Record HIGH gas prices in California. Almost a dollar less here in the Triad…News for Monday

Record HIGH gas prices in California.  Almost a dollar less here in the Triad…News for Monday

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast:  BRRRR:  Rain likely…Temperatures staying in the upper 40s

It’s Columbus Day: The Post Office, Federal offices and most banks – Closed.  State offices – Open

Gas prices in the Triad averaging around $3.68 a gallon for regular unleaded.  Almost a dollar more on the West Coast. Record HIGH gas prices in California over the weekend.  AAA reporting that reg unleaded hit $4.65 a gallon on Sunday.BTW: The national average is around $3.80 a gallon. $3.72 in NC.  www.gasbuddy.com

Some employees with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are not very happy with an internal memo that circulated last week – stating that their vacation and sick days will be cut in half.   The changes for some long term employees take effect January 1st, 2013.  www.journalnow.com

The company that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of ‘fungal meningitis’ is recalling ALL of its products, just as a precaution. The fungal meningitis outbreak (which is NOT contagious) spans nine states including North Carolina.  If you received a steroid injection for back pain between July – September, you need to contact your doctor.  CNN

Election Day 2012:  NOV 6th – less than a month away. Voter registration deadline – to register to vote or make changes is this Friday, October 12.  Early voting’ period begins October 18. Voter registration Info:  www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=1&s=1     Various Voter Guides are available on the News Blog at
wbfj.fm (Look under ‘Election 2012’). 
The Vice-Presidential Debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will be this Thursday (Oct 11) .   Congressman Paul Ryan discusses faith and values with Jim Daly (President of Focus on the Family).  -Brought to you by CitizenLink: www.citizenlink.com/2012/10/02/a-conversation-with-congressman-paul-ryan/

Wellington, New Zealand is re-naming itself “The Middle of Middle-earth” for three weeks before and after the premiere of the first installment of the “The Hobbit” trilogy.  ”The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” opens November 28.   Welcome to Wellington, NZ—make that Middle-earth – The
Denver Post
http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_21721094/new-zealand-rename-city-hobbit-premiere#ixzz28htBijz1

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