Monday, November 22, 2010

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Mostly sunny…High 68

National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child wraps up today. Your shoeboxes are due today! WBFJ will be broadcasting LIVE all day today at Pinedale Christian Church on Peters Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem. Details about Operation Christmas Child at our website http://www.wbfj.fm/.

It will cost you a little more to travel to ‘grandmother’s house’ for Thanksgiving. Nationwide, gas prices are up around a nickel…the highest price for gas since early May. RnR

A kindler, gentler TSA? The head of the TSA, John Pistole, stated yesterday that he was sensitive to public concern over the more aggressive screening at US airports. At least one grass roots organization is calling for a National ‘Opt-Out’ Day on Wednesday…the busiest travel day of the year. Learn more at http://www.wewontfly.com/
Pat-down backlash grows during holiday travel rush

The European Union is ready to help the nation of Ireland, which is on the verge of financial collapse. The EU bailed out Greece with some $150 billion dollars just six months ago. http://www.npr.com/

The King City Council will give more details later this evening about flying the Christian flag at a Veteran’s Memorial. The King City Council meeting is set for 6pm tonight at King Elementary school.  (Fox 8)

The latest Harry Potter movie “Harry Potter and the Deadly Hallows / Part One’ souring to number one during its opening weekend…raking in over $125 million dollars domestically. World wide, the film will likely bring in over $330 million dollars.

16 year old Pop music sensation Justin Bieber dominating the American Music Awards last night winning 4 awards including “Artist of the Year”.   Fans voted for Mercy Me as their favorite “Contemporary / Inspirational artist” http://www.ama.com/

NASCAR: Carl Edwards winning the final Sprint Cup race of the season at Homestead, Florida on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson capturing his 5th consecutive Sprint Cup Championship.

NFL: The Carolina Panthers and QB Brian St. Pierre fall to the Baltimore Ravens…37 - 13.

College Hoops: The Tarheels losing their second game in a row.  Vanderbilt over UNC…72 - 65 at the Puerto Rico Tip off classic.

Watch your speed! “Operation Slow Down” is underway by law enforcement through next Monday.

High Point: A ribbon cutting ceremony is set for 11am this morning to officially ‘open’ the newest section of the 311-Bypass…6 months ahead of schedule.