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Obama Commutes Life Sentence of NFL Star Demaryius Thomas’ Grandmother

3 August 2016 7:34 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

President Obama made history on Wednesday by commuting the sentences of 214 non-violent offenders, the most that have ever been done in one day. Among them was the grandmother of Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, who has spent the past 16 years in federal prison in Florida. Minnie Pearl Thomas, 60, and Demaryius’ mother, Katina Smith, were both sentenced for their involvement in a Georgia cocaine ring in the 1990s. Also Read: Peyton Manning Makes Fun of Eli's Sad Super Bowl Face on 'Tonight Show' (Video) Smith had her sentence commuted last year and finally got to see her son »

- Debbie Emery

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Demaryius Thomas -- Thanks, Prez Obama! For Cutting Grandma's Drug Sentence

3 August 2016 1:45 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

President Obama is now officially the hero of Demaryius Thomas' family after cutting the wide receiver's grandmother a huge break on her life sentence. Minnie Pearl Thomas is one of the 214 prisoners who got their prison sentences commuted by the Prez on Wednesday. Minnie got sentenced to life in prison in 2000 for running a cocaine distribution ring, but now she's set to be released Dec. 1 ... thanks to Obama. Demaryius said this "Couldn't be a better »

- TMZ Staff

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Martina McBride Debuts New Video for Emotional Cancer Anthem 'Just Around the Corner'

10 June 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Martina McBride's latest video reminds those battling cancer that there is always hope. The singer, who turns 50 next month, premiered the emotional video for "Just Around the Corner" at the Cmt Music Awards on Wednesday night, which has been named Band Against Cancer's official anthem. "Many of us know someone affected by cancer and want to help," McBride said before premiering the video. "Which is why I'm supporting Band Against Cancer, a movement focused on empowering all those touched by this terrible disease. We all know music has the ability to inspire, and I'm honored to share a video »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Martina McBride Debuts New Video for Emotional Cancer Anthem 'Just Around the Corner'

10 June 2016 11:10 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Martina McBride's latest video reminds those battling cancer that there is always hope. The singer, who turns 50 next month, premiered the emotional video for "Just Around the Corner" at the Cmt Music Awards on Wednesday night, which has been named Band Against Cancer's official anthem. "Many of us know someone affected by cancer and want to help," McBride said before premiering the video. "Which is why I'm supporting Band Against Cancer, a movement focused on empowering all those touched by this terrible disease. We all know music has the ability to inspire, and I'm honored to share a video »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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Nashville's Maddening Maddie Storyline: We Just Can't Anymore

21 April 2016 10:44 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

In the heightened world that ABC’s Nashville has created over the past four seasons, I’m willing to buy quite a lot.

Country-crossing stadium tours thrown together at a moment’s notice? Sure. An A-list singer in huge sunglasses stalking her estranged husband from her mobility scooter at a public festival? Why not? Heck, I’ll even go along with the notion that Music City has a rabid pack of paparazzi ready to pop flashbulbs at the slightest whiff of controversy.

But I swear, by the price tag fluttering from Minnie Pearl’s sunhat, I cannot accept that Maddie — Maddie! »

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