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.
Over One Million Dead People Received Stimulus Checks Worth A Collective $1.4 Billion
Relatives of some of the deceased people who were mailed checks started catching on around two months ago when they first started to roll out. After surviving family members began to reach out to see if it was a mistake or if the government knew something about their supposedly dead loved one that they didn’t, the error was noticed far too late and the feds made it up to everyone by allowing them to just keep the money.
New Adventures with Princess Tiana Coming to Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park
Chuck E Cheese files for bankruptcy
Chuck E Cheese, the restaurant chain adored by children and endured by many of their parents, is filing for bankruptcy protection. https://t.co/7noUDBQ7jD
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 25, 2020
Elizabeth Banks To Drive The Magic School Bus, officially cast as Ms. Frizzle
Seatbelts, everyone! Elizabeth Banks has officially been cast as Ms. Frizzle in the live-action version of The Magic School Bus. https://t.co/IF6nAiMZPy
— E! Australia & NZ (@EOnlineAU) June 26, 2020
Younger Patients Driving Ohio’s Spike In COVID-19
Some Wear Masks, Some Don’t As COVID-19 Cases Rise In Greater Cincinnati
Dixie Chicks Drops The “Dixie”
The country music trio has decided to change their name. Across the band’s social media pages, the women now go by The Chicks. On Thursday morning, their official Twitter handle was changed from @dixiechicks to @thechicks. The group made up of Natalie Maines, Martie Erwin Maguire, and Emily Strayer, also changed their name on Instagram and Facebook. A statement on The Chicks’ website said “We want to meet this moment.” The term Dixie refers to Southern U.S. states, especially those that belonged to the Confederacy. The Chicks also dropped a new song “March March” from their comeback album “Gaslighter” that features videos and images from the recent Black Lives Matter rallies.
Bonnaroo Has Officially Been Canceled for 2020
Originally scheduled for June 11-14, Bonnaroo was pushed back to Sept. 24-27 in mid-March, as safer-at-home orders began going into effect throughout the United States. Now, organizers have announced that the event Is Canceled.
After being postponed from June to September due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Bonnaroo has officially been canceled for 2020. Organizers of the four-day, multi-genre festival in Manchester, Tenn., announced the news on Thursday (June 25).
“Our annual time together on the Farm is nothing short of magical,” a statement from festival organizers reads, “but out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of all Bonnaroovians, artists, staff, partners and our community, this is a necessary reality.”
Read More: Bonnaroo 2020 Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns | https://tasteofcountry.com/bonnaroo-2020-canceled/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral