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ROOTS with ROBB: Bryan Adams

ROOTS with ROBB: Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is a Canadian Nat’l Treasure, who broke on the scene in 1980.  But it wasn’t till his 3rd album, Cuts Like a Knife that he really grab hold of the AC mantle here and in other foreign countries.  Once he did, he didn’t let go.  You can see him tonight (8/15) in the Quad Cities. …

NOTHING BUT 90’s:  August 12th – 16th Playlist

NOTHING BUT 90’s: August 12th – 16th Playlist

Monday, August 12th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Billy T. filled in today and he curated today’s show. 3 Strange Days – School of Fish Violet – Hole Volcano Girls – Veruca Salt Diane – Material Issue Watch the Girl Destroy Me – Possum Dixon Plowed – Sponge My Favourite Game – Cardigans Father of Mine…

ROOTS with ROBB: Blondie

ROOTS with ROBB: Blondie

The Month of B’s continues with Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, Blondie!  In this episode, we discuss their love of several different genres of music that they blended together.  Plus, yet another CBGBs band that loved girl groups of the 60s, and how much success would the band have had WITHOUT Deborah Harry at…

NOTHING BUT 90’S: August 5th – 9th Playlist

NOTHING BUT 90’S: August 5th – 9th Playlist

Monday, August 5th  sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Vasoline – Stone Temple Pilots Vision of Love – Mariah Carey (debut single hit #1 on this date in 1990) Fantastic Voyage – Coolio You Get What you Give – New Radicals Adam’s Song – Blink 182 ^^ Sure Shot – Beastie Boys (Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch would’ve been…

Entertainment News

Larry King and wife Shawn are divorcing after 22 years of marriage

Larry King and wife Shawn are divorcing after 22 years of marriage

Greg Doherty/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Well, maybe the eighth time will be the charm.  Larry King and his seventh wife, Shawn Southwick, are ending their 22-year marriage.  The 85-year-old talk show host was the one to file for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences at Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, his lawyer confirmed to People. A source told…

Frances McDormand’s Oscar theft case dropped by LA district attorney

Frances McDormand’s Oscar theft case dropped by LA district attorney

Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell at the 91st annual Academy Awards; ABC/Craig Sjodin(LOS ANGELES) — The criminal case against the man accused of stealing actress Frances McDormand’s Oscar from a table at the Governors Ball after the 2018 Academy Awards has been dismissed, according to Deadline. “The District Attorney’s Office today told the court that we…

Jack News from WCMY

Hennepin Power Plant closing by the end of the year

Hennepin Power Plant closing by the end of the year

Vistra Energy is closing four coal-fueled power plants in Illinois. The Hennepin Power Plant is among them. An announcement Wednesday says new rules put in place by the Illinois Pollution Control Board in part led to the decision to close the plants. However, the company says without the rule change its entire group of eight…

Ottawa High education fund deficit shrinks

Ottawa High education fund deficit shrinks

Ottawa High School Supt. Mike Cushing says the budget for the next fiscal year looks a lot better than some budgets of the last several years. There’s still a deficit in the education fund, but it’s shrinking. It was $2.3 million two fiscal years ago, $1.3 million for the fiscal year that’s ending, and a…

After reservations, Ottawa mayor ready to give marketing company a chance

After reservations, Ottawa mayor ready to give marketing company a chance

The Ottawa City Council has approved a three-year contract with Buxton Company to market the city to developers. The company can also help businesses already in the area improve their offerings to tourists and guide those tourists to the businesses. Mayor Dan Aussem is on board now. Buxton will get $50,000 per year. The city…

Closings & Cancellations

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Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in three runs on four hits for Minnesota in his second game back from a wrist injury, yet another powerful performance at the plate by the 39-year-old designated hitter for the Twins in a 14-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Max Kepler hit a two-run homer…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — José Abreu hit a towering three-run homer in Chicago’s four-run second inning, helping Iván Nova and the White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4. Nova allowed 10 hits and two runs in 5 1/3 innings. Abreu connected for his 27th homer, driving a Kyle Gibson offering deep to the second deck above…

SOFTBALL: Shepherd takes 2 of 3 last week

SOFTBALL: Shepherd takes 2 of 3 last week

UNDATED – Shepherd split a doubleheader with Mendota Holy Cross on Wednesday. The Lady Rams won the opener, 8-7, with Peyton Bryson and Sophie Fernandez (double) recording two hits and two RBIs each. Bryson (2-1) pitched 4 2/3 innings of five-run relief to earn the victory. Holy Cross fought back with a 13-3 win in…

Health News

Experts offer new recommendations for screening more women for breast cancer

Experts offer new recommendations for screening more women for breast cancer

praetorianphoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Annually, about 247,200 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. and nearly 42,000 people die each year from breast cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Besides certain types of skin cancer, more women are diagnosed with breast cancer than any other cancer in the U.S., regardless of…

Breastfeeding basics: All of your questions answered

Breastfeeding basics: All of your questions answered

kate_sept2004/iStock(NEW YORK) — Breastfeeding has proven health benefits for mom and baby.The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for about six months of life when possible. Breast milk is the perfect source of nutrition and contains mom-made infection-fighting agents that protect babies against infection. At six months, the AAP recommends continued breastfeeding for one…

How to find the right sports bra for your body

How to find the right sports bra for your body

mediaphotos/iStock(NEW YORK) — Melanie Yvette Martin is a 31-year-old blogger who works out out three times a week, doing everything from running to kickboxing, spin and dance classes.And three times a week, Martin, of Brooklyn, New York, encounters the same problem of having to wear an uncomfortable or unflattering sports bra.”My biggest issue is always…