BBB: Beware of tax prep scams…Honda Jet expanding at PTI…#1 Super Bowl snack will surprise you (Fri News)

WBFJ News:  Friday, January 30, 2015  

Super Snacks, healthy??  Parties will have chicken wings, salsa, chips, cheese dip and pizza, but vegetables still top the list of most popular foods eaten on Super Bowl Sunday. Source: NPD Group, an independent market research firm that tracks the eating habits of Americans.     http://goo.gl/xxUD2E

BTW: Speaking of pizza, 60,000 Pizza Hut drivers will deliver 2 million pies …that’s 1,700 phone-in orders per minute BEFORE kick-off.

 The Better Business Bureau: Beware of tax preparation SCAMS through April. For tips on protecting your personal identity and scam warnings check out the News Blog at wbfj.fm     http://goo.gl/C4bSLq

FREE Tax Prep Help –  If you make less than $53,000 dollars a year you can get FREE professional help with your tax preparation at Triad ‘VITA’ or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance locations.  Details on the News Blog.

 Good News: Honda Jet was just named as ‘One of the Top Innovations of 2014’ by Popular Science for the jet’s fuel efficient and roomy design. Honda Aircraft Company has recently added jobs and is expanding its headquarters near PTI in Greensboro.  http://goo.gl/FM6NAJ

Statistics show that 75% of child car seats are installed incorrectly.  BTW: State law requires children who are younger than 8 years old or weigh less than 80 pounds to have a car seat.      http://goo.gl/V5Gb1Z

Calling all Homeschool families: 2015 Capital Fest in Raleigh  –   Every two years, Homeschool families across the state travel to Raleigh to meet with their legislators. The next Capital Fest will be on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. BTW: The schedule of events will be available by mid-February through the N-C-H-E- website…      http://www.nche.com/capital-fest

 Super Commercials? The Cost for this year’s Super Bowl commercial: $4.5 million for 30 seconds. More than 110 million people are expected to tune in to watch Super Bowl 49 with New England Patriots VS  Seattle Seahawks.  There will be 15 NEW advertisers during the Super Bowl, the most since 2000.

Super savings? ‘Big screen’ TV prices have fallen (on average) $120 dollars in the  past week.  Actually, TVs are at their ‘lowest prices in 3 years.  http://goo.gl/raA9Fi

What do Wake Forest, Elon, The School of the Arts, and App State all have in common?   They are part of the Top 10 Colleges and Universities in North Carolina.  ‘College Factual’ took a look at 51 total colleges in our state with ‘ranking methodology’ based on such things as loan default rates, graduation rates and average starting salaries of graduates.   http://college.usatoday.com/2015/01/28/the-top-10-colleges-and-universities-in-north-carolina/

 

 

 

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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.”

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Verne Hill


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