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.
City Curfew In Effect For The Tri-State
Mayor John Cranley signed an emergency order Sunday that places the entire city under a curfew from 9 p.m. through 6 a.m. This order is in effect through June 2.
Justice For George Floyd
The fired Minneapolis police officer seen on video with his knee on the neck of an unarmed black man who later died has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced Friday. The cases of the 3 other officers present at the time of George Floyd’s death on May 25th are still under investigation, Freeman said, adding “I anticipate charges” against them. The third-degree murder charge carries a maximum of 25 years in prison.
Don’t Mess With J.R. Smith’s Car
Explaining Traffic Jams
Back Into Outer Space
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon made history as the first private spacecraft to launch astronauts into Earth’s orbit. Americans Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley first attempted to launch on May 27th, but poor weather conditions at the Kennedy Space Center moved the event to Saturday at 3:22 p.m. PT. This is the first crew outing launched from American soil since the retirement of the NASA shuttles 9 years ago. The mission marks the beginning of a new era in which NASA will be purchasing transport services from the commercial sector.
— Benonwine (@benonwine) May 30, 2020
Kylie Caught In A Web Of Financial Lies
Kylie Jenner sold half of her cosmetics company in one of the greatest celebrity cash-outs of all time. But the deal’s fine print reveals that she has been inflating the size and success of her business. For years.
The Kardasian family’s best-kept secrets: Kylie’s business is significantly smaller, and less profitable, than the family has spent years leading the cosmetics industry and media outlets, including Forbes, to believe.
Based on this new information—plus the impact of Covid-19 on beauty stocks and consumer spending—Forbes now thinks that Kylie Jenner, even after pocketing an estimated $340 million after taxes from the sale, is not a billionaire. Read more here.