THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW Fri 10/09/20-

October 9th is the 283rd day of the year. There are 83 days remaining until the end of the year

Today is World Egg Day, International Beer & Pizza Day, Submarine-Hoagie-Hero-Grinder Day, National Moldy Cheese Day, National Haunted House Day, Scrubs Day & National Sneakers Day

There are 25 days remaining until Election Day

— On this date in 1946, the first electric blanket was sold for $39.50

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Starbucks is celebrating Halloween with a ‘Carrie’ Frappuccino. The drink is inspired by the 1976 horror film starring John Travolta and Sissy Spacek. It’s made with a vanilla bean Frappuccino, raspberry syrup, strawberry puree and whipped cream.

The Taco Cabana restaurant chain is cashing in on the pumpkin spice craze by serving a frozen pumpkin spice margarita 

KFC is releasing a new dipping sauce that looks like a creamy barbecue sauce.

A new study found humans are better at remembering where junk food is stored than healthy food.  Possibly because we evolved to prioritize high-calorie foods so we wouldn’t starve.

Stores around the country are stocking up on smaller Thanksgiving turkeys this year because of the pandemic.  They expect a lot more smaller gatherings with fewer people around the table.

Half Christmas Trees have become a hot seller this Fall. People are buying the trees because they cost less and require less effort to decorate. The average Half Christmas Tree costs $40. A product description for one half tree reads,   “This may look like a regular Christmas tree, but it’s been cleverly designed so that one side is completely flat, so no matter how limited your space might be, you and your family can still enjoy the magic of having a tree in your home. It also means you don’t have to worry about any of your favourite decorations being out of sight at the back!”

There’s a new challenge going viral on TikTok right now that’s called “my place versus his place.”  Women are filming their nice, clean places . . . then filming the horrors of their boyfriends’ places.

A new study tried to figure out the most stressed out city in every state. They based the pick on five factors:  Unemployment . . . average hours worked . . . commute times . . . income-to-home-price ratio . . . and the percent of the population that doesn’t have insurance. Based on all of that, the most stressed city in the country is . . . Mead Valley, California, which is located in between Los Angeles and San Diego. In Minnesota the most stressed city is Minneapolis…In Wisconsin it’s Whitwater.

Best Buy is going to kick off their Black Friday sale next Tuesday. They will be offering televisions at $200 off and laptops starting at $120. Tuesday, October 13th is also Amazon Prime Day.

”The Walking Dead” season 10 finale was only watched by 2.7 million viewers last Sunday. That’s the lowest ratings number ever in Walking Dead history.