Headlines For Thursday, June 28, 2018

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June 28, 2018

6 am Headlines


Doctors say that hovering above a nasty toilet seat might be worse for your health than sitting on it. 

There's a guy in Georgia who's made 118 calls to 911 over the past three years, but never with real emergencies . . . it's for things like asking for a glass of milk or help finding his lost remote.  So the cops just put out a warrant for his arrest.


7 am Headlines


A public memorial for Vinnie Paul will go down on Sunday in Dallas.

We wish that smart speakers like Amazon Alexa and Google Home could do big things, according to a new survey . . . like helping to make us funnier or more attractive.


9 am Headlines


U.S. musicians’ median income is $35,000, survey finds.

A new report found Alabama has more fast food joints per capita than any other state with 63 for every 100,000 people.  Vermont has the least with just 19 for every hundred-thousand residents.

Facebook is testing a new feature called Keyword Snooze, which allows you to block stories and posts with certain keywords from your feed for 30 days.  You can block anything, from "Game of Thrones" to "Trump" . . . or even "puppies", if you have no soul.