Monday News, MARCH 27, 2017

 

 

De-Clutter into Spring:   Americans waste 9 million hours per day searching for misplaced items.  23% of adults say they pay bills late, with penalties, because they lose them.    Source: American Demographics Society

 

Big Dance: The Tarheels punched their ticket to the Final Four after a 75-73 win against Kentucky yesterday. The Tar Heels vs Oregon this Saturday. *South Carolina vs Gonzaga

 

At the Box Office

#1  Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast another stellar weekend

#2  Power Rangers

“The Shack” still in the Top 10 at #8…    https://goo.gl/Qa3i

 

Game over? As many as 190 GameStop retail locations in the US could be on the chopping block.  Problem?  They’re not selling enough video games.  GameStop stock has plummeted more than 31% over the past year.  GameStop brick-and-mortar stores are struggling to compete with e-commerce giants like Amazon.  https://goo.gl/cKK3l8

 

Pray for the band ‘We Are Messengers’       The band’s tour bus was involved in a crash over the weekend.  The band members were not harmed, but a 22 year old man was killed in the car that was hit by the band’s bus.         Links to the story on the News Blog…

 

 

 

No ‘FLY’ zone for two teenage girls wearing leggings?  The young flyers were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for ‘special pass’ travelers.  *The gate agent decided the leggings they were wearing were inappropriate.  That set off waves of opinion on social media, but the airline maintains its support for the gate agent’s decision.  “There is a dress code for pass travelers as they are representing UA when they fly…casual attire is allowed as long as it looks neat and is in good taste for the local environment.” Read more: http://reut.rs/2nrjGzI

 

Spring Job Fair at DCCC (along with DavidsonWorks)

THIS Thursday (March 30) from 9am to 1pm

Where: Rittling Conference Center on the DCCC campus

The Job Fair is open to the local community.

*Meet with over 40 LOCAL employers in the fields of healthcare, business, IT and education.  Details https://goo.gl/i53tmu

 

Starbucks barista gets surprise apology note and more?

Irritated by the lack of drink carriers at a Starbucks drive-thru, one California customer (Debbie) gave her barista (Andrew) a bit of sass last week — and then returned the next day with an apology letter and more…

*The barista, 20 year old Andrew Richardson, was stunned when the woman, named Debbie, showed up at his drive-thru window last Tuesday, asking if he had been working the day before, then proceeded to apologize and hand him a card.

After she drove off, he found $50 in the card and a handwritten note, apologizing for a “less than cheerful encounter,” recognizing that “at no fault of yours, you were out of carriers and said you could not take my empty cup (trash).” (Richardson could not handle the trash due to state health-code regulations.)

*Richardson gave advice on how to deal with “less than cheerful” people: “I just try to be super nice back to them. It works as a nice counterattack.”    Read more:  https://goo.gl/dFKnva

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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