Before You Head Out The Door

Thursday, October 12, 2017

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


California Wildfires Could Gain Momentum

Kent Porter/The Press Democrat

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — 8,000 first responders are battling at least 22 separate blazes. There are concerns individual fires could merge into one giant inferno.


House Set To Pass $36.5B For Hurricane, Wildfire Relief

AP/Gerald Herbert

(WASHINGTON) — House on track to backing the president’s request for billions more in disaster aid.


Pres. Trump Set To Announce Decision On Iran Deal

AP/Alex Brandon

(WASHINGTON) — The deadline for a decision on re-certification of the deal is this Friday.


HEAR: Rampant Opioid Overdoses Plague America


(ATLANTA) — CDC says the loss of life from painkiller abuse in the United States has quadrupled since 1999. Listen to Air1’s Billie Branham’s report.


In Historic Change, Boy Scouts To Let Girls In Some Programs

Jake May/The Flint Journal - via AP

(NEW YORK) — Organization plans to start admitting girls into the Cub Scouts starting next year.


Self-Driving Cars Not Quite Ready But New Rules Lead The Way

AP/Paul Sancya

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — One big question is what rules of the road would apply to autonomous cars and their 'passengers.'


LISTEN: 6-Year-Old To Run Half Marathon To Help Kids In Need

Mark Maynard/Amy For Africa

(ASHLAND, Ky.) — Air1's Tim Luttrell has the story about an amazing boy with a goal of helping other kids a half a world away.


Rare Early NASA Photos To Be Auctioned Off


(BOSTON) — "While the astronauts' primary goal was to record their activities, they were inspired by what they witnessed, creating images that transcend documentation."


Today’s Verse of the Day from Romans 10:17 – So faith comes from hearing, that is, hearing the Good News about Christ.


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