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A bright meteor streaks through the Midwest sky

A bright meteor streaks through the Midwest sky

A blazing meteor lit up the night sky in St. Louis, Missouri, and was caught on video by excited residents, security cameras and doorbell cams. The American Meteor Society says it has received over 120 reports from eight states from people who say they spotted the streaking meteor on Monday night. Most sightings were reported…MORE

The first African-American mayor in the history of Montgomery takes office today

The first African-American mayor in the history of Montgomery takes office today

Alabama’s capital city, a hub of the civil rights movement decades ago, is about to gain the first African-American mayor in its 200-year history. Steven Reed will be inaugurated as mayor of Montgomery in a ceremony late Tuesday morning at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center. Reed, a Montgomery County probate judge, won an October runoff…MORE

A San Diego State University student died after a fraternity event. The university suspended 14 fraternities

A San Diego State University student died after a fraternity event. The university suspended 14 fraternities

A San Diego State University student died after attending a fraternity event, the university president said Monday. Dylan Hernandez, 19, was hospitalized Thursday, the morning after the fraternity event, the university announced. A day later, president Adela de la Torre suspended 14 fraternities under the Interfraternity Council (IFC). She also said police had uncovered information…MORE

College gymnast Melanie Coleman dies after a fall on the uneven bars

College gymnast Melanie Coleman dies after a fall on the uneven bars

A gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University who loved coaching children has died after a fall during practice. Melanie Coleman fell during routine exercise on the uneven bars Friday, university spokesman Ken Sweeten said. She died Sunday. “At this time, our thoughts and prayers are with Melanie’s family,” the university’s athletic director Jay Moran said…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

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…