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ACCESS FLORIDA HOSPITAL MEDICAL PROVIDERS, DURING THE STORM, FROM YOUR PHONE – FREE

  • 6:52 am Friday, September 8th, 2017 by Estee

While everyone is in full preparation mode for Hurricane Irma, Florida Hospital wants to urge residents that now is the time to download the free Florida Hospital eCare app and set up a personal or family account, before you need it.

“This hurricane is unprecedented, and we realize many residents will
be confined to their homes for extended periods of time. And yet,
despite the storm, illness and injuries still happen,” says Florida
Hospital Centra Care President & CEO Scott Brady, MD. “We want
residents to know we’re available should the need for urgent care arise
before, during, or after the storm.”

Florida Hospital is offering residents [More]

Locations for SANDBAGS:

  • 6:20 am Friday, September 8th, 2017 by Estee

Local governments are offering sandbags for residents to secure their homes as Hurricane Irma approaches. Some areas have run out of sandbags or supplies, and lines are several hours long in some places, so check before going to get any bags.

Here are the details of the locations:

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/weather/hurricane/os-hurricane-irma-sandbags-20170905-story.html

Let’s Meet Kim and Kanye’s Surrogate

  • 7:06 am Thursday, September 7th, 2017 by Estee

Kim and Kanye’s couple’s surrogate is an African-American in her 20s — same with her husband. We’re told she and her hubby have been married for 5 years, and their marriage is solid.

She’s also had experience in the labor department. She’s the mother of 2 small boys, so she knows the drill.

The surrogate’s a college grad, so maybe the kid will pick some of that intelligence. Get it, girl!

She’s also in great physical shape, which helps with a smooth pregnancy. As we reported, she’s halfway along and the baby girl is due in late January.

Beyoncé, George Clooney, and Oprah are just a few of the stars lined up for the big telethon going down next Tuesday for Hurricane Harvey relief

  • 8:57 am Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 by Estee

The lineup also includes Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Reese Witherspoon, Jamie Foxx, Rob Lowe, Matthew McConaughey, Dennis Quaid, Kelly Rowland, Adam Sandler, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Strahan, and Blake Shelton.

The show is called “Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Relief”.

It’ll air live at 8:00 P.M. Eastern on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, and CMT.  It’s being held at three locations:  Universal Studios in Los Angeles, Times Square in New York, and the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

The money will go to several charities, including the United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, and Save the Children.

Lil Wayne Hospitalized after being found unconscious in his hotel room

  • 7:16 am Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by Estee

Lil Wayne canceled a gig in Vegas on Sunday after suffering “multiple seizures.”  He was hospitalized in Chicago after being found unconscious in his hotel room.  As scary as this sounds, it isn’t anything new.

Wayne has struggled with seizures for years.  He says he’s epileptic and is “prone to seizures,” but some reports point out that he still drinks a LOT of sizzurp or ‘lean,’ and codeine cough syrup cocktails CAN trigger seizures.

Yesterday, Wayne’s daughter Tweeted, quote, “My dad is doing fine everyone!  Thanks for the concerns . . . oh yeah, and don’t believe everything you hear.”

John Legend Isn’t Looking for Fat Trump Supporters

  • 7:13 am Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by Estee

There was a story going around that John Legend was looking for some overweight actors to play TRUMP SUPPORTERS in an upcoming video.

John is shooting a politically-themed music video, but he did not place the ad.  He Tweeted, “There’s a casting call out there claiming to represent me looking for ‘out of shape’ Trump supporters.  This didn’t come from me or my team.

“I still think Trump is awful and whoever voted for him did a disservice to the country. But I didn’t issue this casting call . . . oh, and both sides of the political spectrum have their share of [More]

Watch Chance the Rapper Announce $2.2 Million Fund for Chicago Schools

  • 7:03 am Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by Estee

Chance The Rapper is launching a new education-themed awards show that will honor teachers, parents, principals, and students who “convey leadership.”

“Quality education for public schools is the most important investment a community can make,” the rapper said at Chicago’s Harold Washington Cultural Center, four days before the school year begins in the city.

“So today, all of us at SocialWorks are excited to take our biggest, boldest step yet and announce our first-ever grants from the New Chance Fund. Today we’re giving a new chance to kids in 20 more schools across our city.”

http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/7950029/chance-the-rapper-announces-education-themed-awards-show-james-corden

Jay Z sings Happy Birthday to Beyonce!

  • 9:35 pm Monday, September 4th, 2017 by djnailz

September 4th is like an International Holiday for Beyonce fans. The leader of the Bey Hive celebrated another Birthday Sunday! Many wished her Happy in their own way. The women closest to Queen Bey recreated her iconic “Formation” image.

#Beyoncé's family and friends recreate her Formation look to wish her ha Happy Birthday.

A post shared by POWER 95.3 (@power953) on Sep 4, 2017 at 2:08pm PDT

Bey’s husband Jay [More]

Couple Trapped in their house, rescued by Chick-Fil-A

  • 7:34 am Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Estee

Hurricane Harvey dumped about 20 trillion gallons of water on east Texas this week.  We’ve seen some pretty amazing stories about people pitching in to help.  Here are five more to end the week . . .

1.  An older couple in Houston was trapped in their house.  So they called Chick-fil-A Monday morning, and asked for two breakfast burritos and a BOAT.  The restaurant was closed because of the flood.  But the manager was there checking on the place . . . and ended up getting them rescued on a jet ski.

2.  Seven employees at [More]

Former Magic Player begins singing career

  • 11:56 pm Thursday, August 31st, 2017 by djnailz

Victor Oladipo who was drafted to Orlando in 2013 has been making a splash in the NBA world since coming to the league. More now than ever! After a stint here in Orlando he was traded to Oklahoma City to play for the Thunder and more recently the Indiana Pacers. NOW…. Oladipo is making music in a new song that’s NOT BAD at all! In fact he sounds like one of your favorite singers. Listen below!