headlines. Then the moment came: Rodgers, a full foot taller ...