WTVM 9/19/12 Editorial: Weather Radio Wednesday

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It might be the best $29.99 purchase you will ever make -- and it could save your life!

WTVM is once again spearheading what we call "Weather Radio Wednesday."

Throughout September and October, News Leader 9's team of meteorologists will be at these locations at Publix and Walgreen stores in Columbus, Auburn, Opelika and Phenix City.

You can purchase an official weather radio, and our team will be glad to program it for you on the spot and at no additional cost.

We'll have our weather team in place from 1 p.m. through our 6 p.m. newscast each Wednesday night through the end of October. These weather radios provide urgent weather information that has proven to save many lives during severe weather outbreaks.

News Leader 9's weather radio effort in the spring resulted in more than 5,000 radios being sold, and we hope we'll be able to have the same impact this time.

General Manager Lee Brantley brings two editorials a week to WTVM. If you would like to respond to an editorial, e-mail your response to WTVM Editorial Committee or write to:

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