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  • FAA to Ease Restrictions on Use of Gadgets in Flight?

    FAA to Ease Restrictions on Use of Gadgets in Flight?

    (NEW YORK) — Sick of those airplane announcements telling you to turn off all electronic devices?  Well, the skies may be about to get a little friendlier. The Wall Street Journal reports the Federal Aviation Administration is about to relax restrictions on electronic devices while the plane’s taxiing — and maybe during take off and landing too.  The changes could happen this fall. Under the new rules, the newspaper says cellphone calls would still be banned. Studies show most electronics don’t interfere with flights, and about a third of passengers ignore the rules anyway. Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

  • Unemployment benefits will soon be ending for thousands

    SANFORD–The first of July is just a little over a week away. City and county budgets must be operational and several state laws will be in effect. According to official reports, at least 700,000 people in North Carolina will lose their unemployment benefits July 1. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Oklahoma will benefit from two local events Saturday

    SANFORD–The Tramway Fire Department and Honda of Sanford are hosting complementing events Saturday with proceeds going to the Red Cross to help the people in Moore, Oklahoma, who’s lives were devastated after recent tornadoes. Honda of Sanford is hosting a poker run Saturday and Dusty Phillips said the cost is only $20 and an opportunity for everyone to get in on a good cause. After the poker run, things will heat up at the Fairgrounds for the raising Oklahoma concert. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Peace & Unity garden to be dedicated Saturday

    SANFORD–When help is needed, it comes to us in different ways. When we are hungry, we depend on agencies like CUOC, Salvation Army, Bread Basket, etc., to fill our tummies. The Peace & Unity Community garden will be dedicated Saturday morning with a ribbon cutting. The garden, located at the cul-de-sac off Hudson Avenue is a community project with its purpose being to help provide food for the needy. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Taylor Swift-Dissing Tee Reportedly Pulled from Abercrombie & Fitch Stores; Taylor Posts Her First Vine

    Taylor Swift-Dissing Tee Reportedly Pulled from Abercrombie & Fitch Stores; Taylor Posts Her First Vine

    Taylor Swift is constantly getting bashed over her love life, but immortalizing the bashing on a tee shirt apparently was too much for some of her fans to bear.  Buzzfeed reports that an Abercrombie & Fitch t-shirt that poked fun at Taylor has been removed from stores following an online protest. The shirt in question was white and spelled out in silver letters, “#more boyfriends than t.s.”  It’s not hard to guess to whom the initials “t.s.” are referring.  As a result, Buzzfeed reports, Taylor’s fans created an online petition calling for Abercrombie & Fitch to remove the shirt from… Read more

  • LeBron James Leads Miami Heat to Second Straight NBA Title

    LeBron James Leads Miami Heat to Second Straight NBA Title

    (MIAMI) — LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on top of the world for the second straight year as the team repeated as NBA champions, beating the San Antonio Spurs in a decisive Game 7 Thursday night. James, 28, repeated as Finals MVP after he scored 37 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and took control of the game during the final minutes before ultimately prevailing over the Spurs in Miami, 95-88. The win capped off another stellar season in James’ already storied career.  He led Miami to a 66-18 regular season record and captured his fourth straight league MVP trophy…. Read more

  • Brett Eldredge Reveals More Details on His Debut Album, "Bring You Back"

    Brett Eldredge Reveals More Details on His Debut Album, "Bring You Back"

    Brett Eldredge will release his debut album, Bring You Back, on August 6 featuring his breakthrough hit, “Don’t Ya.” Brett wrote 11 of the album’s 12 tracks. He revealed the track listing and album cover to fans via Twitter and Facebook this week. Just before Brett releases the new album, he’ll take part in the CMA Songwriters Series July 23 and 24 in New York City. Here is the Bring You Back track listing: “Tell Me Where to Park” “Don’t Ya” “Bring You Back” “On and On” “Gotta Get There” “One Mississippi” “Beat of the Music” “Waited Too Long” “Mean… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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