WBFJ News Tuesday, SEPT 20, 2016

*FALL officially begins this Thursday morning (Sept 22) at 10:21am…

 

How much is TOO much to pay for a gallon of gas right now?

The NC Department of Justice has issued subpoenas to one gas station and a gas wholesaler in Guilford County over alleged price gouged consumers.

-The gas station allegedly charged consumers as much as $4.50 a gallon for gas over the weekend.

-The state attorney general’s office has received around 600 reports of possible price gouging from consumers across the state since Friday.

If you spot unusually high gas prices or price gouging…

report to the NCDOJ.gov website or call 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.

https://goo.gl/0u2IkI

 

“Pre-market approval”   The White House suggesting that Federal Transportation officials –  rather than states –  should be in charge of regulating self-driving cars. This allows the federal government the right to inspect and approve any new technology.   CNN

 

Next time someone tells you to stop fidgeting, inform them that “it’s good for my health”. A new medical study published in a ‘cardiovascular journal’ revealing that ‘tiny movements force your muscles to contract and let’s blood to continue to flow’, while remaining perfectly still every day for extended periods of time – can lead to serious problems.   HealthDay

 

 

Move Over Law – Reminder.  This law requires that ALL motorists to move over one lane, if possible, or reduce speed for emergency, utility and construction vehicles with flashing lights stopped on the shoulder of the highway.

 

Advance tickets for the Dixie Classic Fair on sale NOW through Sept 29.  TIX: Annex Box Office, select Walmart locations in WS and www.dcfair.com

The 134th Dixie Classic Fair runs Sept 30 – Oct 9 at the WS Fairgrounds.

 

Update: ‘Fault in Our Stars’ real-life couple deals with grief…

As the end approached, Katie Prager spoke to her husband (Dalton) by way of Facetime, unable to be with him.  Dalton Prager, the husband from the real-life “Fault in Our Stars” couple, passed away on Saturday afternoon at a hospital in St. Louis at the age of 25.  Katie is currently in hospice care in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, when her husband passed away. Dalton had been in ICU on a ventilator for about two weeks before he died.

-Dalton was never healthy enough to fly to Kentucky. They were never able to reunite for a final kiss.

-The last time Katie and Dalton saw each other was July 16, their fifth wedding anniversary.

-Dalton was recently hospitalized with pneumonia and a viral infection. Earlier this month doctors told Katie that there was nothing more they could do.

https://goo.gl/977XMa

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

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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.”

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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