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Greg OFF Air: Over Time is Over Rated


Of course you deserve a promotion or raise, after all look at how much over time you clock! Right? Right? More like wrong. Turns out most employers think putting in more time doesn’t amount to much. Especially if it’s extra time spent doing the work you should’ve done in during your regular time. Someone polled over 2,000 executives at different ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: Cool Off With Lower Costs

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The thermostat wars that rage between your love of not sitting and sweating versus your love of not sweating the electric bill. And while the sudden drop in temps may seem worth the later cost, not so much. Every degree you drop sees a rise in your bill by 3%.  While it may seem too hard to sweat out a ... Read More »


Today In The UC Cropped 3

The Democratic Party will gather its delegates in Philadelphia this week as the nation continues its focus on the presidential race. We continue our examination of the presidential race, the two candidates and the feelings among voters as we sitdown with Tennessee Tech Political Science Professor Dr. Lori Maxwell. Dr. Maxwell examines the two candidates in light of the populist ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: From Pokey Stop To Pokestop

WILMINGTON, Del. (July 22, 2008) Personnel Support 3rd Class Jessica White, assigned to Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC), shows a patient at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children how to attach a Navy lanyard to her cell phone. Sailors assigned to NOSC and the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) visited children as part of the NavyÕs CAPS for Kids Program during Delaware Navy Week. Navy Week is designed to raise awareness in metropolitan areas that do not have a significant Navy presence. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Matthew L. Romano/Released)

Pokemon Go.  It’s the latest craze and it’s going everywhere, which has been a bit of an issue.  In fact some places like jails and hospital’s have had to ask players to NOT frequent them as a “Pokestop” because it’s impacting their regular operations.  Plus there are the multitude of stories involving people walking and getting hurt, or driving or… ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: Where Do Fired Fireworks Go?


It was an awesome moment. You picked out just the right ones to make your celebration of the Fourth Of July a memorable one. You got some of the rockets that shot up and went bang loud enough to make the neighbors think your house blew up.  You managed to find some of those screaming whistle bang fireworks that your ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: Four Things To Keep From Crashing Your Fourth


Sure you know not to light fireworks and hold ’em.  You also know not to attempt anything that may start with “Hey watch this!”  You’re staying aware of your firework safety over Fourth of July weekend, but fireworks are not actually the top thing you need to worry about. Turns  out only seven people are killed by fireworks each year.  But the National ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: The Right Steps To Walk Away From A Job


It’s time to call it a day.  To borrow a line, “you’ve had all you can stands and you can’t stands no more”. Well before you take the time to make your exit, there’s a few things you need to take the time to consider doing first… Do … Clean up your computer – Take care of this business before you even ... Read More »

Hose Pipe: New NFL Coin Flip Rule

LANDOVER, Md. -- Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. John P. Jumper (center left) was on hand for the opening coin toss at the Washington Redskins vs. Cincinnati Bengals football game here Nov. 14.  It was part of a Veterans Day salute to the Air Force.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi)

The NFL is adding a rule for COIN FLIPS this season.  The new rule says, “If the coin does not turn over in the air or is compromised in any way,” the ref MUST toss it again.  So it has to flip at least once, and can’t hit anything on the way down. They’re adding the rule after the overtime fiasco ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: That Job You Hate IS A Good Thing


Have you ever had a job that you hated? I don’t mean a job that annoyed you because you’d rather be watching TV … or sleeping … or on vacation. I mean a job that you HATED, a job that you dreaded so much it made a serious illness look worthwhile. Good for you! So called career experts now say it ... Read More »

Greg OFF Air: A Conversation With Ben Smith Of Heart


You can keep a lot of things when it comes to music.  The vocal track, the guitar riff, but if you don’t have the right person keeping time and delivering the beat, it’s just a bunch of sounds at once.  For the past 20 some years the man helping Heart keep on time, at least with music, has been Ben ... Read More »