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Danny Merrell

I’m a native Texan and proud of it. I was born and raised in the BBQ Capital of Texas, Lockhart, but I’ve been in East Texas for about 25 years, so this is where my family and I call home. I have a patient, beautiful wife (she’s a Big Sandy Wildcat) who has kept me in line since 1994, plus I have three great kids, even though they were the cause of my premature balding and greying. I went to college at UT-Austin and Texas A&M, mainly to become a meteorologist. But my love of country music took over, plus, in radio, you never have to grow up. As strange as this may sound, my perfect day would be to spend an entire day in a theater watching nothing but Disney movies. Bring on the popcorn!
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Angry Birds Game Soars Onto The Web With Google Chrome – For Free!

The foul flinging puzzle game Angry Birds was released for the iPhone in December of 2009, and since then over 12 million copies have been purchased in Apple’s App Store. The makers of Angry Birds, Rovio Mobile, have since designed the game for other smartphones such as those using the Android OS.

Well if you have not bought into the iPhone or Android hype yet – never fear – the makers of Angry Birds have made it possible for you to decrease your daily productivity level right from your computer with the recent release of the web based version of Angry Birds in the Google Chrome Web Store.

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Homer Simpson Turns 56 Today – Homer Facts And Homer Audio Montage

56 years ago, a bouncing baby boy with a big head and 5 o'clock shadow was born in Springfield...yes, Homer Simpson celebrates his 56 birthday today, at least according to the birthdate given Homer by his creator, Matt Groening.

So...in celebration of getting one year closer to 60, some Homer fun facts and audio montage follow the jump.

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Lady A Defeats Zac Brown Band On The Daily Duel – Takes On Phil Vassar Next

In Monday's  Daily Duel, Lady Antebellum did it again.  This time defeating the new song from the Zac Brown Band - 'Knee Deep'.

Now, Lady A takes a new song from a singer we haven't heard from for a while - Phil Vassar.

He has a new record label and a new song on today's Daily Duel.

Listen to both songs after the bump.

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Daily Duel Today – Lady Antebellum Takes On Zac Brown And Jimmy Buffett

In Friday's Daily Duel, Lady Antebellum had a strong showing by gathering around 66% of the vote over Joe Nichols.

Today's Duel could be epic as the Zac Brown Band along with some help from icon Jimmy Buffett take on Lady A.

Listen to both songs after the bump. 

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Top Five Most Requested Mother’s Day Songs

Country music singers love to sing about mama. So, it should come as no surprise that there are literally thousands of country songs about moms.

It would be tough just to list the top 100 Mother's Day country songs, but I can make a list of the most requested songs.

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Joe Nichols Takes On Lady Antebellum In Today’s Daily Duel

We're back!!

After a small hiatus (learned that word yesterday), Danny's Daily Duel is back with two new competitors.

The new song from Joe Nichols 'Take It Off' is set to take on the latest offering from Lady A 'Just A Kiss'.

Take a listen to both songs after the bump. 

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A Dad’s Letter To His Fallen Son After Hearing Of Bin Laden’s Demise

The events of the past 2 days have been monumental for many Americans.

I thought I had heard or seen all the different types of reactions to Osama's death, but then I saw this letter on another station's website.

KYSS is one of our sister stations located in Missoula, Montana. It is there where you'll find Denny Bedard.

Mr. Bedard lost his son in the war in Iraq, and upon hearing of the death of Bin Laden, Bedard felt compelled to write a letter to his son. The text of the letter follows:

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Country Song Clips About Bin Laden’s Death

What a past 18 hours this has been!

The news of Osama's demise has brought about everything from spontaneous celebrations to more low-key praise of the US military.

I couldn't resist and put together a short montage of country clips concerning the news. 

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Average Cost Of A (Non-Royal) Wedding In America – $24,000!!

The price of a wedding can vary greatly.

If you go for a Justice of the Peace, a backyard reception and a honeymoon at the local hotel jacuzzi suite, you can save quite a lot of money.

Even for those that splurge, I would have never guessed that shelling out nearly $25,000 is what it takes for the average wedding these days.

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Sugarland Battles Newcomer Kip Moore On Today’s Daily Duel

Sugarland takes 68% of the vote in defeating Glen Templeton in yesterday's Daily Duel. But, I'll be the first to say that Templeton has a great career in country music ahead of him. I've only listened to a few songs so far on his new CD, and this young man has a huge amount of talent.

So, now Sugarland tries for their 5th straight victory on the Duel as they take on relative newcomer Kip Moore.

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