Things You Need to Know in Evansville IN Today – July 20, 2012
Need a quick update on what’s going on today? From weather to local/national news, to what’s trending to local entertainment – we’ve got it all just for you!
- Batman Mass Shooting Overnight – Gunman Kills 12 at Midnight Showing of Dark Knight Rises at Denver Theater. For updates, stay tuned to www.newstalk 1280.com.
- Satellite Provider Direct TV struck a deal with Viacom, all channels restored.
- Brian Powers, who has been accused of stabbing three Evansville homeless people is due in court today.
- The Vanderburgh Co. Health Dept will be spraying parts of the county for mosquitoes today to thwart West Nile Virus.
- Tri-State Weather – Sun & Clouds. Not as Hot & Less Humid with Isolated Storms Developing Southeast of Evansville. High Around 90.
- This weekend, a benefit for Jessica Whetstine, the teen who was severely injured by a pallet while riding a motorcycle on Evansville’s east side will be held by her boyfriend and family. For more information, click here.
- Get ready for back to school tomorrow at the Back 2 School Expo at Eastland Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Giveaways, stage shows, supply lists and more! The expo is sponsored by Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation and Townsqaure Media.
- More local entertainment from corespondent Mike Adams
Dark Knight Rises- The popular movie opened at midnight last night.
- Have you seen it already? What were your thoughts? Will you be seeing it this weekend? How many times will you see it in a theater?
British Open 2012 – The British Open began earlier today, and it will end on Sunday.
- Brandt Snedeker is the leader. He’s at a10 under par.
- Adam Scott is in second at 6 under par.
- Tiger Woods is in a tie for 5th at 3 under par.
Father Refuses to Allow Daughter to Go on Make-A-Wish Trip to Disney World Because She Is Cured of Cancer — Is It Fair? – http://tsminteractive.com/father-daughter-make-a-wish-disney-world/
- Father claims wishes should go to terminally ill kids
- Mother says he’s doing it for spite
- Fund has been created so people can donate to help send the girl on the trip
What Are the Best Cities for Young Newlyweds? – http://tsminteractive.com/what-are-the-best-cities-for-young-newlyweds/
- Texas lands three cities on the list
- List created by analyzing cost of living, mean annual income, unemployment rate and rental inventory
- List is not made in a particular order
Taiwanese Gamer Dies After Marathon 40-Hour Diablo III Session – http://tsminteractive.com/taiwanese-gamer-dies-after-marathon-40-hour-diablo-iii-session
- Teen died after playing in an Internet café
- Cause of death remains unknown
- Game’s manufacturer issues statement urging moderation in playing
Filtered Tap Water – NYC has been known for having great tap water, and now it is available for purchase at an East Village shop.
- ‘Molecule’ sells filtered NYC tap water in a variety of sizes. It costs $3 to fill up your own container, or you can purchase a16 ounce to-go cup for $2.50.
‘Lettuce-Stomper’ – Photos of the anonymous Burger King employee stomping on lettuce have been traced back to Cleveland, OH.
Chick-Fil-A- Chick-Fil-A’s president, Dan Cathy, told the Baptist Press on Monday that his company does not support gay marriage.
- He said: “We are very much supportive of the family – the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.”
- The company has always been strong Christian values. The restaurant chain remains closed every Sunday.
Finding Nemo 2 – The project for ‘Finding Nemo 2′ is advancing with Andrew Stanton, the film’s original director
- The movie could be looking at a release during the summer of 2016.
The Top 15 Google Trends
- Dark Knight Rises
- Dwight Howard
- Ramadan 2012
- Fred Willard
- Emmy nominations
- British Open 2012
- Chick Fil A
- MC Chris
- Weather radar
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- Rajesh Khanna
- Finding Nemo 2
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