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Rascal Flatts React To Death Of Chester Bennington

July 21st 2017

The news broke this week that Chester Bennignton of Linkin Park committed suicide. He apparenty hung himself in his home and was found by an employee before 9:00AM on Thursday July 20th. He was 41. He leaves behind six children from two relationships.  Needless to say the rock world is shocked and saddened by the news.  Country artists are reacting too including the guys from Rascal Flatts. Gary, Jo Don and Jay released a statement saying, "What a tragic way to lose somebody. Our thoughts and prayers are with everybody at the Linkin Park camp and their families."

It's National Junk Food Day

July 21st 2017

Friday July 21st is National Junk Food Day.  Who knew? Here are some country artists with their favourite junk food. Chris Young goes with pizza and diet Dr. Pepper.  Chris says, "I don't know why but I love diet Dr. Pepper." Kelsea Ballerini says after a show if there is Mexican food or Chick-fil-A around she'll eat it. Miranda Lambert says she's not exactly a fine dining kind of human being so a hot dog from a street vendor with a little ketchup and colour her happy. Despite working out all the time Tim McGraw says Frito pies are something he loves.  Frito pies consist of Fritos, cheese and chili. There's a lot of that being eaten at the McGraw house on the weekends

Brett Young Doesn't Have Acting Chops

July 21st 2017

There are many things that Brett Young is good at. Acting isn't one of them. Brett says he's a terrible actor and he doesn't like doing things he's not comfortable with.  Brett says when he was a kid he was busy playing music and all of his buddies were doing the acting thing.  He says when he's shooting a video for one of his songs it's just a lot of takes to get an expression on his face. Brett says they'll get it eventually but it's a ton of work. 

What Do Rascal Flatts Do For Fun On The road

July 21st 2017

When a country artist is on the road there generally isn't a lot of time to do fun stuff.  They're in a city for a day and then on to the next city right after a show.  However, occasionally the timing will work that there is room to have a little fun. The guys in Rascal Flatts will usually do one of two things. Nothing exciting but it is relaxing. They'll either golf or if the weather isn't great head to a movie.  Jay Demarcus says they'll find something to pass the time. 

Brad Paisly Goes To The Movies

July 21st 2017

One of the many benefits of being a country star, aside from being really talented, selling out large stadiums, and selling lots of music, is you have a ton of money to do fun things. Recently Brad Paisley decided to rent out a movie theatre in Albuquerque and take his entire touring crew to see a flick. So, off they went to see "Spider-Man: Homecoming". Along with everyone in the crew his opening acts went along as well. They included, Dustin Lynch, Chase Bryant, and Lindsay Ell. Lindsay tweeted, "Just another reminder why @bradpaisley is the coolest....when you take your whole tour to the movies."

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Police seize more than $3-million in drugs during GTA bust

Saturday July 22nd 2017

A joint investigation by Peel, York, Halton and provincial police ended this past week when they seized a large chunk of cash and drugs valued at over $3-million. ‘Project Cartella’ was in the works for about a year before they

FedEx closing 24 office shops across Canada including Toronto head office

Saturday July 22nd 2017

FedEx is closing a number of their office shops across Canada, including 18 in Ontario alone. The closures will begin in August and they’re also shutting down their head office in Toronto along with a manufacturing plant in Markham. Although

Feds refusing to talk about goals for NAFTA talks ahead of negotiations

Saturday July 22nd 2017

The federal Liberals won’t be discussing the goals for a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement before discussions begin. Libearl MP and Parliamentary Secretary for Canada-U.S. Relations Andrew Leslie says by doing that, Canada would be giving up its advantage

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