Wednesday January 30th
On this day in 1969 The Beatles gave their last concert.
Twinkees will be naming a new buyer soon. Hostess has already agreed to deal their Drake's band to McKee Foods Corp. for $27.5 million, that includes Ring Dings, Yodels and Devil Dogs. McKee makes Little Debbie snacks.
In Georgia, two men have been arrested for stealing $65,000 worth of frozen chicken wings from the cold storage business where they worked. The two guys used a rental truck to load 10 pallets of Tyson frozen chicken wings. That’s 26,000 pounds of wings.
There is an actual movement to make the day after the Superbowl a National Holiday. It's a petition on the White House Website. Law says after 25,000 signatures that White House must respond somehow.
More than 7.5 million people will buy a new television leading up to the Super Bowl, up from 5.1 million last year.
Taco Bell Was heavily pressured to pull a TV ad that made fun of Vegatables, and suggest you bring tacos to a party instead, and they did.
If it bums you out that guys never approach you, maybe it’s as simple as you’re wearing the wrong color. One study shows that women who wear red clothing are 56 percent more likely to be asked out than those who don’t.
Deborah Ford will retire from the U.S. Postal Service in Detroit after 44 years without using any of her sick days.
Number one TV show American Idol (Wednesday), Fox, 16.07 million
Ann Curry - rumors have been swirling that the former Today Show host could land at CNN. After all, her boss at NBC, Jeff Zucker is the new president CNN. But inside sources are saying Zucker “doesn't believe Curry is the answer to CNN's problems.” He would never offer Curry an anchor job in a coveted prime time slot. Nor would he meet her salary demands that likely approach $10 million. A source at CNN says Ann Curry is overpaid and under-talented to be hired for a prime time anchor job
Taylor Swift's Red, which came out in October, reeled in the most platinum certifications of any album for 2012. In just one month, it sold three million copies. Jason Aldean's Night Train, Lionel Richie's Tuskeegee and Carrie Underwood's Blown Away all earned platinum designations.
Terri Clark releases her 10th studio album, Classic, today
Tuesday January 29th
Today is Tell Us Something Good Tuesday
In 1996, Garth Brooks refuses the first -- and only -- Artist of the Year trophy at the American Music Awards, saying that another act deserved it more. That artist was Hootie and the Blowfish
Barbara Walters has been in the hospital for 10 days since falling. She is re-visiting childhood too-- she has chickenpox.
As more and more people take pictures of their food at fancy restaurants to share with their social media friends on Facebook and Instagram, some New York City restaurants are now banning the picture taking to prevent people from disturbing others’ dining experiences.
In Vallejo, California, a tattoo parlor is offering 49er-related tattoos for only $49.
According to the National Chicken Council, the wholesale price of wings will rise to the “most expensive ever" during this Super Bowl Sunday because supplies of wings are lower.
A simple hug can save your life. Experts say oxytocin, or what they call the 'love hormone', increases during a hug, causing a calming effect. In fact, the effects from one hug in the morning lasted throughout a tough work day (more for women than men, the study noted).
According to a new study, people who smoke die at least 10 years earlier than those who don’t smoke.
The series finale of 30 Rock airs Thursday on NBC.
Randy Travis is expected to enter a guilty plea deal in North Texas, stemming from his DUI charge from last summer. According to the Tennessean, Randy faces up to two years in jail and a $4,000 fine
Thompson Square are doing fine after a minor bus accident on their way home from last night’s show in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Keifer and Shawna were 20 minutes from home when another vehicle hit their tour bus.
Zac Brown Band is set to perform at this year's Daytona 500 pre-race concert. The guys will play a mini-concert with two of the songs airing live as part of the televised festivities.
Monday January 28th
Research has found that people seek out high-calorie comfort foods when they are going through tough, highly stressful times in their lives. The research found that tough times can trigger the brain to go into an emergency state that compels the body to eat as much as it can in case food becomes scarce. So next time you have a pretty bad breakup or the kids are driving you crazy, blame your eating binge on your self- preservation instincts!
Burt Reynolds is out of the intensive care unit at a Florida hospital after suffering from a bad case of the flu. He is 76!!
We reported last week that Lance Armstrong was asked to join DWTS, he says no.
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams has come out with something being called: Influenza Sorbet packed with cayenne pepper, ginger, citrus juice, Maker's Mark bourbon, and honey.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters was number-one in its debut weekend. The action, fairy-tale flick earned $19 million
Sleep deprivation is tied to a whole bunch of health problems, such as increased anxiety, bad bones and overeating. And, according to a new study, it also messes up your relationships. Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley found that sleep deprivation effects your expressions of gratitude.
The final nominees for the 48th Annual ACM Awards will be revealed on February 13th. Fan-voting to determine the New Artist category is underway through February 4th at VoteACM.com.
Country music will be well-represented at this year's Grammy Awards. Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Carrie Underwood have all been tapped to perform on the show. Carrie is the veteran of the group -- she's sung on the telecast five times before.
On this day in 1986 the space shuttle Challenger exploded after liftoff, killing all seven crew members.