June Knight

Will A "Balloon Ban" Be Next To Aid The Environment?

Now that plastic straws are pretty much on the way out environmentalists nationwide are weighing in and saying that baloons are also dangerous when they fall back to earth proving deadly to marine life that eats them. According to a news story from WFLA , “The issue of straws has really broadened the marine debris…

Girl Scouts Announce New Cookie

Stop Everything! There is a new Girl Scout cookie on the market. The Girl Scouts just added a chewy Caramel Chocolate Chip cookie to their cookie lineup. The chewy cookie is made up of caramel, semi-sweet chocolate chips and a has “hint of sea salt in every bite.” The cookie is also gluten-free. The new…

Chick-Fil-A Has Hot New Items On The Menu

Yes! Finally! new stuff on the menu Things Are Heating Up At Chick-Fil-A. The chicken spot just added spicy tenders and chicken sandwiches to their menu. The company said right now they are only testing out the new additions at a few locations but if the response is positive who knows what might happen. The…

Local Celebrations For "National Rollercoaster Day"

Busch Gardens and Sea World are offering deals on "National Roller Coaster Day" this Thursday! Sea World has Thrill Fest Ride Night on August 17th with extended hours. Coasters stay open till midnight and the Flamecraft bar till 11pm There is also a Roller Coaster Insiders tour at Busch Gardens but word is that it…

Starbucks Cookie Straws Are Here

We aren't quite in full pumpkin spice mode yet but Starbucks is slowly getting us ready. The latest item is Starbucks Pumpkin Spice cookie straws. Its a rolled wafer cookie with white chocolate and pumpkin spice flavoring on the inside. You won't find them at Starbucks stores. They will be available at select grocers. 20…

Unvaccinated Child In Pinellas County With Measles

A heads up if your live in Pinellas County as reports of an unvaccinated child who contracted the contagious measles virus has surfaced. The Florida Department of Health and local county officials are trying to identify and notify people who could have been exposed. The child was diagnosed at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater. The…

Manslaughter Charge For "Stand Your Ground" Shooter

Well, after much outrage, Prosecutors at Florida's state attorney's office have officially charged Michael Drejka, the man accused of killing Markeis McGlockton in a shooting that has been considered in Florida’s stand your ground law, with manslaughter. Drejka was taken into custody this morning and was booked inside the Pinellas County Jail, where he will…

Polk County Experiences School Bus Delay

If your kids had to wait an extra 30 minutes for a school bus in Polk County today, there is a reason. Need a job? Have a good driving record? About 60 school buses were delayed and its mainly because the school district there announced last week there were about 70 open bus driver jobs,…

Seven Eleven Back To School Slurpee Deal

 7-Eleven is offering an end of Summer and back to school treat this week. Now through Sunday, Aug. 19, the store is running a Share-a-Slurpee promotion. At participating 7-Eleven stores nationwide, buy any size Slurpee and get a second frozen drink free.  Oh happy days and brain freezes for all!

Giant Unicorn Float Rescue

Imagine being Stranded on a Unicorn? Well not a real one ofcourse Here's a rescue that doesn't make headlines every day, saving a group of women stuck on a floating unicorn. Some law enforcement officials were driving by a lake in Minnesota when they saw a group of women stuck on the floating single-horned animal…