Anna's News

Friday, August 15, 2014

I-65 AT PEYTONSVILLE ROAD
There's still a huge mess on I-65 in Williamson County, where a tanker truck hit a pillar and exploded.

ROBIN WILLIAMS
There's more news out about Robin Williams... his wife now says he had NOT fallen off the wagon, he was sober, but he was struggling with depression, anxiety... and had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

MICHAEL J. FOX STUNNED BY WILLIAMS' PARKINSON'S DIAGNOSIS
Actor Michael J.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

FUEL SPILL FROM TANKER ACCIDENT CONTAINED
All day, yesterday, there was a horrible smell of fuel, along I-40 in West Nashville... after a driver flipped his tanker truck on its side, and the vehicle dumped thousands of gallons of fuel into a storm sewer and Richland Creek. Metro Water Services says the fuel spill is contained and the fuel did not get into our water supply.

UT RESEARCHERS CREATE MOLECULT 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...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

ROBIN WILLIAMS DEATH FINDINGS, AND HIS VISIT TO NASHVILLE
Preliminary findings are out about Robin Williams' death.. the coroner says he died from "asphyxia due to hanging."
A lot of local people are remembering Robin's recent visit to Nashville.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

ROBIN WILLIAMS BEING REMEMBERED
It feels like we've lost a friend. Fans around the world are reacting to the news that Robin Williams has passed away. Lots of us are going over, in our minds, or posting online, our favorite Robin williams roles. Even sadder and more difficult is the fact that Williams' death was apparently a suicide.

Monday, August, 11, 2014

SUPERMOON STILL VISIBLE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNINGS
For the next couple of mornings, if you're up early, you can still see the supermoon. It officially hit full over the weekend, with the moon and the earth close together, making the moon look huge!

CLINT AND CJ: #BRINGINGHOMEISABELLA UPDATE ON FB
We have an update from China, as our co-host Clint Redwine and his wife, author CJ Redwine, pick up their second daughter, Isabella! The latest: Clint posted, "We have Isabella!  Sorry it's been a while since I updated.

Friday, August 8, 2014

PRESIDENT HAS AUTHORIZED TARGETED AIRSTRIKES IN IRAQ
The President has authorized targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and facilities in the country. He also ordered humanitarian airdrops to help the thousands of Iraqis stranded on top of a mountain, who fled from a surge of violence.

MORE CHARGES POSSIBLE IN CRASH THAT KILLED DOCTOR
More charges could be filed against the man accused of causing the crash that killed Hermitage doctor, Eric Raefsky.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

DR. RAEFSKY KILLED IN CAR CRASH, 20-YEAR-OLD CHARGED WITH FAILING TO YIELD
A LOT of people are hurting this morning over the death of oncologist Eric Raefsky of Hermitage. Dr. Raefsky helped thousands of local people through cancer. Some, including one of my friends, he helped survive cancer several times. He became like family. Police say Dr. Raefsky was killed by a young man who was impaired by drugs and alcohol.

Wednesday, August 7, 2014

METRO SCHOOLS START TODAY, KIDS NEED IMMUNIZATION RECORDS! 
After all the trouble you went to to buy school supplies, get the kids up and get them ready for school, make sure they're not going to be sent back HOME. Make sure they have the immunizations they need, and the immunization CERTIFICATE when they walk through that school door, or they'll be sent hom. Joe Bass with Metro Schools says every year about HALF the kids who are supposed to have the records, don't.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

AIR QUALITY ALERT
There's an Orange Level Air Quality Alert today, which means today's Ozone Levels are expected to be unhealthy for the young, people over 60, and people with breathing issues or who will be outside working or exercising, which makes you breathe in more dirty air.

Monday, August 4, 2014

AROUND THE COUNTRY
Around the country this weekend: in Southern California, there are thousands of people stranded in their homes, in the mountains east of Los Angeles, after huge thunderstorms set of flash floods and mudslides... one man was killed when his car was swept off the road into a creek.

And in Toledo, Ohio, people are under a ban on using city tap water... because it has a toxin in it, caused by algae bloom. And water supplies are being checked in several other cities which rely on the same water sources.

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