KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 2, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 2, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.:

5:50–On Sunday, a 16-year-old claimed $3 million by winning an online video game competition. It was a headline-grabbing prize. The stakes are a little different for Hawkeye Community College’s eSports team. Coach Billy Howard and athletics department official Ethan Crawford talk about the state of eSports on college campuses.

6:35–Police in Gilroy, California, responded to a shooting last weekend at the Gilroy Garlic Festival with remarkable speed. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Wendy Patrick says preparation by the officials minimized the loss of life.

7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kalie Pluchel says the forecast for Iowa Irish Fest could hardly be better.

7:50–Owls in eastern Iowa are doing pretty well. Katie Klus of Hartman Reserve Nature Center talks about these big birds, which only sleep-deprived bird watchers are likely to encounter.

Plus the weather every 10 minutes, 50 percent more news than before, agribusiness information at :15 past each hour, and sports at :30 past each hour…a great way to start the day…the KXEL Morning News with Tim Harwood, Jeff Stein, and Mark Morris, Friday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.