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Rural Americans in pharmacy deserts hurting for Covid-19 vaccines

As the Biden administration accelerates a plan to use pharmacies to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, significant areas of the country lack brick-and-mortar pharmacies capable of administering the protective shots. A recent analysis by the Rural Policy Research Institute found that 111 rural counties, mostly located between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, have no pharmacy…MORE

White House pulls Tanden nomination

White House pulls Tanden nomination

The White House is pulling the nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the Office of Management and Budget, according to an administration official. In a statement, President Joe Biden said Tanden requested to withdraw her name from consideration. “I have accepted Neera Tanden’s request to withdraw her name from nomination for Director of the Office…MORE

John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act

John Roberts has another chance to diminish the Voting Rights Act

Chief Justice John Roberts has singlehandedly slowed a conservative revolution at the Supreme Court in recent years, but he has for even longer — 40 years — opposed racial remedies and narrowly construed the landmark Voting Rights Act. During oral arguments Tuesday in an Arizona voting rights case with national implications, Roberts sounded ready to…MORE

Some Chicago children return to classroom for the first time in almost a year

Some Chicago children return to classroom for the first time in almost a year

Leigh Oquendo welcomed her kindergarteners on Monday as they filed into her Hawthorne Scholastic Academy classroom in Chicago, as any teacher would. What made this day special was that, for many of the children, it was the first time they had seen a teacher or fellow students in-person since the pandemic closed schools last March…MORE

Dolly Parton has received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

Dolly Parton has received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

Dolly Parton is showing everyone how it’s done by receiving her first Covid-19 vaccination shot. The country music star got the shot at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and recorded the whole thing in a video posted to her Twitter account on Tuesday. The four-minute clip shows Parton sitting in a chair at the…MORE

Jahmil French, ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ actor, dead at 29

Jahmil French, ‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’ actor, dead at 29

Jahmil French, an actor known for his role as Dave Turner on the Canadian series “Degrassi: The Next Generation,” has died, according to his manager, Gabrielle Kachman. He was 29. “It is with a heavy heart that I confirm the passing of a dear friend and client Jahmil French,” Kachman said in a statement. “He…MORE

Will Smith says he might step into politics one day

Will Smith says he might step into politics one day

Actor Will Smith teased the idea of running for political office one day during an interview on “Pod Save America.” On the episode released Monday, Smith joined hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor to promote his new Netflix docuseries “Amend: The Fight for America,” but he also discussed his personal interest…MORE

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Join WOGB for the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon Events!

Join WOGB for the Cellcom Green Bay Marathon Events!

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon is encouraging participants to run – walk or bike – for others during its 2021 virtual event. The non-profit event announced today that it is directing this year’s proceeds to organizations supporting COVID-19 relief efforts with a focus on hard hit areas of hunger, homelessness and mental health. The Cellcom…

Wake up with Rachel Williams and WOGB

Wake up with Rachel Williams and WOGB

Rachel will start you day with all you need to make it GREAT!  Local updates, celebrity scoop and of course Green Bay’s Classic Hits!  So does it with a smile and her very own Green and Gold Style!  6 AM to 9 AM each Weekday on WOGB!

The WOGB Artist of the Month for March….Phil Collins and Genesis!!

The WOGB Artist of the Month for March….Phil Collins and Genesis!!

March is the month of  and Green Bay’s Classic Hits 103.1 WOGB playing the best and biggest hits of all time!  This month we are featuring an artist and group that has some of the biggest hits of all time!  Listen all month as we feature the songs of Phil Collins and Genesis. as the…

This Year’s Catfish Concert in Greenville is Gonna ROCK…..But Not till 2021!!

This Year’s Catfish Concert in Greenville is Gonna ROCK…..But Not till 2021!!

WOGB is proud to welcome Styx, .38 Special and Great White to Greenville July 10th 2021 for the Catfish Concert!  Yes, its true, this years Catfish Concert had to be postponed!  The Great News:  The bands all agreed to do it in 2021!!!! Tickets are on sale now! www.ticketstaronline.com Tickets sold at local Festival Foods,…