Kentucky vs Kansas: Big Game in the Big Easy…but BLUE pizza? (News Update)

Men’s NCAA College Basketball  / National Championship Game (TONIGHT) in New Orleans:      UK vs KU  or  University of Kentucky vs Kansas University…

Both teams have at least one thing in common:  the color BLUE. Over the weekend, CiCi’s Pizza locations in the state of Kentucky were offering its customers ‘blue’ pizza on the buffet !?   Seriously, blue food dye was added to the pizza dough. And, yes, it tastes just like regular pizza.   FYI: Smart marketing move for Cici’s, considering the fact that both Pizza Hut and Papa John’s are based in Kentucky.  www.koaa.com/news/get-hyped-up-for-the-final-four-with-blue-pizza/

Today and Tuesday on the daily broadcast of Focus on the Family:  Best-selling author Dr Gary Chapman explains how to heal broken relationships by taking personal responsibility and seeking forgiveness     (Part 1 of 2)  www.focusonthefamily.com/radio.aspx?

Starting today, residents in Winston-Salem begin roll-out recycling. Do you know your colors???? This week is ‘red’ week…next week is ‘blue’ week roll-out.  Details:  www.recycling.cityofws.org

When it comes to on-time performance, baggage handling and fewer customer complaints, U.S. airlines are performing at their highest level in at least 22 years.  America’s 15 largest airlines on average improved in 2011 in a total of four ‘performance categories’ compared with the previous year, according to the latest ‘Airline Quality Rating’ from researchers atPurdueUniversity andWichitaStateUniversity.  RnR

Are you still in need of help with your tax preparation?   April 15th is coming quickly… (actually this year TAX DAY is April 17th) Several organizations including the Davidson County Tax Coalition and Goodwill Industries are offering FREE tax preparation.  The Davidson County Tax Coalition (474-2651).   Assistance in Spanish is also available…(Contact: Bill Gilleland )    H&R Block and Jackson-Hewitt at Wal-Mart stores  www.arkansasonline.com/news/2012/jan/09/free-simple-tax-prep-offered-wal-marts/?latest    Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is offering a FREE tax program to assist lower income families.  www.forsythfreetax.org

Snow White and Greek gods: No match for ‘The Hunger Games’:  “The Hunger Games” survived another weekend at the top of the box office, easily picking off its rivals to claim the No. 1 spot for the second time.   The movie has now surged past the $200-million dollar mark after just 10 days in theaters in the United States and Canada. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2012/04/the-hunger-games-box-office-mirror-wrath.html

‘Mary Mary’ hits WE-tv…The reality series ‘Mary, Mary’, delves into the personal lives of Erica and Tina Campbell (the Grammy-winning gospel group ‘Mary, Mary’)  as they seek to balance their own households as mothers and wives while promoting their music. Their upcoming album, “Go Get It,” is expected to be released in May.   “We’re real sisters…with egos and strong personalities. But what we do know is that our mission and message is much bigger than that.”  www.deseretnews.com/article/765564438/Gospel-duo-Mary-Mary-debuts-reality-show-on-WEtv.html

Are you considering putting a LIVE chick or duckling in your child’s Easter basket?  Well, those cute little critters could make you sick with the threat of Salmonella.  The Guildford County Health Department is encouraging hand washing especially for young children.  Young children are especially at risk for illness because their immune systems are still developing. Info: 641-7777 www.cdc.gov/healthypets/resources/salmonella-baby-poultry.pdf       

A Civitas Institute poll released last week shows that 61% of likely primary voters in North Carolina support the Marriage Protection Amendment to the state Constitution.  www.voteformarriagenc.com/2012/03/support-for-marriage-amendment-remains-strong-2/     Remember to vote ‘YES’ in support of ‘Traditional, Biblical Marriage’ when you go to the polls during the state Primary on May 8th in North Carolina. More details about the Traditional Marriage Amendment: http://www.news-record.com/content/2012/03/30/article/poll_shows_confusion_over_scope_of_marriage_amendment

“Vote FOR Marriage NC”    www.voteformarriagenc.com/    

Talk points in support of the Amendment: What you need to know about the upcoming ‘Marriage Protection Amendment’ in North Carolina supporting traditional biblical marriage.  http://ncfpc.org/pdffiles/Talkingpoints.pdf   

NC Family Policy Council (Click on ‘Print resources’) http://ncfpc.org/specialsma.html

GuilfordCounty Traffic Alert: The left three lanes of NB I-85 at Mile Markers 118-119 near the High Point / Groometown Road exits will be closed until 6 p.m. today for construction work.

 

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.”

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verne@wbfj.fm
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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