Category Archives: CNN Business

Volkswagen CEO apologizes after appearing to reference Nazi slogan

Volkswagen CEO apologizes after appearing to reference Nazi slogan

The chief executive of Volkswagen has apologized after appearing to reference a notorious Nazi slogan while talking about the company’s profits. Speaking at a Volkswagen management event in Germany on Tuesday, Herbert Diess used the expression “Ebit macht frei.” The phrase sounds similar to “Arbeit macht frei,” a phrase inscribed the gates of Auschwitz and…MORE

Boeing faces dual crises after crash and grounding

Boeing faces dual crises after crash and grounding

Boeing has two tough problems to solve. A tragic crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet that killed 157 people Sunday led to the worldwide grounding of its 737 Max jets, the company’s most crucial plane. Now Boeing has to figure out how to fix the jets, and how to repair its reputation. “This is a…MORE

Huawei pleads not guilty to charges it violated US sanctions on Iran

Huawei pleads not guilty to charges it violated US sanctions on Iran

China’s Huawei pleaded not guilty Thursday to all charges that it violated US sanctions on Iran and obstructed justice in the investigation that followed. A federal judge scheduled the next court appearance for April 4. The case in Brooklyn is one prong of a broader pressure campaign against the Chinese technology company by the US…MORE

Dollar General will open 975 stores this year

Dollar General will open 975 stores this year

Dollar General keeps expanding even as discount rivals like Family Dollar shrink. The company said Thursday it will open 975 new stores in the United States this year. Dollar General will also remodel 1,000 older stores with new queue lines to drive last-minute impulse buys. It will also spruce up its health and beauty sections.…MORE

China says it will now treat US companies more fairly. They’re not convinced

China says it will now treat US companies more fairly. They’re not convinced

China claims it’s about to create a level playing field for international companies, but many of them are still wary of expanding their presence in the world’s second largest economy. Beijing has promised that a new foreign investment law will introduce measures to better protect overseas companies operating in China. It says the law, which…MORE

Rite Aid’s CEO is out as company cleans house

Rite Aid’s CEO is out as company cleans house

Rite Aid is shaking up its leadership ranks and slashing 400 jobs as the company struggles to adapt to changes in the retail and pharmacy industries. The drug store chain said Tuesday that it will replace three top executives, including CEO John Standley, who has led Rite Aid since 2010, as well as the company’s…MORE

Toyota is working on a moon buggy

Toyota is working on a moon buggy

In about 10 years, Toyota hopes to be shuttling people around the moon. The automaker has teamed up with Japan’s space agency to build a fuel cell-powered electric lunar rover that they aim to send into space in 2029. The vehicle will be able to carry two people and travel thousands of miles across the…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…