It could be a chapter out of a science fiction book: Librarian becomes disease detective and tracks down deadly virus. For 64-year-old Jensa Woo, she’s used to being surrounded by stacks of dystopian novels. But now she’s living it and writing her own story as a Covid-19 contact tracer ready to fight in the so-called…

Feeling sluggish this Mon… er, Tuesday? A quick five-minute yoga routine could straighten you right out — from the comfort of your own bed. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox…

Parents of a UConn student suspected in killings plead for the manhunt to end in his surrender

As multiple police agencies search for a University of Connecticut student in connection with the killing of two people and an abduction, his family is pleading for him to surrender. Peter Manfredonia, 23, is suspected of killing one man and seriously injuring another on Friday morning in Willington, Connecticut State Police said in a news…

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Summer meal pickup begins today at Hamilton County Schools

Summer meal pickup begins today at Hamilton County Schools

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The summer meals program begins on Tuesday for the Hamilton County School system. The school system is offering pickup of meals, but not home delivery as they did in some cases during the cornovirus home isolations. The pickup sites at various schools around the county are open on Tuesdays and Fridays each…

17 year old becomes Georgia’s youngest Covid-19 fatality

17 year old becomes Georgia’s youngest Covid-19 fatality

ATLANTA, Georgia (WDEF) – A 17 year old boy became the youngest Georgian to die from Covid-19. The teenager from Fulton County had underlying health issues. But that is far from typical. All of the fatalities in northwest Georgia so far have been 65 years or older. Catoosa cases 101 deaths 0 hospitalized 8 Chattooga…

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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…