Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz
Fox for Tots boosts donations for Northern Michigan - 7 and 4 has the story here...
Stolen car found in Vanderbilt - police need your help to find who stole it! 9 and 10 news has more here...
Blood drive today at Munson from 11 until 5 Conference Rooms 11 and 12.
This is really sad. A nurse at KATE MIDDLETON'S hospital who was pranked by two Australian DJs last week was found DEAD in her home on Friday. Police suspect suicide. The DJs are off the air until further notice . . . a decision they made along with their radio station.
I love this list! E! Online has released a list of the Top 10 Christmas Movies. And they gave the top spot to the 1947 classic "Miracle on 34th Street". Here's the list . . .
#1.) "Miracle on 34th Street", 1947
#2.) "It's a Wonderful Life", 1946
#3.) "A Christmas Story", 1983
#4.) "White Christmas", 1954
#5.) "The Nightmare Before Christmas", 1993
#6.) "Elf", 2003
#7.) "Scrooged", 1988
#8.) "Home Alone", 1990
#9.) "Gremlins", 1984
#10.) "Christmas Vacation", 1989
GERARD BUTLER's new movie "Playing for Keeps" bombed big time. Even though it was the only new movie in theaters, it made just $6 million and finished in 6th place. "Skyfall" reclaimed the #1 spot from "Twilight", which has topped the chart for the past three weekends. "Skyfall's" worldwide haul now stands at $918 million, making it Sony's highest-grossing release of all time, ahead of "Spider-Man 3".
If you get all sweaty when you hear Michael Buble, you can see him tonight on TV! "Michael Bublé Christmas Special" . . . 10:00 to 11:00 P.M. on NBC 7 and 4. Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and Carly Rae Jepsen are among the performers.
PSY . . . the "Gangnam Style" guy . . . is apologizing for a BRUTAL anti-American song he performed in 2004, where he rapped, quote, "Kill those [effing] Yankees who have been torturing Iraqi captives . . . kill them all slowly and painfully." He now says he got swept up in some anti-war protests . . . and adds, quote, "I will forever be sorry for any pain I have caused by those words."
ADELE may face a $1,600 fine for failing to register her son's birth.
A new study found men and women use the same three main tactics when they play hard-to-get. They act more confident than they really are . . . talk to other people to try to make someone jealous . . . and withhold physical contact. Beyond that, women are more likely to be sarcastic or turn down dates when they play hard-to-get. Men are more likely to act rude or play mind games.
In two days, it will be December 12th, 2012, or 12/12/12. And there's a kid in Alabama who was born on December 12th, 2000 at 12:12 P.M. . . . which means he'll turn 12 at 12:12 on 12/12/12.
Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress are in . . . and they aren't good. More than half of all fourth graders don't know what the word "puzzled" means . . . a majority of eighth graders don't know the word "permeate" . . . and most high-school seniors don't know what "delusion" means.
In 1998, a 13-year-old boy near St. Paul, Minnesota went to the mall and sat on Santa's lap with his three-year-old sister. Fourteen years later, he was preparing for a wedding in September when his family dug up the old picture. And it turns out that Santa Claus . . . is his new father-in-law. His new wife's father has dressed up as Santa for years, but 1998 was the only time he worked as a mall Santa..