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Best Of The Florida Strawberry Festival: Armbands, Concert Lineup, Rides

The Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City is considered one of the best events in America for midway rides, agriculture, fine arts, horticulture, crafts and top-name entertainment. We’ve got the lowdown on the top things you should know about this incredible festival.

CBS Tampa–02/25/2014

48th Annual BMI Country Awards

Mindy McCready’s Florida Funeral Is Tuesday

Troubled singer Mindy McCready’s funeral has been Tuesday in her hometown of Fort Myers, Fla.

CBS Tampa–02/22/2013

48th Annual BMI Country Awards

Singer Mindy McCready’s Life, Troubles & Death

Arkansas authorities say former country singer Minday McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned.

CBS Tampa–02/18/2013

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Nominations Announced For Academy Of Country Music Awards

Nominations were announced Wednesday for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards!

02/13/2013

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Benjamin Gibbard Goes Country On “Former Lives” Tracks

When you think of Death Cab for Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard’s songwriting oeuvre, country music is not among the first things that pop to mind. But a few tracks on his new LP, Former Lives, have that certain twang on them

10/25/2012

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Complete 2012 ACM Awards Coverage

We’re at the ACM Awards in Vegas all weekend long. Follow the latest news, interviews and performances. It’s like you’re there.

03/28/2012

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Amphitheatre’s Country MegaTicket Includes Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley and Lady A

The 1-800-Ask Gary Amphitheatre has announced their incredible 2012 Hooters County Mega-ticket lineup. Some of the hottest names in country music are scheduled to make stops this year at the 1-800-Ask Gary Amphitheatre.

CBS Tampa–02/17/2012

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Gloriana Performs “Wild At Heart” Outside Tampa Bay Times Forum

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS RADIO) Saturday night, country act Gloriana performed a free concert following the Tampa Bay Lightning win over the Florida Panthers. The band kicked off their set with a cover of Aerosmith’s “Sweet […]

02/05/2012

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George Jones’ former home for sale in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A piece of country music history is for sale in central Florida.

12/10/2011

Keith Urban performs surprise concerts for commuters at NYC and Philadelphia Amtrak Stations on Nov. 16, 2010, in New York. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Last.fm Trends: A Winning Streak For Keith Urban

He’s been nominated for “‘Til Summer Comes Around,” released on Defying Gravity alongside “Sweet Thing”, his 2009 winning song. Grammy glory looks good for Keith Urban this year.

CBS Tampa–01/24/2011

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