Statt-us Update 7/8/19 – Headlines & More

Here’s a quick way to get caught up on what’s going on in the world. Everyday B-105’s StattMan puts together a collection of news stories that might impact the average person in Cincinnati. In no particular order. Nothing political or to heavy, just good country fun.

USA Wins FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Disney Actor Cameron Boyce, 20, Died In His Sleep

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Disney actor Cameron Boyce, 20, died in his sleep “due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition,” his family reported late Saturday. The young performer, a native of Los Angeles, was known for his roles in the Disney franchise Descendants and the Disney Channel show Jessie.

Netflix Adopts Smoking Policy Following Damning Report, ‘Stranger Things’ a Top Offender

Netflix has responded to a new report that found its depictions of smoking tripled last year by pledging to eliminate smoking in all TV programming rated TV-14 and below or PG-13 and under for movies. The pledge comes just one day after the premiere of “Stranger Things,” the streamer’s most popular show, which is singled out in the report as one of the top three offenders in onscreen portrayals of cigarette smoking. The top two are “Orange Is the New Black” and “Modern Family”.

The following Netflix programs were selected by popularity according to survey responses:

1. “Orange is the New Black” (seasons 4 and 5)

2. “Fuller House” (seasons 2 and 3)

3. “Stranger Things” (seasons 1 and 2)

4. “Daredevil” (seasons 2 and 3)

5. “House of Cards” (seasons 4 and 5)

6. “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (seasons 2 and 3)

“Netflix strongly supports artistic expression. We also recognize that smoking is harmful and when portrayed positively on screen can adversely influence young people,”

Florence, Kentucky Man Gored in the Thigh in Pamplona Bull Run

The nine-day San Fermin fiesta, where six bulls are run every morning in the city’s narrow streets before being killed in afternoon bullfights, draws around 1 million visitors annually, including many from the United States. Every year hundreds of “runners” race ahead of or next to the bulls, while the more risk-averse watch from balconies. A 23-year old man from Florence, Ky., and a 40-year-old Spanish man were both gored in their thighs. Two young Spanish men sustained head injuries. A 46-year old man from San Francisco was gored in the neck.