Anna's News

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

MISSING PLANE
A navy ship helping in the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner has detected two more signals in addition to the two they heard Saturday. All the signals were within 17-miles of each other. Time is running out since the plane's black boxes only have a battery life of about a month.

LONG LOST LETTER FROM MOM
They don't call it "snail mail" for nothing. A Brooklyn woman, Susan Heifetz, has received a birthday card that was sent by her mother in 1969.

Tuesday, April 8 2014

B'BALL
The University of Connecticut is the men's NCAA basketball champion. UConn knocked down the Kentucky Wildcats, 60-54 in last night's title game. It's NCAA women's final tonight downtown at Bridgestone Arena with UConn facing off against Notre Dame.

MINOR TN QUAKE
A 3.1 magnitude earthquake was reported in Northwest Tennessee yesterday morning. According to the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, the quake happened at 1:24 a.m. The epicenter was a few miles from Dyersburg.

Monday, April 7, 2014

MISSING PLANE PINGER

Searchers in the Indian Ocean have picked up their "most promising" lead yet trying to find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. A pinger locator in the Indian Ocean has detected signals that sound like those sent by a flight data recorder.

Friday, April 4, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER BLOWS THROUGH
We were very fortunate today... those severe storms that blew through Middle Tennessee hit early enough that most people weren't stuck in them, in traffic, and so far we've had no reports of any tornado damage, though high winds did blow down trees, including several at the Smyrna Golf Course.

LOSE WEIGHT WITH SUNLIGHT
Here's a fun way to lose weight. Get some morning sunlight on a regular basis.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

MOTHER OF BOY MISSING FOR FIVE DAYS ARRESTED
Many of us don't think about this, but,  good thing that child advocates do: they tell us that often when kids run away, especially if they have a history of it, they're running FROM something bad at home. It's looking like that's what was going on with that Nolensville boy who was just found after five days missing. Susan Smithburg, his mother,  has been arrested on child abuse charges.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

MISSING NOLENSVILLE TEENAGER FOUND
That 16 year old who'd been missing from Nolensville, Tennessee, has been found. Christopher Smithburg is okay.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

GOVERNOR BILL HASLAM DROPS RAISES FOR TEACHERS
Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to give teachers a pay raise will be put on hold for at least a year. The Governor says teachers and other state workers will have to wait, because we just don't have it in the budget, yet.

Monday, March 31, 2014

AFFORDABLE CARE SIGNUP DEADLINE AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
It's deadline day for Americans to sign up for health insurance at healthcare.gov. If you don't have health insurance, midnight tonight is the deadline to at least start the process, at www.healthcare.gov or by calling the Marketplace call center: 1-800-318-2596.
You'll then have until April 15th to make a final choice, or face penalties when you file taxes next year.

Friday, March 28, 2014

16-YEAR-OLD BOY MISSING IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY
There's a teenager missing in Williamson County: 16 year old Christopher Smithburg, who was last seen around noon, at his home on Rocky Fork Road in Nolensville. He's five-four, 110 pounds, black hair, brown eyes. Officials have classified the situation as a runaway. If you see him, you're asked to call the Williamson County Sheriff's office.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

In today's news, below: A recall of a popular weight-loss drug, a new scam going around in Franklin, should breastfeeding moms drink alcohol? and another possible big step against autism.

MUDSLIDE LATEST
The numbers of the missing and dead in the Washington State mudslide are changing. They now have 25 people confirmed dead, and about 90 still missing after Saturday's massive slide. At least 200 people are still searching through the huge field of debris and mud that in some places is 20 feet deep.

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