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American astronaut John Glenn passed away yesterday at 95-years-old. He was the first American to orbit Earth and was an inspiration to many. After his time at NASA he served as a US Senator from Ohio for 25 years.

Bye Felicia! At least that’s what we wish she had said when Candace Cameron Bure from Full-er House announced she was leaving The View! Oh well. Commitments to the Hallmark Channel should always take precedence over daily national talk shows.

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Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise benefit is this Tuesday in Nashville and you can watch it on Great American Country. More performers have been added to the line-up including Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, Chris Janson, LoCash and Montgomery Gentry.

Dolly’s Smoky Mountains Rise benefit isn’t the only one being planned to help the folks affected by the recent fires in Tennessee. There’s a day long festival being planned for December 17th in Gatlinburg, Tennessee called the Mountain Tough Benefit with performers including Zac Brown, Jim Lauderdale, Moe Pitney, Sam Bush and Trey Hensley.

Celebrity Birthdays December 9:
Donny Osmond 59
Jesse Metcalfe 38

Celebrity Birthdays December 10:
Bobby Flay 52

Celebrity Birthdays December 11:
Hailee Steinfeld 20

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