Before You Head Out The Door

Monday, July 17, 2017

(Air1 News – Rafael Sierra) — Monday’s top stories to get your day started. Don’t fear missing out. We’ve got what you need to stay in the know.


Flash Flood In Arizona Creek Claims 9 Lives

AP/Ralph Freso

(TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz.) — "Literally 20 seconds later you just see like hundreds of gallons of water smacking down and debris and trees getting pulled in. It looked like a really big mudslide."


Senate Majority Leader Delays Health Care Vote


(WASHINGTON) — Senate delays vote to repeal and replace the nation's health care law after Sen. John McCain's absence due to a blood clot surgery.


Amtrak: 1st Week Of Repairs At NYC's Penn Station 'Very Good'

AP/Richard Drew

(NEW YORK) — Crews working on replacing signals and thousands of feet of track. Penn Station is a critical part of the Northeast Corridor system.


LISTEN: Baptists Ensuring Townsfolk Escape Fire

NAMB via Baptist Press

(WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio) — Air1’s Tim Luttrell shares how a group of church volunteers go door-to-door offering to install smoke detectors.


Electric Car Racing Comes To Brooklyn

AP/Michael Noble Jr.

(NEW YORK) — The roar of combustion engines was replaced by a furious whirring sound.


Study: Chemicals In Plastic May Lead To Chronic Health Issues

(AUSTRALIA) — Group of chemicals often found in plastics commonly used in food packaging, medications, toys and even medical devices.


Self-Fueling Boat Sets Off From Paris On 6-Year World Trip

AP/Kamil Zihnioglu

(PARIS) — Ship will use solar panels, wind turbines and a hydrogen fuel cell system to power its trip.


Couple Plans Wedding During Total Solar Eclipse


(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Wedding ceremony will have an eclipse theme. Guests will be provided with a pair of solar glasses to watch the eclipse.


Today’s Verse of the Day from Psalm 120:1 – I took my troubles to the Lord; I cried out to him, and he answered my prayer.


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