Mother's Day is this Sunday so it's a perfect time to feature some of the 'coolest' Mom's of country music for our Throwback Thursday feature. 

One of the cool 'Moms' could surprise you because she doesn't have any children! (as always, scroll down for our Throwback Thursday)

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Help 'Stamp Out Hunger'

Food Drive
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This Saturday, May 9th, you can help those less fortunate. Please leave a bag/box of non-perishable food items for your mail carrier. 'Stamp Out Hunger.'


Sunny skies, high 84...78 in the North Country. There are still areas of New Hampshire that are under a Red Flag Warning due to critical fire weather conditions. Check your 5-day forecast. 

Top News Stories

Surveying the damage
Authorities in the Oklahoma City area are hoping to get a better idea of how widespread the damage is from at least one and possibly two tornadoes that struck yesterday. At least 12 people were hurt, but there's no word of any fatalities. Twisters last night also hit rural parts of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska. Forecasters say more storms are possible through the end of the week.

Police officer suffers head wound, dies, appears accidental
The New Hampshire attorney general's office says a Nashua police officer has died of a head wound that appears to have been accidental and did not involve a gun. Authorities said a 911 call was made from a home in Pelham late Wednesday. Police found the 23-year-old officer suffering from the head wound. He was taken to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. His name has not been released pending notification of family. He was a full-time police officer in Nashua and had been with the department for 2 1/2 years. An autopsy has been scheduled.

Bicyclist killed
A bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run accident early this morning in Rochester.
Police say the male victim was found lying alongside Route 11 southbound near the Spaulding Turnpike on-ramp around 12:30 this morning. The victims name has not been released. Authorities believe the bicycle was hit by a green, older model Dodge Ram pick-up truck. It will most likely have significant front-end damage and is missing a headlight.State and local police continue to investigate the accident.

Wake Up Winning

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The Morning Waking Crew will have one more chance at a pair of tickets to the New England Country Music Festival on July 11th at Redhook Brewery. Several local and national acts are scheduled to perform including: Jilly Martin, Leah Turner, Native Run, Ryan Brooks Kelly, ABC's 'Nashville' Charles Esten (Deacon), plus the headliner...Kellie Pickler!

Throwback Thursday

Mother's Day

As promised, here is my story on some 'Cool Moms of Country Music.'

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