Friday, June 29, 2012

High of 105 today, Saturday; higher heat index. Safety tips. Bids sought on La Parrilla. Rome woman stars on 'Love in the Wild.' And a wild day in Washington, D.C.

For more on these headlines and today's breaking news, please see
Heat Wave 2012
-Wednesday's high of 103 came close to record 107 for June 28.
-Records to fall today, Saturday,  Sunday if forecast holds.
-More bad air in Bartow, metro Atlanta on Friday.
-Tips on keeping safe during this heat wave.

The forecast:

-Friday: High of 105, low of 69.

-Saturday: High of 105, low of 71.

-Sunday: High of 104, low of 71.


Bids sought for La Parrilla coming to Charles Hight Square.

Crazy day in Washington D.C.
-Reaction from a wild day in Washington, from the U.S. Supreme Court's upholding of Obamacare to the House's contempt vote against Attorney General Eric Holder.
-Today at 8:10 a.m. on Hometown Radio, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves joins us on WRGA 1470 AM to discuss both.

Regional T-SPLOST town hall meeting is Saturday:
-Sponsored by Rome Tea Party, look for chamber members to attend as well as those from surrounding counties.

Rome's Michelle Sacco seeks 'Love in the Wild.'
-Summer reality TV show on NBC features spirited Pepperell grad

Thursday's public health restaurant inspection scores.
-Plus the weekly regional update.

Deadline to register to vote in July 31 primary is Monday.
-Nearly 45,000 eligible in Floyd; almost 50,000 in Bartow.

Georgia Highlands' 'Highlander' now online.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 1470 AM
-7 to 9 a.m. weekdays. Listen live online
-Please join our guests today including:
-County ag agent Keith Mickler on helping your lawn, plants, gardens cope with the heat wave.
-Kristi Kent from parks and rec on the Independence Day celebration at Ridge Ferry Park.
-U.S. Rep. Tom Graves on the Obamacare ruling Thursday.
-Sgt. Mike Barr of the Department of Natural Resources on waterways safety over the long Independence Day holiday.
Rome Braves win 4-2, take series vs. Greenville. Kannapolis in town for five starting tonight.

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