5 Things U Need To Know
LISTEN WEEKDAY MORNINGS AT 6:35 AND 8:35 FOR FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
1. Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president who spent nearly a third of his life, 27 years, in prison for fighting against apartheid, died Thursday after battling respiratory problems for some time. He was 95.
2. Wilmington City Council passed a resolution seeking a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of the escalating shooting “pandemic” in the city.
3. Pantone, one of the world's foremost color authorities says that its 2014 Color of the Year is: Radiant Orchid describing the shade of purple as "captivating, magical, enigmatic purple." Similarly Sherwin-Williams', known for producing paint, named their 2014 Color of the Year as Exclusive Plum.
4. An early draft of Bruce Springsteen's "Born To Run" lyrics sold for $197,000 at auction yesterday (at Sotheby's. The seller and the buyer -- who bid by phone -- remain anonymous.
5. In Thursday night NFL action, The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Houston Texans 27-20 last night at home.