#Deflategate may be running out of steam, but #SaladGate is just getting started.
Keith Hill, a radio consultant wrote an article in a trade publication recently, saying

 "If you want to make ratings in Country radio, take females out," he says in part. "I play great female records and we've got some right now; they're just not the lettuce in our salad. The lettuce is Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and artists like that. The tomatoes of our salad are the females." 

That brought on some great responses from female artists like Martina McBride and Jennifer Nettles. Speaking of Martina, we're featuring her today for our throwback Thursday. (scroll down)

WOKQ's Chowder Fest

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Saturday, June 6th it's the 35th annual WOKQ Chowder Fest. Get all the details and we'll see you there.

Weather

Partly to mostly cloudy with afternoon showers and/or thunderstorms, high 85...78 in the North Country.

Top News Stories

More flooding expected
The waters of the San Jacinto River are expected to cover streets in suburban Houston today. Officials say residents who have not evacuated in subdivisions along the west fork of the river could be stranded for several days.

Pataki in Exeter
Candidates continue jumping in to the race for president with another hopeful expected to join the fray today. Former New York Governor George Pataki is expected to announce his intentions today at an event in Exeter. He has been out of office since 2006.

Fatal motor vehicle accident
A 20-year-old man has died after his car hit a utility pole along a road in Barnstead late last night. Police have not released the identity of the victim. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

Wake Up Winning

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One final chance at 'Win 'em before you can buy 'em' tickets to see Luke Bryan's Kick the Dust Up tour at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion with Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch.

Throwback Thursday

Martina McBride is our Throwback Thursday artist. A voice like no other.