Arctic air heading to the Triad…National Hugging Day…Vitamin D may benefit MS patients…ASU offering MPA degree locally…Reasons why parents mix up kid's names? (Tuesday News)

Winter Weather Advisory for the Triad this afternoon through midnight

If you could use a little hug right about now, you’re in luck!  Today is National Hugging Day – a day to reach out and hug someone! *Hugging not only feels good, but is good for your mental and physical health.  *Oxytocin is released into the blood stream when you hug or hold that special someone – lowering blood pressure, improving memory and reducing stress!   And its Biblical…Ecclesiastes 3:4-6    GOD’S WORD Translation  “..a time to hug and a time to stop hugging…”

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin”. Vitamin D may also be a real benefit to patients with multiple sclerosis. A new study suggests that correcting a vitamin D deficiency early in the course of the disease is important. More research is ongoing…  http://consumer.healthday.com/

 The Federal Shutdown back in October has pushed the ‘opening date’ for the current Tax filing season from Jan. 21 to Jan. 31, 2014.  To the average taxpayer expecting a refund – about 10 to 21 days after the IRS accepts your return.  *E-filing is still the fastest way to get your refund quicker.   Filing deadline: April 15.      http://wfdd.org/post/your-federal-tax-refund-could-be-delayed

Time to grab some of those ‘Forever Stamps’ at the Post Office. The US Postal service is raising rates.  The new rate goes into effect Jan 26.

Ever wonder why us parents sometimes mix up our kids’ names? A new study reveals that we (parents) are more likely to confuse our children’s names when they sound alike. This was especially true among younger siblings who were the same gender and close to the same age. BTW: Some individuals in this study confirming that their parents often called them the names of other family members and even the name of the family pet. HealthDay News  http://consumer.healthday.com

A FREE information session about Appalachian State University’s off-campus Master of Public Administration degree program will be held this Wednesday at 6pm at Forsyth Tech (Room 4445 of the Oak Grove Center).   Admissions requirements and Master of Public Administration program will be discussed.  INFO: Call (800) 355-4084 or email  distance@appstate.edu

GOT TALENT?  NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is holding an open casting call in Greensboro on January 29 (next WED). The casting call is open to all ages and every type of performer. Interested? Pre-register online at www.americasgottalentauditions.com      Click on the “Greensboro” banner and filling out the registration information.

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace…

VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150

QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”

MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)
verne@wbfj.fm
Verne Hill

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Verne Hill

I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm