Headlines for Monday, DEC 05, 2016

Today is National Blue Jeans Day

 

The top of Grandfather Mountain received an inch of SNOW on Sunday!

 

Breaking News:  Roy Cooper is the state’s 75th governor.

Current Governor, Pat McCrory conceded to Cooper earlier this afternoon – nearly a month after Election Day. At last count, Cooper was up by 10,263 votes.

“During this wonderful season, it’s also time to celebrate our democratic process and respect what I see to be the ultimate outcome of the closet North Carolina governor’s race in modern history…” McCrory during a video message…

 

Fact: We make upwards of 70 conscious decisions every day, 

Columbia University research shows, and most of them are no-brainers.

Snooze or wake up? Get dressed or stay in pajamas? Eat oatmeal or eggs? Read or watch TV?

BUT, when we are ‘depressed’, those cognitive processes can seem overwhelming! Little things we normally don’t think twice about suddenly become weighty decisions… Read more: Surprising Depression Symptoms:  Watch out for these sneaky signs of depression (Prevention Magazine)   https://goo.gl/9w9qeH

 

Fact: Plastic grocery bags should NOT be placed in your roll out recycle bins…

Find out more about ‘Operation Bed Roll’ on the News Blog at wbfj.fm

Transforming thousands of plastic grocery bags into ‘PLARN’ or plastic bag yarn.

Cut, connect and crochet into sleeping mats for the homeless in out area…

A partnership between Greensboro Recycling and local police departments.

GOAL: 200 ‘plarn’ Bed Rolls by January 1st, 2017.   www.greensboro-nc.gov/plarn

 

Holiday shipping dates (to arrive on or before December 25, 2016)

Helpful links to make sure your Christmas packages and cards arrive on time…

 

A six-hour ‘workday’? One multi-year study showing that a shorter work day increases our job productivity  – and is better for our health.

Researchers say it might make sense to limit an employee’s hours. For the employer, it may save money on employee health plans if employees are healthier. Chilling Fact: Working overtime has been linked to higher rates of injury, illness, weight gain, alcohol use and smoking…     https://goo.gl/xsh99T

 

Holiday Shopping TIP:  Beware of fake online apps…

Fake apps that impersonate well-known retailers have been popping up.

How can you tell if it’s a REAL app?  https://goo.gl/o1Jquj

-The experts say check for reviews.

-Also, look for spelling errors. That can often be a tell-tale sign of a fake app.

 

ALERT: A Burn Ban is still in place – til further notice – for 47 counties around the state including most counties in our listening area.   https://goo.gl/gS1Y0n

Verne Hill

Verne Hill

The News Guy – WBFJ Family Friendly Morning Show at WBFJ fm - Your family station!
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
Verne Hill

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Verne Hill

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