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Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?

Platinum certification for one million albums sold didn't begin until 1976, so while other recordings may have soared past this sales mark, Wanted: The Outlaws became the first official platinum album in country music history that year.

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19 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Scores First No. 1 Hit With ‘She’s Got It All’

On Aug. 30, 1997, Kenny Chesney scored his first No. 1 hit with the single "She's Got It All."

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34 Years Ago: George Strait Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘Fool Hearted Memory’

On Aug. 28, 1982, George Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with "Fool Hearted Memory."

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Dinosaurs Are Coming to Victoria This Weekend

Jurassic Quest is coming to Victoria, TX for the FIRST TIME EVER! Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST, most realistic dinosaur event on the continent...

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This Day in History for November 7 — Magic Johnson’s HIV Announcement, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1908: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente, Bolivia (more info)

1916: Jeannette Rankin becomes the first woman elected to the United States Congress (more info)

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Joe Bob… A Little More History

So, moving a little "further on up the road"... My parents, G.B. Burris and Carlyn Winnell Ray, were married. I was born in 1954. You do the math...

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Joe Bob… A Little History

My friends here at KIXS 108 and Townsquare Media Victoria seem to think you may be interested in my past experiences in the 'music business', so, with that in mind, I'm going to tell a few 'stories I assumed no one cares about' in the next few weeks. I hope you enjoy the nostalgia. If you don't enjoy them, that's okay, too. I haven't shared much of my musical history with you because I can't imagine you would be interested and I will do my best not to bore you.

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Remember 9/11

The City of Victoria will be remembering 9/11!  The Fire Department and Police Department, and the Victoria County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to attend a ceremony to remember the victims of Sept...

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Dave Winston… KIXS 108

Dave Winston worked at KIXS 108 from 1987 to 1998. Dave did mornings, afternoons, and everything in between. He was also the Program Director and Music Director for much of that time. I came to work at KIXS 108 in June of 1997. Dave Winston is the man that hired me. Here's the story;

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Thomas Edison’s Talking Dolls Are Pure Nightmare-Inducing Horror

Prolific inventor Thomas Edison's attempt to market a talking doll failed miserably. Now you can hear why.

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Could You Have Been a Texas Colonist?

Would you have succeeded as a pioneer? Find out at the Museum of the Coastal Bend by competing in challenges inspired by Texas settlers in the 1800s. Event runs from 10am until 4pm Saturday at 2200 East Red River in Victoria.

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Sweet Girl Takes Her 80-Year-Old Grandfather to His First Prom

Joy Webb is a typical teenager from Albertville, Ala. with anything but a typical prom date.

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