Thursday News, October 18, 2018

Today is ‘National Wear Purple for Domestic Violence’ Awareness Day.  Every 10 minutes police respond to an average of 2 Domestic Violence calls… One third of all women’s injuries seen in the ER are the result of deliberate acts of (domestic) violence.*Life-saving resources on the News Blog at wbfj.fm

                

2018 Mid-Term Election: One Stop Early Voting continues through NOV 02, 2018.

General Election Day is Tuesday, NOV 06th, 2018    https://www.ncsbe.gov/index.html

     *View YOUR sample ballot

      Search Early Voting Sites in YOUR county on the News Blog            

                    https://vt.ncsbe.gov/ossite/         https://vt.ncsbe.gov/RegLkup/

 

‘Mystery Illness’?   A rare neurological condition has resurfaced…

Acute flaccid myelitis (FLA- sid   MY-uh -LIE-tis) or AFM causes weakness in the arms or legs – and sometimes paralysis has been confirmed in 22 states including North Carolina. *90% of AFM cases the CDC has been studying since 2014 have involved patients 18 or younger. The average age of the children is about 4…

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/10/16/657841031/cdc-investigates-cases-of-rare-neurological-mystery-illness-in-kids

 

(Prayer) Students and staff at Ragsdale High School remembering assistant principal Jean Ransom who lost her life after a car crash on Tuesday night.  Please continue to pray for the Ransom family and the Ragsdale school family as well.   Fox 8

 

The motion picture Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer, made its way into the Top 10 at the Box Office last weekend according to Box Office Mojo

The PG-13 film explores the shocking crimes and trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, who received a life sentence for killing thousands of babies over three decades.

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/entertainment/2018/october/movie-about-late-term-abortionist-gosnell-breaks-into-box-office-top-ten-on-opening-weekend

 

Retiring from his Dream Job? The man who gave ‘life’ to Sesame Street’s BIG BIRD for nearly 50 years is retiring. Caroll Spinney, 84, told the New York Times that TODAY (Oct 18) is his last day.  Spinney joined Sesame Street back in 1969.

“From the beginning, playing the child-like Big Bird became not just a job,

   but a calling. Big Bird helped me find my purpose…”   -Caroll Spinney

                  https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/10/18/sesame-street-lebron-james-mlb-playoffs-saudi-arabia-jamal-khashoggi/1669866002/

 

Winston-Salem Dash along with (PART) Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation is hosting a Business 40 Closure Party

Today (OCT 18) from 5-7 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark

The event will take place upstairs in the ballpark’s Flow Club.

Parking and admission are free.

Concession items will be available for 40 cents in honor of Bus 40 closing.

The Dash’s beloved mascot Bolt will be on-hand, the Dash will be offering raffle prizes during the event. Cornhole boards will be set up, and TVs will be set on any applicable post-season baseball match-ups.  J     WSDASH.com

 

Reminder: Sunday, November 11 at 8am Business 40 is closing.

The date and projected time for the CLOSING of a section of Business 40

through downtown Winston-Salem         www.ncdot.gov

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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