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"We started in New York at the end of last week," says American Idol's David Tackel. "We are here in Nashville, and it's really exciting to be in a music city like Nashville. It's really cool."
Also really cool, Kelly Sutton had a chance to be a part of the relay, taking the microphone from our studios to Music Row! After the radio station, the microphone found its way into the hands of fans and made stops on Broadway, the Grand Ole Opry and Tootsies. Watch for Nashville to be showcased as the relay ends in L.A. The mic will be presented to Ryan Seacrest to start the show March 13. There is a GPS tracker in the microphone, so if you want to keep track of it in real time, go to Fox17.com and look under FOX LINKS.
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Tishomingo County voters OK beer, alcohol sales
May 22, 2013 23:38 GMT
IUKA, Miss. (AP) -- Tishomingo County is the latest Mississippi jurisdiction to legalize alcohol sales.
Voters approved the sale of liquor, wine and beer Tuesday, reports the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/13JCcix).
It wasn't clear referendums would pass until affidavit ballots were counted Wednesday.
With more than half Tishomingo County's voters casting ballots, legalizing alcohol passed by 42 votes, while legalizing beer and light wine passed by 73. The county borders Alabama and Tennessee.
Lawmakers legalized liquor at a proposed resort at the county's Bay Springs Lake in 2010, but it wasn't built.
Greene County voters legalized beer sales last year, while Corinth, New Albany and Senatobia have legalized alcohol sales under a 2012 law that allows cities to hold votes.
Mississippi has 13 remaining counties that allow no beer or alcohol sales.
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