Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Winter Weather Advisory through 10am for several Triad counties because of the threat of ‘Black Ice’.  Use caution walking and driving this morning.
Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Freezing drizzle before 10am. Cloudy and breezy…High 48

Now you can enjoy an even BIGGER cup of brew at Starbucks.  Starbucks is introducing their new ‘Trenta’ size cup, which is just shy of a QUART, in several states including North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The new ‘Trenta’ (means 30 in Italian) is 7 ounces larger than the Venti and is expected to cost 50 cents more. Trinta will hit the the rest of the country by early May.

Watch your temper, it cost you an apartment? A man who lost his home after being injured in a fight has won an apartment building in a lawsuit against the man who injured him in an argument. The News & Record of Greensboro reported that 56-year-old Charles McKinnon, a painter and draftsman, plans to sell the apartment building he received in a lawsuit to pay his medical bills and his attorney. http://www.wxii12.com/news/26515635/detail.html

Celebrate LIFE: January 16 – 23, 2011 is ‘Sanctity of Human Life’ week. For a list of Pregnancy Care Centers in your area: http://www.wbfj.fm/event4.html

Free Brandon Heath downloads …Today Only. To celebrate the release of Brandon Heath's new CD "Leaving Eden" you are invited to download 2 of Brandon Heath's biggest hits (“Give Me Your Eyes” and “Your Love”) FREE! Get your two free downloads here: http://brandonheathhits.com/

If you missed last night’s LIVE webcast with Dr Ski (SKEE) Chilton (our special guest on the morning show each Monday morning) and Lysa Terkerst ( president of Proverbs 31 Ministries ) you can watch the repeat webcast several times today…online at www.madetocrave.org.
(You can watch the repeat webcast again today at noon, 3pm, 8pm and 10pm.)
Week Two Topic: “Fiber, fish and eating healthy on a shoe string budget”
This 6 week webcast focuses on Lysa’s new book, “Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire with God, Not Food”

Blood donations at the local Red Cross are way down due the latest winter weather delays.
To schedule an appointment or locate a Red Cross Blood Drive in your area:
www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood Northwest NC Chapter site: www.nwnc-redcross.org/

Book your cabin on the Music Boat 2011… NOW. Special pre-sale is going on through January 24th. For details call: 1-800-889-5265

SPORTS: Temper ‘down under’ for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart. Stewart got into some trouble while racing in Australia after a fight with a track owner. The altercation ended with Stewart getting a black eye. He was questioned by police but was not arrested.

New additions: Ricky Proehl (played for Wake Forest and Carolina Panthers stand out) heads the latest class of Sports figures elected into the NC Sports Hall of Fame -class of 2011. also included in the Class of 2011: Dale Jarrett (NASCAR driver and broadcaster) and the late Gene Overby. A banquet is scheduled for May 12 in Raleigh.

ACC Basketball (TONIGHT): Carolina hosting Clemson (8pm)