Traverse City/ Northern Michigan Buzz:
7 and 4 reporting a woman was attacked while walkinger her dog on the TART train in TC this past weekend. It happened behind Art Van on the trail near Boardman lake. The guy tried to drag her into a wooded area. If you have info call central dispatch at 922-4550. CLICK HERE for the full story.
The Michigan Blood Bus will be at Northwestern Bank today at 9am on Front in TC. Donate, it's a great feeling!!
Dog Park Celebration Organizational Meeting at 6:30 tonight at the Traverse Area District Library. This is a meeting to organize the grand opening celebration!
Get more event info at theticker.tc
Today's Hollywood Buzz
Olympic snowboarder SHAUN WHITE was arrested for vandalism and public intoxication at a hotel in Nashville over the weekend, after he trashed the phone in his room, then pulled a fire alarm, causing the hotel to be evacuated. While trying to flee the hotel, White was actually pursued by a "concerned citizen". The two of them collided, and Shaun hit the back of his head on a fence, opening a nasty cut.
LINDSAY LOHAN thinks AMANDA BYNES is getting off easy. She Tweeted, quote, "Why did I get put in jail and a nickelodeon star has had NO punishment(s) so far?" Amanda reportedly heard about this, and told a friend that she HATES being compared to Lindsay. Meanwhile, Amanda went to a clothing store yesterday and spent an hour and 45 minutes in a dressing room. Then she bought some stuff and left . . . IN A CAB.
CHRISTINA AGUILERA and CEE LO GREEN have opted out of the spring season of "The Voice" . . . and SHAKIRA and USHER will replace them. Also, there's a rumor that MARIAH CAREY and NICKI MINAJ were in talks to do "The Voice" before landing gigs on "American Idol". Speaking of The Voice" [Blind Auditions - Part 5] . . . 8:00 to 9:00 P.M. on 7 and 4.
I'm not much of a gamer but I love playing Wii so this is pretty exciting! The Wii U will go on sale in the U.S. on November 18th, and two models will be available at launch. The basic set will cost $300 and includes 8GB of storage space, the console and one Gamepad. A $350 Deluxe set comes with 32GB of memory, a charging cradle for the Gamepad, and a copy of the party game "Nintendo Land".
Crazy Stuff around the World
I know most of our listeners work in some sort of hospitality, so you may enjoy this: Believe it or not, hotel owners say the third-most common thing people leave behind in hotel rooms are . . . ADULT TOYS. Cell phone chargers are first, clothes and shoes are second, adult toys are third, and dentures are fourth.
Funny how things work: On September 8th, a guy in Cleveland got a flat tire and pulled over to change it. Another driver saw him, parked behind him to help him fix it, and probably saved both their lives . . . because a few minutes later, a drunk driver swerved over and crashed into his car. Here's the weirdest part: At some point, the guy with the flat tire figured out that the same Good Samaritan had helped him out EIGHT YEARS earlier, when he got a fish hook stuck in his hand.