Rise and shine…it’s Morning Howl time, West Georgia!
On today’s show, we talked about the 26 sexy Halloween costumes that shouldn’t exist, courtesy of Cracked.com. Halloween and geek conventions have one awesome thing in common: They give women an excuse to wear outfits that their own sense of modesty and dignity would otherwise never allow them to leave the house in. Therefore, the costume industry struggles mightily to come up with a “sexy” version of every single costume ever made. The results cover the spectrum from laughable to downright terrifying.
My, my, my…look at the time! It’s time for your updates to keep you in the know!
Police search apartment of church shooting suspect – Police worked into the early morning hours Thursday, combing through the apartment of a man accused in the fatal shooting of a prayer leader at World Changers Church International in College Park. Floyd Palmer, 52, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with the fatal shooting of 39-year-old Greg McDowell.
Metro Atlanta’s jobless rate drops to 8.4 percent in September – Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate fell substantially in September, to 8.4 percent from a revised 8.8 percent in August, as fewer workers were laid off and more were hired, the state labor department said Thursday.
Dying World War II vet who voted passes away – The 93-year-old World War II veteran who drew online attention and praise after a photo of his daughter helping him fill out an absentee ballot while he lay dying of liver cancer was posted on the social media site Reddit by his grandson has now passed away.
Aimee Copeland makes return visit to UWG campus – Almost six months after her life-threatening accident, Aimee Copeland returned to the University of West Georgia Wednesday for the first time since her battle with a rare flesh-eating bacteria. Copeland was on campus as part of the university’s Disabilities Awareness Day.
EARLY VOTING– Nearly 3,800 Carroll County voters cast early ballots during the first week of advance voting for the Nov. 6 general election. Polls will again be open for advance voting this week, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on weekdays only at the Carroll County Elections Office, 423 College St. in Carrollton. A Saturday voting session will be held Oct. 27 when polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the final week of advance voting, Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, the elections office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Right Now: Clear. Feels like 60°. Humidity is at 83%. Pressure is at 30.09 in.
Today: Mostly sunny with warm temps in the afternoon. High of 77° and a low of 58°.
Friday: Mostly sunny and continued warm. High of 78° and a low of 59°.
Saturday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of a showers. High of 70° and a low of 59°.
**(Courtesy of WSB-TV Severe Weather Team 2. Based on update at 7:52 a.m. EDT.)
Wolves Football The West Georgia Wolves face West Texas A&M for the first time ever. The unknowns of this TV game will make for a great way to spend your evening.
Wolves Soccer Soccer will be home on Friday again West Florida.
Wolves Volleyball– Will be at West Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville on Sunday and Tuesday of next week. We wish them the best.
The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party will be this weekend with the winner on top of the SEC East.
Giants Defeat Tigers 8-3 In Game 1 Of The World Series– Led by a solid outing by staring pitcher Barry Zito and a historic, three-home-run performance by Pablo Sandoval, the San Francisco Giants easily took the first game of the World Series last night (October 24th) in their home stadium, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-3.
Atlanta Falcons– Matt Ryan faces Michael Vick in Philadelphia on Sunday.
National Hockey League– STILL LOCKED OUT
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs in Beverly Hills auto crash– Sean “Diddy” Combs was a passenger in an SUV that was hit by another car in front of the Beverly Hills Hotel, but the hip-hop and fashion mogul was not taken to a hospital.
Bobby Brown arrested in Los Angeles on DUI suspicion– Bobby Brown has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving for the second time this year.
Jessica Simpson’s parents split after 34 years of marriage– Just as Jessica Simpson is planning her wedding, her parents are ending their own marriage. On Wednesday, Joe and Tina Simpson announced they’re divorcing after 34 years.
Guitarist Glenn Tipton of Judas Priest is 65.
Actor Brian Kerwin is 63.
Guitarist Matthias Jabs of Scorpions is 56.
Actress Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons) is 55.
Drummer Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers & Chickenfoot is 51.
Actor Adam Goldberg (Saving Private Ryan) is 42.
Actor Craig Brown (Zack & Miri Make a Porno) is 41.
Guitarist Ed Robertson of Barenaked Ladies is 42.
Country singer Chely Wright is 42.
Singer Katy Perry is 28.
Singer Austin Winkler of Hinder is 28.
Singer Ciara is 27.
Today would’ve been the 131st birthday of painter Pablo Picasso.
Both of today’s YouTube Thursday videos are courtesy of Ronald Jenkees. Our first video from him is a performance of his song “Throwing Fire”, which is dedicated to the band Papa Roach for letting him check out their studio in Los Angeles. “Throwing Fire” can be found on his second CD, Disorganized Fun.
Our second video from Mr. Jenkees is a remixed performance of his song “Red Lemonade”. He’s currently working hard on his third album, working towards a possible 2012 release.
THE BACON REPORT
Our first Bacon Report comes to you courtesy of Instructables.com. Our first recipe is the Bacon Egg Cheese Roll. All I can say is this: mmmmmmm………..Bacon!
Our second Bacon Report comes to you from AllRecipes.com. Our second recipe is Cheesy Bacon-Stuffed Burgers.These hearty grilled burgers are seasoned with barbecue sauce, stuffed with cheese and bacon, and served on buns with dressing, onion slices, and of course…more bacon!
Well, that’s it for today’s show!
Be sure to tune in Monday morning as we will give you the usual rundown (news, sports, weather, & entertainment) to keep you in the know. Hope you guys & gals have an awesome rest of the week and weekend!
Until next time… Rock on, West Georgia!