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Jim Nabors gives final Indianapolis 500 performance

Actor/singer Jim Nabors has been performing “Back Home Again in Indiana” at the Indianapolis 500 since 1972. On Saturday, he sang the traditional race-opener one last time.

“You know, there’s a time in life when you have to move on,” the actor known for playing Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and its subsequent spinoffs told USA Today. “I’ll be 84 this year. I just figured it was time….This is really the highlight of my year to come here. It’s very sad for me, but nevertheless there’s something inside of me that tells me when it’s time to go.”

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Pass the doughnuts: Which TV show has the worst cops?

Small towns are so much more interesting on television. Their quirks are quirkier, their drama is more dramatic and their faults somehow make them more endearing. But there’s another feature we’ve spotted in the hit small town dramas we’re currently obsessed with: The cops in these series aren’t all that skilled at, well, being cops.

Case in point: Bates Motel. Sure, the cops of White Pine Bay, Ore. are corrupt, but they also don’t even seem to know how to work a crime scene. The first thing that the Sheriff did upon arriving at a murder scene in this Monday’s episode was touch the murder weapon and then the dead body … with his bare hands. Surely even small town peacekeepers know about latex gloves, right? Assuming they have cable, I’m betting they’ve at least seen Law & Order: SVU and could have learned a thing or two about contaminating a crime scene.
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