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Oct 30, 2014

FINAL DAY FOR EARLY VOTING
Todays the final day to vote early in Davidson county. If you vote today, you can vote at any polling place in the county, for the State and Federal General Election and the Belle Meade, Forest Hills and Goodlettsville Municipal Elections. Or you can wait till election day, Tuesday, November 4th, but you'll have to vote in your specific neighborhood polling place that's listed on your voter registration card.

Oct 29, 2014

HALLOWEEN WEEKEND BRINGS FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON
It's cold today, and it'll be colder this weekend. Down to freezing or NEAR freezing with lots of frost on both Friday (Halloween night) and Saturday night.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS SUNDAY MORNING
This is also the weekend that Daylight Saving Time ends.

Oct 8, 2014

SCHOOL USES PRETTY WOMAN TO TEACH GIRLS HOW NOT TO DRESS
After years of movies and TV that show our daughters that intelligent, beautiful women in movies are not desired until the "Hooker makeover" scene, one school is going a different direction.

Oct 7, 2014

NASHVILLE LIBRARY GOES VIRAL WITH VIDEO: ALL ABOUT THE BOOKS
The Nashville Public Library has put together its own version of Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass." They're calling it "All About the Books" and it's going viral. Here's their note that went up with the Youtube video, "Our Nashville Public Library team celebrates library cards in this adaptation of Meghan Trainor's performance of "All About That Bass," as seen on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Oct 3, 2014

EXPERTS SAY WALKING IS THE SUPERFOOD OF FITNESS
The reason walking is so important, it's like the superfood of fitness. More important than Crossfit, mud runs, Ironman racing ... just WALK.

Oct 2, 2014

PUBLIC INVITED TO WELLNESS SUMMIT THIS WEEKEND AT TSU 
A wellness summit aimed at addressing the health of communities nationwide is coming to Nashville and you're invited to attend. The two-day Community Leaders Institute will take place at Tennessee State University's downtown Avon Williams Campus on October 3rd and 4th.  It's free and open to the public.
WHAT IS THE EVENT?
Community Leaders Institute (CLI): A critical factor in the success of community development is a well-informed community.

Sep 25, 2014

       Lucky Ladd Farms ... south of Nashville....  has a corn maze and pumpkin patch ... and the state's largest petting zoo.. .you can get a discount admission with your kroger card, and you can get all the info at www.mix929.com

         At the Nashville Zoo.... Harvest Days is this weekend (26th through 28th) ...

Sep 23, 2014

#RandomActofKindness

I often think, "If I had a million dollars, I'd give some to..."  sort of thoughts.

Sep 18, 2014

MEDITATION TO SHORTEN MIGRAINES
If you know someone who has migraines, tell them about the new study that says meditation can shorten migraines a LOT.

Sep 16, 2014

FREE DENTAL DAY FRIDAY IN SMYRNA WAS FRIDAY SEPT 12TH. CHECK LINK FOR FUTURE DATES! 

Sep 15, 2014

PREMIERES: BLACKLIST, BIG BANG,GOTHAM
Dancing with the Stars starts tonight. The Mix Morning show and news 2 have each chosen their fantasy dancing draft. We're posting it on the Mix Facebook page, so you can play along.

NEXT Monday, September 22nd, there are premieres of The Voice, Big Bang Theory, The Blacklist and Gotham. All on the 22nd.

Oh, and Gotham star Ben McKenzie has been injured. He hurt his pretty face. Ben stars as a young Commissioner Gordon in the Batman-themed show, and slammed his forehead into a concrete pillar while filming a fight scene.

Sep 9, 2014

REMAINS IDENTIFIED AS THOSE OF HOLLY BOBO 
The skull found in Decatur county near murder suspect Zach Adams' home has been identified. TBI director Mark Guinn made the announcement last night that the remains were those of missing nursing student Holly Bobo.
Bobo was kidnapped three-and-a-half years ago.

Sep 8, 2014
TONIGHT'S HARVEST MOON IS ALSO A SUPER MOON
Get your camera or your phone ready. Tonight, the moon will look especially bright and beautiful. This is not only what's called the Harvest Moon, but it's also another supermoon, where the moon is visible as it's closest in its orbit to the earth. Even better news: best viewing time is supposed to be just after sunset.

CADILLAC DRIVES ITSELF
It looks like this is really going to happen in your lifetime: Cadillac says its 2017 model will be able to drive itself, both on the highway and in stop-and-go traffic.
Sep 5, 2014

WEEKEND EVENTS! 
ON YOUR TV:
      TONIGHT (Fri); the star-studded Stand Up To Cancer event... on almost EVERY channel... plus streaming on youtube and hulu.

Sep 4, 2014

Some of these are fun, some just broke my heart and made me cry. But I'm sharing. Have a great day, my friend.
 

MORE TROUBLE AT WOODLAND HILLS YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Our breakouts at Woodland Hills Youth Development Center are making national news.

Aug 21, 2014

SAVE AN HOUR A DAY?
Want to save as much as an hour a day? Stop checking your e-mail so much. Somebody added up all those little time increments and found, on average, employees check their e-mail 74 times a day.  That's an hour a day, just logging in, checking in, and seeing what's there. Just piddling.

WATCH PRESIDENT GO GRAY IN 42 SECONDS
Have you ever noticed how differently the Presidents look AFTER four years in office? Older, grayer: more lines on their faces.

Aug 20, 2014

NEW WEBSITE TO CHECK VEHICLE RECALLS
www.SaferCar.gov
There's a new website that you may wanna bookmark, and check every so often. It's a site the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -or NHTSA - says you can use to find out whether your car's involved in any recall.

Aug 19, 2014

HEAVY TRAFFIC EXPECTED FOR ONE DIRECTION CONCERT
One Direction invades Nashville tonight and it is expected to be BUSY near LP Field for the concert! More than 50-thousand people are expected at the show.  Parking lots at the football stadium will open at 3 p.m. and once they're full, drivers will be directed downtown to find a place to park.  And, remember, backpacks and large purses are not allowed inside LP Field.

Aug 18, 2014

"NATIONAL ANTHEM GIRL" TO MAKE HISTORY IN NASHVILLE
Have you heard of National Anthem Girl? She's a woman who's on a mission to sing the National Anthem in all 50 states. She'll complete her goal here in Nashville.  Janine Stange will sing the anthem before the Titans' final preseason game on August 28th.

Aug 15, 2014

SOUTH NASHVILLE LITTLE LEAGUE IN WORLD SERIES TONIGHT
The South Nashville Little league is in the Little League World Series, again, and they play today.

Aug 14, 2014

PLEASE, LORD, LET THIS WORK!
UT RESEARCHERS CREATE MOLECULE THAT DESTROYS CANCER CELLS
Researchers at the University of Texas say they've come up with a new molecule that blows up cancer cells. Makes 'em self-destruct. And, the scientists think the drugs also have the potential to help people with cystic fibrosis.

HEART-DISEASE DEATHS LINKED TO SALT
You know what's killing more people, by far, than any war? Salt.

Aug 13, 2014

ROBIN WILLIAMS' VISITS TO NASHVILLE
A lot of local people are remembering Robin Williams' recent visits to Nashville.

Aug 8, 2014

FROM FRIDAY, AUGUST 8TH, 2014

ADMIT YOU'RE HAPPY DAY
Have you ever noticed that there are some people on social media who almost ALWAYS post a complaint, a gripe, an "I'm so sick of this..." line....? Always something negative? Well remind them that today is "Admit You're Happy Day." You're encouraged to think more about what's right in life, and count your blessings, literally. I am thankful for YOU. You are wonderful, and you are appreciated. Thank you.

SUPER MOON
The SUPER MOON is this weekend! Saturday night, Sunday night.

May 12, 2014

http://www.tennsnakes.org/
Tennessee is home to 33 species of snakes, only 4 of which are venomous.  Please take the time to learn more about these interesting and beneficial residents of our state.  CLICK HERE to see a list of snake species native to Tennessee, and to see the few that are venomous.

You've heard it a million times, "The only good snake is a dead snake." It's okay to be ignorant about which snakes are a potential threat, and whi

May 6, 2014

THE BIG PAYBACK RUNS TILL 6AM WEDNESDAY
#thebigpayback
You'll be hearing a lot from local non profits during the next 24 hours. Today is what's being called the Big Payback. It's a day the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee is spearheading to bring attention to the non profits that help us year round, that we may kind of take for granted. You're asked to pick your favorite non profit and suport them, either with a donation or by posting their info on your social networking sites, with the hashtag#thebigpayback..