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KHAZ Country Music News: Keith Urban Ambassador for Music Education Matters »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Keith Urban has been named the first ambassador for the new Music Education Matters program sponsored by the Country Music Association. Urban is going full force into his duties, too. He’s donated 60 Keith Urban signature guitars complete with amplifiers, strings and picks to Music Education Matters programs in Atlanta, Los Angeles, […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/12/15 »

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Missing At The Table Little Susan was mother’s helper. She helped set the table when company was due for dinner. Presently everything was on, the guest came in, and everyone sat down. Then Mother noticed something was missing. “Susan,” she said, “You didn’t put a knife and fork at Mr. Smith’s place.” “I thought he […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown Has Died »

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) – Longtime Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown has died. He was 81. A news release says Brown died of cancer yesterday at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. Brown had hits as a solo singer and part of a duet and trio. He also was a prominent figure on country […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/11/15 »

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Deer Hunting Two hunters were dragging their dead deer back to their car. Another hunter approached pulling his along too. “Hey, I don’t want to tell you how to do something … but I can tell you that it’s much easier if you drag the deer in the other direction. Then the antlers won’t dig […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/10/15 »

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Cheesy Instrument A husband and wife were browsing in a crafts store when the husband noticed a display of country-style musical instruments. After looking over the flutes, dulcimers and recorders, he picked up a shiny, one-stringed instrument he took to be a mouth harp. He put it to his lips and, much to the amusement […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Jim Ed Brown’s Cancer Returns »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Jim Ed Brown had said his cancer had gone into remission in January but it appears to be back. Brown’s daughter Kim writes on his Facebook page Brown is undergoing chemotherapy. She says his cancer is not in his lungs but she doesn’t go into specifics. Brown revealed he had lung cancer […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Ryman Auditorium Reopening After Renovations »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – The home of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will have its grand reopening today after a $14 million expansion that lasted a year. The upgrades to the Ryman Auditorium will include a wider lobby, more concessions, more bathrooms and a new restaurant called Cafe Lula. The renovations were done to the […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/9/15 »

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An Appropriate Picture The local motor vehicle licensing office was packed. The line inched along for almost an hour until one man finally got his license. He inspected his photo for a moment and commented to the clerk, “I was standing in line so long, I ended up looking pretty grouchy in this picture.” The clerk […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/8/15 »

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Knock, knock. Who’s there? Orange. Orange who? Orange you going to let me in? Knock, knock. Who’s there? Anee. Anee,who? Anee one you like! Knock, knock Who’s there? Iva. Iva who? I’ve a sore hand from knocking!   Join fans of 99 KZ Country on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/99KZCountry      

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KHAZ Country Music News: New Sammy Kershaw album “I Won’t Back Down” to be released June 9, 2015 »

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NASHVILLE, Tn. – On June 9th, Cleopatra Records will release Sammy Kershaw’s first album of new country material in five years, I WON’T BACK DOWN. The Louisiana country crooner was a mainstay on country radio throughout the 90’s with hits like “Cadillac Style,” “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful” and “Third Rate Romance.” Kershaw has more […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Tim McGraw Giving Away More Houses »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Tim McGraw will launch a tour today and once again, he’s giving away houses to military veterans. McGraw has teamed with Operation Homefront and Chase to give mortgage-free homes to veterans. In the past three years, he’s awarded 108 homes in 30 states. Thirty-six homes will be given during the upcoming “Shotgun […]

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KZ Country Cheesy Joke of the Day 6/5/15 »

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Directional Camping A husband took his wife camping for the first time. Considering himself an experienced outdoorsman, he passed along outdoor survival tips at every chance he got. However, one day they got lost hiking in the deep woods. The husband tried the usual tactics to determine direction — moss on the trees (there was […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Kip Moore Planning to Build Skateparks »

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NASHVILLE (AP) – Kip Moore is planning to build skateparks in four cities. Moore’s “Comeback Kid Skatepark Project” will oversee the building of skateparks in Nashville; Boston; San Marcos, Texas; and Annapolis, Maryland. Moore says the project is a dream of his to provide kids in inner cities and smaller towns a safe outlet. Moore […]

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