Anna's News

Friday, April 25, 2014

INCREASED SECURITY FOR TOMORROW'S MARATHON
Security is tight for the Marathon and Half Marathons tomorrow in downtown Nashville. There'll be extra law enforcement officers on duty, and a no bag zone at the start and finish lines, on lower Broadway and at LP Field.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

2 METRO ANIMAL CONTROL OFFERS PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER RAID
Two Metro Animal Care and Control officers have been placed on leave in connection with the dog fighting operation discovered earlier this week in north Nashville. Apparently they didn't properly document previous reports of neglect and dogfighting at the location where the 38 dogs were found, so now there's an investigation underway.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

KOREAN FERRY DEATH TOLL
Divers are now going through the sunken ferry off the coast of South Korea, bringing up bodies. The official death toll is up to 146, and more than 150 still missing. The ferry sank last week with 476 people on board, many high school students and teachers on a school outing. 

38 DOGS RESCUED FROM DOG FIGHTING OPERATION
38 dogs have been rescued from an apparent dog fighting operation... in two homes in north Nashville.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

 

OBAMA VISITS MUDSLIDE SITE
President Obama visits the state of Washington today, to see the site of the mudslide that killed more than 40 people, and to meet with victims' families. The slide a month ago, buried about three dozen homes near the tiny town of Oso [[ OH-so ]], northeast of Seattle.  

BOSTON MARATHON
More than 36 thousand people took part in Monday's running of the Boston Marathon.

Monday, April 21, 2014

OSCAR MAYER RECALL
There's a food recall you need to know about: Kraft is recalling 96-thousand pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners. Seems some regular hot dog packages may have the hot dogs in them that contain cheese, which could make kids who are allergic to milk, ill. You can see exactly which hot dogs are affected by the recall, at the link, above.

Friday, April 18, 2014

FERRY LATEST
Authorities are getting an arrest warrant for the captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea. They're also getting warrants for two crew members.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

PASSENGER FERRY LATEST
Unless the passengers are found soon from that ferry that sank off South Korea's coast yesterday, rescuers say the operation will have to go from rescue, to just recovering bodies.  At last count, 179 were rescued, nine were confirmed dead, 287 still missing. Most of them were high school students on what was supposed to be fun trip to a tourist island. 
 As it sank, one of the kids sent a heartbreaking text that read, 'Mom...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

RESCUE TEAMS SEARCHING FOR MISSING FERRY PASSENGERS, MAINLY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Rescue teams are still searching this morning for more than 300 people missing from a passenger ferry that sank off South Korea.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

BLOOD MOON
Did you see the blood moon? The lunar eclipse that made it look like the moon was deep orange to red. Although most of us couldn't see it, here, because of clouds, there are some spectacular photos of it, online.

WEATHER: WHEN IS LAST FROST DATE?
We're about to get through the "Winter that would not die!"
Today's the 15th, and Nashville's last frost is usually no later than April 20th.

Monday, April 14, 2014

BIG WEATHER CHANGES IN NEXT 24 HOURS
Just so you can't say you weren't ready, although we had temperatures in the 70s this weekend, we have a freeze watch and a wind advisory in effect for Middle Tennessee, with overnight lows around 37 tonight and lows at or near freezing tomorrow night. That means early gardeners will be pulling the sheets off the bed and throwing them on the azaleas. Today, rain, wind and thunderstorms, maybe some flooding.

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