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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.)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

POISONED GREENBRIER CHILD IMPROVING
The two-year-old Greenbrier boy who drank liquid stain remover is improving, and could go home as early as today. That's a wonderful difference from when he was taken to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in critical condition on Saturday.  

Friday, July 5, 2013

CLARKSVILLE PASTOR GOES UNDERCOVER AS HOMELESS MAN FOR A WEEK
We all SAY looks don't matter. It's what's INSIDE a person that counts. That's how we want people to treat us. But the new pastor at a Clarksville Church found out that's not how most of us act.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

WHERE ARE THE FIREWORKS THIS WEEKEND?
Where are the fireworks in your neighborhood? You can find out where to watch the professionals at the link above.

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

FEWER TRAVELING THIS HOLIDAY WEEKEND
What are you doing this weekend? AAA Travel reports fewer of us are traveling this weekend, but it seems to be because the fourth falls on a Thursday, and many of us have to get back to work on Friday.
You know what that means, right? Nobody's going to get anything done on Friday except talk about the fireworks, and how tired they are. 

Monday, July 1, 2013

NEW LAWS TAKE EFFECT TODAY
There are a lot of new laws going into effect today. One I think you'll like is that the sales tax on food in Tennessee will drop today from 5.25 percent to 5 percent. Other new state laws include making incoming college students prove they've had their meningitis shots, and one that lets home-schooled students participate in public school athletic programs. 

Friday, June 28, 2013

WEEKEND TRAFFIC ADVISORY: SECTION OF I-440 TO CLOSE FOR 10 WEEKENDS
Don't forget this story! If you do, you may be in for a hassle instead of a smooth trip this weekend. TDOT is closing down a one-mile stretch of I-440 EAST, between I-24 and I-65, to do repair work on the road. It'll be closed Friday night to Monday morning for the next TEN weeks! That means you'll need to find a different route, starting tonight at 9, till Monday morning.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

SUPREME COURT RULING
Hopefully you've heard by now, the Supreme Court has ruled that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples,  including tax, health and retirement benefits. (Same-sex marriage has been adopted by 12 states and the District of Columbia.)

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

GOODWILL RESPONDS TO 'LESS THAN MINIMUM WAGE' STORY
Before you stop giving to Goodwill over that NBC Story that's being repeated, let's see what's going on here in Tennessee.

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