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Monday, November 11, 2013

WORLD: TYPHOON IN PHILLIPINES
Rescuers and aid organizations are struggling to get desperately needed help to parts of the Philippines hit by a monster typhoon. As many as ten thousand people may have been killed, but it's hard to get a clear picture, since communications are down. Hundreds of thousands of people are homeless, roaming the streets, looking for food and water. The U.S.

Friday, November 8, 2013

FROSTY MORNING, POSSIBLE FLURRIES IN THE FORECAST
We woke up to FREEZING temperatures this morning , so some people had some surprise windshield defrosting or scraping to do before they could see to drive.  AND, you may want to spend this weekend making sure your car is winter-ready, there's the chance of snow flurries in Nashville, and temperatures down into the twenties overnight by next week.

OBAMA APOLOGIZES
President Obama is apologizing to Americans who lost their current health

Thursday, November 7, 2013

HEALTHCARE STUFF
Maybe we're making some progress on implementing the Health Care Reform plan in our lives. www.Healthcare.gov seems to be up and running, more people are getting through, though they're still working on it each night, overnight.
The House will vote next week on a bill to allow consumers to keep their health insurance plans.
The nation's first health insurance exchange enrollment center opens today in Connecticut.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

CMA AWARDS TONIGHT, ONLINE STREAMING SPECIALS
You can watch the CMA Awards on TV, and you can see live streaming video from the red carpet and backstage at cmaworld.com

NOMINEE LIST AND PREDICTIONS
If you're headed downtown or working downtown today, don't be in a hurry to get anywhere. There'll be street closings, detours, all kinds of big trucks and equipment and thousands of fans...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

MALL SHOOTER DEAD
The 20-year-old man police believe opened fire last night inside of one of the biggest shopping centers in New Jersey has been found dead. He shot at least six rounds from a rifle, seemingly at random, causing a mall lockdown, with thousands of people, terrified, running from the gunfire. Fortunately, no one was hit. More than 100 shoppers were still hiding inside stores early Tuesday morning, unsure of whether they could safely come out. Officers worked to evacuate each store.

Monday, November 4, 2013

SHARP OBJECTS REPORTEDLY FOUND IN CANDY IN LEBANON 
Authorities in Lebanon, Tennessee say they got two reports of candy with sharp objects in it on Saturday. The Lebanon Democrat reported that one piece of candy contained a razor blade and the other a sewing pin. Police are investigating.
though police say the candy was given out separately... one on the Five Oaks area and another in the Blairmont Drive area of Lebanon.

Friday, November 1, 2013

PART OF I-40 TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND
Whatever plans you have for this weekend, don't forget that part of I-40 will be closed! TDOT is closing I-40 all weekend at the I-65 split, and the westbound on-ramps for Demonbreun, Broadway and Church Streets ... Crews will be working on the bridge over Charlotte Avenue downtown. (The closure starts tonight at 9 and wraps up around 5 Monday morning.)

TODAY IS HALLOWEEN, DAY TWO
We get kind of a do-over on Halloween this year!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT TODAY
We have the possibility of heavy rain, severe weather and a wind advisory in effect with winds gusting up to 35 miles an hour.
 
TRICK OR TREATING POSTPONED
Officials in some communities including Wilson and Rutherford County are urging  parents to postpone trick-or-treating until tomorrow night. Other communities say it's not their call. YOU are the decider!  There are still a lot of indoor activities, including events at many local malls.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

TRICK OR TREATING POSTPONED
Parents, and communities are having to make a decision today about Trick or Treating. We have storms and maybe even SEVERE weather tomorrow night. Our news and weather partner News 2 is reporting that Lebanon is changing trick or treating there to Friday night. Other communities are working on their backup plans.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

REPORT OF SMALL PLANE CRASH AT NASHVILLE AIRPORT

HALLOWEEN WEATHER MAY BE SEVERE
There's a 90% chance of strong storms and VERY GUSTY winds on Thursday and Thursday night, maybe even some severe weather.
That means parents may need to make alternate plans for their trick or treaters, drivers will have to be especially cautious because some kids are not going to let rain stop them, and those of you who've bought a lot of candy: do not EAT it, just because there may be fewer trick or treaters because

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