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Thursday, November 20, 2014

FREE FEAST FRIDAY
Mix wants to help you get ready for Thanksgiving... with 100 dollar Kroger gift cards, all day tomorrow (Friday) from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Once every hour, you'll hear your invitation to call in and win a 100-dollar gift card.  It's Free Feast Friday, from Kroger and Mix 92.9!

COSBY FANS FEELING CONFUSED
Fans of Bill Cosby are feeling pretty confused and disappointed these days, now that five more women have come forward to say Cosby drugged and raped them. No one has come up with evidence, and there've never been any charges.
He was the all American father on the Cosby Show, and many of us watched, and laughed, and quoted his lines.
Cosby spoke with us, here on the Mix Morning show a couple of years ago and said he worked hard to cultivate a specific TV image. 
Now, the image in many people's minds has changed, and all the projects the 77 year old had been involved with have been pulled: TV specials, a new sitcom on NBC, a Netflix special and even reruns on TVland, all pulled. Cosby's attorney, meanwhile, denies the claims. (Cosby settled a civil suit out of court back in 2006, in which a woman claimed she had 13 other women ready to come forward and testify that Cosby had also assaulted them.)
Fans are left with trying to reconcile their memories, and their support, with the allegations, and the guilt some of us now feel.
There's the guilt over having supported a man capable of such abuse. But there's also guilt surrounding the possibility of thinking the worst of an innocent man.

NEW DOLL HAS REALISTIC FEATURES
Okay. We say we want dolls for our kids that are realistic, but DO we, really? There's a new doll by Lammily, that's kind of been nicknamed the "normal Barbie." It sells with the option of an 'extension pack' that includes stickers. The 38 stickers feature everything from cellulite to acne.  Kids can also add other unique elements such as tattoos, glasses and freckles to their Lammily.
The doll also features an average body proportion as opposed to the unrealistic figures of other dolls.  Nickolay Lamm created the doll with the help of a crowdfunding campaign and now they're available to buy through www.Lammily.com.  

HEALTH: DAILY MULTI-VITAMINS FOR CANCER PREVENTION IN MEN
Hey a new study on multivitamins and men who love them... The findings are that men who take a daily multi appear to have an 8 percent lower risk for developing cancer and other chronic diseases. 

STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER WEATHER IN NEW YORK
You may wanna say a little prayer for your friends and family in the New York area. They're dealing with severe weather and more snow expected. As of this morning, they had five feet of snow on the ground, at least 7 people who had died from weather-related problems, and they're expecting to have as much as 9 feet of snow on the ground by the end of the day.

FLORIDA STATE SHOOTING
Also some heartache in Florida. There was a shooter on the campus of Florida State University overnight. At least three people were shot in the school library around midnight. At least one is in critical condition. The shooter was killed by police. 

STATE OF ARIZONA SUING GM
The state of Arizona is suing General Motors for three-billion dollars, accusing the carmaker of intentionally hiding safety defects to avoid the cost of recalls.  Arizona's attorney general says that's fraud against people who bought or leased GM vehicles. 

TODAY IS SMOKEOUT DAY, AND A WEEK FROM THANKSGIVING
Today is a week from Thanksgiving. It's also the Great American Smokeout, a day when the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to quit smoking, or at least start down that path. Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S.

FREE GRIEF SEMINAR TONIGHT IN NASHVILLE
This is also a time of year where a lot of people are struggling, because they've lost a loved one this year. There's a little get togehter tonight that might help. It's a seminar called "Grief During the Holidays".. it's free, open to anyone who needs it, starting at 6:30 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. 615-963-4732 or www.AliveHospice.org

BBB ONLINE AUCTION UNDERWAY
The Better Business Bureau has its online auction underway, with all kinds of items up for sale from BBB members, and the money goes to non-profits that support education here in Tennessee. http://www.bbb.org/nashville/auction

WANNA BUY JOSE CANSECO'S MIDDLE FINGER?
Jose Canseco wats to give you the finger. His finger. He shot himself in the left hand, lost part of his middle finger, doctors tried to reattach it, but it fell off during a poker game last week. Now, the 50-year-old ex-slugger wants to sell the video of his finger falling off, and the finger, to the highest bidder. No word yet on any buyers. (Huffington Post)

PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES IMMIGRATION REFORM
President Obama announces a major executive order on immigration reform tonight, primetime, 8 eastern, 7 local time. The President says the immigration system is broken and the problem has been allowed to go on for too long.  

CAR BURGLAR ARRESTED IN MT. JULIET 
A watchful neighbor is being praised for helping police catch a car burglar.  Investigators say Patrick Hammer was arrested early yesterday morning after he broke into a car in the Kelsey Glen subdivision and then ran from officers.  Police think Hammer may be responsible for other car break-ins in the area. 

HEALTH: EXERCISE TO STAY HEALTHY
If you want to stay healthy in cold and flu season, exercise. Another new study says regular exercise is one of the most powerful tools to prevent colds and flu. It boosts your immune system and your white blood count. 

NEW DRINK TO REPLACE EXERCISE
However, for the other camp (the NON-exercisers), and just in time for the holiday season, scientists at Nestle say they've come up with a drink that may REPLACE exercise! It's a drink that boosts metabolism, making one drink equal to the fat-burning of a 20-minute jog.  The company's research has already identified a fat-burning enzyme.

OREO BISCUIT BITES
Now that we have that information. This tidbit: something new and tasty is coming out soon: Available at Church's Chicken on December 1st, Oreo biscuit bites.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

BBB AUCTION
If you're ready to stick a toe into the shopping waters ... but not ready to get out somewhere and deal with actual, live people, the Better Business Bureau has its online auction underway, with all kinds of items up for sale, from BBB members, and the money goes to non-profits that support education here in Tennessee.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

LA VERGNE WATER ISSUES?
La Vergne residents got a letter from the city's water system this week saying "our water system recently violated a drinking water requirement." Apparently by letting the water get too cloudy, whichy could mean the presence of disease causing organisms.

Monday, November 17, 2014

NO SCHOOL CLOSINGS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE
www.wkrn.com
First, let's get this out of the way: there are no school closings here in Middle Tennessee. Clarksville/Montgomery County schools are opening two hours late. That's Clarksville/Montgomery County ...

Friday, November 14, 2014

UNDELIVERABLE PACKAGE SCAM
I could tell you about a different scam every single day and not get to them all, but I will never stop trying. The one that's going strong right now: the email that SEEMS to come from UPS, FEDEX or the POSTAL SERVICE, telling you they have an undeliverable package, and you need to click on an invoice number, a tracking number, or print out something. Once you click on ANYTHING in that email, you're downloading a virus into your computer that can shut it down or let crooks steal your

Thursday, November 13, 2014

SNOW TODAY AND THIS WEEKEND
You may have seen some snow this morning. Before 9a.m. we had a front move through, and since the temperatures were below freezing, we had the chance that it would stick in some areas. There's more snow and freezing precipitation on the way this weekend.

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