You might want to put your phone down

News 6 Now 4 p.m. newsletter -- 11/13/19

We're always being told we spend too much time on our phones, but what if I told you too much time on your phone could actually make your eye explode?

That might change things, huh?

Here's what's trending on

🇺🇸 Impeachment inquiry hearings begin

If you've turned on your TV at all Wednesday, you've probably noticed that the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry has been underway for hours, and more will unfold in the coming days. Find out what to expect from the hearings.

⚠️ Watch out, Costco shoppers

There's a hoax on the loose, and Costco is issuing a warning about it. It's going around on social media and the thousands of shares may make it seem legit. See the phony offer the company wants you to keep an eye out for.

👁️ Speaking of eyes...

This story may convince you to give yours a break from your smartphone. Doctors say a woman was temporarily blinded after an all-night session of playing on her phone caused her blood vessels to burst. Find out what went wrong and what doctors had to do to restore her vision. 

🙏🏻 Praying for a miracle

A Central Florida man is devastated over the loss of a 4-foot Jesus statue he says was stolen from his yard. Though some people have questioned if the statue is actually one of the Three Wise Men usually seen in holiday nativity scenes, the man and his family say they've referred to it as Jesus for years, and it has a lot of meaning behind it. See their efforts to bring the statue back home and how you can help.

🥶 Front brrrrings changes

Today's high is below 70 and I hope you broke out the boots for the occasion. Not to be extra or anything, but I also wore my favorite pair of fuzzy socks because who knows when temps will dip this low again? Oh, wait -- our meteorologists do. 😉 Check the full forecast to find out when the next front arrives.

📱 Like the new look?

I know I said you might want to put your phone down, but don't do it just yet! Remember the changes to I mentioned yesterday? What do you think of them? Or have you even noticed them yet? I can walk you through them if you'd like. Click here to see what's new, then email me at to let me know what you think. 

We always appreciate your feedback. 😊

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