Statt-us Update 5/14/19 – 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.

Darth Vader Costume was Found in a Garage, Could be Worth Millions

NASA Plans to Land the First Woman on the Moon by 2024

NASA is planning on sending the first woman ever and the first man in nearly five decades to the moon by 2024, thanks to an additional increase to the agency’s budget by President Trump.

Only 12 humans, all male, have ever walked on the moon and they were all American, according to Bettina Inclán, NASA Communications Director. All 12 men were Americans.
“The last person walked on the Moon in 1972,” Inclán said. “No woman has ever walked on the lunar surface.”

Felicity Huffman reveals her daughter has a learning disability as she enters guilty plea in deal that will land her in prison for at least FOUR months

Felicity Huffman  broke down in court on Monday while pleading guilty to rigging her eldest daughter’s SAT score as part of a massive college-admissions scam. The former Desperate Housewives star — who now faces a recommended four months in prison under her deal with prosecutors — began crying while discussing the evidence against her with Boston federal Judge Indira Talwani. Later in the proceeding, Huffman officially pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, which carries a maximum 20-year sentence.

Britney Spears Joins The ‘Free Britney’ Movement

Britney Spears – has joined the social media movement to free her from her conservatorship, and told the judge as much on Friday when she was in court. Sources say Britney told the judge her father, Jamie Spears, committed her to a mental health facility a month ago against her will and forced her to take drugs. Her mom Lynne Spears’ lawyer echoed the allegation.

Cincinnati Takes First Steps Toward Marijuana Decriminalization

The full council could take up the idea as soon as Wednesday. “This is definitely a conversation taking place nationally,” Isaac said. “This is a pivotal time. Council has to make a decision about how the city will respond to legalizing marijuana.” Cincinnati City Council started the process Monday to decriminalize marijuana – though Police Chief Eliot Isaac said he had some concerns about the idea

Isaac said he would enforce whatever council passed, but was concerned about decriminalizing up to roughly half a pound, as the ordinance calls for.  Also, among the chief’s questions: how would officers handle the conflict between Ohio law and city law? Still, he added, he was confident city lawyers would help the department navigate the process.

First ‘Judy’ trailer reveals Renee Zellweger’s transformation into Judy Garland

Natural Light is Looking for an Intern to Drink Beer All Summer

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