Cooler temps for the first week of Spring…Five ACC teams advance to the Sweet 16…Starbucks stops controversial words on cups…New Christian film lands in Top 10 (Monday News)

WBFJ News: Monday, March 23, 2015

Today is National ‘Chip and Dip’ Day…
Tostitos is giving away one FREE dip to anyone named Chip.
If your name is Chip, visit
and submit a picture proving your name is “Chip”…
then receive a coupon for a FREE Tostitos dip!

The new Christian themed film “Do You Believe?” landing in the Top 10 (number 6) at the Box Office after its first weekend. #1 “Insurgent” the 2nd in the Divergent series
#2 The new live action “Cinderella”
Going to the movies this week? Check out ‘Plugged in’ from Focus on the
Family for the latest movie and media reviews.

A growing number of churches are using ‘background checks’ as a way to better protect those involved in their ministry.
Since 2008, approximately 7,700 churches and religious organizations have conducted more than 142,000 background checks using Of those checks, almost half (47 percent) contained some type of criminal offense…
**More than 1-in-5 background checks (processed by LifeWay’s program) reveals a serious offense.

The handwriting is off the latte cup at Starbucks?
Baristas at Starbucks have been ordered to stop writing ‘Race Together’ on their coffee cups, after just one week. Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says the cups were always “just the catalyst” for a broader conversation and the company will still hold forum discussions. The .controversial cup comment has been criticized as opportunistic and inappropriate.

Men’s NC-AA Tournament: So, how are your BRACKETS?
**5 ACC teams have advanced to the Sweet 16 including Duke, Carolina and NC State – together in the Sweet 16 – for the first time in 10 years…

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