For more than a week, firefighters in Northern California have been working night and day, battling some serious wildfires.... [Read Full Story]
Zach Vaughn from Cornerstone Alliance joins Zack to talk about the Water Taxi service that will bring you through the channel from St. Joe to Benton Harbor. Check it out at gomichigan.com for more details!... [Read Full Story]
Long Island, New York
The Weeknd performed “Blinding Lights” 1,000 feet above Manhattan complete with a light show and fireworks display, as well as makeup that made it look like he’d been beat up.
Miley Cyrus served up throwback vibes with “Midnight Sky.”
BTS performed “Dynamite.”
Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande performed “Rain on Me” and later, Gaga sat down at a piano that looked like a giant brain to perform “Stupid Love.”
Zack and Trainer Beau talk about the benefit of customized workouts.... [Read Full Story]
Last weekend in Indiana, high school runners competed in a cross-country race — which resulted in a special show of sportsmanship.... [Read Full Story]
Zack talks to Valerie Bohland, the Volunteer Coordinator with Berrien County Animal Control, about this week’s adoptable pets Alexander & Angelica!... [Read Full Story]
Sandy — a rescue dog from Glendale, California — saved his 88-year-old owner, Gwendola Johnson, from a fall.... [Read Full Story]
Zack talks to Daniele at St. Joe Today about great events happening in our area for you and the family to enjoy, including:... [Read Full Story]
Women’s Equality Day: This day commemorates August 26th, 1920 — when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was certified, giving women the right to vote.
National Dog Day: A good day to adopt a dog.... [Read Full Story]BuzzFeed News says Billie Eilish’s puppy recently went to the bathroom in her room and ruined her Louis Vuitton, limited-edition Nikes, Burberry and Chanel sneakers. Damage is estimated in the thousands
Justin Timberlake tells Apple Radio that he and Timbaland created “Sexyback” while listening to David Bowie. ”I was listening to David Bowie’s Rebel Rebel, which essentially is about a cross-dresser, and so I was picturing guys, girls, all iterations of that in a club, singing this to each other. And I said, this has to be so simple and a vibe and just like an attitude. And I was like, what’s the most audacious thing you could possibly say. And that was the first line of the song. We got to bring dance music back’: And the funny thing is Tim’s playing the beat, right? This is exactly how it happened. I’ll never forget this moment. So he’s like, “All right man. I think we got to bring dance music back. So he’s [beatboxing]…He’s like, “What are you going to say?” I just go like this, “I’m bringing sexy back.” And he goes, “Yeah!”‘
Harry Styles tells Billboard magazine that he might consider doing a “Zoom reunion” with One Direction. “I don’t know if that’s the reunion that we’ve had in mind. I don’t know if that’s how … if that would be the way to do it, but, yeah, I’ll have a quick whip round.”Two sisters from Nebraska who haven’t seen each other in 53 years were – amazingly – reunited, due to coronavirus.Back in May, 73-year-old Doris Crippen ended up in the emergency room and battled back from coronavirus.When Doris was released from the hospital, she had to spend some extra time getting some rehab work on her arm.It was in the rehab center that she encountered a wonderful surprise … Her long-lost sister, 53-year-old Bev Boro, was working there.Bev recognized Doris’ name on a patient board – and the lives of the two women changed forever.Doris and Bev have the same father, but different mothers – and they haven’t seen each other in 53 years, when Bev was just a baby.Doris admitted that she had tried to find her siblings several times over the years, but failed.It ended up taking a global pandemic to, finally, bring these two women together… and inspire them to begin planning a family reunion. (WTTG-TV)Queen Elizabeth is abandoning Buckingham Palace — at least for this year.According to Britain’s Sunday Times, the monarch won’t return to the palace, which is her primary residence, “for the foreseeable future.”The Queen will “continue working from Windsor [Castle] and is understood to be keen on commuting into London for engagements and events at Buckingham Palace, if it is considered safe for her to do so,”She would usually return to Buckingham Palace in October following her summer holiday in Scotland. But this year, she’ll return to Windsor. It’s believed to be the longest period in her 68-year reign that she’s spent away from Buckingham Palace.In other royal news, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s infant son Archie will become a prince, despite the couple not giving the infant a title when he was born. According to the Express, Archie will automatically get the title when his grandfather, Prince Charles, ascends to the throne.
A live-action version of The Powerpuff Girls is in development at The CW, according to Variety. The series will follow the “now disillusioned 20-somethings who resent having lost their childhood to crime fighting.” Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody is one of the executive producers.
The Nutty Professor is getting another remake, this time from the production company behind Scream 5. The 1963 Jerry Lewis comedy was last remade in 1996 with Eddie Murphy.
Backstreet’s back competing for the mirror ball. AJ McLean will compete on season 29 of Dancing With the Stars, Us Weekly reports.The 42-year-old singer joins Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe as the second contestant named for the upcoming season of the ABC dancing competition.AJ McLean teased the news to his Instagram followers, writing, “I’m on a very strict diet…and completely sober for almost nine months… I can’t tell you guys exactly what yet but I’m doing this for two reasons: one, to get in the best shape of my life, and to be healthy and to be happy, physically, mentally, and emotionally, and there’s something else coming up. Can’t tell you what it is but believe me you’ll know why based on that.”Last year, AJ made a cameo on season 28 of DWTS when contestant Lauren Alaina prepared for their rumba set to Backstreet Boys’ “I Want It That Way.”His bandmate Nick Carter competed on season 21 of the show in 2015. He came in second place.The rest of the cast for Season 29, which kicks off September 14th, has yet to be announced.
Sarah Spoonholtz from the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber gives us a ‘last call’ on Golf Outing foursomes for Monday, August 31st, and, updates us on a cool virtual reality project for St. Joe called SeeStJoseph.com!... [Read Full Story]TODAY IS:
Are you still listening?
National Kiss and Make Up Day
National Banana Split Day
National Whiskey Sour Day... [Read Full Story]Miley Cyrus took to her Instagram over the weekend to reveal that her grandmother “Mammie” died.Loretta Finley was 85-years old and known to Cyrus’s fans through her appearances with the singer over the years, including being on The Voice in 2016. Cyrus wrote, “Even though you are gone… NOTHING has or ever will change. You will FOREVER be my inspiration and fashion icon. Even more than that, the ultimate model of being a true LIGHT in a dark world.”In another post Cyrus wrote about an appearance with Snoop Dogg, with a caption that said “Mammie baking brownies with Snoop Dogg — she never knew we snuck weed in them.”
OK! magazine says Justin Bieber’s wife, Hailey, has allegedly warned him to stay away from Kanye West. A source tells the magazine, “Justin comes back from these meetings with Kanye super arrogant and talking in riddles. Plus, Hailey’s worried his relationship with the Kardashians would lead to him reconnecting with (former fling) Kourtney Kardashian. Justin’s always trying to push the idea that they should spend more time with Kanye — but it makes Hailey uneasy, even if she is close with other members of his family, like Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner.”
Harry Styles tells Another Man magazine that he lived in a “bubble” when he was a member of One Direction. “It’s this bubble where things happen around you and it’s not real life. It’s amazing, but it’s not realistic. So when you come out of that, it’s nice to catch up with everything … I loved it and it was what I wanted, but I’m enjoying writing at the moment; trying new things. I’ve been asking myself, ‘What do I want to say?’”
Back when coronavirus started, George Ahearn of Bothell, Washington, recognized that a bunch of fresh produce from farms was going to waste.... [Read Full Story]Larry King has broken his silence on the deaths of two of his children in the last three weeks.On Sunday the TV journalist wrote on Facebook, “It is with sadness and a father’s broken heart that I confirm the recent loss of two of my children, Andy King and Chaia King. Both of them were good and kind souls and they will be greatly missed.”Chaia was 51 and Andy was 65.King explains that “Andy passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 28th, and Chaia passed on August 20th, only a short time after having been diagnosed with lung cancer. Losing them feels so out of order. No parent should have to bury a child.”The 86-year-old TV host is also the father to three adult sons, Larry Junior, Chance and Cannon.
Paris Hilton opens up about her troubled teen years in the upcoming documentary This Is Paris, where she reveals that she was abused at a boarding school in Utah.She tells People magazine, “People might assume everything in my life came easy to me, but I want to show the world who I truly am.”The Simple Life star says she was a rebellious teen, which prompted her parents to send her to several boarding schools in the late 1990s. The last one was Utah’s Provo Canyon School, where she stayed for 11 months.Paris says, “From the moment I woke up until I went to bed, it was all day screaming in my face, yelling at me, continuous torture.”She adds that “the staff would say terrible things. They were constantly making me feel bad about myself and bully me. I think it was their goal to break us down. And they were physically abusive, hitting and strangling us. They wanted to instill fear in the kids so we’d be too scared to disobey them.”Three of her former classmates, who claim they were force-fed medication and held down by restraints as punishment, appear in This Is Paris, which premieres September 14th on Paris Hilton’s YouTube channel.
The first trailer for The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, is here — and it’s dark.The superhero flick, also starring Zoë Kravitz and Colin Farrell, opens October 1st, 2021.
Chris Frank and Rob Cleveland from Cornerstone Alliance join Zack to talk about the gains being made in the local economy thanks to your support of small businesses, and how you can get support if you’re considering starting a business. Check out GoMichigan.com for more!... [Read Full Story]Before COVID, lots of people thought that remote workers had it made. Now, people are beginning to understand the downsides of working from home. According to voters on ranker.com, here are the Top 10 Worst Things About Working From Home:
People not understanding that you actually work really hard.
People thinking your life is one big vacation.
All the distractions.
Needing to master time management skills.
Having to wait for a response to a simple question via e-mail.
Missing out on co-worker interactions.
It can be hard to get in touch with people.
Feeling like you need to prove you’re being productive.
Not being able to collaborate as easily.
Having too little human interaction throughout the week.
You’ve got to wear a mask … why not match with your dog? Dog supplement company Goodboy is selling matching human face mask and dog bandana sets. For $33 a set, you and your favorite furry friend can look extra stylish on your daily walks. (People)
The USDA has recalled Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup because the cans do not contain chicken or noodles. The mislabeled cans contain meatballs and pasta and have a “best buy” date of “BestByMAY262022.” The USDA posted the recall after customer complaints.
American Girl is making dolls to honor COVID-19 heroes. American Girl asked fans to nominate people for their “Heroes with Heart” contest. The five winners are workers who have risked their lives during COVID-19. The dolls are: April, a paramedic; Laurent, a pilot; Sarah, a healthcare worker; Xavier, a grocery store worker; and Pam, a teacher. (Mental Floss)