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Friday, July 11, 2014

GOVERNORS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY MEET IN NASHVILLE THIS WEEKEND
Before you head into downtown Nashville and wonder, "What in the world is going on?" Here's what's happening. There's a lot of extra security around, and a lot of out of state visitors, as Governors from all across the country, as well as Vice President Joe Biden, are here in Nashville for the National Governors Association summer meeting. It's a four-day event where the state leaders share ideas and best practices about issues from Medicaid to Homeland Security. Biden speaks to the group today.

Thursday, July10.2014

OBAMA SAYS MOST REFUGEE/IMMIGRANT CHILDREN WON'T GET TO STAY
President Obama says most of the unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southwest border will not be able to stay in the U.S. Obama made the comments after talking with the Texas Governor and other local leaders there about the surge of unaccompanied minors across the border.

MAN ADMITS TO STEALING MEAT FROM WALMART
How bad do you have to be to get banned from Walmart...  worldwide!? You gotta be this guy.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

JOB FAIR TODAY IN MBORO
There's a job fair today in the 'Boro to help fill more than 500 general warehouse positions. It's 9 to noon, at the Goodwill Career center on Memorial Boulevard.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

STRONG STORMS, DAMAGING WIND POSSIBLE
Some people can feel it when the weather changes, with aches and pains, with headaches, sinus pressure, and I'll bet today is a doozy for them. We have the chance for strong storms this afternoon and tonight, with potentially damaging winds and maybe some flooding from the heavy rainfall. Just be ready.

SLEEP DEPRIVATION CAN LEAD TO SCHIZOPHRENIA SYMPTOMS 
Lack of sleep can lead to symptoms similar to schizophrenia, complete with auditory and visual hallucinations.

Monday, July 7, 2014

POSSIBLY DAMAGING STORMS HIT TUESDAY
Mainly dry today. Storms become widespread late Tuesday. Damaging winds and heavy rain are the main threats.

JET SKI ACCIDENT KILLS NASHVILLE MAN
The July Fourth weekend had some mishaps. A man drowned on Old Hickory Lake on Friday, after falling off a jet ski.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

FOURTH OF JULY TRAFFIC BUSIER THAN EVER
AAA predicts the upcoming Fourth of July weekend will be busier than normal on the roadways. The agency's forecast calls for the highest number of cars on the road since 2007. AAA estimates more than 34-million people will drive at least 50 miles or more next weekend.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

HOLLY BOBO SUSPECT ALLOWED TO REMOVE ANKLE MONITOR 
One of the men charged in the Holly Bobo case will get to take off his GPS ankle bracelet. The judge says Jeff Pearcy hasn't been convicted of anything, so they can't just keep the monitors on him. Pearcy is accused of tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact.

ANTIHISTAMINES MAY HELP FIGHT CANCER
You know what the latest thing is that may fight cancer? Antihistamines! Researchers say antihistamines work on tumor growth and slow the cells that keep the body from fighting cancer.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

GOOD SAMARITAN LAW INTO EFFECT TODAY
Tennessee is in the top five states in the NATION for child deaths in hot cars... but NOW you can at least LEGALLY do something about it. A new law lets you call 9-1-1, then LEGALLY break out the car window if you see a child in a locked car, unattended, and in trouble. It's called the Good Samaritan Law.

73-YEAR-OLD VIETNAM VET FIRED FOR GIVING AWAY FOOD, COFFEE 
And this good Samaritan got into trouble for this efforts.

Monday, June 30, 2014

SAVE MUSIC ROW RALLY THIS MORNING
A Brentwood developer says he will not tear down Nashville's RCA Studio A, and will either try to incorporate it into his development plans, or will pass on the deal and let someone else buy it. That means the building has been saved for now. There's still a rally set for this morning at 9 in front of the building, led by musician Ben Folds, to get people on board with saving the rest of the historic Music Row area.

Friday, June 27, 2014

ANTIOCH WOMAN INJURED TRYING TO STOP PURSE SNATCHER
When you roll down the windows, don't let down your guard, as well.

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