Rest in Peace: Breaking news this morning that Wabash National co-founder and senior vice president Rodney Ehrlich has died at age 72.
We have a new winner! A 2,170-pound pumpkin has taken top honors in Half Moon Bay, California at the World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-In.
Speaking of winners: We Are The Champions (again)! For the fifth year in a row, Indianapolis International Airport has been named the top airport in the country. We must agree wholeheartedly.
School picture day checklist: Hair perfect? Check. Right outfit cleaned? Check. No goofy smile? Check. Bowtie for the Service Dog? Check. Rowdy, the service dog of a 10-year-old Lake Charles, Louisiana boy got all dolled up for school picture day, complete with bowtie. This will be Rowdy’s third year appearing in the school’s yearbook.
The mystery of the Lake Michigan alligator continues as authorities seek to find out who dumped her with her mouth taped shut. The four-foot gator is weak, though improving after her rescue.
We all know the fitted sheet is of the devil. It’s necessary, but impossible to deal with if it’s not on the bed. But what about the flat sheet? (This is over a year old, but resurfaced this morning because why not?)
We love this: mom meteorologist wears her one-year-old while providing on-camera forecast.
NO. JUST NO. A Wisconsin brewery has released a candy corn-flavored beer. Apparently because they’re the devil.
Santa Rosa, Florida is having a little fun even as Hurricane Michael strengthens and bears down. The sheriff’s office issued a warning to Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore: travel to Santa Rosa on non-business-related matters or be charged with tresspassing (not really…they made clear they were joking.) Because everyone knows when Jim Cantore shows up in your town, it’s time to get the hell out.
Is it too soon to start counting down to Tokyo 2020? Kerry Walsh Jennings is set to take to the sand volleyball court with Rio 2016 Olympian Brook Sweat. Now if only the Olympics would get here so we could watch!
ICYMI: The Triple XXX is donating $1 to the Brees Dream Foundation for every Drew Brees breakfast ordered between now and October 14 to honor his All-Time Passing record. Aaaaaaaaand now we want chicken fried steak again (this is becoming a theme for the week.)
Congrats @drewbrees on becoming @NFL ‘s All-Time Passing Leader!
To honor & celebrate Drew’s achievement @TheTripleXXX & Route 66 will donate $1 to #BreesDreamFoundation for each Drew Brees 1st Choice breakfast now thru October 14th! A great guy & worthy cause! #boilerup🚂💨 pic.twitter.com/bALLXZpFHH
— Triple XXX (@TheTripleXXX) October 9, 2018
— Purdue University (@LifeAtPurdue) October 10, 2018
The American Music Awards were last night and TSwift took home the top honors. And let’s talk about the star-studded tribute to Queen Ree Ree led by legend Gladys Knight. THAT WOMAN STILL HAS A MASSIVE SET OF PIPES!
Liam Neeson’s new name is Liam BondsWithHorses Neeson.
Start the countdown clock: there’s a new album set to drop featuring an all-star cast of cover recordings from The Greatest Showman.