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UGA great Dan Magill dies at 93

...mecca" of tennis, regularly hosting the NCAA championships, with some help from his famous friends.Country hitmaker Kenny Rogers and home run king Hank Aaron showed up to play celebrity doubles. Magill had photos of actress Kim Basinger near his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-24/uga-great-dan-magill-dies
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a short drive to Newberry to see top music acts

...country music stars beginning when he was 12 years old.The resident of Cartersville, Ga., already had been in the Kenny Rogers' movie Six Pack starring as an 11-year-old accountant. He sang Rocky Top in the movie.He also appeared in commercials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-12/ramblin-rhodes-take-s
Kenny Rogers weds, despite chicken protest

...protesters to ruffle some feathers, country singer Kenny Rogers was married Sunday to longtime girlfriend Wanda Miller...demonstrate its claims that chicken suppliers for the Kenny Rogers Roasters restaurant chain debeak and declaw the birds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/02/ent_209267.shtml
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Lack of 'headliner' on defensive line doesn't bother Georgia's Tracy Rocker

...senior, Drew used his affection for country music to make sense of the shuffling of coaches he's encountered."Like Kenny Rogers said, you've got to know when to hold them and when to fold them," Drew said. "I believe I've been dealt a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-05/lack-headliner-defensive-
Kenny Rogers chicken chain closing company-owned stores

MIAMI -- Kenny Rogers Roasters is closing eight stores in...The chain, which uses country singer Kenny Rogers to promote its wood-fire chicken-roasting...Franchisees pay the company a fee to operate Kenny Rogers Roasters restaurants and then pay a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/15/bus_222500.shtml
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Kenny Rogers is the father of twins born in Atlanta

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Singer Kenny Rogers and his wife, Wanda, are the parents of identical...Rogers is an identical twin, and twins also run in Kenny Rogers' family, Cook said. The 65-year-old singer has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/08/ent_421425.shtml
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Country music upbringing turns into calling for Frankie Ballard

...My first memories of even being alive are of him and this neighbor buddy of his singing songs of Elvis Presley, Kenny Rogers, Johnny Horton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard. All of these cool songs."I can remember being 4 and 5 years old falling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-04-29/country-music-upbring
Ramblin' Rhodes: Johnson ready to release second CD 'How Bout Tonight'

...including Billy Joe Royal, Ronnie Dove, B.J. Thomas, Brenda Lee, Jerry Lee Lewis and, for "one week only," Kenny Rogers and his First Edition group.Leonard's Lounge evolved into a popular gay nightclub called, The Lollypop, and into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-05-14/ramblin-rhodes-johnso
Rangers' Darvish has another close call in bid for no-hitter

...a 2.83 ERA. He had not won at home since Aug. 1 against Arizona. ... The last no-hitter for the Rangers was Kenny Rogers' perfect game against the California Angels on July 28, 1994. ... Boston last went without a hit on April 22...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-10/rangers-darvish-has-anot
Rogers will make return vs. Braves

WASHINGTON - Kenny Rogers will make his first start of the season Friday when the Detroit Tigers...surgery). "Anytime you get some guy back with the quality of a Kenny Rogers, obviously you're tickled to death, because it solidifies your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/19/bra_132795.shtml
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