Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Lots of sunshine…High 88
BTW: First Day of Autumn is next Thursday, September 23rd
Breaking News: One of three Americans hikers released from Iran.
After a year in prison, Sarah Shourd was released from prison after a $500,000 bail was submitted to the Iranian judiciary. An Iranian judge decided to release Shourd because of her medical condition.
Out in the Atlantic…Hurricane Igor is still a Category 4 storm with sustained winds of 135mph while 'Julia' has become the fifth hurricane of the season. (weather.com)
Early findings from an autopsy on the infant found abandoned inside a storage bin at the Planned Parenthood building Saturday morning, reveal that the newborn was alive when she was born and did not have any bruising on her body. A cause of death is pending the completion of the autopsy. ***WSPD at 336-773-7700 or Crimestoppers at 336-727-2800.
According to the state’s “Infant Abandonment Act” or “Safe Haven Act”, a parent may voluntarily deliver a child, less than seven days old, in the proper care of an on-duty health care provider. www.ncdnpe.org/faqs/iai.aspx
While traffic fatalities in the state have declined over the past year, deaths involving motorcycles in North Carolina have increased 20%. A loop hole allows drivers of motorcycles, mopeds and scooters can be driven legally on public streets without the driver having to take a road test or even a state-approved motorcycle training course. (Greensboro News/Record)
Officials with Wake Forest University have suspended center Tony Woods indefinitely after being arrested on assault charges last week. www.wxii12.com/sports/24991896/detail.html
President Obama will deliver his second "back-to-school" message to students around the nation today. This year’s speech will encourage students to make the most of their education opportunities. www.cnn.com/2010/POLITICS/09/14/obama.back.to.school/index.html?hpt=T2
Forsyth Technical Community College is turning 50. Forsyth Tech will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration at 2pm TODAY on its main campus on Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem with the dedication of its new Alumni Oval (a gathering place for current students which honors Forsyth Tech Alumni). The celebration is free and open to the public. www.forsythtech.edu/
Interesting facts about Forsyth Tech on the front page of today’s Winston-Salem Journal:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton travels to Egypt and Israel this week for the next round of Mideast peace talks. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100913/D9I6VO580.html
Needed: Store managers, sales associates even cleaning crews.
The new Tanger Outlet shopping center in Burlington will hold a JOB FAIR this Thursday from 11 to 7pm at the Mebane Arts Center. The new 80-store Tanger Outlet shopping center in Burlington is scheduled to open on November 5th. Details and directions: www.tangeroutlet.com/mebane/careers
SPORTS: NFL (Monday Night Football / double header)
Ravens over the Jets…10 - 9
Chief surprise the Chargers…21 - 14
Carolina League Championship (Best of 5 series)
Winston-Salem Dash winning game one of the Carolina League Championship series last night . (4 – 0 over the Potomac Nationals). Game Two: First pitch TONIGHT at 7pm at BB&T Ballpark in Winston-Salem. www.wsdash.com