WJON Radio News: FlashBriefing for September 22, 2017
Here's a WJON FlashBriefing for September 22, 2017.
FALSE ASSAULT REPORT -- A St. Cloud woman faces DWI and driving after revocation charges after calling police Wednesday morning to report an assault that never happened. Kristine Hadammek was convicted of a previous DWI in June and her license revoked.
RAISING TOBACCO AGE -- St. Cloud city officials will consider raising the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21. The city council will hold a public hearing October 9th.
GERINGHOFF JOBS -- A company that makes corn harvest combine machinery is starting a new product line and opening a second assembly line in St. Cloud. Geringhoff Manufacturing, creating 20 new full-time jobs at an average wage of $21 an hour.
HURRICANE RELIEF -- Stephanie Schwegel of St. Joseph is hoping her efforts to help her cousin's family in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma becomes a larger relief effort. She's looking for help getting items to help with hurricane relief in the Florida Keys.
JEB BUSH -- Former Florida Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he appreciates talking government policy issues on college campuses, something he says doesn't get talked a lot about on cable news. Bush was in town Thursday for a lecture at St. John's University.
BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS DONATION -- A-T-and-T is giving Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota 15-thousand dollars. The money will help support kids taking part in the organization's college and career readiness program.