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Harry Styles could be our new Prince Eric

Who knew Prince Eric has been leading a double life as a member of a boy band?!? Rumors are starting to swirl that Harry Styles is in talks to be cast as the the prince in the live adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid.’ With Harry’s ability to sing, hopefully Prince Eric will get some amazing songs out of the deal. …

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Yay! Kids in Missouri will get longer summers starting in 2020

Chalkboard with schools out written on it and Columbia Public Schools Logo

Kids will be singing the lyrics to “Summer Days” for two extra weeks starting in 2020! While the school year has already been scheduled for 2019, Governor Mike Parson said school will start no earlier than August 24th in 2020.  The two extra weeks will be given with hopes of boosting Missouri’s tourism spending. While a longer summer sounds amazing, …

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Queen B drops epic ‘Lion King’ song

Beyonce has once again out done herself! During the overnight hours, she dropped a new song called ‘Spirit.’ Apparently, the song will play during a very pivotal scene in The Lion King. Not only does Beyonce voice the character of Nala, she is also the executive producer of the soundtrack called, The Lion King: The Gift. She said, “I wanted to …

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Are Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes dating?

It’s the question that’s taunting the internet…are Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes dating?  After the Senorita music video, romance rumors started to fly. Then, the couple spent the entire Fourth of July weekend with each other! But nothing says you’re dating like posting about the other person on social media. Camila was at Shawn’s concert on Friday and she was …

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Disney has found their new Ariel

A new Ariel has been cast for the live-action film!  19-year-old Halle Bailey will take on the iconic role in the live-action adaptation of ‘The Little Mermaid.’ You might have already seen Halle in Freeform’s ‘Grown-ish’ and with Queen Latifah in ‘Last Holiday.’  Deep down, I’ve always wanted to be Ariel but I think Halle will do a great job!  …

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Have you tried the latest viral challenge?

It’s been a while since  the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral for a good cause but now the Bottle Cap Challenge is here to take it’s place.  The challenge involves unscrewing the top of a bottle with a powerful roundhouse kick. It got its start in the MMA world but it is quickly becoming a pop culture phenomenon.  John Mayer …

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Calling all pool connoisseurs!

If you are still looking for the perfect summer job, look no further! Hotels.com is looking for a professional pool hopper.  What’s a pool hopper, you might ask? It’s someone that loves to lounge by pools and document their adventures on social media.  Hotels.com will pay you $10,000 to travel the rest of the summer to six epic hotel pools, …

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Clydesdale born after Blues win Stanley Cup

Talk about perfect timing! Just after the Blues won the Stanley Cup on Wednesday night, a baby foul was born at Warm Springs Ranch.  To honor the first cup win in Blues’ history, the Clydesdale was named Gloria. Isn’t she the cutest little baby?!?  Who knows, she might be a Budweiser Clydesdale someday!   

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A CORGI Pokemon was just created!!

Everyone, drop what you’re doing and see the cutest Pokemon that has ever been created!  This cute guy goes by the name of Yamper and fully resembles a corgi. He even has a heart on his butt!  Thankfully, I am not the only one freaking out about this new addition to the Pokemon world. People on Twitter are losing it!  …

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Krispy Kreme is building a “donut theater experience”

The most epic Krsispy Kreme store is being built in New York City and I am already drooling.  The location will be open early next year and have the world’s largest hot light, stadium seating and a glaze waterfall.  With the stadium seating, visitors will have the opportunity to watch donuts being made from beginning to end. Think of it …

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Halsey’s cover of ‘Sucker’ is Jonas Brothers approved!

Halsey has wowed everyone with her version of the Jonas Brother’s ‘Sucker.’ On Thursday, Halsey appeared on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge with her version of the popular song. She completely made it her own by slowing the song down and showing off her vocal range.  And the Jonas Brothers definitively approved!  See the incredible performance below:

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Ed Sheeran + Ketchup = ‘EdChup’

Ed Sheeran’s love for ketchup has scored him a pretty amazing deal!  For all Ed’s fans, his obsession with ketchup is a well known fact. He even has the Heinz label tattooed on his arm!  In April, he reached out to the ketchup company and asked to partner with them and now his dreams are becoming a reality!  And the …

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An all new ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ is coming our way

Look out! Disney is in the process of making a live-action reboot of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’ Right now, details about the cast are very scarce but there are rumors that Marc Webb will direct.  The original film premiered in 1937 and became one of the highest grossing films of all time.  The live-action remake will follow in …

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11-year-old sells lemonade to help with Jefferson City tornado relief

By the end of May, most 11-year olds are worrying about how they are going to spend their summer. But one special boy was worried about how he was going to help the community he calls home.  Garrett Sommerer was inspired to set up a lemonade stand after a tornado destroyed parts of Jefferson City.  Last week, he charged 50 …

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Would you listen to an all-male version of ‘Lady Marmalade?’

We all know the song, ‘Lady Marmalade,’ right?  No one can forget this powerhouse quartet! But how would you feel if it was sung by men?  Ed Sheeran revealed that he wants to recreate the powerful song with all-male artists like Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars.  Some people loved the idea, while others hated it.  After his collaboration with Justin …

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Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus Enter The Summer Song Battle

Headshots of Katy Perry and Miley Cyrus

Ed Sheeran w/Justin Bieber. Daddy Yankee w/Katy Perry. Jonas Brothers. Shawn Mendes. BTS w/Halsey. Taylor Swift. DJ Khaled. Halsey solo. Ed Sheeran AGAIN! The battle for the sought after “Song for Summer” rages on with another new release from a major artist each Friday for the last two months it seems. This week, we get TWO. A couple weeks ago, …

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Your guide to Memorial Day celebrations

No airshow doesn’t mean eyes shouldn’t be to the skies this weekend. Unfortunately, the Salute to Veterans Airshow was cancelled after all the rain Mid-Missouri received. Luckily, there are still amazing Memorial Day events.  If you are looking for epic fireworks shows, Bear Bottom Resort, The Inn at Grand Glaize and Margaritaville Lake Resort all have ones scheduled.  Bear Bottom’s …

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Drake’s high-school notebook to be auctioned off for thousands of dollars

How much would you pay to have Drake’s old notebook? A memorabilia dealership estimates that Drake’s high-school notebook is worth $35,000 and is scheduled to be auctioned off.  The 20-year-old notebook was found in the garbage outside Drake’s grandpa’s furniture store. Talk about finding gold!  If you are the lucky buyer, you will get a notebook filled with ‘must have …

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Halsey wants to empower women with her latest single

After much anticipation, Halsey has finally dropped her latest single, “Nightmare.” The artist recently revealed she is turning over a new leaf when it comes to her music and wanted to switch things up.  Although “Nightmare” is more edgier than her normal sound, Halsey said she got inspired to write it after watching her fans. Check out the music video …

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Victoria’s Secret says goodbye to their televised fashion show

An end of an era has come after Victoria’s Secret announced they will no longer be televising their annual fashion show.  The lingerie company’s decision comes after an internal memo described how the failing company needs to evolve.  This announcement follows multiple Victoria’s Secret stores closing and their stock falling. I am sad to see the televised show go because …

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Jonas Brothers “Burn Up” SNL Twice!

Jonas Brothers on SNL

The Jonas Brothers are back in a big way, and made a HUGE return to the SNL stage.  Not only did they kill it by having a completely fan-girling Emma Thompson introduce them, and then play on what might have been the most fun stage set-up all season, they provided a bonus for fans. They first jammed out on their …

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Starbucks are everywhere, including Winterfell!

The last season of Game of Thrones is upon us and in each episode there is more death and destruction than the one before!  Sunday’s episode was no different, but there was a comical mistake that fans caught in one of the beginning scenes.  During a scene where Daenerys Targaryen is sitting at a long table, you can see a …

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