Wednesday, February 29
They'll be surveying the damage and picking up the pieces today in
parts of Missouri after a suspected tornado blew through several
counties overnight. Branson may have been the hardest hit with
reports of as many as a dozen people injured. Parts of Middle TN are
under a Tornado Watch until noon
Members of the Chardon, Ohio community are rallying around each other
after the tragic shootings at the city's high school on Monday. More
than one-thousand people attended a candlelight vigil last night at
the Church of St. Mary to pray and remember the three teens killed in
One person is dead and three are missing after a U.S. Coast Guard
helicopter crashed in Alabama's Mobile Bay. A Coast Guard spokesman
says the chopper was on a routine training mission
Miley Cyrus is urging Twitter to implement new safety controls after
she received a number of death threats through the social
networking website. She also got on Twitter to reply to her haters
sayng "don't you have better things to do"?
So do you want a new iPad? Apple's has a new one is coming next week.
Its supposed to have a sharper screen, work faster and get a faster 4G
signal than the current iPad you just bought a few months ago.
Ever play Mario Kart with your kids? How about a REAL Mario Kart? A
guy from Clarksville got one in a contest - a fully functioning
replica of the race kart from the game! Nate Staley is pretty happy to
have it in the driveway, but no word on if his wife feels the same
Mitt Romney won primaries in Arizona and Michigan and put some bounce
back into his candidacy as he now leads in the delegate count. "We
didn't win by a lot, but we won by enough, and that's all that
counts," Romney told supporters
Romney's rival Rick Santorum is gonna be HERE in Nashville TONIGHT.
The RALLY for RICK is happening at Belmont at 8:00. It's free if ya
A new study casts doubt on the theory that religious people are less
likely to suffer major depression. The study from Duke University
shows religious people who develop depression often stop going to
church. Researchers say that would explain why there's a lower rate
of depression among active church-goers.
The same Kinect sensor that allows you to play hands-free games on the
Xbox may one day help you grocery shop. Whole Foods and Microsoft have
created a motorized grocery cart prototype that follows you around the
store without being pushed, and tells you when you've grabbed the
Ben Affleck and his wife Jennifer Garner welcomed their third child --
and first son! Word is that dad Ben -- who loves baseball and is a big
baseball fan -- is happy he has a son to watch Red Sox games with.
They're getting ready for a basketball tournament at Bridgestone
Arena, so the Preds are on the road -- and their win streak was broken
last night as they lost to Carolina 4-3. They're in 5th place in the
It's Leap Year and today is an extra day on the calendar and Disney
wants people to spend all 24 hours at its theme parks. For the first
time, Disneyland and Disney World will both be open to guests for 24
hours straight. The "One More Disney Day" promotion officially kicks
off this morning.
You might think twice before reaching for pills to help you sleep
after hearing the results of an alarming study on the risk of
prescription sleep aids. New findings published in the British Medical
Journal link prescription sleeps aids like Ambien, Lunestra, and
Sonata with a drastically increased risk of premature death.
Target is putting a halt on sales of a greeting card that pokes fun at
the late Whitney Houston. The card reads, quote, "Next time you think
of dating the bad boy, consider Whitney Houston." TMZ reports Target
was selling the card in its chain of stores before Houston's death but
has decided it's now inappropriate.
Do you have a bad boss? One who micromanages or just makes you feel
bad for showing up in the morning? A new study in the Journal of
Business of and Psychology says this isn't just bad at work, it makes
your LIFE less fulfilling. The study confirms what you already felt --
there is a clear line between stressed out employees who felt abused
by their supervisors and higher instances of familial tension and
difficulty at home.
This is sad - the co-author of the BERENSTAIN BEARS books has passed
away. JAN berenstain wrote over 300 of the beloved kids books with her
late husband Stan, selling over 260 MILLION books.