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Why New Hampshire wants help counting its bats

Why New Hampshire wants help counting its bats

New Hampshire is going big on bats this summer. Fish and Game Department officials are looking for volunteers to go bat counting. They’re asking participants to keep track of bats they see on their property and elsewhere as part of a statewide bat counting project. Barns and church steeples often serve as summer homes for…MORE

Massive saber-toothed anchovies once existed. Yes, anchovies

Massive saber-toothed anchovies once existed. Yes, anchovies

The anchovies we know today are small, plankton-eating fish that often flavor our Caesar salads and pizzas. But fossil records show that anchovies of yore were more formidable. An international group of researchers recently reported two species of fishes that roamed the seas about 40 to 45 million years ago. The two species had fangs…MORE

How everyday Americans have turned disease detectives — armed with a phone

How everyday Americans have turned disease detectives — armed with a phone

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…MORE

A WWI memorial in Pittsburgh was vandalized on Memorial Day, police say

A WWI memorial in Pittsburgh was vandalized on Memorial Day, police say

Police in Pennsylvania are investigating after a World War I memorial was vandalized on Memorial Day, according to a news release from the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. The vandalism was discovered at 8 a.m. on Monday on the monument in Doughboy Square in the Lawrenceville neighborhood, the release said. Red paint was splashed on the…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…