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Monday, January 20, 2014

MLK JR DAY
Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, observed the third Monday of January each year. Federal offices, post offices and banks are closed, to honor the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to have freedom, equality, and dignity for all people of all races.

Friday, January 17, 2014

NASHVILLE AMONG TOP CITIES FOR BED BUGS
Let's get the icky story out of the way, first. There's a new list out... of the top 25 cities in the country for bedbugs. Nashville made the list. We're at number 23 for the most bed bugs in the country.  Orkin put the list together, based on the number of bed bug treatments they have to do in each city.

Thursday, January 16, 2013

KNOXVILLE FATHER OF TWO IN CRITICAL CONDITION WITH FLU
H1N1 is still sweeping through the country. A Knoxville father of two, John Monday, is still in the hospital this morning, on a ventilator, with H1N1 and double pneumonia, which is a complication from the flu. He's been there for ten days and has been unconscious for a week. His family is praying his lungs will get well enough for him to recover. Monday's wife says they didn't get flu shots this year, and the whole family got sick. They recovered, John kept getting worse.

Wednesday, January 15, 2013

SCHOOL SHOOTING IN NEW MEXICO
Police say the suspect in a New Mexico school shooting may have warned some students not to go to school before the attack.
The revelation is part of the many angles police are looking into after Tuesday's shooting that left two students wounded, a New Mexico community stunned and a nation again wondering about the safety of its schoolchildren.
Witnesses say a 12-year-old boy at a Roswell, New Mexico middle school walked into the school gym and started shooting with a 20-ga

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

WATER OKAY IN WEST VIRGINIA
The water emergency is over, for now, in West Virginia. The chemical leak that contaminated the water supply for 26 thousand people in nine counties, has washed on down-river.

FREE FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE IN METRO
As people in Middle Tennessee continue to go to the hospital for the flu, and at least 12 have died from it so far, Metro Health Department workers say they've seen more people coming in for shots.

Monday, January 13, 2014

GAS PRICES STILL BELOW THREE DOLLARS A GALLON IN SOME AREAS
Just in case you haven't noticed, gas prices are shooting back up. They're up at least 8 cents over the past few weeks to a nationwide average of 3.35 a gallon. They're not expected to go down anytime soon, either. There ARE some gas prices down below 2.90 a gallon in some areas, including Thompson's station. You can find them at www.nashvillegasprices.com

FLU ACROSS 35 STATES
The flu continues to spread.

Friday, January 10, 2014

HENDERSONVILLE FAMILY URGES OTHERS TO GET FLU SHOT AFTER DAUGHTER DIES FROM IT. 
A local family who just lost a child to the flu, is now urging everyone else to get a flu vaccine. 11-year-old Savannah Hyden, who was a 6th grader at Knox Doss Middle in Hendersonville, had not been given a flu shot and caught the virus over the winter break. She passed away on Wednesday.

Thursday, January 9, 2013

SCHOOL CLOSINGS
Whites Creek High School is closed today because of a lack of heat in the building. Students are expected to return to class on Friday. All other Metro schools are open. And one more county is open but has a condition: in Wilson County the routes are open to bus drivers' discretion... so if you're on an icy road, you may have to take your own kids to school.

10 DEAD IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE FROM FLU
This is so sad.

Wednesday, January 8, 2013

WHEN CAN YOU TURN OFF DRIPPING WATER AT THE HOUSE?
When can you turn off that dripping water at the house? Dean Fulton, a manager at Hiller Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, says, wait till it's above freezing. And, more importantly, he says, please take the time to learn where your water cutoff valves are.

Tuesday, January 7, 2013

WINTER STORM/ SCHOOL CLOSINGS
That winter storm is still growing... and at this point has 3 in 5 Americans dealing with some of the coldest temperatures in years. For some, it's the coldest they've ever felt in their LIVES. All the county school systems here in the Mix listening area are closed today.

SOME WARMING SHELTERS ACCEPTING PETS WITH COLD OWNERS
I know it's hard to even imagine this, but what would you do if you were homeless, and had a pet, but the SHELTER that offered you a warm place that might save your life, couldn't accomodate pets. What are you gonna do?

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