Category Archives: CNN Politics

Joe Arpaio loses Republican primary for sheriff to his former chief deputy

Joe Arpaio loses Republican primary for sheriff to his former chief deputy

Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff known for his controversial hardline tactics against undocumented immigrants, lost his bid to win back his former position in Maricopa County. Arpaio lost Tuesday’s Republican primary for Maricopa County sheriff to his former chief deputy Jerry Sheridan by about 6,000 votes, according to the results from the Maricopa County…MORE

Judges cite John Roberts’ opinion in reversing block on Arkansas abortion laws

Judges cite John Roberts’ opinion in reversing block on Arkansas abortion laws

A panel of federal appeals judges used Chief Justice John Roberts‘ opinion in the Supreme Court’s recent decision protecting abortion access to allow several Arkansas abortion restrictions to go back into effect — a seemingly counterintuitive outcome that advocates on both sides of the abortion issue had predicted. Three judges on the Eighth Circuit Court…MORE

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden to discuss VP job, sources say

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden to discuss VP job, sources say

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has met with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, making her one of the handful of vice presidential finalists to meet with Biden. Two Democrats familiar with the search told CNN on Thursday that Whitmer remains in serious contention. Whitmer’s name had receded over the summer from some lists of prominent…MORE

Documents show major lab’s coronavirus tests took days longer than publicly stated

Documents show major lab’s coronavirus tests took days longer than publicly stated

Coronavirus testing results from one of the nation’s top labs were taking days longer to complete than the lab’s publicly reported turnaround time, according to internal company records obtained by CNN. On Monday, in a statement posted on its website, Quest Diagnostics said that average turnaround time for results for all patients was five days.…MORE

Trump steps back from involving himself in Libya’s bloody civil war

Trump steps back from involving himself in Libya’s bloody civil war

As several countries come to the aid of warring factions in Libya, President Donald Trump has found himself caught in the middle of a group of strongmen he’s forged close ties with during his presidency, prompting him to stay out of the fray and let them fend for themselves. Recent pleas by the leaders of…MORE

Karen Bass faces searing scrutiny as she emerges as potential Biden VP pick

Karen Bass faces searing scrutiny as she emerges as potential Biden VP pick

Karen Bass was mostly unknown outside of California when her name popped up as a potential running mate to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Her emergence was greeted with a round of mostly glowing reviews. The 66-year-old chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus is roundly respected by her colleagues in the House, a body…MORE

Stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill as negotiators walk away without a deal

Stimulus talks break down on Capitol Hill as negotiators walk away without a deal

Negotiations over the next stimulus package intended to bolster the economy and help struggling Americans pay their bills have stalled on Capitol Hill with Democrats and Trump administration officials walking away after talks broke down on Friday and devolved into partisan finger-pointing. No additional discussions are planned after nearly two weeks of daily meetings, and…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…