Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz
Are your kids still hungry even after their school lunch? 7 and 4 did a great story on that this week, more here
Progress made on the renovations at the State Theater! 9 and 10 has more here
Jeeze: 28-year-old actor JOHNNY LEWIS . . . who played Half-Sack on the first two seasons of "Sons of Anarchy" . . . was found dead on Wednesday morning in Los Angeles. He allegedly jumped to his death from a roof, after going on a CRAZY drug-fueled rampage, in which he MURDERED an elderly woman, and assaulted two other people with a two-by-four.
Here's a pic of him with Katy Perry
REESE WITHERSPOON gave birth to a baby boy yesterday. His name is Tennessee James Toth.
There's always been a question as to how far the affair actually went between KRISTEN STEWART and her "Snow White" director RUPERT SANDERS. Well, according to RadarOnline.com, they never actually consummated the relationship . . . and that's why ROBERT PATTINSON was able to take Kristen back. A source says, quote, "Kristen was absolutely steadfast that she only engaged in several make-out sessions with Rupert but never slept with him. Rob didn't believe her in the beginning but as time wore on he accepted her explanation.
LANCE EASLEY . . . one of the replacement refs who've been accused of screwing the Packers out of a win against the Seahawks on Monday night, says he made the CORRECT CALL. And he claims any other ref would have done the same. He's also not cool with all the flak the replacement refs have taken . . . quote, "I don't appreciate the negative stuff. We did a damn good job . . . for the most part."
Earlier this month, RUSSELL BRAND helped out a homeless man he found lying on the sidewalk in L.A. He gave the guy some water and a T-shirt, then took him for some food and a bath, and to an AA meeting. Well, Russell was at it again Wednesday morning. He took a small group of homeless people to the Newsroom Cafe in West Hollywood for breakfast.
Ladies will love this!! "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" is doing an episode based on the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" . . . but it won't really be about the book. Instead, they created a character inspired by its author, E.L. JAMES. Word has it the writer will be played by ANNA CHLUMSKY. She currently stars on the HBO show "Veep", but you may know her better as the chick from the "My Girl" movies. This "SVU" episode is scheduled to air on May 10th.
Randomess from our partners at Wisebrother Media
According to a new study out of Japan, looking at cute baby animals might make you more productive. People who looked at animal pictures were more careful and focused when they did tasks that required concentration. Cute animals also cause people to feel nurturing feelings, which helps them to pay more attention to details.
In the past four elections, presidential candidate HALLOWEEN MASK sales have correctly predicted the election. Clinton outsold Dole, Bush outsold Gore and Kerry, and Obama outsold McCain. And now, according to the two biggest Halloween stores in the country, Obama is outselling Romney by at least 28%
The police think they may be on the verge of finding JIMMY HOFFA, who disappeared in 1975 and might've been killed by the Mob. They got a credible tip that he's buried under a driveway in a Detroit suburb. Right now they're running a soil test, and if it shows signs of human remains they're going to start digging.