Headlines For Wednesday, September 8, 2018

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September 6, 2018

6 am Headlines

Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann on "Gilligan's Island", is having some serious health and financial issues.  A friend set up a GoFundMe page to raise $180,000 for her.  She's 79, and needs to move into an assisted living facility.

Until the 1960s, the most reliable pregnancy test was injecting a woman's pee into a frog.  If she was pregnant, her hormones would cause a fungus to grow on its back.

7 am Headlines
T.I. and Busta Rhymes both posted an already-debunked story about how the CIA gave Bob Marley cancer by giving him a pair of infected Converse All Stars.

 A 23-year-old guy in New Zealand recently broke into a zoo to steal a monkey for his girlfriend.  But he fell while trying to scale a fence, and ended up with a broken leg, a sprained ankle, and two busted teeth.


9 am Headlines

Ben Affleck has been seen outside the rehab clinic where he's being treated for alcohol abuse.  There's talk that he's leaving every day so he can "work out" at his house . . . but he might just be meeting up with his girlfriend.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop brand had to pay a $145,000 fine for making unsubstantiated health claims about those "Jade Eggs" women are supposed to put in their naughty purses.

Wildlife officials in Henderson County are trying to find a bear with a plastic container stuck on its head.