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KEITH RICHARDS APOLOGIZES TO MICK JAGGER FOR VASECTOMY JOKE

NEW YORK (AP) —For as long as Keith Richards and Mick Jagger have known each other, Richards can admit when he’s gone too far. Richards has apologized for comments he made about Jagger being a father at the age of 74. Richards had said, “It’s time for the snip. You can’t be a father at that age. Those poor kids!” Jagger’s eighth child was born in December 2016. Richards has since said he “deeply regrets” his comments and he has apologized to Jagger in person.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD’S POLICE FRIEND DIES

CHECOTAH, Okla. (AP) — Carrie Underwood recently donated $10,000 to help a childhood friend who got into a traffic accident. The friend has died. The police department in Underwood’s hometown of Checotah (sheh-COH’-tah), Oklahoma, says 35-year-old Justin Durret died Monday at a Tulsa hospital. He was the assistant police chief. Durret suffered multiple neck injuries after his pickup truck crashed on Feb. 11. Troopers say Durret was ejected and got trapped under the pickup.

MONDO COZMO: THE SECOND TIME AROUND

CHICAGO (AP) — Josh Ostrander (OH’-stran-der) of Mondo Cozmo gets a secret delight in knowing he’s signed to Republic Records. The label dropped one of his previous bands. Ostrander says when he took his demos to the label, executives told him, “We want to do business with you.” Ostrander’s reply was, “You already have. Let’s do it again.” Ostrander’s previous job was in landscaping, and he says he’ll work as hard as he can to avoid going back to it. So is his yard a thing of beauty? Hardly. Ostrander says after landscaping for 12 hours, the last thing a landscaper wants to do is more landscaping.

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007-a-18-(Josh Ostrander (OH’-stran-der), musician with Mondo Cozmo, in AP interview)-“place to be”-Musician Josh Ostrander of Mondo Cozmo says when he wrote the song “Shine,” he was starting to wonder whether music was the right path. (1 Mar 2018)

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008-a-19-(Josh Ostrander (OH’-stran-der), musician with Mondo Cozmo, in AP interview)-“do it again”-Musician Josh Ostrander of Mondo Cozmo says he loves that he signed with the same label that had dropped one of his previous bands. (1 Mar 2018)

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009-a-11-(Josh Ostrander (OH’-stran-der), musician with Mondo Cozmo, in AP interview)-“I really won’t”-Musician Josh Ostrander of Mondo Cozmo says his goal is never to have to take another landscaping job. (1 Mar 2018)

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010-a-18-(Josh Ostrander (OH’-stran-der), musician with Mondo Cozmo, in AP interview)-“do some more”-Musician Josh Ostrander of Mondo Cozmo says just because he worked in landscaping doesn’t mean his yard is beautiful. (1 Mar 2018)

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FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE WILL PLAY CONCERT FOR UNIFORM UNVEILING

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will reveal new uniforms next month. Florida Georgia Line figures that’s as good a reason as any to throw a party. Florida Georgia Line will headline a free concert in downtown Nashville on April 4 as the Titans show off their new uniforms. The Titans will livestream the event.

CRAIG MORGAN DEBUTS REALITY TV SHOW

NASHVILLE (AP) — Craig Morgan is putting his life on TV. Morgan and his family will star in a reality show called “Morgan Family Strong” on the UP TV channel. Morgan describes himself as a country singer, a family man, a business owner and a beekeeper, but also “the guy next store.” Morgan also is still mourning the death of his 19-year-old son, Jerry, who died in a boating accident in July 2016. “Morgan Family Strong” premieres tonight.

by Margie Szaroleta

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