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Jim Nabors Retires Indianapolis 500 Act

Jim Nabors is preparing for his last performance of “Back Home Again” at this year’s Indianapolis 500. Nabors, 83, has been performing for 42 years as the opening act for the Indy 500, an annual race held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Nabors, a singer and an actor, had his first breakout role when he played Gomer Pyle in the show …

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Andy Griffith, America’s Favorite Sheriff, Dies at 86

Andy Griffith, the award-winning actor who will always be known as “American’s Favorite Sheriff” for his turn on “The Andy Griffith Show”, died today (June 3) after an ambulance was called to his home on Roanoke Island. His long-time friend, former UNC President Bill Friday, confirmed the actor/musician’s passing with WITN. Griffith, who was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina …

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