WBFJ News: Thursday, FEB 11, 2016

And then there were seven? New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Hewlitt Packard CEO Carly Fiorina have suspended their GOP presidential campaigns.  The latest surveys show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the clear frontrunners going into South Carolina  www.cbn.com/cbnnews/politics


Election 2016: February 19th is the deadline to REGISTER to vote in the March 15th Primary in North Carolina.   NC Board of Elections  *Absentee voting is going on now… Early voting happens March 2 – 12, 2016.  Reminder: You will need a ‘Photo ID’ to vote in March.   http://voterid.nc.gov/


Victory for the US military: Soldiers in the field can now enjoy pizza.  Researchers were able to develop a healthy-sized slice of pizza that not only has a three-year shelf life…but it tastes good.  While it may not be gourmet, it’s certainly as good as cafeteria (school) pizza. http://goo.gl/TFVq3E


Wanna sing or play the National Anthem at the DASH baseball game?  National Anthem Tryouts happening (SAT) February 27 at Hanes Mall!  Sponsored by the Winston-Salem Journal and the WS Dash.  Register for an audition: http://bit.ly/1SHqGRQ    Full details: http://atmilb.com/20qUvMo


WS Dash: The 2016 season begins on the road Thur, April 7 at Lynchburg. Home opener on Thursday, April 14, against Salem.   All regular season and postseason games will be streamed at the DASH website and the Tune-In Radio App and on My 48 WMYV.  http://goo.gl/C6EvTd


Food News: Burger King will add hot dogs to its menu starting February 23?  Kraft Heinz maker of Oscar Mayer will be the supplier.   AP


 A Salsarita’s franchisee has offered to take over two closed Qdoba sites in the Triad, one in Winston-Salem and one in Greensboro.    Journalnow.com


Be Prepared: Keep your hands, head and face covered during COLD weather.  Know the ‘signs’ of frostbite and hypothermia here: http://readyguilford.org/winter-storm-preparedness/

 Is your home ready for frigid winter weather?  Disconnect your outdoor hose from the faucet, wrap outside pipes with insulation and let your faucets drip just a little bit during freezing weather.  Experts say that when water freezes in the pipes and it swells, then when it warms up, the pipes burst…

Unique Date Night Option?  Seriously, the Waffle House in Clemmons is pulling out candles, dimming the lights, adding white linens to the tables and the jukebox will be playing ‘love songs’ this Valentine’s Day!? Sunday’s big dinner will be 5-9 pm.  And YES… Reservations are required. *There will also be a photo booth. http://goo.gl/odvAUd

Verne Hill
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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