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Monday, July 22, 2013

SIX FLAGS INVESTIGATING ITSELF AFTER ROLLER COASTER DEATH ON FRIDAY
The investigation continues today at Six Flags Over Texas, to see what caused a woman to fall off a roller coaster ride on Friday. Witnesses claim she was speaking up about the bar restraint not being completely engaged before the ride started. The Texas Giant is a 14-story high rollercoaster. 

Friday, July 19, 2013

HEATWAVE ENDS WITH STORMS
The heatwave that's kept much of the U.S. sweaty and sticky, will end with some stormy weather.  Rain is in the forecast for the Upper Midwest and the Northeast and cool things down a little.... although probably not till tomorrow for most areas.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

EMMY NOMINATIONS INCLUDE ONLINE SERIES
'House of Cards' makes Emmy history; 'American Horror Story' leads with 17 noms
Netflix's "House of Cards" made Emmy history Thursday with a top drama series nomination, the first time that television's leading awards have recognized a program delivered online as equal in quality to the best that TV has to offer.   The nomination, one of nine nods earned by the political thriller, is a marker in the unfolding revolution in how we get and watch video entertainment.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

MONTEITH DIED FROM OVERDOSE                                                                             &nb

Monday, July 15, 2013

ZIMMERMAN DEFENCE WAS HARD TO TOPPLE
George Zimmerman is now free after being acquitted Saturday in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin.  Thousands of people have been demonstrating in cities across the U.S. after the jury returned its not-guilty verdict. The whole episode may not be over yet, though, Zimmerman could still face a civil lawsuit from Martin's family. 

Friday, July 19, 2013

ZIMMERMAN JURY GETS CASE
Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial are being told "don't connect the dots."  In his closing argument, defense attorney Mark O'Mara told the jury of six women to base their verdict only on the evidence that's been presented to them over the past three weeks.  Prosecutors started their opening statements yesterday by pointing out inconsistencies in Zimmerman's story about the night he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. 

Thursday, July 11, 2013

STORM DAMAGE IN FRANKLIN
There may be debris in the road on your ride in this morning. That storm system that rolled through yesterday brought high winds and lots of damage to some areas. There's significant damage in the Franklin area, trees blown down, part of a roof blown off a liquor store,  and snapped at least one power line on Murfreesboro Road.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

MEXICO OVERTAKES U.S. AS MOST OVERWEIGHT & OBESE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD
Mexico has overtaken the United States as the most obese country in the world. About 70 percent of Mexican adults are now overweight. Only about 40% of Americans are. (Heart and related ailments round out the list of the country's top killers.)

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