Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Freezing rain, sleet forecast for Thursday night, Friday. Isakson challenges Obamacare, Chambliss brings back Fair Tax. Latest business updates.

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Freezing rain, sleet in our forecast Thursday night, Friday

-Another round of wintry weather is due starting Thursday night.

-Wednesday: A bit warmer, high of 49, low of 36. 20% rain chance overnight.
-Thursday: 20% rain chance, high of 46, low of 30. 30% chance of rain, then freezing rain, then freezing rain and sleet.
-Friday: 60% chance of rain and sleet, then freezing rain followed by rain in the afternoon. High of 38, low of 32.


From Georgia's U.S. senators
-Johnny Isakson once again co-sponsoring legislation to repeal the individual mandate contained in Obamacare that requires Americans to purchase health insurance or else face a penalty tax. Isakson.
-Sen. Saxby Chambliss to again push Fair Tax: Chambliss will be a guest on today's Hometown Headlines Radio Edition at 7:40 a.m. on WRGA 1470 AM. Listen live


-Cabela's finally picks a new southeastern location: Greenville, S.C.
-Synovus reports fourth quarter earnings of nearly $713 million: It is the parent company of Citizens First Bank andGB & T in Calhoun and Cartersville
-Regions: Birmingham-based bank reports fourth-quarter income of $261 million vs. $301 million a year earlier.


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Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM, 7-9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online

-Please join our guests including:
-U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss as he prepares to reintroduce his Fair Tax bill.
-Kristi Kent of Rome-Floyd Parks & Rec on spring sports sign-ups beginning.
-Dione Hodge of Georgia Northwestern Technical College's GOAL program on this year's nominees.

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