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Gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University dies after a fall in training

Gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University dies after a fall in training

Melanie Coleman, a 20-year-old gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University, died Sunday after sustaining an injury while training last Friday. Ken Sweeten, a spokesperson for Southern Connecticut State, confirmed to CNN Monday that Coleman fell during what he described as a “routine training exercise” on the uneven bars. “At this time, our thoughts and prayers…MORE

Family of Texas man set to be executed next week not giving up hope

Family of Texas man set to be executed next week not giving up hope

The family of Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed, who is scheduled to be executed November 20, told NBC Nightly News they’ll keep fighting for him “until the end.” “I’m hoping that we get a fair and just judge, and my baby will be home,” Reed’s mother, Sandra Reed, told the network in an interview.…MORE

The search for a missing 5-year-old Florida girl expands to Alabama

The search for a missing 5-year-old Florida girl expands to Alabama

The search for 5-year-old Taylor Rose Williams has expanded beyond Florida into Alabama. Taylor has been missing since Wednesday, when an Amber Alert was issued. Law enforcement officials are now asking anyone who saw Taylor or her mom between Jacksonville and Alabama to come forward, said Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams during a press conference Monday.…MORE

Police detain man eating a sandwich on a San Francisco train platform

Police detain man eating a sandwich on a San Francisco train platform

A police officer detained and cited a man eating a sandwich on a San Francisco train platform, a confrontation captured on a viral video. In the video posted on social media, the Bay Area Rapid Transit policeman told the man, later identified as Steve Foster, that eating on the platform is against state law. The…MORE

Former Michigan State football star receiver Charles Rogers dies at 38

Former Michigan State football star receiver Charles Rogers dies at 38

Former Michigan State University and Detroit Lions wide receiver Charles Rogers, 38, has died. A spokesman for Michigan State confirmed Rogers’ death to CNN, but did not say how he died. Rogers is Michigan State’s all-time leader in touchdown catches with 27, and he ranks third in school history with 2,281 receiving yards. He won…MORE

Books criticizing President Trump keep going missing at an Idaho library

Books criticizing President Trump keep going missing at an Idaho library

The staff at an Idaho public library spends most days helping patrons find books they need. But lately, librarians have had to become amateur sleuths — because someone keeps hiding books to prevent others from reading them. Many of the titles that have gone missing in Coeur d’Alene are critical of President Donald Trump. And…MORE

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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…