Headlines Tuesday, NOV 29, 2016

Today is ‘Giving Tuesday’- a day to celebrate generosity and giving back.

 

RECALL: Three children’s homeopathic products have been recalled. The products contain belladonna, an ingredient that can be potentially harmful at large doses.   https://goo.gl/Ml0HfR

*CVS Homeopathic Infants’ Teething Tablet 135 tablets

*Kids Relief Homeopathic Ear Relief Oral Liquid 0.85 fl. oz.

Questions? Call 1-866-467-2748 (Monday-Friday from 8am to 5:30pm EST)

 

In Tennessee, multiple wildfires forced evacuations in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge overnight. One wildfire was burning at the edge of Dollywood.

“We urge (everyone) to pray…”  Gatlinburg Fire Chief Greg Miller

Update Tuesday morning…

Several resorts have been destroyed by wildfires including-

-the Ober Gatlinburg amusement park and ski area,

-the Black Bear Falls log-cabin rental resort,

-the Westgate Mountain Resort & Spa.  Source: Sevier County emergency management

 

1 in 4 shoppers will get hacked this holiday season.

Reason: Many of us fail to protect our personal information.

-Experts say cyber-crime ‘victims’ will likely become victims AGAIN.

-Millennials remain the most common victims. https://goo.gl/XUZUHw

 

Yesterday’s attack at Ohio State University is being called a ‘terrorist attack’ by some.  11 people were injured. The suspect – fatally wounded by police – was born in Somalia, but was a legal permanent resident of the US.

The motive for the attack is still not known. https://goo.gl/Xg0CPW

 

Democrat challenger Roy Cooper is moving closer to the magic number of 10,000 votes. The latest count on the State Board of Elections website has Cooper with a 9,716-vote lead over Governor Pat McCrory, out of more than 4.7 million votes cast. https://goo.gl/oEUN1b
President – elect Donald Trump has been certified as the winner in Michigan’s presidential election. The result pushes Donald Trump’s total to 306 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 232 electoral votes.*Green Party candidate Jill Stein has filed for a recount in Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. Fox News

 

Annual Moravian Star lighting ceremony at Wake Forest Baptist Medical.

The FREE event will take place this Thursday (Dec 01) from 5:45 to 6:15pm

Location: Top level of Wake Forest Baptist’s Eden Terrace parking deck off Hawthorne Road in Winston-Salem. https://goo.gl/vWlz4c

BTW: The one-of-a-kind 31-foot Moravian star has 27 points, ranging in length from 7 to 11 feet and weighing from 30 to 65 pounds each.

Each of the points is illuminated by a 100-watt bulb.

Must See: Time Lapse video of the Mega – Moravian Star being assembled 

Download a time-lapse video of the nearly eight hour process to put together the 3,400 pound starhttps://goo.gl/DucBn8

 

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