Columbus Day forecast: Sunny…High 68
Still concerns: Hurricane Matthew may be out to sea, but the recovery will continue for a some time. In North Carolina, rain fall amounts were huge-
15 inches of rain fell in Fayetteville and eight inches in Raleigh.
River flooding will continue in the eastern half of our state for several days.
At least 18 people lost their lives in the US due to the hurricane, nearly half of them in North Carolina. The Weather Channel / WRAL TV
Traffic Alerts: Major roads closed down east due to flooding SOURCE: NCDOT.gov
I-40 is closed (both directions) near Benson in Johnston County (east of Raleigh)
*I-95 is closed in multiple locations from I-40 to the South Carolina state line…
*The third and final presidential debate will be held in Las Vegas on October 19.
The federal government suggesting that for years it has been paying too much for EpiPens because the emergency shot is classified incorrectly as a generic medicine. Medicaid now states that Epi-Pens should have been labeled a brand-name drug, which would cost the government less due to a higher rebate. CNN
T-Mobile (now A&T) will stop giving consumers ‘replacement’ Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones because of reports that some of the replacement phones are catching fire. Fox News
Say What? Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Ann Arbor, Michigan will honor a pre-game promotion it advertised before the Michigan vs Rutgers football game on Saturday – customers would receive a percentage off their total food bill EQUAL to the final winning point differential in the Michigan vs Rutgers game – for the remainder of the season. Michigan beat Rutgers 78-0 on Saturday, but the steak house capped the discount at 50 percent. CNN
RECALL: A nationwide recall from Nestlé of some of its Drumstick ice cream cones after they tested positive for Listeria. The affected product identification codes are available on the FDA site. (News Blog) https://goo.gl/wUa9Te
Triad Goodwill will hold a Career Expo this Wednesday (Oct 12)
Location: Greensboro Coliseum from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Over 50 employers will be in attendance. https://goo.gl/TgHBGC
Helping those in need. Now is the time to APPLY for Christmas assistance through the Salvation Army. Details…
Forsyth, Yadkin, Davie and Stokes counties: Starts TODAY thru Oct 15
Randolph County (including Asheboro): Now through October 14
Wilkes County: Through October 31
Burlington: October 24-29 Details on the NEWS blog…
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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