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Statt-us Update 1/12/21 – Today’s Headlines & More

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Alabama Won The College Championship

For the sixth time under head coach Nick Saban, the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide are national champions, pulling away to defeat No. 3 Ohio State 52-24 last night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Hundreds of Maskless Alabama fans flood the streets of Tuscaloosa

Montgomery police officer pulls woman from fiery car after medical emergency

Gorillas Caught Covid-19

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first known cases among such primates in the United States and possibly the world.

Huge sinkhole opens up outside Italian hospital

$1.99 HULU For College Kids

Hulu – has introduced a special reduced-rate plan for U.S. college students priced at $1.99 per month. That’s a 67% discount off the regular $5.99 price. Hulu is hoping that the cut-rate plan will produce incremental subscriber gains, as it continues to gain momentum under Disney’s ownership. Moreover, the belief is that the promo will develop a base of younger Hulu customers — who will then keep the service long after they graduate.

Olympic Gold Medalist’s Home Burned Down After She Couldn’t Smell Smoke Due To COVID Side Effects

Daria Valeryevna Shkurikhina is a Russian group rhythmic gymnast. Like Will Ferrell in ‘Old School’  She had this to say about the fire:

“Soon after lighting the candle, I saw smoke creeping across the ceiling, already in the kitchen,” she said, according to the outlet. “I still cannot smell after suffering from COVID-19.”

Fortunately, a neighbor called the fire department and she was able to escape the raging inferno, which destroyed her apartment and could also have ravaged her neighborhood.
“Acrid smoke” prevented Shkurikhina from reaching her cat, but a firefighter who arrived minutes later saved the animal and her chinchilla, Guch, which suffered a burned tail, East2West reported.

“I understand that I have put people in danger. Yes, I understand that I am to blame,” she said. “An unpleasant situation happened in my life, but everyone is alive, and this is the main thing. I am still in a state of shock.”
“I lit a candle and went to the kitchen. I now understand that leaving an open fire unattended is very stupid, but nothing can be changed,” she said, adding that “it can happen to anyone.”

Nicole Kidman And Javier Bardem Eyed To Play Lucille Ball And Desi Arnaz

A Musical Adaptation of The Karate Kid Is in the Works