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Apr 23, 2013

New York is making news again. You can wake up in a town that never sleeps and find they're banning the salt, banning the fat, banning the drinks and now- they are working on banning young New Yorkers from purchasing cigarettes until they are 21, up from the current 18.

 

Apr 22, 2013

There are good things happening in the world! It's easy to get distracted by the bad- stay positive with things like this!

 

http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/19/10-good-things-that-happened-this-week/?hpt=hp_bn18

Apr 22, 2013

The guy who discovered the second suspect in the marathon bombing is being hailed as a hero and some people want to help him by raising enough money to replace his ruined boat.

 

Apr 19, 2013

This is just something we wanted to pass along to you because it's sooo easy to help....did you know that 1 in 6 Tennesseans will go hungry tonight.
1 in 5 children may get just 1 meal today but be hungry tonight.

But there's a way to help our local food bank...second harvest!

Apr 18, 2013

It’s only human nature to want to help out victims of a disaster, but tragic events also bring scam artists out of the woodwork. In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, many folks have called the radio station to ask WHERE to give. 

We had some local runners and spectators at the event....

 

Paul Horton of Knoxville said at the time of the explosions he was in his hotel room after finishing the race about 1.5 hours before the bombs went off.

Apr 18, 2013

You've heard it all before: Sharing is caring. We grew up with that philosophy but there are some "New age" moms who say NOPE! Kids don't need to learn to share.  It's hurting them in the long run.
 Pre-school daycares are instituting the rule that giving up a toy teaches another child to feel "entitled!"

So, making one child give up a toy, or share, makes the other child begin to feel and learn a sense of entitlement.

Apr 17, 2013

News Sentinel entertainment writer Terry Morrow died Tuesday at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center from complications due to pancreatic cancer. He was 52.

Apr 16, 2013

Nearly 40 Knoxville restaurants with 80 locations throughout Knox County will participate in the 10th annual Knox County Schools “Dine Out For Education” event today.

All participants have to do is eat at participating restaurants, and 10 percent of their pretax total will be donated to the Knox County Schools Partners in Education program.

Apr 15, 2013

The tax deadline is Monday, but there's a silver lining, a small silver lining.

Arby's restaurants that are participating are offering free curly fries and potato cakes. Also, go online and you could win a tax day prize of $500.

Cinnabon between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., participating Cinnabons, will give you two free Cinnabon bites.