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Crop Duster Profits Down

Crop duster pilots in Illinois say low corn prices have cut into profits this year with farmers willing to spend less.  A wet growing season like the one experienced this year by Illinois farmers would usually mean extra work and extra money for crop dusters.  The National Weather Service says ...Read more

Blagojevich Appeals

The defense attorney for Rod Blagojevich says he will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear the imprisoned former governor’s appeal after a panel of three judges recently tossed five of 18 corruption convictions.   His lawyer said he will file the request before a Tuesday ...Read more

RSS Country Music News

  • Why Jake Owen’s Used Car Is So Pricey
    When a representative for Jake Owen posted a link to the Craigslist ad that lists the singer’s old Jeep, a lot of people were questioning why it was so expensive. It is, after all a 25-year-old car. Then again, this 1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer belonged to Owen. But that’s not why it he is asking... […]
  • Yes, Shania Twain Is Blond
    “I thought that was Faith Hill.” “Who is that?” “There’s no way that is Shania.” Those were just a few of the comments I saw when I posted some photos from Shania Twain‘s Chicago show at the Allstate Arena on Wednesday night (July 29). It was all about the blond. So after a 22-song set,... […]
  • Miranda Lambert, RaeLynn Skip the Makeup
    I couldn’t help but smile when I saw this Instagram photo of Miranda Lambert with one of her favorite country gals and dearest friends, the always adorable RaeLynn. The two are “smizing” (that’s smiling with your eyes, according to supermodel Tyra Banks) behind two mugs of coffee with some pretty rocking messy hair and makeup-free... […]