Statt-us Update 5/10/19 – 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.

The Ultra-Creepy First Trailer For ‘IT: Chapter Two’ Has Been Released

Ohio is One of the Best Places in the U.S. to Spot Bigfoot

So where is the best spot in the U.S. to catch a glimpse? Well, according to a new ranking from the organization — along with the Travel Channel — Ohio is right up there.

For serious Sasquatch spotters, a trip out to the Pacific Northwest should be on your bucket list. Washington came in at No. 1, and California came in at No. 2.

But in the Midwest (or states with schools in the Big Ten Conference), there are plenty of sightings, with Pennsylvania, Michigan and Ohio also appearing in top slots. Specifically, Ohio came in at No. 8.

David Beckham Banned from Driving

For the next six months he can’t drive.   After using his phone behind the wheel of his $130,000 Bentley. The soccer superstar, 44, was also fined £750 (roughly $975). Beckham looked downcast at court in England on Thursday after flying in especially for the hearing — 24 hours after he was all smiles at a casino press conference in China. He returned to face the music after a member of the public reported him for breaking the law in London’s West End last November. Beckham already had six points on his license when he was caught — meaning Thursday’s six points take him over the 12-point threshold that results in instant disqualification.

$40M concert venue coming to Newport

Dogfish Head Brewery to Merge with Sam Adams Boston Beer Company

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. (NYSE: SAM) and Delaware-based Dogfish Head Brewery announced Thursday that the companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, bringing together two pioneering independent craft breweries and two illustrious founders and brewers, Jim Koch and Sam Calagione.

Together, Boston Beer and Dogfish Head will create a powerful American-owned platform for craft beer and beyond. The new entity will possess more than half a century of craft brewing expertise, a balanced portfolio of leading beer and “beyond beer” brands at high end price points, and industry leadership in innovation and quality. Following the transaction, the combined company will have a leading position in the high end of the U.S. beer market, bringing together Boston Beer’s craft beer portfolio and top-ranked sales team with Dogfish Head’s award-winning portfolio of IPA and session sour brands.