Six Inches of Partly Cloudy: Cleveland's Legendary Meteorologist Takes on Everything--and More

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Gray & Company, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 143 pages
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Legendary Cleveland TV personality and pioneering meteorologist Dick Goddard celebrates his 50th year on the air with this grab-bag of personal stories, witty cartoons, jokes, puzzles, and essays about weather, pets, Ohio history, the TV business, and plenty more. Includes dozens of photographs. A portion of proceeds benefit local animal charities. Goddard has a large and loyal fanbase. Many public appearances planned. Fox8 TV will participate in publicity and promotion.
  

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

this dude is a legand n ne ohio. really didn't learn much more abouyvhim then generally already ne. though ive seen him on tv 4 50 yrs so really new and had already heard a lot of bk. ok though. would b gd read 4 those who really don't n much about him Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
Preface
10
Introduction
11
Swimming with Sharks
13
Television and Me
23
Words on War
41
What Are You Afraid of?
47
True Lies
49
Starry Starry Nights
78
School Daze
83
Weather Wisdom According to Kids
86
Believing Goddard
89
When Your Tang Gets Toungled
121
Gossip
129
Pets
134
Dick Goddard Word Search
141

The Ohio Country Myth
52
Go Bucks
58
Snowbelt Diary
61
Lore and Lure of the Woollybear
65
Fox 8 Pet Parade
74
What Do You Call a Group of Weathermen?
142
Top Ten Reasons For Being a Television Meteorologist
143
Back Cover
145
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About the author (2011)

Dick Goddard has served as the chief meteorologist at WJW TV8 since 1966. He forecasts the weather Monday through Friday on the 5, 6 and 10 o'clock editions of Fox8 News. National surveys by Herb Altman Research have twice named him as the most popular local television weatherperson in America. In 2001, Ohio Magazine named him Best Meteorologist. Goddard served with the U. S. Air Force before receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kent State University.

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