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REGISTER: 8News closings and delays

Reporting closings and delays during severe weather is now easier than ever with 8News.

But first, we need some information about your school, church or business to get you registered in our system. 


All you have to do is email a request on company letterhead to closings@wric.com. If approved, we will then send you a user ID and password to access our system


PLEASE NOTE: Even if you have previously registered for our closings system, YOU STILL NEED TO RE-REGISTER. If you do not, you will not be included in our system.

The following information must be included in your letter:

-Agency name
-Contact name/number/email
-Agency address / phone number
-Agency website (exception for churches)
-Number of employees or students, if applicable

Below is a list of agencies that will be included in our system:

-Public schools 
-Private schools (K-12)
-Colleges/Universities
-Trade schools (50+ students)
-Government agencies 
-Licensed, commercial daycares
-Businesses with 100+ employees
-Hospitals / medical centers
-Churches (for online inclusion only)

WILL NOT BE INCLUDED:

-Doctor/Dentist offices
-Law offices
-Unlicensed and/or in-home daycares
-Businesses with fewer than 50 employees 
-Trade schools with fewer than 50 students


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