FREE DENTAL DAY FRIDAY IN SMYRNA
The team at Village Crest Family Dental in Smyrna will be hosting a Free Dentistry Day this Friday, September 12th. People in the community will have the opportunity to receive a free cleaning or extraction from 7 am to 3 pm at the Village Crest Family Dental office, at 315 Sam Ridley Parkway West, Smyrna, TN. Check out the website, above, for more information before you go!
DENTAL WORK, FREE BOOKS AT METRO HEALTH DEPARTMENT
There's no need to go without dental work you need, or let your kids teeth get bad because of lack of money. The Health department will do dental work for anyone in Metro Davidson county, and charges according to your income. And, if you go to the Health Department for your kids' dental work, they've teamed up with Book 'Em, to give kids free books, as well.
PEARL COHN H.S. FRESHMAN ARRESTED FOR BRINGING GUN AT SCHOOL
A 15-year-old Pearl Cohn High School student has been arrested for bringing a handgun to school. She says she was going to sell the .32 to another student.
STUDY: SHORT SLEEPERS AND LONG SLEEPERS TAKE MORE SICK DAYS; MOST RELIABLE WORKERS GET 7-8 HOURS
How much sleep do you normally get? It's kind of like a Goldilocks situation, where researchers say if you get just the right amount of sleep, you're more effective at work and take fewer sick days than someone who sleeps too little or too much. 7 to 8 hours a night seems to be just right.
WHICH PROFESSIONS DRINK THE MOST COFFEE?
With that lack of sleep, comes the lifesaver that many of us depend on: coffee. A new ranking of which groups drink the most coffee found, no surprise, that people in the media rank number one on the list. Police officers ranks number two, then teachers, plumbers or trade workers and nurses or medical staff. Overall, 85 percent of all working people say they drink at least three cups of coffee per day and almost 70 percent say they don't think they would work at their best ability without it.
WALK OF FAME PARK GETTING A MAKEOVER
The Walk of Fame Park downtown is getting a two-and-a-half-million-dollar makeover.... that'll be done in time for next summer's tourist season: they're planting more trees, expanding the lawn area, adding lighting and seating, and moving the musician plaques to a new plaza along Demonbreun.
CHINESE CITY CREATES SIDEWALK FOR TEXING AND WALKING
In China, city officials created a specially marked sidewalk lane for people who walk while texting on their cellphones. Trying to keep them safe from walking out in front of cars. Nobody noticed it. They were busy looking at their phones, and didn't notice the sidewalks.
KRISTEN WIIG: THERE WON'T BE A BRIDESMAIDS 2
Kristen Wiig says there will not be a Bridesmaids 2. She was one of the writers, and says, instead, they're writing something else that's very different. She told Ellen DeGeneres she feels that it's okay to just have Bridesmaids be what it was: fun, and special.
STUDY: NO SUCH THING AS 'COMFORT FOOD'
I'm about to tell you something that's going to make you shout , Lies! All Lies! That's what Kim and Clint did when they heard about this story this morning.
Researchers are saying there's no such thing as comfort food. They say people who eat comfort food don't feel better any faster than those who don't eat it. They claim the moods change on their own, though the food may distract you from it for a bit. The FAVORITE so-called comfort food: chocolate.
PETE WENTZ HELPS DELIVER HIS SON
Another celebrity baby, another weird name. 'Fall Out Boy' Pete Wentz named his baby boy Saint Lazslo. Pete also helped deliver his new son, and says it was a beautiful , but scary time. Pete said, "Newborn babies are super slippery."
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is responsible for nearly 25-hundred deaths, about half of the almost five-thousand infected. Officials with the World Health Organization say the epidemic is on pace to infect at least 20-thousand people. President Obama is expected to announce the U.S. will be sending three-thousand military troops to Liberia to help combat the outbreak.
TERRORIST THREATENS U.S.
And an ISIS supporter is warning that the militant Islamist group will launch attacks on the United States if the U.S. continues military strikes against the terrorist group.
The message was posted on a well-known extremist website and promised, quote, "an equal response" to any American military action.
RAY RICE EXPECTED TO APPEAL HIS SUSPENSION
Star running back Ray Rice has until midnight to file an appeal for his indefinite suspension from the NFL and he is expected to appeal. Rice was suspended after security video showed him knocking out his then-fiance with a ferocious punch to the face was posted by TMZ.
POLL; WOMEN OVER 35 WOULD RATHER LOOK YOUNG THAN THIN
Here's one of those stories that you kind of knew, but it hadn't been actually proven, but a new survey finds that as you get older, you stop worrying so much about being overweight. Yeah. Instead, you start worrying about looking young. Then when they hit about 55, generally women start enjoying their lives.
APPLE: U2S ALBUM ACCESSED BY 33 MILLION ITUNES ACCOUNTS
Last week, Apple put the new U2 album on 500 million iTunes accounts around the world. So far 33 million of those account holders have listened to at least one of those songs, and now, other songs in the U2 library are seeing a spike in sales and downloads. Apple reported paid 100 MILLION dollars to have the exclusive rights to that U2 music a month ahead of the official release October 14th release date.
ROBIN THICKE ADMITS STEALING SONGWRITING CREDITS, DRUG ADDICTION FOR PROBLEMS
Robin Thicke is coming clean. He was being deposed about that lawsuit that claims Blurred Lines was a Marvin Gaye ripoff, and said, basically that Pharrell wrote the entire song, Thicke just took half-credit for it. Thicke says he was too high to write. He was on Vicodin and vodka. Though Thicke says he's clean and sober now. Except, he still drinks. Which would not be clean and sober. But, whatever, Robin.
COLOMBIAN BIKERS NEW OUTFITS APPEAR CROTCHLESS
There's a HUGE uproar over the new uniforms for Colombia's national women's cycling team. They have a wide, flesh-colored stripe that makes it look like they're naked in the shorts area. So far no official word on whether the uniform will be changed. We've posted the photos on our mix929 Facebook Page.
SCANDAL CLOTHING LINE
Actress Kerry Washington's new line of clothing is getting better reviews. It's a SCANDAL line of clothing, designed by Washington along the Scandal costume designer, and fans have already been RAVING about the clothes that are similar to what Washington's character, Olivia Pope, wears on the TV show. The Scandal collection will be out September 23rd, but only in limited stores, so you'll have to look for it.
WOMAN CRASHES PORSCHE SECONDS AFTER PURCHASE
A woman in China had a rough day. Started out great: she finally got her dream car. An 80-thousand dollar Boxter Porsche. A beautiful car. She signed the paperwork, got into her new car, and (I'll bet you know where I'm going, here), she immediately mixed up the pedals and crashed it into a line of cars at a stoplight. The salesmen say they were literally still waving her goodbye and saw her crash. She's okay, the car is totalled. They helped her push the car back onto the lot.