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It’s never too early to prepare for hurricane season, especially with a potential named tropical storm bearing down on Mexico as a reminder. With heavy rain on the way Tuesday and Wednesday as parts of Texas sit under a tropical storm warning, here’s what you should do to be prepared. Heavy rain is expected to […] The post How You Can Prepare for Hurricane Season appeared first on 93Q Country.

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SAG HARBOR, NY–  Singer, songwriter, and actor Justin Timberlake is facing some legal trouble in New York. He was arrested on Long Island’s Sag Harbor Monday night on suspicion of driving under the influence. Timberlake is currently in the midst of his first world tour in over half a decade and is scheduled to perform […] The post Justin Timberlake Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving Under The Influence appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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Houston — Houston BCycle, Houston Bike Share’s program will cease operations June 30 due to a lack of financial sustainability, according to ABC 13. The program started in 2012, funded by the City of Houston, a federal Transportation Improvement Program grant and some public and private partnerships, but even with fees acquired from rides it’s been […] The post City to Close Houston Bike Share Program appeared first on 93Q Country.

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SANTA FE, N.M. — The family of the cinematographer killed on the “Rust” movie set is dropping its lawsuit against actor Alec Baldwin. The lawyers for Halyna Hutchins’ parents and sister asked that the lawsuit be dismissed “without prejudice,” meaning it can be refiled later. No explanation was given for the decision. Meantime, Baldwin is […] The post Family of Killed “Rust” Cinematographer Drops Lawsuit Against Alec Baldwin appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

NBA icon and three-time Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Jerry West has died at the age of 86, according to NBA insider Shams Charania. The Los Angeles Clippers, who he was currently an advisor for, confirmed he passed away this morning with his wife by his side. Nicknamed “Mr. Clutch,” West is known as […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, who was once said to have had his victories “transcribed into every language known to history, including Klingon,” has been banned from this year’s annual July 4th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Competition, according to The New York Post. The 16-time hot dog eating champion reportedly signed an endorsement deal […] The post Joey Chestnut Banned from Nathan’s Hot Dog Competition, Signs with Vegan Brand appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

NORMANDY, France. — Today is the 80th anniversary of D-Day. More than 160,000 Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6th, 1944, to gain a foothold in Nazi-occupied Europe. More than 9,000 died in the assault. Casualties were especially heavy at Omaha Beach, where U.S. troops faced withering machine gun fire without air […] The post 80 Years: On This Day In 1944 Allied Forces Invaded France In WWII appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

Houston — Houston was named the dirtiest city in America according to a new study done on 150 cities across the country. LawnStarter, a lawn care service provider, based its study and the ranking of cities on pollution, living conditions, infrastructure and resident satisfaction. Space City upset 2022’s dirtiest city, Newark, New Jersey, which fell […]

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CAPE CANAVERAL, FL.— NASA, Boeing and United Launch Alliance are celebrating the inaugural launch of the first crewed Starliner spacecraft from Florida. After two scrubbed attempts, the Starliner capsule with two astronauts aboard blasted off this morning atop an Atlas V rocket on a mission from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. After about a 25-hour […] The post Starliner Has Successful Launch From Space Coast appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.

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Major League Baseball issued a lifetime ban to San Diego Padres shortstop Tucupita Marcano on Tuesday for betting on baseball, according to ESPN. It’s the first lifetime ban of an active player under the sport’s gambling provision in nearly 100 years. Marcano, who hasn’t appeared in an MLB game since July after tearing his ACL […] The post MLB Bans Player for Life Over Sports Gambling appeared first on 93Q Country.