Thurs. Apr 5
First Lady Michelle Obama will visit Nashville this month to raise money for her husband’s re-election campaign. The First Lady will attend a fund-raising luncheon at 11 a.m. on April 17 at The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, with tickets starting at $500.
A new report from the TBI shows that after years of steady declines overall crime numbers on Tennessee's college campuses are going up again. Sex offenses, assaults and drug violations are up while D-U-I's and car thefts are down.
If you’re calling in sick for work, you might have to think about more than what the boss thinks about it. Now there’s a new study that says INTELLIGENT people take LESS sick leave, AND according to study there is a "clear" link between low intellectual ability and long-term work absence.
A new drug that could fill a major void in the sleep-aid market goes on sale at pharmacies tomorrow. The drug is called Intermezzo. Its maker claims it can help you if you tend to wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep...you also can take it as little as four hours before you have to wake up...
The remaining members of the Jackson 5 are returning to the stage this summer. Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito announced a string of U.S. dates yesterday that they’re calling the Unity Tour 2012. One of those stops will be here in Nashville, at the RYMAN in JULY
The Nashville Zoo is preparing to host family movie nights later this month. Beginning April 20, the zoo will kick off "Zoovies," -- During the event, guests can take a ride on the Wild Animal Carousel, enjoy inflatables and games, bounce around the Jungle Gym and explore the DinoTrek exhibit. Admission to Zoovies will be $5 or free with a zoo ticket or membership.
A measure to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee has likely gone up in smoke in the state Senate. A committee voted 5-4 to send the proposal to another committee but THAT committee is closed for the year, and not likely to reopen. Medical marijuana IS legal in 16 other states...
The mayors of Arlington and Lancaster, Texas are declaring states of disaster in their towns due to Tuesday’s tornado outbreak. The Weather Service says just over a dozen twisters touched down in the Dallas area yet miracuously, mostly minor injuries and NO deaths occurred
Contrary to earlier reports there WERE drugs found in the Beverly Hills hotel room where Whitney Houston died. The full autopsy report released yesterday says a "spoon with a white crystal-like substance on it" and a "white powdery substance" later determined to be cocaine were found in the room.
Many, many women in America think Ryan Gosling can’t possibly get any dreamier than he already is. But now, maybe he has. Ryan Gosling saved a woman’s life yesterday. It really happened. It was in New York when a British woman named Laurie Penny was about to walk in front of a taxi. Ryan just happened to be there, grabbed the woman, and pulled her away...
The Tennessee Titans have announced their PRE season schedule. They’ll play their first two preseason games on the road against Seattle and Tampa Bay before closing with games at LP Field against the Cardinals and Saints. Tickets will go on sale this summer for the August games..
The beef product dubbed “pink slime,” is soon going to be LISTED on LABELS of beef if its contained in it. The government has agreed to allow this so you soon could know whether the ground beef you buy has the the ammonia-treated product that has shuttered plants, ended jobs and sparked uproar over the contents of the nation’s hamburgers. On the label, if its listed, it will be called lean finely textured beef, or LFTB.... http://vitals.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/04/04/11006836-pink-slime-in-your-meat-labels-to-tell-you-usda-says
A new "Finding Your Roots" episode unveils a surprising tie between longtime Hollywood couple Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick. This Sunday's edition of the PBS series on genealogy reveals that the couple, who have been married for 23 years, are actually distant cousins.
You hear a lot of how PIT BULLS attack innocent people, but in New York, one Pit Bull saved his owners life from a ROBBER. A man posing as a delivery guy pulled a gun on a couple in their apartment, when KILO the Pit Bull ATTACKED. Kilo took a bullet, but survived and fended off the attacker. The vets who operated on him are calling him a hero dog... http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2012/04/04/pit-bull-shot-in-the-head-trying-to-protect-owner-but-miraculously-survives/