We hit the 90’s today for the first time this year! Sunny and 91! Summer officially starts this Saturday at 6:51am! There is an air quality alert in effect today!
Happy Birthday Tennis Star Venus Williams!
Venus Williams, the tennis great and big sis to Serena Williams, turns 34 today! Venus and Serena are the most famous and successful sister duo in tennis history. Between them, they have won 24 Grand Slam singles (seven by Venus, 17 by Serena).
Go to our Facebook page and which Venus Williams a Happy Birthday at www.facebook.com/praisephilly.
Tracy Morgan Upgraded To Fair Condition!
Tracy Morgan’s condition has improved quite a bit since the car crash in New Jersey on June 7th. The 45-year-old comedian is now listed in fair condition. Morgan’s assistant, Jeffrey Millea, also remains hospitalized. Millea’s family shared that he has been upgraded to fair condition as well. However, Morgan’s friend and mentor, James (Uncle Jimmy Mack) McNair, 62, was killed in the crash.
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/q9yp5pn.
20th Anniversary of O.J. Simpson’s Low-Speed Police Chase!
Today marks the 20th anniversary of O.J. Simpson’s low-speed police chase. It was 20 years ago today O.J. Simpson and his friend Al Cowlings led police on that “low-speed pursuit” in O.J.’s white Ford Bronco. He was eventually arrested when police caught up with him at his house.
WORLD CUP: USA Beats Ghana in First Game!
Team USA won their first game of the 2014 World Cup by defeating Ghana 2-to-1!
275 U.S. Forces Deploying To Iraq!
President Barack Obama announced that about 275 U.S. military personnel would deploy to Iraq, nearly three years after Obama withdrew troops in 2011.
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/ndc5qt6.
TWO Tornadoes At ONCE!
The small town of Pilger in northeast Nebraska was hit by twin tornadoes that left half the town in ruins, killing two people, including a child and seriously injuring at least 16 people. More terrifying twisters are on the way. Please lift and keep those families in your prayers!
Read more at http://tinyurl.com/q2vlgpp.
GM Recalls Another 3.2 Million Cars!
General Motors has recalled 3.2 million more cars in the U.S. due to ignition switch problems. The company will replace keys on cars from 2000 to 2014. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/pmdpmbs.
Starbucks Offers Employees A College Degree For Free!
Starbucks has announced that it will provide free college education to thousands of its employees. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/o92azkv.
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