Tuesday, November 27, 2012
TENN. MAN SHOOTS AT DRIVER IN RUSH TO SALE
Every year some people just go CRAZY when they're shopping. This year, it was someone from Tennessee. A 62 year old guy who was arrested the day after Thanksgiving because he FIRED A HANDGUN at someone to hurry them up! The guy said he had waited in line for five hours to buy a stereo for his grandson, but the store sold out and he was driving to another Walmart when he fired the shot at another driver "to.... scare her into moving." He said he was frustrated, and told the deputy he just didn't know what came over him.
TITANS FIRE OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR CHRIS PALMER
Chris Palmer is out as offensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans. Coach Mike Munchak made the announcement last night, saying "As an offense, I didn't feel like we were progressing the way that I had hoped." The Quarterbacks coach will take over Palmer's position.
JOB FAIR WED FOR UPS POSITIONS
UPS is hiring! They need drivers' helpers and package handlers, and there's a job fair tomorrow from 10-2 in Antioch to fill some of those positions. It'll be at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center, 3538 Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch.
CYBER MONDAY SALES SOAR
If our holiday spending is any indication, many of us are doing better this year than last. Thanksgiving weekend sales, and Cyber Monday sales, were both up more than 20% from last year.
GRAPEFRUIT, MEDICINE INTERACTION WARNING EXPANDED
If you know someone who takes drugs for cholesterol, high blood pressure or heart issues, you may want to tell them about this story. New research finds there are at least 43 drugs that can interact with grapefruit or grapefruit juice, and cause potentially FATAL side effects. And the study found most people have no idea. As little as one grapefruit or one 8-ounce glass of grapefruit juice can cause an effect that may last more than 24 hours. Other fruits including Seville oranges, limes, and pomelos can have the same effect, although sweet orange varieties do not produce this interaction. READ MORE
BENEFIT FOR HURRICANE SANDY VICTIM TUESDAY AT WILDHORSE SALOON
There's a fundraiser tonight at the Wildhorse Saloon tonight for a local woman who lost her father and the family home in Hurricane Sandy. Carly Caramanna is a local music publicist. Her parents' home was destroyed, then her father had a heart attack and passed away after seeing the destruction.
NEW YORK GOV ASKS FOR FEDERAL MONEY
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking for about 41-billion dollars in federal disaster aid to help recover from Hurricane Sandy. He says part of the money will go to get the state ready for future storms.
JUSTIN BIEBER DEFENDS HIMSELF AGAINST WHITE TRASH PRINCE CRITICISM
This is why fashion policing is best left to the professionals. After everybody trashed Justin Bieber because of his outfit as he met and shook hands with the Canadian Prime Ministers... turns out he was in the middle of a casual meet and greet with fans,at the hockey arena where he was performing later that day... and just walked over to meet the Prime Minister.
Bieber says that's why he was just wearing overalls and a baseball cap, instead of dressing up. He got tons of hateful comments about him online, calling him disrespectful and names like "The White Trash Prince." He just laughed it off.