Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Triad under a Code Orange Air Quality Alert
for extreme ground level ozone
Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Mostly sunny. Hot…High 95

A candle light vigil to remember Shelby Chisom will be held tonight at North Davidson High School (in front of the new gym). Shelby, a rising senior at North Davidson, died early Saturday morning. The event to remember Shelby will begin around 8:30pm. http://myndsports.com/?p=14882

RECALL: Honda Motor Company is recalling the popular Accord and Civic passenger cars to address problems with an ignition switch problem. The recent recall includes the Honda Accord, Civic and Element vehicles made between 2003 and 2004. Recall details on the News Blog:

Computer security breaches at two UNC-G clinics have allowed unauthorized access to information about more than 2,500 individuals. Officials said a malware program allowed computer data to be accessed, but it isn’t known if any information was actually taken. The computers were used by the university's speech and hearing center and psychology clinic.
Letters have been mailed to those who may have been affected.

DEFENSE SECRETARY ROBERT GATES SAYS HE IS CUTTING POSITIONS TO SAVE MONEY AT THE PENTAGON. Thousands of jobs will be eliminated to help trim the $100 billion dollar budget. RnR

South Korean police raided the offices of Google Korea earlier today as part of an investigation into whether the company illegally collected and stored personal wireless data. The Cyber Terror Response Center of the Korean National Police Agency said in a statement that they suspect those cars may have illegally captured and stored personal data from wireless networks while they were mapping streets. (CNN)

A customer at a North Carolina Krispy Kreme restaurant got something even sweeter than a dozen hot glazed: $5,000 in cash. Multiple media outlets report that a clerk at a Krispy Kreme in Fayetteville accidentally handed over a box of doughnuts that also contained the store's cash receipts on Friday. Police said before taking the money to be deposited, a manager put the cash in a doughnut box as a safeguard against theft. Fayetteville Police Sgt. Dan Grubb says the clerk didn't know about the routine, and accidentally handed the wrong box to a customer at the drive-thru window. Grubb says that as of Monday, no one has come forward to return the money. www.myfox8.com/news/wghp-story-kk-customer-100809,0,3657319.story

NASCAR: Newest edition to the Jeff Gordon family…a boy. ‘Leo Benjamin Gordon’ was born yesterday at 8:53 a.m. Weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 inches long."
Gordon and wife Ingrid also have a 3-year-old daughter. So far this year, Elliott Sadler, Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson have became first-time fathers. Juan Pablo Montoya and his wife had their third child last month. www.nascar.com

Denver Broncos’ quarterback and former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow may be the toast of Denver, but he's just another rookie to his teammates — a rookie with a really bad "Friar Tuck" haircut. Teammate LenDale White posted a photo of Tebow on his Twitter account showing the with a hair do. Rookies are often subjected to hazing rituals in NFL training camps.