Headlines For Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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August 1, 2018

6 am Headlines

A flight is diverted to Myrtle Beach; several treated, 1 hospitalized after a ‘dirty socks’ smell.


7 am Headlines

A cut in line for free samples at a Costco turned into a fight — between two 70-year-old men.

A new study says that going to concerts every two weeks can increase your life expectancy by nine years.  That seems a little hard to believe, but it's apparently built on the idea that concerts boost your 'well-being' by 21%.


9 am Headlines

Some parents have started hiring video game tutors to help their kids.  They say it helps their kids' social lives when they get better at the games.

A "Fantasy Island" movie is in development, and it will be loosely based on the show, which ran for seven seasons on ABC from 1977 to 1984.  There was also a short-lived revival that aired for one season in 1998.

A remake of the movie "Indecent Proposal" is in the works.  The original was released in 1993, and starred ROBERT REDFORD as a lonely billionaire who offers a young married couple a million dollars to spend a night with the woman.

The top back-to-school expense for parents is still new clothes, but electronics are a close second this year.  The average parent will spend $189 on new clothes for their kids, and $186 on gadgets.