Voting machine problems in Guilford County? (News update)

Your WBFJ Family Station Forecast: Sunny skies…High near 80.  Big cool down for the weekend.

Traffic Alert: Expect heavier traffic later this afternoon around Deacon Blvd.  Wake Forest hosting Clemson tonight at BB+T Field.  Kick off at 7:30pm. 

Once again, several voters in Guilford County are claiming that electronic voting machines are ‘switching’ their vote for President…this time, at polling
locations in Jamestown and Pleasant Garden.
Fox 8 reporting that one voter (Faurest Stum) at the Pleasant Garden Town Hall location cast her vote for Mitt Romney, but the machine ended up showing the vote for President Obama.  All of the voters who complained ended up getting their vote corrected. BTW:  So far, more
than 930,000 people (or 12% of the states registered voters) have taken part in
Early Voting in North Carolina.   http://myfox8.com/2012/10/24/more-early-voting-issues-in-guilford-county/

Election 2012: Early Voting continues through Nov 3rd.   Election Day is Tuesday, November 6th.   More information about locating Early Voting sites in your county:www.ncsbe.gov/

Information Meeting TONIGHT:  The NC Eminent Domain Law Firm is holding a public meeting for Greensboro residents TONIGHT at 7pm at the Doubletree Hotel off High Point Road in Greensboro. The NC Department of Transportation is
in the process of sending out 200 Eminent Domain notices to property owners in Greensboro, all part of planned expansion of the eastern portion of the Urban Loop.  Stan Abrams with the Durham based ‘NC Eminent Domain Law Firm’ saying that his main concern is that residents in the path of progress ‘get a fair shake’.   www.nc-eminent-domain.com/latest-projects/greensboro-urban-loop/

HURRICANE SANDY is making its way across Cuba this morning.  The Category 2 storm has sustained winds around 110 mph. Thousands without power in Jamaica,
Haiti and now Cuba. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for
parts of south and eastern Florida.
Heading to the beach this weekend?   Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring wind and rain moderate Rip Currents along the Southeast coast (including N Myrtle Beach)…late Friday into Saturday.  www.weather.com/news/weather-hurricanes/depression-storm-eighteen-20121020

SPORTS: World Series:  Pablo Sandoval (3rd baseman for the Giants) slamming three homeruns during Game One of the World Series last night.  Giants over
the Tigers 8-3.  Game 2 tonight on Fox. BTW: Sandoval is only the 4th player to hit 3 homers in a world series game…

The driver of a car was injured during a crash with a Guilford County school bus at the intersection of Horse Pen Creek Road and Battleground Avenue around 8:30am this morning.  Kids on the bus are OK… http://myfox8.com/2012/10/25/school-bus-involved-in-accident-in-greensboro/

Aspirin, one of the world’s oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with ‘mutations in a gene’ that’s thought to play a role in the disease. Aspirin seemed to make no difference in patients who did not have the mutations.         www.foxnews.com/health/2012/10/25/study-aspirin-may-help-treat-some-colon-cancers/

Bring your unwanted documents: The Shepherd’s Center in Winston-Salem is hosting a Shredding Event this Saturday (OCT 27) from 9 to Noon. Donations to the Shepherd’s Center will provide programs and services for Older Adults.  Call
499-7216 or 499-7203 for more information.  www.shepherdscenter.org/shred%20day.pdf

 

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
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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