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Monday, November 18, 2013

STORMS, TORNADOES, DEATHS
We had sunshine today that was so bright some people were having a hard time seeing, as they drove in. But in the midwest, some are waking up to find entire city blocks gone. Homes destroyed or damaged, no electricity to start the cleanup or even have a warm breakfast. At least 80 tornadoes hit across the midwest, at least six people are dead, dozens more are injured.

Friday, November 15, 2013

OBAMA PROPOSES A FIX FOR LOST INSURANCE PLANS
President Obama says he wants to let people with canceled health insurance policies keep those policies for another year.... even if the plans don't meet the minimum standards under the new healthcare reform. He's proposing that insurers be allowed to extend plans.
 
U.S. KEEPING PLEDGE TO HELP WIPE OUT ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE
The U.S.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

TRAFFIC DOWNTOWN EXTRA HEAVY TODAY FOR THURS TITAN'S GAME
it'll be slow going in downtown Nashville later today as football fans head to LP Field for the Titans-Colts game, at exactly the same time that commuters try to leave the area to go home. Woodland Street Bridge closes to regular traffic at 4:30, and fans who normally park in state employee lots won't be able to until after 5. Kickoff at 7:30.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

TRACKING DEVICE FOUND ON CAR LINKED TO WYNONNA AND ASHLEY JUDD
An investigation is underway in Franklin after a GPS tracking device discovered on a car was linked to superstar sisters Wynonna and Ashley Judd.
A teenager reportedly brought the car in and asked mechanics to check it for tracking devices, and one was found on the car's undercarriage.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

TEMPERATURES DROPPING AS ARCTIC AIR HITS
Dress warmly as you leave the house today The temperatures are dropping, as that arctic cold front hits Middle Tennessee. We started out in the 50s around midnight and we're in the 30s now.

Monday, November 11, 2013

WORLD: TYPHOON IN PHILLIPINES
Rescuers and aid organizations are struggling to get desperately needed help to parts of the Philippines hit by a monster typhoon. As many as ten thousand people may have been killed, but it's hard to get a clear picture, since communications are down. Hundreds of thousands of people are homeless, roaming the streets, looking for food and water. The U.S.

Friday, November 8, 2013

FROSTY MORNING, POSSIBLE FLURRIES IN THE FORECAST
We woke up to FREEZING temperatures this morning , so some people had some surprise windshield defrosting or scraping to do before they could see to drive.  AND, you may want to spend this weekend making sure your car is winter-ready, there's the chance of snow flurries in Nashville, and temperatures down into the twenties overnight by next week.

OBAMA APOLOGIZES
President Obama is apologizing to Americans who lost their current health

Thursday, November 7, 2013

HEALTHCARE STUFF
Maybe we're making some progress on implementing the Health Care Reform plan in our lives. www.Healthcare.gov seems to be up and running, more people are getting through, though they're still working on it each night, overnight.
The House will vote next week on a bill to allow consumers to keep their health insurance plans.
The nation's first health insurance exchange enrollment center opens today in Connecticut.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

CMA AWARDS TONIGHT, ONLINE STREAMING SPECIALS
You can watch the CMA Awards on TV, and you can see live streaming video from the red carpet and backstage at cmaworld.com

NOMINEE LIST AND PREDICTIONS
If you're headed downtown or working downtown today, don't be in a hurry to get anywhere. There'll be street closings, detours, all kinds of big trucks and equipment and thousands of fans...

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

MALL SHOOTER DEAD
The 20-year-old man police believe opened fire last night inside of one of the biggest shopping centers in New Jersey has been found dead. He shot at least six rounds from a rifle, seemingly at random, causing a mall lockdown, with thousands of people, terrified, running from the gunfire. Fortunately, no one was hit. More than 100 shoppers were still hiding inside stores early Tuesday morning, unsure of whether they could safely come out. Officers worked to evacuate each store.

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