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  • 2014, Dierks Bentley attends the Boston Marathon to cheer on his wife, Cassidy Bentley. She finishes the 26.2-mile course in 3 hours, 34 minutes
  • 2012, Keith Urban becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry, performing “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me,” “Days Go By” and “Without You” during the night
  • 2007, Carrie Underwood goes to #1 in Billboard with “Wasted”
  • 2006, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill kick off their Soul2Soul Tour II at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Hill’s first tour in six years, it generates nearly $89 million over the next five months, more than any previous country tour in history

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