Thursday, October 14, 2010

Today: Cloudy with showers this morning, then becoming partly sunny. Breezy…High 70

Our broadcast today is dedicated to our good friend and Morning Show Host Darren Stevens. Darren passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning.
Please remember his wife Jennifer and their three children Hannah, Samuel and Grace in your prayers…
You can leave a condolence at our website www.wbfj.fm

Election Day 2010 is Tuesday, November 2nd. Early voting starts today and continues through October 30. FYI: Back in 2008, 60% of votes in our state were cast before Election Day.

The 2010 NC State Fair begins today in Raleigh and runs through October 24. www.ncstatefair.org

High Point is preparing for the Fall Home Furnishings Market. The Market starts this Saturday and runs thru next Thursday (Oct. 21).

Construction is seven years away, but the Department of Transportation wants your input on what Business 40 through downtown Winston-Salem should look like when it’s finished. There is one more meeting: Today from 11am-2pm at the Millennium Center Ballroom
on 5th Street in downtown Winston-Salem.

With all 33 miners are finally above ground, more questions will need to be answered about the San Jose mine disaster in Chile. The families of 27 of the 33 rescued miners are suing the mine’s owners for negligence and compensatory damages. The amazing rescue happened in record time…just under 23 hours…and two months ahead of schedule. Wednesday ended the longest underground entrapment in history. http://www.wxii12.com/nationalnews/25382622/detail.html

The ACLU it's fighting for privacy and free speech rights in a lawsuit pitting North Carolina tax collectors against Amazon.com. The lawsuit was filed by Amazon to stop the tax agency from collecting information about buyers.