Syrian Chriatians brace for possible US military strike…Blue Cross posts not so affordable Obamacare costs…Samsung unveils new 'smartwatch' (Friday News)

President Obama continues to face fierce resistance to his plans for a military strike against Syria, both overseas at the G-20 Summit and at home.  On Capitol Hill, opposition to a US strike in Syria is growing. Seven U.S. senators now say they will oppose a resolution on Syria.  It’s expected to reach the Senate floor next week. “My biggest concern is if Assad goes and there’s division in the rebel movement – some of it connected to al Qaeda and some of it more moderate – who’s going to take over? Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, asked.  www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2013/September/Obama-Faces-Growing-Opposition-to-Syria-Strike/

Syrian Christians Brace for Strike, Ask for Prayer http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2013/August/Syrian-Christians-Brace-for-Strike-Ask-for-Prayer/

Affordable? The new cost of healthcare in the US – Blue Cross / Blue Shield of North Carolina has posted the ‘proposed’ costs of getting health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act, or ‘Obamacare’.  Rates will range from a low of $145 to a high of $947 per month depending on the age of the customer and the level of coverage wanted.  Blue Cross said it plans to offer 26 different coverage plans. Check out the numbers: http://mediacenter.bcbsnc.com/news/bcbsnc-announces-rate-information-for-individual-aca-health-plans

Winston-Salem municipal primary elections –  Early Voting ends this Saturday at the Forsyth County Board of Elections office on North Chestnut Street in Winston-Salem.  Voting hours: Friday: 8-5pm.  Saturday: 10am to 1pm…www.forsyth.cc/elections/

The Salvation Army of Greensboro has opened a new ‘Family Store’ at the former Rite Aid building on North Elm Street.  Hours: 10am-7pm, Monday through Friday and 10am-5pm on Saturdays. This is the Salvation Army’s third Family Store location in Greensboro. www.SalvationArmyofGreensboro.org

This year’s must-have holiday gift item? Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated digital ‘wristwatch’ this week. The so-called smartwatches can perform tasks such as displaying email and Twitter messages on a device worn around the wrist. Gadget makers hoping that consumers will get used to checking (or even talking) to their watch, secret agent-style. http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BUSINESS_HIGHLIGHTS_?SITE=NCWIN&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Advance tickets for the Dixie Classic Fair are now available online. The DC fair kicks off on October 4 and runs through October 13.  More info about the Dixie Classic Fair:   Adult tickets are $9.00 on weekends or $8.00 during the week. Kid’s tickets are $4.00.  Children under 5 – FREE http://www.dcfair.com/general-info/advance-ticket-sales/

WBFJ Grand Stand Concert at the Dixie Classic Fair  – MANDISA & BRANDON HEATH     WED OCT 9th @ 7:30pm. *Admission: FIVE Lowes Brand (non-perishable) food items per person. Get into the Fair and enjoy the concert!!!  Details online at www.wbfj.fm

 

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

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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