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

Aug. 30 marks a big anniversary for Kenny Chesney. It was on that date, 18 years ago, that the Tennessee native reached a career turning point with "She's Got It All," from his fourth album, I Will Stand. The song became his first No. 1 Billboard hit on Aug. 30, 1997.

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

It's been 33 years since George Strait earned his first No. 1 hit with "Fool Hearted Memory." The Texan's first single from his sophomore album, Strait From the Heart, shot to the top of the charts, paving the way for 59 more singles to follow. The song reached No. 1 on Aug. 28, 1982.

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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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Facial Hair Through the Years Proves Cool Has Lots of Looks

There are very few men who can successfully get away with a mustache (we’re looking at you, Tom Selleck), yet for generations there have been many styles of mustaches – and beards, for that matter – that have been popular.

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Remember When Trace Adkins Appeared on ‘The Young and the Restless’?

Trace Adkins is one of country music's most colorful performers, but he set his roughneck image aside in 2008 for a guest role on the long-running soap opera, The Young and the Restless, which aired on April 9, 2008.

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Remember When Luke Bryan Made His Grand Ole Opry Debut?

Eight years ago today (April 6) when Luke Bryan made his Grand Ole Opry debut, the singer was barely married, and barely known to country music fans. His debut single “All My Friends Say” was slowly moving up the charts, and the audience was still packed with friends and family from his hometown of Leesburg, Ga. and beyond. The memory, however, is surely bittersweet for Bryan.

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Remember When Capitol Records Passed on Garth Brooks?

Garth Brooks is the best-selling solo artist in the history of music, but when he first auditioned for Capitol Records in Nashville, the label simply wasn't interested.

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Early Texas History Symposium in Port Lavaca

"Early Texas History: The Untold Stories Symposium" will take place at the Bauer Community Center, 2300 Texas Hwy 35 in Port Lavaca, this Friday at 6pm. Jose A. Lopez, a writer, author and historian from San Antonio, is the featured speaker.

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