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May 29, 2012

REMINDER OF THE DANGERS

Police in Nashville say a 4-year-old girl has died after being found at the bottom of a swimming pool.

Police were called to the home in the Antioch neighborhood on Saturday evening where Keisha Jordan was discovered at the bottom of a pool in about six feet of water.

According to Nashville police, there were adults at the house where the girl was swimming, but officers were told that the girl apparently removed her arm floats while in the pool.

Youth Services detectives said the drowning appears to be an accident.

May 29, 2012

SET FREE

Imagine taking the advice of your lawyer and instead of proving your innocent you plead no contest and are sent to prison.

That’s what happened to a former Long Beach, California, high school football star whose college and potentially pro prospects were derailed by a rape conviction was exonerated late last week after serving more than five years in prison when a judge threw out the charge.

May 29, 2012

TAGGING STUDENTS

Schools out! It's a big change for many parents- you gotta find something for the kids to do! Summer camps, running them around, give you a reason not to feel bad WHEN they go back to school. You feel relieved!  Being a parent is hard. It can be a lot of work and you owe it to yourself to finally have a little peace and quiet.

THEN the worry sets in... Where are they? Are they okay? Who are they hanging with? Don't you wish you could just TAG them and KNOW where they are every second?

 

May 29, 2012

Google car

You know that interesting Google street view car that you've been seeing all over west Knoxville. Let me just give you some information about that little car that is filming and recording our homes. Then you decide IF you really want it in your neighborhood:

 

May 29, 2012

BIG DAY FOR PAT SUMMITT

It’s gonna be a huge day for our very own Pat Summitt, she’s going to be honored at White House today.

She’s there to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

May 29, 2012

TIDE PACKETS

You've seen these a dozen times and have thought nothing about those new little detergent packets that combine laundry detergent and powerful cleaning magic. They are brightly colored little packets that are a new convenience for us - but and a new danger for kids.

May 25, 2012

Memorial Weekend

 

A new study put out Wednesday by the National Coalition for Safer roads is warning us that THIS weekend could be more dangerous than any other holiday

The report found that more than 2.3 million drivers in 18 states ran a red light last year, and the number of runners missing the red light was more than 27% higher on Memorial Day weekend than on an average non-holiday weekend.

 

WHY?

May 25, 2012

Wow... This shocked me a little... but perhaps I am not able to put myself in the place of a stay at home mom, so I can't imagine what their day is like. But I do know that Taking care of kids around the clock can be hazardous to your mental health. It's taxing and you just don't get a break sometimes...

A Gallup survey of 60,000 women discovered that stay-at-home moms are more likely to have depression, sadness, and anger than working moms.

May 25, 2012

6 year old walks

6 year old Caleb Roach of Pickett Elementary in St Joseph, Missouri brought the house down at his talent show. The audience gave him a standing ovation that lasted nearly 10 minutes....

It was pretty amazing considering the show featured magic tricks, dance routines, singers, and piano players; but it was Caleb's talent that was so simple in its form that got the biggest reaction.

May 25, 2012

NON TEXTING and DRVING

Today (FRIDAY), we may have an answer about texting and driving- even if you're NOT behind the wheel.  This is a landmark lawsuit that could set a precedent.  18 year old Kyle Best of New Jersey was in his truck texting and driving.

Now BOTH texting and talking on a cell phone are BANNED in that state. But Kyle is doing it.

Meanwhile David and Linda Kubert are out for ride on their motorcycle.  They have no idea that in a few minutes they will cross paths....