Hot Pockets recall…Granite Obelisk erected at Carolina Field of Honor…Ligety gets Gold…Guilford make-up days list…Abducted 10 year old in Missouri found (Wednesday News)

RECALL: Nestlé has issued a recall of 2 varieties of Philly Steak and Cheese Hot Pockets because they may contain meat that is already in another recall. Details on the News Blog.  Contact Nestlé consumer services for more info: 800-392-4057 www.nestleusa.com/media/pressreleases/

NC Granite Corporation in Mt Airy installed a 60-foot ‘obelisk’  (a tall, 4-sided monument) at the Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park on Wednesday. Once completed, ‘Carolina Field of Honor’ will honor all veterans from across our state and the nation.   http://myfox8.com/2014/02/18/mount-airy-based-nc-granite-corp-builds-monument-for-carolina-field-of-honor/      A dedication ceremony for the Carolina Field of Honor is scheduled for May 31, 2014    http://www.ncwmf.org/CarolinaFieldofHonor.asp

Continued violence around the world: In Ukraine, in Thailand, in Venezuela, protesters have taken to the streets calling for change.  The focus of the protests: dissatisfaction with their government.   CNN

Winter Olympics: New this morning: Ted Ligety has become the first American skier to capture gold in the men’s giant slalom. TODAY in Sochi: The start of the women’s figure skating competition…Men’s Hockey: The US vs the Czech Republic…Women’s Bobsled finals…Curling semi-finals…Women’s Hockey: USA vs Canada will play for Gold on Thursday.  http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/19/sport/olympics-5-things/index.html?nbd=5_things

The Winston-Salem Dash will be holding a Job Fair this Saturday (Feb 22) from 9am to 1pm inside the Womble Carlyle Club at BB&T Ballpark. Apply and interview for a variety of positions with the Winston-Salem Dash and Wake Forest University.  You must be at least 16 years old and able to work evenings and weekends. Arrive early and dress to impress. Details at www.wsdash.com

Schools in Guilford County have been closed six days this year due to Winter weather.  For a list of Make-up days: http://myfox8.com/2014/02/18/guilford-co-schools-announces-additional-make-up-days/

Springfield, Missouri – The body of a 10-year-old girl that prompted a nationwide AMBER Alert on Tuesday has been recovered. Hailey Owens was reported missing around 4:45pm on Tuesday while walking home from visiting a friend. She was abducted a couple of blocks from her home. The suspect (45 year old Craig Michael Wood) was seen driving down the street several times before approaching the 4th grader and pulling her into his truck-then driving off. Wood was arrested less than 3 hours later.  He faces first degree murder charges. http://fox2now.com/2014/02/18/amber-alert-issued-for-girl-kidnapped-in-springfield-mo/

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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