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Acoustic Sunrise Playlist 7-20-14

Catch the show Sunday morning from 9 to noon only on 965TIC and 965TIC.com!

96.5 TIC–07/19/2014

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Katy Perry Shades the VMAs for Snubbing ‘Roar’

“I’m good with my 569,000,000+ views on Roar,” she tweeted simply, adding an emoji of a waving hand.


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Acoustic Cafe with Bleachers

This afternoon, Bleachers, the new solo project from Fun.’s Jack Antonoff, came to Hartford for an exclusive Acoustic Cafe event!


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Meet & Greet With Bleachers

Were you at today’s Meet & Greet with Bleachers? Find your official photo here!


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Weird Al’s ‘Mandatory’ Interview: ‘Word Crimes,’ the ‘Tacky’ Video & Prince, Who Still Won’t Say Yes to a Parody

The longtime parody artist talks his latest targets — and how Prince still won’t give him permission.


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry July 18th, 2014

Tim McGraw gets rough with a fan, and this weekend is Adam Levine’s wedding (nooooo!). Plus, a new award for Lindsay Lohan and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti.


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Photos: Bleachers Live at the Acoustic Cafe

Bleachers is live on stage at the Acoustic Cafe right now! Check out photos from the performance!!


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Lady Gaga’s Former ‘Hood Rat’ Assistant To Write Tell-All Book

Lady Gaga has always seemed to take a honesty is the best policy approach with her fans, but a new tell-all book by a former assistant may reveal more than Mother Monster ever imagined.


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Watch Weird Al Recreate His Video For ‘Tacky’ on Conan

What’s better than Weird Al’s dance-filled video for his Pharrell “Happy” parody, “Tacky”? The polka loving performer recreating it in one shot for Conan O’Brien.


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Top 6 Auditions That Changed Your Favorite Shows

Some of the best characters on TV never existed!


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Project Closet: Debbie Wright’s Must-Have Summer Accessories

Every season, there’s certain accessories that trend big, and Debbie shares the latest styles and trends for the Summer. Here we go…


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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry July 17th, 2014

Legendary wrestler Sting might be coming to the WWE, while Britney Spears makes up for some unintentional bad behavior. Plus, the MTV Video Music Awards nominations are here, and more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti.


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Pharrell, Beyoncé Lead in MTV Video Music Awards Nominations

2014, just like 2013, continues to be the year of Pharrell. And Beyoncé.


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Watch Drake Duet With Brian McKnight, Sing ‘Let It Go’ & Blow in Lance Stephenson’s Ear at ESPYs

If you thought the craziest thing Drake would do during his first time hosting the ESPYs was appear in a comedy sketch with supposed nemesis Chris Brown, you were wrong. Very wrong.


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Man Breaks Into Kennedy Family Compound Looking For Katy Perry

A man who was arrested for breaking into the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port yesterday (July 16) claims he was there looking for President John F. Kennedy and Katy Perry. He found neither.


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Chris Brown Puts Drake Under the Knife at the ESPYs: Watch

After being seen hanging out in a California studio last week, Chris Brown and Drake took their thawing relationship to the next level: by appearing in a sketch at the ESPYs together.


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Carolyn Phillips: Cool New Fitness Trackers

When it comes to fitness, we can all use a helping hand, and now there are some really cool virtual helpers in the form of trackers and apps for your smart phone or tablet. Carolyn has the whole rundown on these great fitness tracking helpers!



You Gotta See This Super Handsome Russian Blue Kitty

Adorable kitty works it for the camera.


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Donald Trump Sounds Off On Rosie O’Donnell

Could the two long time enemies kiss and make up?!


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Scientists Name Puerto Rico Water Mite After J.Lo

Pop singer Jennifer Lopez may be thinking life is funny after a group of scientists named a water mite in her honor after discovering a new species near Puerto Rico.


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Sia Lands First No. 1 Album with ’1000 Forms of Fear’

Sia can no longer hide from the spotlight.


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Neon Trees: The Drug-Free Fast Food Band

‘We’re a fast food band,’ joked Tyler Glenn as Neon Trees answered fan questions at our Acoustic Cafe. But what inspires their music? And more importantly, do they enjoy video games? Find out here!

96.5 TIC–07/16/2014

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Gina J’s Dirty Laundry July 16th, 2014

Where does Charlie Sheen like to eat when he’s drunk? And why hasn’t Casey Kasem been buried, a month after he passed away? Find out these answers and a lot more in today’s Dirty Laundry, presented by Harte Nissan and Harte Infiniti.


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Watch Weird Al Cover Aluminum Foil, the Illuminati in One Fell Swoop with ‘Royals’ Parody ‘Foil’

“Foil,” the third video from Yankovic’s brand new Mandatory Fun, tackles what happens to food after it’s taken home. Oh, and the Illuminati.


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Adele’s New Album ’25′ May Be Coming Soon, With a Tour on the Way

The world could be hearing new music from Adele as early as this year.


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Christina Aguilera’s Baby Shower Cake… WOW!

Xtina like you’ve never seen her before!


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Sam Hatch’s DVD Picks For The Week: Rio 2, Under the Skin & More

There’s a big movie for the kids this week, and some other interesting, smaller releases for the grown ups. Get the whole rundown from our resident movie expert, Sam Hatch!


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Christine Lee Knows How To Clear A Room

What’s that smell?


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Take a #SaversSelfie To Win One Direction Tickets!

Take a Selfie in your best outfit from Savers for you chance to win a four-pack of tickets to see One Direction live at Gillette Stadium!