Flurries? Got Milk ads axed…Taco Bell to open for breakfast…Disney raises single day rates to Magic Kingdom…Samsung unveils new phone (Tue News)

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Partly sunny…High 53.  Flurries tomorrow morning?  First Day of Spring: March 20th

Just a reminder: Thursday is the annual Collegiate Day of Prayer – Uniting campus and community through Jesus Christ. Commit to pray, even adopt a college or University TODAY! Details www.collegiatedayofprayer.org/resources/what-pray

“Got Milk?” – one of the most recognizable ad campaigns of the past 20 years – has been axed by the milk industry. The new ad tagline “Milk Life” features ordinary people and bosts of milk’s protein richness. The first “Got Milk” ad appeared back in 1994 featuring supermodel Naomi Campbell wearing a milk mustache. http://money.cnn.com/2014/02/24/news/companies/got-milk-ad-dropped/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

Taco Bell is rolling its new breakfast menu at the end of March (27).  Waffle Taco for breakfast? That’s scrambled eggs, sausage and a side of syrup…  Yum!!  Breakfast will be served until 11am at Taco Bell. http://nypost.com/2014/02/25/taco-bell-launching-breakfast-menu-on-march-27/

McDonald’s, the nation’s long-time fast-food breakfast leader, is considering extending its breakfast hours?  www.businessinsider.com/mcdonalds-extending-breakfast-hours-2014-2mcd

WOW: Single day admission to Disney’s Magic Kingdom is now $99 for adults and children ages 10 and older. This is the second price hike in 8 months. www.wfmynews2.com/story/news/nation/2014/02/24/disney-world-hikes-admission-prices-to-99-a-day/5797479/

Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member of the famous Von Trapp Family Singers made famous in “The Sound of Music” passed away last week her home in Vermont.  Maria was 99. The family won acclaim throughout Europe for their singing and escaped from Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938.  The von Trapps moved to Vermont in 1942 and still operate a lodge in Stowe, Vermont.  Maria von Trapp was the 2nd-eldest daughter (portrayed as  ‘Louisa’ in “The Sound of Music.”) www.wfmynews2.com/story/entertainment/2014/02/23/maria-von-trapp-the-sound-of-music-trapp-family-singers/5766123/

Actor, writer, director Harold Ramis passed away on Monday.  He was 69.   “Caddyshack.” “Animal House.” “Ghostbusters.” “Groundhog Day.” “Stripes.” – just some of the iconic movies that Harold Ramis either wrote, acted in or directed. www.journalnow.com/news/nation

Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy S5 smartphone. The new smart phone is larger, with an improved camera and a built-in heart-rate sensor (monitor).   The new Galaxy S5 phone will go on sale worldwide April 11th. www.journalnow.com/business/

A deadly motorcycle accident along Highway 52 in Mount Airy claimed the life of a retired Stokes County school teacher on Sunday. Mae Barker was a longtime teacher in Surry County and Stokes County, most recently working as the reading teacher at Lawsonville Elementary.www.journalnow.com

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I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm