Statt-us Update 9/18/19 – 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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Busch Beer to Match Funds Raised by ISU Fan’s Viral Gameday Sign in Donation to Children’s Hospital

As a joke, an ISU fan brought a sign to College GameDay asking for beer money to be sent to his Venmo account. He never…

Posted by WHO TV Channel 13 News on Monday, September 16, 2019

KFC is Testing Some Kind of Chicken & Donuts Sandwich

‘Saved By The Bell’, ‘Punky Brewster’ Reboots Set For NBCU’s Peacock Streaming Service

NBCUniversal’s newly named Peacock streaming service will feature several original series, the company said Tuesday, including a pair of reboots from the vaults: a newly unveiled Saved By the Bell with original castmembers including Elizabeth Berkley and Mario Lopez, and Punky Brewster, which returns original star Soleil Moon Frye as a grown-up version of her former character.

The titles were unveiled along with several other original offerings set for the April 2020-launching service this morning including a rebooted Battlestar Galactica.

Whitney Houston Hologram Tour Set For 2020

Whitney Houston – A simulated version of the late Whitney Houston is set to hit the road early 2020 on an international trek entitled, “An Evening With Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour.” Dates for the elaborate stage show have been announced, kicking off in Mexico on Jan. 23rd, followed by stops including England, Denmark, Austria, Scotland, Ireland, Norway and more. The tour is scheduled to hit North America next fall.

Flour Recall, Check Before You Bake

General Mills issued a voluntary recall of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour this week over fears that it may be contaminated with E. coli. The food and beverage giant said the recall applies to 5-pound bags with a “better if used by” date of Sept. 6, 2020. CLICK HERE for more.

Companies Hiring Hundreds of Thousands of Seasonal Workers, Paying Higher Wages