Morning Headlines (Tuesday)

Tuesday, July 14, 2015       

 

 

Update: Power has been restored to thousands of Duke Energy Customers in the Piedmont Triad this morning.However, several hundred people still without power this morning between Walkertown and Winston-Salem…

 

Novant Health is cutting up to 400 positions system wide (or about 2% of their workforce) all part of a reorganization move started last fall.  The Novant system has 25,000 employees, including about 5,000 in the Triad.      http://goo.gl/Xgtb2P

 

After 20 months of talks, negotiators have reached a landmark deal aimed at reining in Iran’s nuclear program. The President making that announcement this morning…    FOX / CNN

 

Will the consumer win?  Walmart announcing that it will launch a rival online sale to Amazon’s Prime Day on Wednesday.

-Amazon Prime members “will find deals starting at midnight, with new deals popping up every ten minutes.”   Good News: Amazon will be offering free 30-day Prime memberships for non-members on July 15th.  (Amazon Prime normally costs $99 per year and includes free shipping.)   -Walmart is also reducing the minimum order for free shipping from $50 to $35 for at least 30 days.     http://goo.gl/UphsY5

 

Could be in Kansas?  An anonymous donor is offering a $1 million dollar reward for information leading to the recovery of the ruby-red slippers that Judy Garland wore in the The Wizard of Oz.  The famous slippers were stolen back in 2005 from a museum in her hometown of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

BTW: To receive the reward, the tipster must know the exact location of the shoes and the name of the person who stole them.  http://goo.gl/yxQIAB

 

 

FREE Coffee at Panera in July.

*Present your MyPanera card to redeem your reward for a free hot or iced brewed coffee.   Limit one free coffee per day. Offer expires 7/31/15…

 

 

 

 

 

Have a NASCAR and Mac Powell fan in your family?  How about a Motorsports Cruise featuring many current NASCAR drivers along with some racing legends.

Scheduled to set sail from Miami to the Caribbean December 7-11.

Music and ministry from Third Day front man Mac Powell.

Special offer available this TUESDAY morning for WBFJ listeners…

http://www.motorsportscruise.com/

 

 

 

30 Cars in 30 Days  The Salvation Army along with Modern Toyota and Modern Chevrolet are working together to get 30 car donations during the month of July.

Proceeds from the auction of donated cars, trucks, boats and RVs will support the Salvation Army’s local programs. The donations are tax deductible and a receipt will be issued. INFO: Salvation Army 408-5827 http://goo.gl/eb0Md1

 

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


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