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Trending News - Thursday 9/28
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  • CBS claims OJ Simpson could be released from prison as early as Monday. Simpson may head to Naples, Florida to live with his friend Tom Scotto

  • Us Weekly claims Justin Timberlake is in talks to perform at halftime of this year's Super Bowl. A source tells the magazine; "As of right now, it will just be Justin — no surprise performers.''

  • Variety magazine claims CBS has ordered an entire season of The Big Bang Theory spin-off "Young Sheldon." 16 million viewers watched the debut on Monday night.

  • TMZ claims the helmet Chris Pratt wore in Guardians of the Galaxy has been auctioned off for $160,000.

  • Mashable claims Delta Airlines is going to begin offering free in-flight mobile messaging starting October 1st. Passengers will be able to send messages through iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Text messaging, sending photos and sending videos is not included

  • A new survey by Granset reveals that 20% of grandparents dislike the names of their grandkids

  • Fox Sports claims Houston Texans rookie quarterback DeShaun Watson donated his first NFL game check to stadium employees who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • People magazine claims Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91. He leaves behind a partner named Crystal Harris. Hefner sold the Playboy Mansion to his neighbor for $200 million in June. He lived there until the time of his death. Wikipedia claims he was worth $43 million.

Hugh Hefner fast facts ...

Hef was born in Chicago and raised by his parents, both of whom were teachers.

Hefner graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in psychology. He dropped out of grad school at Northwestern University after one semester.

Hefner took out a mortgage, got a bank loan for $600 and raised $8,000 to start Playboy magazine in 1952. The first issue was published in 1953 and featured Marilyn Monroe. It's sold 50, 000 copies

Hefner never met Monroe, but bought the funeral crypt next to hers at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

  • Hungry Forever magazine claims a bacon 5K run is taking place in Allentown, PA. The race is broken into two parts with runners running 2.5 km before eating a half pound of bacon and then completing the race. It costs $39 to enter the race. Those who finish the run get treated to a breakfast buffet afterwards.

  • London's Meantime Brewing Company is looking to hire a professional beer taster. Their ad reads:


Beer tasters are key in helping Meantime perfect and launch new products around the world. A successful candidate will join the panel brewers as they taste, discuss and pass opinion on a range of different beers.

Part-time role: 3 hours per week, Friday morning Salary: Competitive… with beer benefits Based at the Brewery in Greenwich

What we’re looking for ... A passionate beer lover who can provide honest and objective feedback on different beer styles. Tastebuds for detection and an expert knowledge of alcoholic beverages and the difference between beers and their ingredients. Do you know your Pale Ale from your IPA, chocolate malt from dark malt, Fuggles from Cascade hops?

Today is National Ask a Stupid Question Day, National Drink Beer Day, National Good Neighbor Day, National Strawberry Cream Pie Day, Read a Child a Book You Like Day, World Maritime Day and World Rabies Day

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