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December 2014


Hope for the Holidays

The Eagle has once again teamed up with Smith and Edwards to bring Hope for the Holidays. Are you in need of holiday cheer? Christmas presents for a family in need? Dinner for a person that you know? Let us help! Upload your request with contact info below and we’ll try to help as many Eagle friends as possible!  

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Eagle’s White Elephant

Tis the Season! Play everyone’s favorite Christmas game…The Eagle’s White Elephant! Be caller ten at 710a, 910a, 1210p, 310p and 510p to win a great prizes like Alan Jackson tickets, Eric Church tickets, Visa gift cards and more! Don’t like the gift? Pass it on to the next hour and take that White Elephant gift instead! From your New Country…

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Free Shave

Stop by Broadway Media (50 W Broadway, SLC) for a free shave courtesy of The Barber School. After a long month of growing out your mustache or beard, your face deserves a nice shave from the guys who do it best. Stop by Broadway Media on the second floor between 10am and 5pm on December 1, 2014 for your FREE…

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Donate Now | I’ll Be Me Foundation

Glen Campbell is raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. He just released his final song to radio, I’m Not Gonna Miss You, and his documentary I’ll Be Me.   Please join us with Glen Campbell and Donate to the I’ll Be Me Foundation, HERE

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Heartbreaking loss for Luke Bryan

Tragedy struck Luke Bryan‘s family over Thanksgiving weekend. His brother-in-law, Ben Lee Cheshire, passed away on Saturday (Nov. 29). According to the Albany Herald, the 46-year-old resident of Leesburg, Ga. died at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. His cause of death was not revealed. Cheshire was married to Bryan’s sister, Kelly, who passed away on May 8, 2007 at the age…

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Guess Who’s Coming to Vegas?!

Big news from Las Vegas! ALL ACCESS announced this morning: “REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: TOGETHER IN VEGAS” will be the next ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE show at THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE in LAS VEGAS. “REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: TOGETHER IN VEGAS” succeeds SHANIA TWAIN’s residency. Her final show at THE COLOSSEUM is scheduled for SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13th. TWAIN originally debuted “SHANIA:…

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Christmas Movies

13 Best Christmas Movies of All Time

Everybody loves a good Christmas movie. They bring back memories of our favorite Christmases past. They help us get a little more Christmas cheer. They are one of the many things that makes Christmastime the most wonderful time of the year. So here we go. This is our list of the 13 best Christmas movies of all time. Did your favorite…

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Country Fan Fest Artist Announcement!

Country Fan Fest, Utah’s Ultimate Festival Experience! Country Fan Fest and the Deseret Peak Complex is proud to kick off the 2015 Festival year with Nashville recording artists Mark Wills, Ty Herndon and LoCash Cowboys! This is just the first of over 20 artists that will perform at Country Fan Fest 2015. The 3-Day Festival will be held July 24-26,…

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New “Frozen Fun” Coming to Disneyland!

It’s time to grab the family and head to Disneyland! Disney has just announced that they’re creating a new land at California Adventure that is based on their hit film “Frozen”. Don’t tell my son Liam, he’d be starting the car right now… This is what Disney has to say: This winter, Disneyland Resort celebrates the opening of spectacular new “Frozen…

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Help Local Man Seth Potter

Friday night, Seth Potter was riding his motorcycle northbound on I-15. Traffic backed up suddenly around the point of the mountain not giving Seth enough time to react, and causing him to run into the vehicle in front of him. Seth was quickly life flighted to Utah Valley Regional where he has already had 2 brain surgeries. Only his immediate…

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Taylor Swift Goes On Sale!!!

TAYLOR SWIFT BRINGS THE 1989 WORLD TOUR TO SALT LAKE CITY 7-Time GRAMMY Winner Taylor Swift Returns to Salt Lake City at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday, September 4th, 2015 with Special Guest Vance Joy On-Sale Friday, December 12th at 10am American Express® Card Members and members of can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Friday, December, 5th at…

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Country Fan Fest – Toys for Tots!

Country Fan Fest and 101.5 The Eagle has teamed up to help the Tooele County Food Bank and Toys for Tots! This Friday, December 12, 2014 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Country Fan Fest and 101.5 The Eagle is asking for your help. Everybody that brings down a nonperishable food item(s) and/or an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots…

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How to Care for Your Christmas Tree!

Photo Courtesy of This holiday season, make sure that your Christmas tree is as spectacular as it can be! Here are some tips on how to care for your tree to keep it merry and bright! Fresh Cut: If your tree hasn’t been cut in more than 12 hours give it a fresh slice off the bottom. This allows…

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Star Wars Teaser Trailer is HERE!!!

Photo Courtesy of: Justin M Geeking out so hard in the studio today watching the Star Wars Episode VII teaser trailer for the first time! What an awesome trailer! It’s just enough to keep you wanting more, but not giving away anything good! However, I’m not so sure how I feel about the new lightsaber. Let us know what you think!

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Country Superstar Joins BROADWAY!

Country superstar, Jennifer Nettles, will be joining the cast of Chicago on Broadway. Nettles will be playing the role of Roxie Hart starting February 2015. Jennifer Nettles will be following in the footsteps of Reba, Laura Bell Bundy, Dolly Parton, and Kenny Rogers by conquering the stage.

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Jumpstart Your New Year with Planet Fitness

To help you Jumpstart your New Year we are giving away a FREE 2015 Black Card membership! Just enter below for you for your chance to win. Already a member? Enter to win and gift it for a friend or family! Make yourself comfy. Because we’re a Judgement Free Zone. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been a gym member…

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15 Utah-Based Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

Instagram hit 300 million users this week. 300 MILLION. That’s a lot. That officially makes it the second most used social media platform behind Facebook (Facebook boasts over 1.23 BILLION monthly active users). With all of those accounts to sift through, it can be really hard to separate the good ones from the not so good ones. Good thing you have The Eagle,…

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Eagle Fan Jam: Kristian Bush

We’re kicking off our 2015 Eagle Fan Jam series with Sugarland’s Kristian Bush! Kristian is on the road as a solo artist with his first single, “Trailer Hitch” and he’s bringing the band to the Outlaw Saloon in Ogden. Doors open at 7pm with opening group, The Wayne Hoskins Band, taking the stage at 8PM. Tickets are just $12 ahead…

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6 Tips to avoid a Meltdown this Holiday Season

1.  Don’t overspend.  Money is the number one thing that stresses people out during the holidays.  The best way to avoid it is to set a budget, and stick to it.   2.  Don’t worry too much about traditions.  Trying to recreate childhood memories is fine.  Just don’t go nuts with it.  Sometimes creating NEW traditions is better.   3. …

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Hayden Panettiere Welcomes Baby Girl!!!

Nashville Star, Hayden Panettiere and fiance, Wladimir Klitschko, welcome their baby girl into the world!   Kaya Evdokia Klitschko born on Tuesday, December 9, according to Kaya weighed in at 7 lbs., 14 oz., and measured 20 inches.   “We are over the moon and madly in love!” Hayden and Wladimir tell People. Congratulations to the happy family!

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Name the Mascot – Real Monarchs

Real Monarchs joins USL PRO in March 2015 as the development club of Real Salt Lake. They will begin play at Rio Tinto Stadium. For the inaugural season we want the fans’ help in naming our mascot! Winners will be chosen to win season tickets to the 2015 inaugural season. Name the Mascot: Enter suggestions for the name of the…

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2015 Salt Lake Comic Con Fan X

What:  Salt Lake Comic Con FanX When:  January 29th, 30th, and 31st Where:  Salt Palace Convention Center Website: Utah’s favorite pop-culture event, Salt Lake Comic Con FanX, returns to the Salt Palace Convention Center January 29th, 30th and 31st! Anime, cosplay, horror, sci-fi & fantasy! Celebrities from TV & film Comicbook creators Celebrity panels Photo & signing opportunities Celebrity…

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Hope for the Holidays Winner

This month we are spreading hope for the Holidays. Here is The Nelson Family’s Story: “My daughter became a single mother of 4 sons after leaving a mentally abusive relationship. She is working graveyard production just to keep a roof over their head. I would love to be able to relieve some of her stress with Christmas. She can’t afford much….

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Top 12 Weirdest Country Christmas Songs

Top 12 Weirdest Country Christmas Songs

It’s that time of year! That’s right, it’s time for a whole slew of country artists to cover Christmas songs that we were already tired of hearing. Or even better, they’ll start releasing their own country Christmas albums, because who wouldn’t want to buy songs that they only play for two weeks in an entire year? To save you the pain of…

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Merry and Bright Holiday Lights and Activities at Temple Square!

Photo Courtesy of: Celebrate a holly jolly holiday this year by checking out the merry and bright lights, concerts, and activities offered at the Downtown Salt Lake City’s Temple Square! Plenty of stories to be told, beautiful music to be heard, and of course, the glorious glow of Christmas lights everywhere you look! Most all of the events are free…

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5 Creative Ways to Recycle Wrapping Paper!

Photo Courtesy of: Go green and get creative this holiday season with all your leftover wrapping paper, or the pieces that survived the unwrapping madness! Here are 5 fun and creative ways to recycle your wrapping paper! #1- Jewelry: From necklaces to earrings, there are plenty of funky bead making tips to create the ultimate jewelry set!  Photo…

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Who’s Tae Dating?!

MADDIE & TAE are pretty new to the game, so we haven’t heard much about their private lives.  Well, time to put an end that.  TAE, whose full name is TAYLOR DYE, is dating a country singer named Jackie Lee. We don’t know exactly how long they’ve been together, but he’s been posting photos of them on Instagram for a…

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Luke Bryan brings Young Boy to ACCA’s

On Monday Evening Luke Bryan was accompanied by a young boy at the American Country Countdown Awards. But who is he?   It was Luke Bryan’s Nephew, The son of Bryan’s recently deceased brother-in-law was his guest – Thirteen-year-old Til Cheshire joined the singer and his wife, Caroline, at the show. The boys Mother passed away in 2007 unexpectedly and now…

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Movie Review: The Hobbit The Battle of the 5 Armies

From Luke Hickman who joins “Jon and Keith” every Friday for his movie reviews! Being a lover of Peter Jackson’s first Middle-Earth trilogy, theLord of the Rings series, I’ll be the first one to admit that The Hobbit trilogy isn’t as great. It’s obvious that the post-production decision to expand the structured two movies into three broke the links that…

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