Statt-us Update 2/26/20 – Today’s 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.
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Burrow Says He Will Play For Bengals If They Pick Him No. 1, So The Nation Can ‘Calm Down’

‘I Was Just Trying to Help’: Viral Photo Shows Teen Helping Blind Woman Cross The Street

Your Grandparent Could Be on The Bachelor

The show’s premise was hinted at in a recent Entertainment Tonight interview with ABC’s senior vice-president of alternative series, specials and late-night programming Rob Mills, when he said, “You see a lot of people talking about the age of contestants, I think that’s something we’d probably look at and say, ‘Does it need to be aged up? Are these girls ready?’”
One of the show’s producers also posted a casting call on Instagram, writing, “Are you entering your golden years and looking for romance? The producers of The Bachelor are looking for active and outgoing single men and women age 65 and up for a new exciting dating show.”

Ash and Dash: Local Church Holds Drive-Thru Ash Wednesday Service

Too busy to go for Church?  One local church is offering a speedier alternative.

Union Presbyterian Church on U.S. 42 in northern Kentucky is offering drive-thru ashes so you don’t even have to get out of your car.

At a typical Ash Wednesday mass or serve, a priest, minister, or pastor will place ashes on a person’s forehead in the shape of a cross.

In drive-thru services, commuters drive up, roll down their window, receive ashes and someone from the church will pray with them.

At a typical Ash Wednesday mass or serve, a priest, minister, or pastor will place ashes on a person’s forehead in the shape of a cross.

Summer Olympics Could Be Canceled Due To Coronavirus

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it.

Dick Pound, a former Canadian swimming champion who has been on the IOC since 1978, making him its longest-serving member, estimated there is a three-month window — perhaps a two-month one — to decide the fate of the Tokyo Olympics, meaning a decision could be put off until late May.

Coping With The Fear Of Gems On Airplanes