September 24, 2014
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Wake up weekday mornings with Big Oldies 107.3 and Jim Conlee beginning at 6am! Great music, prize giveaways and more!
Start your afternoon commute weekdays at 3pm with Big Oldies 107.3 and Tony Booth. He'll take you back in time to the Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, a look at the Top 5 songs in the country during this time period and more!

"DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU SING?" FROM GEICO

Play "Do You Know What You Sing" this week in the morning with Jim Conlee for your chance to win a pair of passes to the Jamestown Settlement/Yorktown Victory Center. History is always FUN in Jamestown!

What's Happening Around The World
Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or, at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He's a dumpster diver. And he's happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.
The firestorm kicked off by a New York Times analysis of TV's most successful black female showrunner mostly highlights how some struggle to handle new voices taking over the cultural conversation.
One new fall TV offering is getting a lot of buzz. Black-ish takes a look a middle-class black suburban family. The show airs in the same month The Cosby Show celebrates its 30th anniversary.
Once a high-end fad, salted caramel desserts have made inroads into the most mainstream of American food chains, TGI Friday's. Maybe it was inevitable, given our historic cravings for salt and sweet.
For major broadcast networks, Monday is the official start of the 2014-15 TV season. Fresh Air's critic has a not-very-long list of new shows you should make an effort to sample.
As the fall TV season begins this week, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives his picks on new shows to watch and a few to avoid (or hate-watch, if you like).
On Friday night, Shonda Rhimes spoke about her hugely successful television career, her love of the National Spelling Bee, and the New York Times article that called her an "angry black woman."
Amazon Studios' Transparent features a slate of well-known actors playing a family dealing with the revelation that the person they'd known as Mort, their father, is a transgender woman.
Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.
On the anniversary of the iconic series, NPR's Eric Deggans talks with the author of a new Bill Cosby biography about how the show and the comedian have shaped perceptions of black families.
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Come out to West Creek Parkway for the annual Richmond Heart Walk! The American Heart Association wants you to come out with family and friends. Bring the kids too! There's a 1 mile and 5K version of the walk. No matter your fitness level, come on out! Big Oldies 107.3 will be walking right beside you!

Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans, don't be part of the statistic!

Come join the Big Oldies Fun Crew at Powhatan Festival of the Grape on October 25th. Good food, local wine, and excellent entertainment. What more do you need?