Category Archives: CNN US News

The thousands of wishes the pandemic put on hold

Emberlyn Hemmer’s wish would have been granted just three weeks before her seventh major surgery. The 5-year-old planned to tour Disney World, SeaWorld and Universal Studios with her sisters in April wearing the matching princess outfits their grandma bought for them. But that trip, organized by the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, is one of thousands…MORE

Another night of chaos and fury as protesters come out despite curfews

Several cities across the US erupted in war zone-like scenes as crowds defied curfews nearly a week since the death of George Floyd, who spent his last moments pinned under an officer’s knee, begging for his life. Outraged, hurt and shouting through masks worn to protect themselves from coronavirus, thousands poured onto streets in demonstrations.…MORE

Artist with autism makes balloon sculptures to thank essential workers

The coronavirus pandemic has spurred an outpouring of gratitude for frontline workers. One New Jersey man is using his “ausome” talent to dish out balloons filled with joy. 22-year-old Eddie Lin is a balloon artist with autism who makes elaborate sculptures to honor essential workers. His work has caught the attention of people across the…MORE

Video appears to show NYPD truck plowing through crowd during protest

New York police are investigating after a video appears to show a New York City Police Department truck plowing through a crowd during Saturday’s protest. The 27-second video, which was posted to Twitter, shows an NYPD truck in front of a crowd throwing objects at the vehicle. There is a barricade in front of the…MORE

Chrissy Teigen pledges to donate $200,000 to bail out protesters across the country

Chrissy Teigen pledges to donate $200,000 to bail out protesters across the country

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen is donating $200,000 to bail out protesters after President Trump declared Saturday night “MAGA night” at the White House. “In celebration,” Teigen decided to donate $100,000 to bailing out protesters across the country. Then, 15 minutes later — after a Twitter user called the protesters “rioters and criminals” —…MORE

Colin Kaepernick starts legal defense fund for protesters arrested in Minneapolis

Colin Kaepernick starts legal defense fund for protesters arrested in Minneapolis

Colin Kaepernick has long spoken out about police brutality, so his new venture should come as no surprise. Kaepernick, along with his nonprofit Know Your Rights Camp, has started a Legal Defense Initiative to support protesters in Minneapolis who may need legal resources. “In solidarity w/ our brothers & sisters in Minneapolis, KYRC + @kaepernick7…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…