Seriously…Near 80 Degrees Today? Take our Watch Survey + Glen Campbell Says Good Bye
Okay, so it's not going to hit 100 degrees today, but I'm pretty much over the summer and really looking forward to the fall weather. How 'bout you?
It seems like we hardly get a true 'autumn' anymore. We go from 80 degrees with humidity to brutal winter conditions. I love the cool temperatures. I'm talking temps in the 50 and 60's. What's the perfect temperature for you? Is your perfect weather within our 5-day forecast?
Take the WOKQ Watch Survey!
It's a pretty simple survey. One question!
This will surely bring a tear to your eye
Mix of sun and clouds, high 78. Partly sunny in the North Country and 74.
Top News Stories
Another Texas hospital worker contracts Ebola
A second health care worker in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola after reporting a fever yesterday. Word today comes from a statement on the Texas health department website.
Kuster addresses State Rep's comments
Democratic Congresswoman Annie Kuster says a state representative's comments that she is ugly are a reflection of the disrespect the Republican Party has for women. Republican state Representative Steve Vaillancourt compared Kuster to her opponent, state Representative Marilinda Garcia, saying Garcia has a better chance of winning because Kuster is "ugly." He has not apologized.
Man gets 45 days for Maine egg farm shooting
A Connecticut man hired to shoot rodents at a Maine egg farm has been sentenced to 45 days in jail for accidentally fatally shooting a farm worker. Michael Warbin of Franklin, Connecticut, pleaded no contest to manslaughter in Androscoggin County Superior Court on Tuesday in connection with the August 2013 shooting of Manuel Adame. As part of a plea deal, the 45-year-old Warbin will serve 45 days of a three-year sentence, four years' probation, and perform 500 hours of community service.
Karen and Jay Priest live in Juneau, Alaska and last Thursday got the knock on the door that every parent dreads. Alaska State Police came to notify the family of their son's death. Turns out, Justin Priest was alive and well at his girlfriend's home. It was a case of mistaken identity.
Joke du Jour
The father was looking over his son's report card and said "Son, you've never been much of a swimmer, so can you explain why your grades are all wet?
"They're all below 'c level!"
Coming Up Thursday
The Morning Waking Crew will give you the information on our Year of Service partner, The Richie McFarland Children's Center's 'Touch a Truck' event this weekend.
Plus, another chance at FREE CINEMAGIC MOVIE THEATRES PASSES!