NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Singer-actor Billy Ray Cyrus wants to move his "Doc" TV show from Toronto to Nashville so he can spend more time with his family.
"It's rough on Billy Ray, spending nine months a year up in Canada and coming home to see his family every few weeks," said his manager, Al Schiltz. "In order for him to continue this project, he doesn't want to spend the next three years in Toronto."
"Doc" airs on the PAX cable network.
Cyrus, 41, became a singing star with "Achy Breaky Heart" in 1992.
"Doc" producer Marilyn Stonehouse said Monday that she's agreeable to moving, provided it makes financial sense.
Cuban musicians banned
More than 20 Cuban artists nominated for Latin Grammys were not granted U.S. entry visas and will not attend Wednesday's awards ceremony, officials said.
The 22 artists -- soloists or members of seven groups -- were unable to receive the proper visas to attend the show, according to Cuba's Vice Culture Minister Abel Acosta. Among those who will not be in attendance are jazz pianist Chucho Valdes, guitarist Rey Guerra and rapper X Alfonso.
The State Department in Washington declined to comment.
Beef against Oprah tossed
HOUSTON (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lingering lawsuit that accused Oprah Winfrey of violating Texas' "veggie libel" law by maligning the beef industry.
U.S. District Judge Mary Robinson threw out "all claims and causes of action asserted or that could have been asserted" by Cactus Feeding Club Inc. against Winfrey, her production company and vegetarian activist Howard Lyman.
Cactus chairman and chief executive officer Paul Engler, who was behind the litigation, said Tuesday he agreed to the dismissal because he believes he won in the court of public opinion.
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