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Garth Brooks’ musician sister dies

Garth Brooks’ musician sister dies

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Garth Brooks is mourning the loss of his sister, who died in Oklahoma on Saturday.

Betsy Smittle played bass in her little brother’s band and released a solo album, titled Rough Around the Edges, in 1994.

A gay rights advocate, Smittle was 60 when she passed away.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!