WBFJ NEWS: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Warmer, but still below normal’ temps through the weekend
Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week going on NOW
Details on packing a shoebox and drop-off locations online at wbfj.fm
Most productive part of your day? The first 2 hours AFTER you wake up!
According to behavioral scientist Dan Ariely with Duke University http://goo.gl/pvlN0K
All 50 states are experiencing an early taste of winter with freezing or below freezing temperatures again this morning. Record breaking COLD in the Triad over the past 24 hours. BTW: The average high for the Triad this time of year is 60 degrees. (Fox8)
Over half the country has snow on the ground? But in Buffalo, New York it’s snowing at a rate of 3 to 5 inches an hour with more snow is on the way on Wed. Residents in upstate NY are measuring the white stuff with 2 yard sticks? Emergency responders using snowmobiles to reach those in need. CNN
The “Nathan Clark Memorial Scholarship Fund” has been set up at Calvary Baptist Day School. Nathan was the 13 year old 8th grader at Calvary Baptist Day School who lost his life in a tragic accident over the weekend… Details online: http://www.cbdscougars.com/support-cbds/nathan-clark-scholarship.cfm
Sign an online petition, send a post card to the Obama administration urging them NOT to forget Pastor Saeed – a U.S. citizen who has been stuck in prison in Iran for over 2 years, for his Christian faith.
The Obama Administration will be in nuclear negotiations with Iran on Nov 24.
**Details on Facebook / wbfj and the News Blog wbfj.fm
Two student deaths in one week at ASU…
Grayson Charles Huffman (age 22) was found dead at his residence at 270 Oak St. on Tuesday. The investigation is ongoing.
Last week, Jeremy A. Sprinkle (age 18) of Kernersville, was found dead in Lovill Residence Hall. No foul play is suspected… Fox 8
Aloha, Panther Pride: HPU men’s varsity basketball team outscoring University of Hawaii down the stretch (62-54) to win the Rainbow Classic in Honolulu.
HPU improves to 3-0…http://www.highpointpanthers.com/news/2014/11/18/M-Basketball_1118144814.aspx
The TSA is reminding us once again that sparklers, nun-chucks and fake chain saws are NOT allowed as carry-ons, while knitting needles and ice skates are OK? Toy weapons including toy grenades, are out. So are real knives, handcuffs and bullets. Details on the TSA’s website www.tsa.gov
FYI: Four tons of prohibited items are collected every year at JFK International Airport. http://goo.gl/SwZgG2
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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