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Statt-us Update 7/2/20 – Today’s Headlines & More


Dayton becomes Ohio’s first major city to make masks, face coverings mandatory

NFL shortens preseason from 4 to 2 games for 2020

Take a ride: Kings Island releases first POV video of Orion

First riders on Orion at Kings Island raise $160,000 for local nonprofit

The first riders to get to experience a thrilling ride on Kings Island’s newest roller coaster, Orion, raised $160,000 for a local nonprofit.

The Orion First Riders event had more than 300 participants took part. To be among the first to take a ride on Orion, participants had to raise a minimum of $150 for A Kid Again. A Kid Again “fosters hope, happiness and healing for families raising kids with life-threatening illnesses through fun-filled group activities,” according to officials at Kings Island.

‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Returning With Two New Seasons

Hamilton County temporarily reducing some ticket and fine costs

Jason Momoa To Voice Frosty The Snowman

Warner Bros and Stampede Ventures have set up Frosty the Snowman, a live-action film that will see Aquaman star Jason Momoa voicing the iconic snowman.

Jon Berg and Greg Silverman of Stampede produce with Geoff Johns of Madghost, and Momoa. Berg and Silverman were Warner Bros senior execs who helped architect the DC franchise launch of Aquaman with James Wan at the helm.

David Berenbaum, who worked with Berg on Elf, is writing the script based on the venerable character that Momoa will embody as a CGI Frosty in the hybrid CG/live-action film.

“From his role as a fearsome count in a land of ice and fire to the oceanic success we all had with Aquaman, it felt only right to realize Jason this time out of snow,” Berg said.

Chad Johnson Has Started Giving Away Thousands In Personal ‘Stimulus Checks’

And Ocho is sticking to his word.

Bet On Hotdog Eating

For the first time ever, bettors can legally wager on the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4.  Three states have approved the wagering — New Jersey, Colorado and New Hampshire.  “ESPN had already affirmed us as a sport in the early 2000s,” said Rich Shea, president of Major League Eating, which puts on the event. “But, with legal betting, we are really now as legitimate as the NFL and the NBA.”