UNC-G will finally recognize a local Christian, pro-life student group as an official “campus organization” (NEWS for Wednesday)

 Sunny skies. Well above normal temperatures…High 80

 UNCG will recognize a Christian, pro-life student group as an official “campus organization”.   UNC-G had previously denied the “Make Up Your Own Mind” group with official access stating that it didn’t qualify as a religious organization.  The Alliance Defense Fund filed a lawsuit for the student group last month.   www.makeupyourownmind.org    www.telladf.org

After more than 200 years, Encyclopedia Britannica will stop publishing print editions of its encyclopedia. The Chicago-based company will continue to offer digital versions of the encyclopedia.  The final hardcover encyclopedia set is available for sale at Britannica’s website for around $1,400 dollars. The top year for the printed encyclopedia was 1990, when 120,000 sets were sold.  FYI: Encyclopedia Britannica was first published in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1768. www.news-record.com/content/2012/03/13/article/encyclopaedia_britannica_to_end_print_editions

Have you seen two really bright ‘stars’ in the western sky this week?  That would likely be Venus and Jupiter, appearing bigger, brighter and closer together  over the past several days.  Venus is brighter…Jupiter is bigger but much further away.  Grab a small telescope, and you can catch Jupiter’s four largest moons.    www.spaceweather.com

Officials in Trenton, New Jersey say they’ve resolved a fight over toilet paper. The Mayor of Trenton is moving forward with an emergency purchase of toilet paper and paper towels. Supplies of both dwindled in city buildings while the Mayor and City Council quarreled over a contract to re-supply city government with paper products.  The stalemate began last September when council members raised concerns about the high cost of disposable hot-drink cups.   http://myfox8.com/2012/03/14/officials-njs-capital-running-out-of-toilet-paper/

The Winston-Salem Centennial Commission is looking for suggestions in planning the city’s 100th anniversary celebration in 2013.   All ideas must be submitted by this Thursday (Mar 15).  Phone: 727-8000 to give your ideas or through the city’s website: www.cityofws.org/Home/     BTW: The independent cities of Winston AND Salem merged back in 1913 to create Winston-Salem.

Local baseball at BB&TBallPark (tonight)… North Davidson vs NW Guilford (6:30pm)  Several area High School and amateur baseball teams are getting the opportunity to play at BB&T Ball Park, the home of the Winston-Salem Dash.   www.wsdash.com           

There’s a good chance that you will fill out an NCAA College Basketball tournament bracket by noon Thursday.   Some experts suggest that ‘how’ you fill out a tournament bracket can speak volumes about your personality …revealing more about your character than handwriting analysis???     www.nytimes.com/2012/03/12/sports/ncaabasketball/what-your-ncaa-tournament-bracket-says-about-you.html

 GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum sweeping primaries in Alabama and Mississippi.  A candidate needs 1,144 delegates to get the Republican nomination.  RnR


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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