Headlines For Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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January 29, 2019

6 am Headlines

It's so cold in Chicago that there's been a string of robberies where two men are stealing other people's Canada Goose jackets.  Those jackets cost anywhere from $550 to $1,700, and so far, six people have had theirs stolen.

Apple is in early talks to start a new subscription service that'll basically be a Netflix for video games.


8 am Headlines

Louis Vuitton just announced they're making a "luxury" version of Jenga.  They're all Plexiglas blocks, instead of wood, and they have the Louis Vuitton logo on them.  And the sets will sell for . . . $2,500.

Amazon Prime has more than four-times the movies that Netflix has, but that includes a lot of junk.  Only 1.3% of Amazon's movies are "Certified Fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes, compared with 15.5% on Netflix.

Almost one in 10 Americans will bet on the Super Bowl . . . for a Total of $6 Billion.

9 am Headlines
 A new survey found public speaking is not our #1 fear.  The top ten are snakes, heights, the dentist, confined spaces, needles, clowns, public speaking, the dark, flying, and birds.

Firefighters free young boy who got his head stuck in a toilet seat

According to the National Weather Service, 220 million Americans will be dealing with temperatures below freezing this week.  That's 75% of the population of the continental U.S.